Brentford – Chelsea Free Betting Tips
Brentford will be looking to continue their winning ways after a 2-0 Premier League win over Brighton & Hove Albion.
In that match, Brentford achieved 28% possession and 7 shots on goal with 3 shots on target. The only player to score for Brentford was Ivan Toney (27′, 64′). On the other side, Brighton & Hove Albion reached 21 shots on goal with 7 shots on target.
Matches that feature Brentford frequently have been entertaining recently, with the presence of high scorers a hallmark. In their last 6 meetings, a total of 20 goals have gone on the scoreboard for both teams combined, (averaging 3.33 goals per game) with 9 of these credited to Brentford.
Chelsea come into this clash on the back of a 0-2 Premier League win over Aston Villa in their previous game.
In that match, Chelsea had 59% possession and 8 scoring chances with 4 of them on target. The scorer for Chelsea was Mason Mount (‘6, 65). had 18 scoring chances with 7 shots on target.
Over the course of their last six matches, Chelsea have managed a total of 13 goals. Chelsea have also managed to score on each of those occasions. During those games, they have suffered 2 goals scored by their opponents. Despite that, we will have to wait and see if such a trend continues here in this match or not.
Heading into this clash, Chelsea are unbeaten in their last 2 away league games.
An evaluation of their last head to head meetings, starting from 27/01/2013, tells us that Brentford have won 1 of these and Chelsea 4, with the number of drawn games being 1.
A total of 20 goals were scored between them during those head-to-heads, with 6 of them going to Brentford and 14 belonging to Chelsea. This gives us an average goals per game equal to 3.33.
Brentford manager Thomas Frank is thankful to have no worries to speak of ahead of this game, having a totally injury-free squad to choose from.
We think Brentford will go for a 4-3-3 scheme for this match counting on David Raya, K. Vassbakk Ajer, Ethan Pinnock, Ben Mee, Rico Henry, Frank Onyeka, Vitaly Janelt, Mathias Jensen, Bryan Mbeumo, Ivan Toney and Yoane Wissa.
Chelsea manager Graham Potter has a limited pool of players to choose from. N’Golo Kanté, Wesley Fofana and Reece James will miss this fixture.
From our point of view, Chelsea is probably going to start the match with a 4-2-3-1 setup, lining up Kepa Arrizabalaga, Cesar Azpilicueta, Trevoh Chalobah, Kalidou Koulibaly, Marc Cucurella, Jorginho, Ruben Loftus-Cheek, Conor Gallagher, Mason Mount, Christian Pulisic and P. Aubameyang.
We think Brentford will have the attacking ability to pierce Chelsea’s opponent’s goal, however this possibly won’t be enough to get the win. We can see a very close 1-2 difference for Chelsea when the referee calls the final whistle. It should be interesting.
Chelsea Win Odds: 1.70
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