Chelsea vs Everton
England – Premier League
Date: Thursday, 16 December 2021
Kick-off at 19:45 UK / 20:45 CET
Venue: Stamford Bridge.
With a penalty win from the last game, an injury-ridden Blues needs to somehow find a way to stick in to the top spot. Everton is currently on a downfall, with winning once in a while in the league. The unstable visitors are of a good choice to the currently struggling European Champions as they sets up Stamford Bridge this Thursday.
Chelsea vs Everton Head-to-head
- Past 5 h2h matches saw Everton winning thrice while Chelsea winning twice.
- Those clashes saw 13 goals averaging out to 2.6 goals per game.
- Their latest meeting in March saw Chelsea won by 2-0.
Chelsea vs Everton Prediction
Chelsea is at the 3rd spot with 36 points from 16 games. They lost only on 2 occasions while drawing on 3 and winning on 11 fixtures. They have the second most scoring numbers in the league with 38 while conceding only 11.
The Blues were doing exceptional in the Premier league up until the end of November with consistent run of results and wins meant they were leading the title race. But a recent flurry of injuries has seen them drop off in terms of performances in Europe as well as domestically. They won the last game against Leeds by 3-2 only with the advantage of a penalty being awarded in the dying moments.
Everton resides at the 14th spot with only 18 points. From the 16 matches played, they won only on 5 occasions while drawing on 3. They have the highest number in the losses standing at 8 with 20:28 goals to conceding ratio.
The Toffees have put a great effort in scoring over their previous 6 encounters, netting the bitterly return of only 4. In those matches, they have also seen the overall goal aggregate of opposing teams equal 12. Even after a win against Arsenal, they couldn’t keep their momentum against Crystal Palace last week, accepting a 1-3 defeat.
Chelsea have failed to prevent opponents from scoring in 5 of their previous 6 clashes, giving up 10 goals during that time. However, they are undefeated in their last 5 home league matches.
The Blues are challenging for the title but are in the midst of a big injury crisis meanwhile Everton on the other hand, are battling obscurity and uncertainty. We envisage a win for the home team this Thursday as the visitors have a poor track record against this foe at Stamford Bridge, denying a win over the past 26 outings.
Chelsea vs Everton Betting tips
Chelsea -1.5 Asian Handicap @ 1.85 odds.
Over 2.5 goals @ 1.74 odds.