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Chelsea v Manchester United FA Cup Prediction & Betting Odds – 19th May 2018

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Chelsea v Manchester United FA Cup, 19th May 5.15pm Will it be Chelsea or Manchester United getting their hands on a piece of silverware this season in the FA Cup final at Wembley on the weekend? There has been no love lost between the two managers this season and there is plenty of speculation as to whether or not this will be Antonio Conte’s last game in charge of the Blues. Manchester United did pretty well against the other top six rivals in the Premier League this season, so can they take down the disjointed Chelsea to finish the season on a high?

Chelsea v Manchester United FA Cup Betting Odds*

Manchester United 8/5, Chelsea 19/20, Draw 11/5* (Betting Odds taken at 6:58 p.m. on May 15th, 2018)

Chelsea v Manchester United FA Cup Betting Tips

Chelsea looked as if they had played their way into a serious challenge for a top four finish in the Premier League this season. However, after their four-match winning streak, it all fell apart for them in their last two games. A home draw against Huddersfield was followed up by their worst performance of the season in suffering a three-nil loss at Newcastle on the final day of the season. Chelsea have just looked off-colour for pretty much the entirety of the season only producing in small patches here and there. It is glaringly obvious that they are missing a big goal scoring threat up front, but they haven’t been very convincing in defence either. Will their current lack of punch going forward hinder their chances of trying to break down Manchester United’s defence? Manchester United generally play a bit conservative and so will Chelsea find the space to open them up? Under 2.5 goals at bet365 is at 8/15 odds* (Betting Odds taken at 6:58 p.m. on May 15th, 2018). Chelsea certainly did not look confident in their own ability at Newcastle on the weekend. Defensively they have just looked an absolute shambles at times this season a far cry from their powerful season last term. However, they do have three clean sheets in their last five games but in their final five games of the season, they only managed to score more than one goal in a game on one occasion. In the bet365 correct score market, the shortest priced option available is the 1-1 draw at 5 to 1 odds but a Manchester United 1-0 option is at 11 to 2 and pretty appealing for this FA Cup Final. Chelsea were very nearly knocked out in the third round of the FA Cup as they needed a penalty shoot-out at home against Championship Norwich to make it through. They did then have easy home wins over Newcastle and then Hull and in the quarter-finals, they needed extra time to move past Leicester at the King Power Stadium. Chelsea took a 2-0 win at Wembley over Southampton in the semi finals but didn’t have things all their own way in that game. With a second-place finish in the Premier League and a place in the FA Cup final, it has been a pretty decent season from Manchester United even though their performances have been less than spectacular. But they can finish with a bang here and they are in decent form having lost only one of the last 14 matches across all competitions. The Red Devils won 10 of those games so their form is strong. They did have to get through the end of the season without their top goalscorer, Romelu Lukaku but the Red Devils are hoping that he will be fit to start at Wembley. Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea won the Golden Gloves in the Premier League this season setting a new record for clean sheets. He really is a match winner and a game changer for United and really holds up what is a pretty average looking defence in front of him. Manchester United to win to nil at bet365 is 3/1 odds. Manchester United have not really been troubled in the FA Cup this season as they started out with a comfortable home victory over Championship side Derby. They then went out on the road to bank wins at Yeovil and then Huddersfield before beating Brighton back at Old Trafford in the quarter finals. United did not ship a single goal on their way to reaching the semi-finals. They had to go up against Spurs in the semi finals and United were underdogs for that game with Spurs in form and having played all of their home games at Wembley this season. But it was United who did come out on top, doing a great job of keeping Spurs quiet and they took a 2-1 victory for themselves. That continued the streak of the Red Devils scoring at least two goals in each and every one of their FA Cup matches this season. Even though they have been heavily criticised this season they do seem to be organised they generally stick to a conservative game plan as is generally the way with Jose Mourinho. It is the result that matters the most not the performance.

Chelsea v Manchester United head to head

From the two Premier League meetings between Chelsea and Manchester United this season they both took a home victory and both of those victories were by a one goal margin only. They were paired up in the FA Cup last season with Chelsea taking a home win over the Red Devils. Chelsea have won three of the last five meetings with Manchester United in all competitions and each of those victories they won with a clean sheet as well. From the previous fourteen FA Cup matches that these two have contested it is Manchester United who are 8-4 ahead with the two drawn matches.  

