Chelsea (20-10-6) remains firm in their bid to secure third place in the English Premier League table, as the Blues host Leicester (13-9-14) at Stamford Bridge stadium in Fulham, England, on Thursday. In today’s game, the Blues are 750-point favorites against the Foxes. See more predictions in Leicester vs Chelsea odds and picks in FBR’s Soccer Predictions series.
BEST ODDS TO BET ON:
- Underdogs: Foxes +750 (-110)
- Reds vs Saints Over/Under Total Goals: 2.5
The Foxes (19-14-3 ATS) went 12-6 Over/Under away, and 58-5 ATS away, even as they averaged 13.20 shots and 5.80 corners so far this season. Leicester is coming off a 5-1 victory over Watford on Sunday that served as a follow up to their 3-0 win over Norwich on May 11, even as they are playing with no pressure as their season comes to a close.
The Blues (16-16-4 ATS) were 5-11-1 ATS at home and was 9-0 O/U in Stamford Bridge this season, even as Chelsea looks to improve from their scoreless draw against Liverpool on Saturday. Romelu Lukaku is primed to score in this match after the Belgian international already collected eight goals in the league alone this season.
Leicester has recorded a 4-1 record at Stamford Bridge in their last five matches there, with Jamie Vardy leading the way with 14 goals scored so far this season. James Maddison (10 goals and seven assists) and Harvey Barnes (six goals and nine assists) flank Vardy, making the Foxes an interesting matchup for the Blues.
Final Predictions and Picks:
- Spread — 2 Chelsea – 1 Leicester
- Over/Under— 2.5 Goals
A look at last time’s predictions:
Takumi Minamino matched Nathan Redmond’s opening goal by scoring in the 27th minute before Joel Matip provided the winning goal in the 67th minute as Liverpool rallied to beat Southampton, 2-1, that kept alive their Premier League title hoopes against Manchester City in the final round of the season.
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