Chelsea vs Southampton Betting Preview, Premier League Betting Tips

Chelsea vs Southampton Odds – Tuesday 25th April 2017 – 19:45 – Sky Sports 1

Chelsea are 2/5 with the draw at 7/2 and Southampton are 13/2

Betting tips and match preview | Premier League

Chelsea welcome Southampton to Stamford Bridge this Tuesday, in another crucial game in deciding the destination of the title this season.

Antonio Conte’s men come into this match on the back of a great win, this time a 4-2 victory against Tottenham in the Semi-Finals of the FA Cup.

Willian (5) opened the scoring early for the league leaders, with Chelsea enjoying a perfect start.

That lead lasted just thirteen minutes, with Harry Kane (18) equalising for Mauricio Pochettino’s side.

Willian scored his and Chelsea’s second of the match just before half-time (43), with the Brazillian scoring from the penalty spot.

The newly crowned PFA Young Player of the Year Dele Alli (52), equalised for the second time of the match for Spurs.

Eden Hazard (75), made it 3-2 to Chelsea with just 15 minutes left, before Nemanja Matic (80) scored a stunning goal to settle the match.

Double Dream Alive

Chelsea will look to cement the Premier League title in the coming games, they also have progressed to the final of the FA Cup as well.

There were question marks over Chelsea’s team selection, with both Hazard and Costa left out for that crucial match.

It is now back to Premier League glory for Chelsea, they now find themselves just four points clear at the top.

Chelsea have 6 games remaining, with a maximum of 18 points to play for and Chelsea will need to register most of those points.

Blues Heavy Favourites

Conte’s men go into this match as favourites, and will see this as an ideal opportunity to put the defeat against United right.

The Blues will be delighted with their season, they have already amassed 75 points and the title is theirs to lose.

Chelsea will be looking to continue their excellent overall record against Southampton. In 68 matches they have won 31, drawn 18 and lost 19.

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Saints In Mixed Form

Southampton come into this match on the back of a heavy defeat, a 3-0 defeat against Manchester City.

It was a quiet first half, with both sides cancelling each other out in a goalless first half.

Vincent Kompany marked his return from injury with a goal (55), of course scoring a header from a perfect Silva cross.

Leroy Sane (77) scored his first and City’s second 13 minutes from time, the Saints unravelling late on.

Sergio Aguero (80) made it 3-0 to City just three minutes later, with City stretching a tired Saints defence.

Saints Need Consistency

Claude Puel will be delighted with their season overall, although they only have a top ten finish to play for.

Manolo Gabbiadini, the signing from Napoli has been a revelation, he will be the danger man for the Saints in this fixture.

They will be targeting greater consistency, with the Saints winning three, losing two and drawing one of their last six.

Saints Underdogs

Southampton come into the match as underdogs, with the league leaders on a high after their Semi-Final win.

Claude Puel’s side will be looking to spoil the party and dent Chelsea’s title aspirations.

The Saints will be looking to draw on last seasons win at Stamford Bridge, where they won 3-1.

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Both teams are 1/1 on to score. The first goalscorer odds for Chelsea are Diego Costa at 3/1 with Eden Hazard and Michy Batshuayi at 4/1. For Southampton, Manolo Gabbiadini is at 9/1 and Charlie Austin is at 10/1.

The last time that these two sides met Chelsea won 2-0 and the odds of the same result are 5/1.

Chelsea vs Southampton Odds

Tip 1 – Hazard to score first @ 4/1

Tip 2 – Chelsea to win 3-1 @ 11/1