Who will win - Chelsea v Manchester United FA Cup Predictions

Chelsea looked really short on confidence and quality in their defeat at Newcastle on the weekend. They can’t seem to get much going inside the opposition penalty box and Manchester United should be able to hold them at bay. The Red Devils are the stronger and more organised of the two sides and can take the victory to nil.
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Chelsea v Southampton FA Cup Prediction & Betting Odds – 22nd April 2018

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Chelsea v Southampton FA Cup, 22nd April 3.00pm

Southampton’s Premier League season hasn’t gone well so the FA Cup has been a nice release for them and they get a big day out at Wembley on the weekend. They threw away a 2-0 lead at home against Chelsea in the league last weekend to lose 3-2 but at least they were competitive in the match. Can they rattle Chelsea, who will be going into the fixture as favourites? This is the final shot at silverware for the Blues this season so they aren’t going to take it lightly.

Chelsea v Southampton FA Cup Betting Odds*

Chelsea 2/5, Draw 7/2, Southampton 13/2* (Betting Odds taken at 6:50 p.m. on April 16th, 2018)

Chelsea v Southampton FA Cup Betting Tips

The FA Cup is Chelsea’s last shot at success this season. It all started in a pretty nervy fashion for them as well. After drawing a Championship side Norwich, they were taken all the way to a penalty shoot-out in the replay before squeezing through there. Things got a little more comfortable for them though as they banked clean-sheet home wins over Newcastle and Hull in subsequent rounds. That left them with a tricky away tie at Leicester in the quarter finals, but the Blues got through thanks to a great extra time winner produced by Pedro. Chelsea won’t be disappointed with the draw here either having avoided Spurs and Manchester United in the semi-final draw. In the bet365 correct score market a Chelsea 2-0 result is at 11/2 odds with a 2-1 success for them at 7/1* (Betting Odds taken at 6:50 p.m. on April 16th, 2018). Chelsea have had some real troubles picking up clean sheets recently. Chelsea have collected seven FA Cup wins, with the last of those happening in 2012. They made it to last season's final where they were favourites against Arsenal, but slipped to a 2-1 loss. Just last weekend Chelsea met Southampton in the Premier League and managed to turn around a 2-0 deficit with three goals in the final twenty minutes of action to bank the victory. Chelsea had won their home game against Southampton 1-0 so a Chelsea to win by a one-goal margin bet at bet365 for 5/2 odds* (Betting Odds taken at 6:50 p.m. on April 16th, 2018) looks a decent proposition. Southampton are up in the FA Cup head to head with Chelsea, having won four of the previous eight (D3 L1) against the Blues. Currently, though Chelsea are on a five-match winning streak against Southampton across all competitions, losing just one of their last ten against them (losing two of the last 19 head to heads). All but two of the last eight games between Chelsea and Southampton have produced at least three goals so over 2.5 goals at bet365 is at 4/5 odds* (Betting Odds taken at 6:50 p.m. on April 16th, 2018) is worth a look. Southampton have won the FA Cup once before, getting the title in 1976. The Saints have been to the FA Cup final on three other occasions finishing runners-up, the most recent of which was in 2003 against Arsenal. Southampton are struggling to survive in the Premier League but through the FA Cup, they do at least have a chance to come away with some positive. They opened with a win at Championship side Fulham, before taking out Watford at St Mary’s. After a victory at West Brom, they took out League One side Wigan, the surprise conquerors of Man City in this season’s Cup. Three of Southampton's FA Cup wins this season have been by a one-goal margin only. They are going to have to overcome some poor head to head form against the Blues to progress, but going as underdogs the pressure won’t be on them.

Who will win - Chelsea v Southampton FA Cup Predictions

Chelsea should be strong enough with the depth that they have and their creative players should express themselves with the extra space available on the Wembley pitch. Southampton are likely to come up short again but as they were competitive recently against the Blues, back a Chelsea to win & both teams to score option.
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Leicester v Chelsea FA Cup Predictions & Betting Odds – 18th March 2018

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Leicester v Chelsea Betting Preview - FA Cup 18th March 4.30pm From the Nou Camp to the King Power. It’s a busy week for Chelsea as they try and close in a little further on some domestic silverware for the season. Their results haven’t been good enough to where they can expect to have a comfortable evening in this FA Cup quarter final. Leicester, who will be the fresher of the two, will no doubt see the huge opportunity in front of them to knockout a major contender for the Cup.

