Chelsea v Leicester tips – can Foxes sneak a win?

Manchester City and Manchester United are guaranteed to be playing Champions League football next season, although it’s far from certain as to which Premier League teams will be joining them, with third and fourth spot still up for grabs with a handful of games remaining.

It did look as though Chelsea and Leicester were in cruise control a few weeks ago and the duo are still in the box seat to ensure that they’re dining at the top table of UEFA club football next term, although the fact that they clash with each other at Stamford Bridge means that at least one team will drop points and give Liverpool some hope of sneaking through the back door.

Chelsea Big Betting Favourites to Win EPL Clash

Chelsea haven’t fluffed their lines too many times under Thomas Tuchel although the German accepted responsibility for the recent 1-0 Premier League defeat against Arsenal which saw an uncharacteristic mistake made by Jorginho and the Gunners were able to protect their advantage to a relatively comfortable degree.

However, the bookies are expecting the Blues to bounce back irrespective of what happens in the 2021 FA Cup final a few days earlier, with Chelsea trading at Premier League football betting odds of 8/11 to secure the three points and we’re not expecting Tuchel to take any chances with his team selection.

The manager made several changes to the team for the visit of Arsenal and lived to regret that decision, although they will be up against a team scrapping for their lives and fresh from claiming a 2-1 victory away to Manchester United.

Can Leicester Follow Up Win Over Man United With a Victory?

Leicester City looked down and out when being beaten 4-2 at home to Newcastle United without the injured Jonny Evans, with the Foxes struggling to tame a rejuvenated Magpies team although their approach at Old Trafford was a good deal more cautious, even if they were facing a below-strength Manchester United team.

Brendan Rodgers will want to take a defensive tack for this clash although if you compare the Premier League match betting odds, then you can get 9/2 about the Midlands side leaving Stamford Bridge with three points that would basically have them in the Champions League next term.

Leicester can console themselves with the fact that they have eleven wins from eighteen away matches this term, with only two defeats suffered on the road and the visitors certainly have the attacking weaponry to cause problems through the likes of James Maddison, Kelechi Iheanacho and Jamie Vardy.

What Are the Best Bets for Chelsea v Leicester?

Chelsea backers will have got their fingers burnt when seeing the Blues lose to Arsenal in last week’s Premier League encounter, with the draw probably making more appeal for this clash considering that the two teams will have spent at least ninety minutes at Wembley sizing each other up.

You can compare Premier League odds and get 14/5 about this clash ending all square, with the draw making appeal considering that a point would push both teams that little bit closer to that coveted top four spot that they so desire.

We think this could be a somewhat cagey affair between two sides who know that the stakes are high, with Under 2.5 Goals trading at 5/6 with one bookie and it’s to be expected that Chelsea will look to try and get a victory without conceding any goals.

A Chelsea win to nil can be backed at 7/4 with some bookies and that’s not a bad alternative to contemplating the London side to win the game at odds-on, with a 1-0 correct score available to back at 6/1 with bet365.


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