Chelsea vs Leicester Odds – Saturday 15th October 2016 – 12:30 – Sky Sports 1
Chelsea are 3/5 with the draw at odds of 3/1 and Leicester are 9/2
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Chelsea welcome Leicester to Stamford Bridge on Saturday afternoon, with both sides looking to register a win after the international break.
Antonio Conte’s men come into this match on the back of a 2-0 win against Hull City, prior to the international break.
Two goals in six minutes from Willian (61) and Diego Costa (67) ensured Chelsea did not lose three successive Premier League games.
Hull were resolute in defence, with Chelsea struggling to break them down until the hour mark.
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That win will have delighted Antonio Conte however, with his side enduring two successive defeats prior to that game.
Defeats at home against Liverpool and away to Arsenal have cast some doubt on Chelsea’s title capabilities.
Chelsea had enjoyed an excellent start to the season, they were undefeated after their first four matches.
Their overall record is mixed this season, with four wins, one draw and two defeats but they still have plenty to play for.
Conte’s side are 7th in the Premier League, level on points with Manchester United and five points off leaders Manchester City.
They will go above Manchester United and Everton into 5th with a win, in the process consigning Leicester to two defeats at the Bridge this season.
Their recent record against Leicester is mixed, they have drawn, lost and won in each of their last three meetings.
Leicester travel to Stamford Bridge on the back of a goalless draw against Southampton at the King Power Stadium.
The visitors enjoyed the best of the game, registering the most shots on and off target and maintaining the lion share of possession.
Claudio Ranieri’s Champions have in truth struggled to maintain any level of consistency this season, in the Premier League at least.
In the Champions League they have been much more like the side of last season, registering two wins in their opening two matches.
Leicester have enjoyed a mixed season so far, they have already lost as many games as they did throughout the whole of last season.
Their European progress has been exceptional though, with a comprehensive 3-0 win away against Club Brugge in their first ever Champions League match.
They followed that up with a hard fought 1-0 win against Porto at the King Power Stadium.
Chelsea come into this match as favourites, they will be looking to make it back to back wins.
This will be a tough fixture for both sides, with Leicester relishing the underdog tag, they have also proved to be unpredictable during the course of this season.
Leicester will be looking to improve their overall record against Chelsea, in 79 matches they have won 18, lost 38 and drawn 23.
Both teams are 4/6 on to score. The first goalscorer odds for Chelsea are Diego Costa at 3/1, with Michy Batshuayi at 4/1. For Leicester, Jamie Vardy is at 8/1 with Riyad Mahrez and Islam Slimani at 17/2.
The last time that these two sides met Chelsea won 4-2 after extra time and the odds of the same result are 40/1.
Chelsea vs Leicester Odds
Tip 1 – Mahrez to score first @ 17/2
Tip 2 – 2-2 draw @ 14/1
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