Leicester v Chelsea FA Cup Betting Tips

Leicester won’t have too much to fear in this one as they should be in with a good chance of moving ahead in the Cup. At least that's what they should believe. The Foxes are unbeaten in nine games now at the King Power in all competitions (over 90 minutes) and in that sequence have held Man City to an EFL Cup draw and Manchester United to league draw. The Foxes have drawn three of their last four home games by a 1-1 scoreline and 1-1 correct score option at bet365 for this contest is up at 11/2 odds* (Betting Odds taken at 04:09 a.m. on March 14th, 2018). Leicester have played two home games so far this season in the tournament and have won them both to nil, taking down Fleetwood in a replay and then beating Sheffield United in the last round. Leicester have conceded just one goal in the FA Cup this season. But since January, the wins have been hard to come by for them as they are W2 D3 L2 in their last seven matches played. They have scored in each of their last nine games at home though and will pose the Blues some threat here. Leicester and Chelsea have already contested their two Premier League fixtures for the season, with the Blues coming out on top with four points. The Blues took a 2-1 win at the King Power, and despite being easily second best back at the Bridge managed to somehow get away with a 0-0 draw. Chelsea are unbeaten in six games against the Foxes (W4 D2) and have won their last three at the King Power in all competitions. Chelsea should create some chances in the game though because Leicester doesn’t have a clean sheet in any of their last eight games. Chelsea bowed out of the Champions League in midweek against Barcelona at the Nou Camp, going down 3-0 but having a really good go at the Spaniards. So now the FA Cup becomes even more important to them. Both teams to score at bet365 is at 7/10 odds* (Betting Odds taken at 04:09 a.m. on March 14th, 2018) and looks a pretty viable option. The trouble for the Blues is that their away from is pretty miserable right now having lost each of their last nine away from home in all competitions. They conceded at least two goals in four of those five games, failing to score in their last two. They have won just one of their last nine away from the Bridge now. This looks like a tough away tie for them to handle. There is no replays now at the quarter final stages, just extra time and penalties if needed.

Leicester v Chelsea FA Cup Betting Odds*

Chelsea 11/10, Leicester 12/5, Draw 12/5* (Betting Odds taken at 04:09 a.m. on March 14th, 2018)

Leicester v Chelsea FA Cup Predictions

Leicester have to be worth a flutter to come up with something in this one. They have home advantage, they will be fresher and they played so well against Chelsea in their last league encounter. The Foxes are worth a dabble to deliver against the slightly ragged Blues.
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Chelsea v Hull FA Cup Predictions & Betting Odds – 16th February 2018

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Chelsea v Hull Betting Preview - FA Cup 16th February 8.00pm Chelsea will be pretty happy with this draw which affords them the chance to push on to the quarter finals of the FA Cup this season. It would be a welcome step forward for them given all the troubles that they have been having with form recently. Hull are still trying to get themselves free of Championship relegation issues and while they have done well in their cup run, it will be expected to come to an end at Stamford Bridge on the weekend.

Chelsea v Hull FA Cup Betting Tips

The Premier League title is going nowhere near Stamford Bridge this season, and with the Blues having missed out at the semi-final stage of the EFL Cup, this is the only piece of domestic silverware that they have to shoot for. This is a pretty handy dandy draw for them and in the fourth round of the FA Cup, the Blues took down Newcastle 3-0 at Stamford Bridge. However, in the third round, they took on Championship opposition in the form of Norwich and need a penalty shoot-out back at Stamford Bridge to get through that trial. Chelsea haven’t been in great form for a while now, and have been struggling at both ends of the pitch for consistency. Still, they have done well defensively in the bigger picture of the overall season at Stamford Bridge and therefore Chelsea to win to nil at Ladbrokes has immediate appeal at 19/20* (Betting Odds taken on February 11th, 2018 at 5:12 p.m.). Up in the correct score market for the game, the shortest-priced option is going to be on a Chelsea 2-0 victory being churned out. Chelsea carries strong head to head form against Hull too, having won each of their last six against the Tigers. The Blues took a clean sheet in five of those six games. So again, a Chelsea to win to nil option looks a solid bet. Chelsea haven’t lost a game against Hull since a 1988 defeat against them way back in the old Division 2. Chelsea are on a four-match winning streak at Stamford Bridge against the Tigers and each of their last three wins have been by a 2-0 scoreline which looks a good trend. Hull recorded a win at Nottingham Forest on the weekend but they are still hovering too close to the drop zone for comfort. The FA Cup has been a nice release for them this season from the pressure of the league and the Tigers knocked off Blackburn at Ewood Park in the third round before taking a home win over Nottingham Forest, both victories by a one-goal margin only. You are not going to expect Hull to produce a great deal in front of goal as the Tigers have failed to score in four of their last eight games played across all competitions, but have managed to net in three of their last four. They have collected only the one clean sheet in their last five played. Their lack of output could make it worth backing under 2.5 goals at Ladbrokes for 17/11* (Betting Odds taken on February 11th, 2018 at 5:12 p.m.). The Tigers don't have away from and have produced just three away victories all season (one of them at Blackburn in the FA Cup) and overall they are W3 D5 L10 on the road. The Tigers have failed to net in four of their last seven road games and this all points to them being second best at the Bridge.

