Tottenham – Chelsea : Preview & Prediction
Tottenham, 6th in the Premier League last year, had some ignition delay before recovering in the second half of the season. This year, the club started with a defeat against Everton (0-1) before winning the second qualifying round (1-2 against Lokomotiv Plovdiv), exploding Southampton (2-5), winning for the 2nd Europa qualifying round (1-3 victory at Shkëndija) then conceding a draw at the end of the game against Newcastle in the league (1-1).
Chelsea, 4th in the Premier League last year, got their hair cut at the post and finished behind Manchester United due to a lower goal difference. Nothing catastrophic, since the two clubs are automatically qualified for the Champions League pools. In order to aim higher, Chelsea made an XXL transfer window (Ziyech, Werner, Havertz, Thiago Silva, Chilwell and Edouard Mendy among others) and won their first league match in Brighton (1-3) before losing to the champion Liverpool (0-2), to win the League Cup (6-0 against Barnsley) and then to
Tottenham finished 3rd (out of 20) in the Premier League at home last year with 12 wins, 3 draws and 4 losses.
Tottenham scored 36 goals and conceded 17 in 19 home league games last year. Which made it the 4th best attack as well as the 5th best defense!
Chelsea finished 4th in the Premier League away from home last year with 9 wins, 3 draws and 7 losses.
Chelsea have scored 39 goals and conceded 38 in 19 away league games last year. Which made it the second best attack as well as the worst defense!
Two playing teams, two teams with excellent offensive players, two teams that score but also two teams that concede a lot of goals. Both teams score!
Tottenham – Chelsea : Betting Tips
Tottenham – Win Odds: 4.25
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.70
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70