Chelsea vs Crystal Palace betting odds, Preview, PL Gameweek 20
Chelsea vs Crystal Palace betting odds
Chelsea and Crystal palace go head to head against each other on 15th January, Sunday. The game will kick off at the Stamford Bridge Stadium in London as Chelsea host Patrick Vieira’s mens. Alley sport brings you all the news and information related to Chelsea vs Crystal Palace betting odds.
Chelsea need to improve their form rapidly if they are to stand any chance of reaching the Champions League places this season. Chelsea currently are 10th in the league, 10 points behind the top 4 position and their Champions league spot next season looks to be in danger. Crystal palace meanwhile are 12th in the league with just 3 points behind the Potter’s Blues.
Chelsea’s form after the resumption has been poor with only one win from their last eight in the Premier League, and not since beating Aston Villa on October 16 have they claimed all three points on the road.Palace boss Patrick Vieira will certainly be looking for a reaction from his side on Saturday afternoon following the disappointment of the contest with Spurs.
Team News with Chelsea vs Crystal Palace betting odds for this week
Crystal palace – Palace will again be welcoming back Tyrick Mitchell into the matchday squad after he was banned against Spurs through suspension. Sam Johnstone, James McArthur and Nathan Ferguson are absent due to fitness problems and their return date is unknown.
Jack Butland will also not be involved, as he completed his loan move to Manchester United.
Chelsea – With a long injury list and an attack short of confidence, it could be another frustrating night for Potter’s side. Raheem Sterling missed out against Manchester City and is likely to be absent again as he battles a hamstring injury as the ex man City player waa hooked off early in the first half.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang was absent from the squad at the Etihad due to a minor back injury – it’s unlikely he’ll be involved against Crystal Palace even if he fully recovers from that issue. Pulisic was also subbed off with an injury on Thursday coming off worse in a tackle by John Stones and he will be missing all the games for Chelsea this month.
Reece James , edouard Mendy, Broja, Ngolo kante and Ben Chilwell are the other long term absentees for Chelsea.
Predicted lineup and Chelsea vs Crystal Palace betting odds
Chelsea Predicted lineup vs Palace
GK: Kepa Arrizabalaga RB: César Azpilicueta CB: Koulibaly CB: Thiago Silva LB: Marc Cucurella CM: Mateo Kovacic DM: Jorginho CM: Denis Zakaria RW: Hakim Ziyech LW: Mason Mount ST: Kai Havertz
Crystal Palace predicted lineup vs Chelsea
Formation – 433GK: Vicente Guaita CB: Clyne Andersen CB: Marc Guéhi RB: Tyrick Mitchell LB: Clyne LCM: Jeffrey Schlupp CM: Eberechi Eze RCM Cheick Doucouré RW: Michael Olise LW: Wilfred Zaha ST: Edouard
Chelsea vs Crystal Palace betting odds
Things seem to be going from bad to worse at Chelsea with the players looking reluctant to embrace the new manager’s tactics. The Blues have won just two of their last nine matches in all competitions with Graham Potter now the 4/1 second favourite to be the next top-flight manager to leave their post.
Chelsea have scored just 3 goals in the last 7 games overall which says enough about their attacking players being poor. There will be lots of expectations from Mason Mount and Havertz to score and create goals against Crystal Palace. Kai Havertz has 6/1 odds of scoring a goal and Mason Mount has 8/1 odds to score.
Crystal palace have been shaky in form since the resumption as they have lost 2 games and won 2 games since the resumption. Zaha has the responsibility of carrying the Palace attack and he is the player to watch out for in this tie along with eze and Olise. Zaha and edouard both have 9/1 odds to score in this game.
Chelsea have 7/10 odds in their favour to win the game however 23/5 odds are with Crystal Palace to win this game. The odds of the match getting draw is 3/1.
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