Chelsea v Hull FA Cup Betting Odds*

Chelsea 2/11, Draw 11/2, Hull 16/1* (Betting Odds taken on February 9th, 2018 at 11:19 p.m.)

Chelsea v Hull FA Cup Predictions

Chelsea to win to nil should be a decent option to look at as the Premier League side should be comfortable in this fixture. They struggled badly against Championship side Norwich but with Hull really floundering near the foot of the second tier, Chelsea should be far more comfortable in this one, especially after a welcome home league win over West Brom on Monday night.
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Chelsea v Newcastle FA Cup Predictions & Betting Odds – 28th January 2018

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Chelsea v Newcastle Betting Preview - FA Cup 28th January 1.30pm An all-Premier League clash starts the FA Cup action on Sunday and the last thing that Chelsea will want out of this is another replay like they needed in the last round against Norwich. The Blues will be keen to put this to bed at the first time of asking but it comes after a midweek failure in the EFL Cup against Arsenal so the Blues aren't going to be as fresh as the visitors are. Newcastle will be heavy underdogs for their visit to Stamford Bridge though where they have struggled for results in recent times.

Chelsea v Newcastle FA Cup Betting Tips

Chelsea’s last chance at domestic silverware now is the FA Cup. That is because they lose their EFL Cup semi-final duel with Arsenal in midweek. Despite a bright start the Blues really didn’t create a lot of chances for themselves and again looked a bit tired after such a long stretch of fixtures without a break. They are certainly lacking something up front with Alvaro Morata being a doubt (and out of form anyway), while Cesc Fabregas is out and Willian got injured against the Gunners to add to their problems. So Chelsea can’t be at full strength. After this, they go again in the Premier League in midweek against Bournemouth. So they are going to have to shuffle their pack once again. Chelsea have drawn each of their last three games at Stamford Bridge, firing in just the one goal in that sequence of games. So at the moment with the issues the Blues have, under 2.5 goals is at odds of 21/20 at Paddy Power* (betting odds taken from January 25th at 00:21 a.m.). Adding to that is the fact that Chelsea have been solid at the back at Stamford Bridge. Chelsea have five clean sheets in their last six games at Stamford Bridge in all competitions, and a Chelsea to win to nil option at Paddy Power could have some appeal. Will they be able to produce the goods up front in this one, because with their injury problems, if it isn’t Eden Hazard pulling strings, then no-one looks able to do so for them in and around the opponents penalty area. In the last round, Chelsea needed a penalty shoot out to find a way past a resilience Norwich side. The Blues went down to nine men in the replay at the Bridge but managed to churn out the shootout win to progress. Chelsea do have some positive head to head form going for them against Newcastle as the Blues are unbeaten in their last four against them, winning 3-1 at Stamford Bridge in a Premier League meeting with Newcastle at the start of December. Chelsea have won their last five home games in a row against the Magpies, three of them to nil. From their eleven previous FA Cup games, Chelsea are 5-3 up with three drawn matches. Six of the last eight between the two have gone over 2.5 goals. A good cup run would probably boost the morale of Newcastle who have been having their struggles in the Premier League this season. Still, it has been a little better from them lately as they have moved to a W2 D2 L1 record in their last five played, the loss there coming against Man City in the Premier League last weekend. The Magpies saw off League Two powerhouses Luton at the first time of asking with a 3-1 home win over the Hatters in the FA Cup third round. Their away form hasn’t been much to write home about though. Newcastle have won just three away games this term and all three of those wins were against sides struggling at the wrong end of the Premier League table like themselves (West Ham, Swansea and Stoke). They are W3 D2 L7 in their road games this season. Newcastle have been far from a prolific side this season, but they have netted in all but one of their last seven road fixtures but they may have trouble breaking a solid Chelsea defence and both teams not to score with Paddy Power is a good option.

