Chelsea - Tottenham: betting odds from bookmakers and match statistics
Chelsea and Tottenham will square off at the Stamford Bridge this Saturday, 22nd of February, at 12:30 pm, with both sides still seeking for a Champions League spot.
Chelsea v Tottenham betting preview and form guide
With just one win from their last five Premier League fixtures, Chelsea’s position in the standings isn’t safe anymore. They still sit 4th in the league table, but they are just one point adrift of their Saturday’s opponents, Tottenham Hotspur, two points clear of Sheffield Utd and three points above Manchester United. Frank Lampard’s men enter the fray on the back of a four-game winless streak in the league, including a humiliating 0-2 home loss against Manchester United last night. The Blues are now only the 12th best home team in the league, having collected just 18 points in 13 games. Frank Lampard failed to bring in any improvements for the defensive zone in January and the problems persisted since then as they have conceded at least twice in three of their last four competitive games.
Meanwhile, Jose Mourinho and his team are in good mood at the moment as they managed to keep the momentum going and picked up a narrow 2-3 victory on the road at Aston Villa at the weekend. Actually, that was their first away victory in 2020. Spurs now sit 5th in the Premier League table, just one point behind their Saturday’s opponents. Mourinho’s boys are enjoying a solid run of form at the moment as they enter the fray on the back of a four-game unbeaten streak in the Premier League. The most impressive thing about this Tottenham team is they have managed to score plenty of goals of late, despite the fact that Kane is still out through injury. Son Heung-Min has been playing phenomenally over the past few weeks, scoring four goals in his last three league appearances, but the Korean player broke his arm in the previous round and will probably miss the next couple of games.
This game looks like a decisive battle for a Champions League place and it will be interesting to see if Frank Lampard can find a solution and put an end to his team’s inconsistency. On the other hand, Spurs are hungry to collect more points and also get revenge here as they lost three times in a row against Chelsea last year.
Another important aspect of this acerbic fight for a Champions League place next season is the recent news that Manchester City was barred from European competitions for two seasons by UEFA. Although it’s terrible news for the Citizens, this can be great news for the other teams as England is still due to retaining four Champions League participants next season.
Odds for the game Chelsea-Tottenham
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Chelsea have won 64 of their 147 meetings with Tottenham Hotspur
It’s pretty obvious that Chelsea holds the edge in this one as historically, they were a bigger club than Tottenham. The Blues have won 64 of a total of 147 games against Tottenham. On the flip side, Spurs only managed to win 47 meetings, while the other 36 games ended in draws. Chelsea is also the better team in terms of goals, having netted a whooping tally of 226 goals in 147 fixtures.
22.12.2019: Tottenham v Chelsea 0-2 (0-2)
Goals: Willian (12), (Penalty) Willian 45+4’
After we’ve reviewed the team’s recent form and the H2H stats, we’re going to take a closer look at some key stats ahead of this entertaining match:
Tottenham have won their last three Premier League games while scoring at least two goals in each of these.
Jose Mourinho’s men haven’t been such a great side while on the road, having won just three of their 13 league trips so far this season.
Son Heung-Min has scored four goals in his last three Premier League games to increase his tally to 9 goals and 7 assists for the season.
Mourinho is making this trip without both top scorers Son Heung-Min and Harry Kane.
Chelsea was on a three-game unbeaten streak across all competitions prior to their 0-2 home loss against Manchester United.
Chelsea has won four of their last five home meetings with Tottenham across all competitions.
The Blues beat Tottenham in each of the most recent three meetings between them.