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Chelsea vs Leicester City Betting Tips 15/05/2021

Teams Status

Chelsea are on the back of a brilliant semifinal win over their arch-rivals Manchester City by 0-1. They are well poised in the Premier League as they are in the fourth position with 64 points from 36 matches. They have 18 wins, ten draws and just eight losses in the league so far. In the FA Cup, Chelsea beat Morecambe 4-0 in round 3, then they went on to beat Luton 3-1. After that, they beat Barnsley 1-0 before defeating Sheffield United 2-0 at home in the quarterfinals. They have the fourth-best home record as they have bagged 30 points from the 18 English Premier League matches. They have won eight matches, drew six and lost four matches in London. Tammy Abraham is the team’s leading goal scorer in the FA Cup as he has netted four goals so far. Tuchel is likely to make some changes to the side that played against Arsenal.

Leicester City also defeated Southampton by the same margin that Chelsea beat City. Leicester City beat Stoke City 4-0 in the third round of the cup, then went on to beat Brentford 1- on the road. After that, they beat Brighton by a close margin before thrashing Manchester United 3-1. They are currently in the third position of the English Premier League points table with 66 points from 36 matches. They have 20 wins, six draws and ten losses to their name. They have the third-best away record in the league as they have bagged 38 points from 18 matches on the road, including 11 wins and five draws. In the FA Cup, Kelechi Iheanacho is the team’s leading goal scorer with four goals to his name. James Maddison is more likely to start against Chelsea. Apart from this Rodgers might not shuffle the playing XI too much.

What Do the Sportsbooks Say?

According to the Dafabet sportsbook, Chelsea are the favorites to win the match and are placed at 1.98, Leicester City are placed at 4.10 and the draw is at 3.65 odds. Chelsea are placed at 1.86 according to the 10Cric sportsbook, Leicester City are placed at 3.80 and the draw is at 3.60 odds. According to the Betway sportsbook, Chelsea are placed at 1.90, Leicester City are placed at 4.00 and the draw is at 3.60 odds.


Tipster’s Angle

A low scoring thriller can be anticipated when these two teams go head to head similar to the ones they have produced over the years. The head to head record looks pretty even but Chelsea are in better form.

Tip: Chelsea To Win @ 1.98

In the last five head to head matches, Chelsea has won one matches, Leicester has won one match and the other match ended in a draw. In the last ten matches that Chelsea has played across competitions, they have six wins, two draws and just two losses. Also, Chelsea has lost just one match in their last five matches that they have played in London. Leicester on the other hand have won six, drew one and lost three matches. They have just one win in their last three matches that they have played on the road. So, it is very likely that Chelsea will win the match at 1.98 odds available at the Dafabet sportsbook.

Tip: Total Goals Under 2.5 @ 1.66

Chelsea have been playing some good defensive football since the arrival of Thomas Tuchel, as they have seen under 2.5 goals scored in eight of the last nine matches that Chelsea has played across competitions. Even under 2.5 goals were scored in five of the last six head to head matches. Also, four of the last five head to head matches that were hosted by Chelsea had under 2.5 goals scored in them. Apart from that, under 2.5 goals were scored in all the last six home matches that Chelsea has played across competitions. So, it is more likely that under 2.5 goals will be scored at 1.66 odds at the Betway sportsbook.

Conclusion

With the Premier League title out of their hands, both the teams will be looking for this trophy so they can show something at the end of the season. But Chelsea also has the Champions League final to play for.

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