Everton vs Chelsea Odds – Sunday 30th April 2017 – 14:05 – Sky Sports 1
Everton are 13/5 with the draw at 5/2 and Chelsea are 1/1
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Everton welcome Chelsea to Goodison Park this Sunday, with Chelsea looking to take a giant step towards the Premier League title.
The Toffees come into this match on the back of a 0-0 draw against West Ham, with the Toffees continuing their fine form.
It was an excellent defensive display from the Hammers, who nullified the threat of Lukaku.
The visitors dominated possession with 59% of the ball, but it was West Ham who dominated in every other sense.
They registered the most shots (15), compared with Everton’s (4) and they limited the Everton to no shots on target.
For Ronald Koeman and his side it is a mixed result, but it means they retain their unbeaten run.
Toffees In Good Form
Everton have been in good form recently, with three wins, two draws and just one defeat in their last six.
Wins against Leicester, Hull City and Burnley have been sandwiched either side of draws against West Ham and Man United.
Everton have been in excellent goalscoring form of late, with the Toffees scoring 13 goals.
They find themselves in 7th place, two points behind Arsenal, who have two games in hand on Everton.
Ronald Koeman’s side come into this match as underdogs, despite their excellent recent record Chelsea are favourites.
This will be a tough match for the Toffees, with Chelsea looking to take a huge step towards the Premier League title.
Everton will be looking to better their excellent overall record against Chelsea. In 164 matches they have won 52, drawn 50 and lost 62.
Blues On The Verge
Antonio Conte’s side come into this match in excellent form, and on the back of a 4-2 win against Southampton.
Eden Hazard (5) scored the opening goal of the match for the league leaders, the early goal a hammer blow for the Saints.
Oriol Romeu (24) returned from a two-match ban to equalise against his former club, with Gabbiadini providing the assist.
Gary Cahill (45+1) gave Chelsea the lead for the second time in the match, just before half time with a crucial header.
Diego Costa ended his recent goal drought with a second-half double (53, 89), to give Chelsea a 4-1 lead.
Another former Blue in Ryan Bertrand (90+4), scored the Saints second goal of the night but it ended 4-2.
Blues In Excellent Form
Chelsea have continued their excellent form this season, and will be looking to tie up a league and cup double.
Conte’s side have lost two matches in their last six, with the shock defeat at Palace and the defeat at United.
The Blues find themselves top of the Premier League as it stands, with just four points between them and Spurs.
This match is one of Chelsea’s hardest remaining fixtures, a win here will mean the title really is Chelsea’s to lose.
The Blues come into this match as favourites, with their excellent recent form informing the bookies.
This will be a tough fixture for Antonio Conte’s side, with Everton having an excellent season under Koeman.
Chelsea will be looking to continue their dominance over Everton, they won the last encounter 5-0 at Stamford Bridge.
Both teams are 4/6 on to score. The first goalscorer odds for Everton are Romelu Lukaku at 5/1 with Kevin Mirallas at 8/1. For Chelsea, Diego Costa is at 7/2 with Eden Hazard at 9/2.
The last time that these two sides met Chelsea won 5-0 and the odds of the same result are 80/1.
Everton vs Chelsea Odds
Tip 1 – Lukaku to score first @ 5/1
Tip 2 – Chelsea to win 3-1 @ 14/1