Burnley vs Chelsea Odds – Sunday 12th February 2017 – 13:30 – Sky Sports 1
Burnley are 7/1 with the draw at 7/2 and Chelsea are 2/5
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Burnley welcome Chelsea to Turf Moor in a huge Premier League match, with both sides in great recent form.
Sean Dyche’s side come into this match on the back of a defeat, this time a 2-1 loss against Watford.
Burnley’s cause wasn’t helped when Jeff Hendrick received the first red card of his career, with a shocking challenge on Jose Holebas.
Troy Deeney (10) opened the scoring for Watford, with the Hornets getting off to an impressive start.
M’Baye Niang (45+2) doubled the advantage late in the first half, with the Hornets in cruise control.
Ashley Barnes grabbed a consolation goal late on for the Clarets from the penalty spot (78), it wasn’t enough for Dyche’s side though.
Clarets In Excellent Form
Burnley come into this match in excellent recent form, despite the defeat against Watford.
They will be looking to continue their excellent home form this season, that has seen them register 27 points.
Dyche’s men will be looking to get to the forty point mark as soon as possible, they are 9 points above the relegation zone.
The Clarets excellent home record continues, despite that they are underdogs because of Chelsea’s excellent form.
A win will mean it is six wins in nine matches for the Clarets, they will be wanting to continue that form though.
Sean Dyche’s men will be looking to continue their overall record against Chelsea, with the Clarets winning 33, drawing 14 and losing 23 of 70 matches.
Blues In Great Form
The Blues come into this match on the back of a 3-1 win against Arsenal, with the Blues continuing their incredible season.
Marcus Alonso (13) opened the scoring for Chelsea, showing far more desire to win the ball than Hector Bellerin to make it 1-0.
Eden Hazard doubled the advantage in the 53rd minute, shaking off an incredible five Arsenal players to score an incredible solo goal.
Former Gunner Cesc Fabregas completed the route (85), after a horror mix up from Petr Cech that left the Spaniard with an empty goal to aim at.
Olivier Giroud (90+1) pulled one back for the Gunners, but this defeat means their title chances are now over for another year.
Chelsea’s To Lose
The Blues have had an excellent season so far, they have no European commitments so domestic glory will be the target for Conte.
They are top of the Premier League by a distance, with 9 points separating them and Tottenham, who have Europa League commitments coming up.
Chelsea are the favourites to secure a title for Conte in his first season, they are all but guaranteed the title now.
The Blues come into this match as the favourites, with home advantage and their excellent form overall informing that.
This will be a tough fixture for Conte’s side, but they have already beaten Burnley this season and will look to do the double.
Chelsea will be looking to continue that recent record against Burnley, they have won six of the last nine meetings.
Both teams are 1/1 on to score. The first goalscorer odds for Burnley are Andre Gray at 10/1 with Sam Vokes and Ashley Barnes at 11/1. For Chelsea, Diego Costa is at 11/4 with Pedro, Michy Batshuayi and Eden Hazard at 6/1.
The last time that these two sides met Chelsea won 3-0 and the odds of the same result are 15/2.
Burnley vs Chelsea Odds
Tip 1 – Costa to score first @ 11/4
Tip 2 – Chelsea to win 3-1 @ 11/1