Chelsea v Newcastle FA Cup Betting Odds*

Chelsea 2/5, Draw 17/5, Newcastle 13/2* (Betting Odds taken on January 23rd, 2018 at 0:55 a.m.)

Chelsea v Newcastle FA Cup Predictions

Chelsea would have to be backed on home soil to get the job done. They have such a good record, especially at the back at Stamford bridge recently that it is unlikely that they are going to go and suffer a loss in this one, even though the Magpies will threaten in patches during the contest.
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Chelsea v Norwich FA Cup Predictions & Betting Odds – 17th January 2018

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Chelsea v Norwich Betting Preview - FA Cup 17th January 7.45pm Chelsea never really got themselves going in what was a dreadful spectacle at Carrow Road for the first attempt at this FA Cup third round tie. Chelsea made a lot of changes for the game and Norwich put up a decent showing in the first half of the game, but chances overall were few and far between. Chelsea will probably be a bit more geared up for this nuisance of an extra game that they have to get through.

Chelsea v Norwich FA Cup Betting Tips

Chelsea were thoroughly unconvincing at the first attempt against Norwich out at Carrow Road. They did make changes to their starting lineup, but still, it was a lineup that was expected to still be strong enough to see them though. But the game ended in a 0-0 draw and the Blues came under a bit of pressure in the first half. It has been three straight 0-0 draws for Chelsea in all competitions now as they go again against Norwich. So they aren’t quite running in top gear at all and striker Alvaro Morata looks now as if he badly needs a goal to restore some confidence. It's not happening for him at the moment. While Chelsea are not winning games, they aren’t losing any either and they haven’t done for a while. They are unbeaten in their last ten games in all competitions now and have picked up a clean sheet in six of their last seven and in five of their last six at Stamford Bridge. Chelsea to win to nil at Paddy Power has to be weighed up, especially against a low scoring side like the Canaries. Chelsea are well up in the recent head to head as they are on a fourteen match unbeaten streak of form against the Canaries, winning ten of them. They have taken a clean sheet in three of their last four against the East Anglian side and at Stamford Bridge, Chelsea have gone W7 D1 in their last eight in all competitions against Norwich. Norwich are the lowest scorers in the entire top eighteen in the Championship as things stand at the moment, so they are not going to offer a huge attacking threat. That being said they did well at Carrow Road against Chelsea and they have just started to hit a little bit of form. They have gone unbeaten in five with a W3 D2 record now and have been holding out well at the back. They have four clean sheets in their last five played. Under 2.5 goals with Paddy Power really looks a solid option to consider for this replay. Their opponents Chelsea have really had a busy fixture list and there is a chance that they will rest players again because they aren’t sharp at the moment and look a bit low on energy. That will help Norwich's cause somewhat of keeping a clean sheet. Norwich are undefeated in their last three away games but have won just two of their last eight on the road (D2 L4) in all competitions, failing to score in three of their last six. The Canaries have been out on the road to face Premier League opposition this season, going down 2-1 at Arsenal in the EFL Cup. The winner of the tie gets a home fixture against Newcastle in the fourth round.

Chelsea v Norwich FA Cup Betting Odds*

Chelsea 1/6, Draw 11/2, Norwich 16/1* (Betting Odds taken from January 13th, 2018 at 2:10 a.m.)

Chelsea v Norwich FA Cup Predictions

You would expect Chelsea to be fairly comfortable in this replay against a mid-table Championship side who have been struggling badly for goals all season. The Blues didn’t really perform at Carrow Road but should be much better here at home. A 2-0 Chelsea correct score looks around the right mark.
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Norwich v Chelsea FA Cup Predictions & Betting Odds – 6th January 2018

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Norwich v Chelsea Betting Preview - FA Cup 6th January 5.30pm This was a tough draw for the Canaries, despite being on home soil. They get to take on Chelsea and Norwich may lack the goals to really turn up and compete in this one. They have struggled in front of goal all season and the Blues will be expected to turn up at Carrow Road and deliver a comfortable win to get through to the fourth round.

Norwich v Chelsea FA Cup Betting Tips

It has been a season of disappointments for Norwich, and most of their issues has been down to a lack of goals. Only three teams have scored fewer goals in the Championship than they have this term. So without the goal behind them, they are going to struggle and their home form doesn’t really hint at them being able to pull off a win in this one. They have collected only the two victories in their last ten games at Carrow Road, but as a positive, those wins did both come inside their last three home fixtures. Norwich have not claimed a clean sheet in any of their last five at home and they are naturally going to be coming under some pressure in this game. Only twice in their last ten games at Carrow Road have Norwich managed more than one goal in a game. Under 2.5 goals at Coral is up at a price of 6/5. The last time that Norwich and Chelsea faced off was in the 2015/16 and Chelsea won both games on that occasion and they are unbeaten in their last fifteen matches against Norwich in all competitions. The last FA Cup meeting between the two clubs was in 2007 and Chelsea collected and easy 4-0 home win on that occasion. They have won each of their last three trips to Carrow Road, conceding just the one goal in their last four there. Chelsea to win to nil at Coral has to be a decent proposition for the game. The Blues will probably take a chance to rest some players as they have the first leg of their EFL Cup semi-final against Arsenal coming up in midweek. But they are just strong and confident at the moment and are undefeated in their last seven in all competitions (W5 D2). Surprisingly though Chelsea have collected only the one away win in their last five on the road (D3 L1) but they were full of attacking intent in a 2-2 league draw at Arsenal in midweek. In the correct score market Chelsea 2-0 option is at 13/2 and heading anytime goalscorer market are Alvaro Morata at 4/5 and Michy Batshuayi at 5/6.

Norwich v Chelsea FA Cup Betting Odds

Chelsea 4/9, Draw 4/1, Norwich 13/2

Norwich v Chelsea FA Cup Predictions

Norwich are going to find Chelsea too much to handle most likely and even if the Premier League turns up without their main starting eleven, a 2-0 correct score on them still looks plenty of value to roll with.
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Chelsea v Bournemouth EFL Cup Predictions & Betting Odds – 20th December 2017

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Chelsea v Bournemouth Betting Preview - EFL Cup 20th December 7.45pm Chelsea will be looking forward to having a run at the EFL Cup this season as it’s a good back up considering that they have Barcelona to contend with in Europe and they aren’t going to catch Man City in the league title race. So they should be strong for this one against a Bournemouth side who are struggling for real form and the Cherries have already been picked off by the Blues this season already.

Chelsea v Bournemouth FA Cup Betting Tips

Little surprise that Chelsea are trading as odds on favourites to win this EFL Cup tie. On the weekend they edged out Southampton 1-0 at Stamford Bridge in the league and that improved their home from further. They weren’t all that convincing at Stamford Bridge early in the season, but they have now put together a good streak of form on home soil in all competitions, winning six of their last seven there (D1). The lone draw was against Atletico Madrid in the Champions League. Overall this season at Stamford Bridge in all competitions, Chelsea are W9 D3 L2. It is a little surprising that they have not been full of goals particularly at home and the Blues have scored exactly one goal in four of their last five home fixtures. Chelsea to win by a one goal margin at Betfair is a price of 10/3 and up in the correct score market a Chelsea 1-0 option is a reasonably short price at 7/1. Boss Antonio Conte will likely take the chance to rest some of his key players as well for this one. Last season they were knocked out in the fourth round by West Ham, so have at least gone a strange further this time around. Considering their tough draw against Barcelona in the Champions League and little chance at the Premier League title, there should be a good focus on this though. Chelsea have already faced Bournemouth this season, taking a 1-0 win down at the Vitality Stadium back towards the end of October. Chelsea have now won each of their last four games against Bournemouth and the win this season takes their overall head to head record to W7 D0 L2 against the Cherries. The two have met in the League Cup twice before, the Blues winning both games 1-0 back in the 1994/95 tournament. A Chelsea/Chelsea half time/full time bet at Betfair is a decent 5/6 option. Bournemouth have made four previous visits to Stamford Bridge in their history and have a W1 L3 record from that, failing to score in those three losses there. A Chelsea to win to nil at Betfair has to be a favourable option. The Cherries are not exactly carrying red hot form at the moment as they are on a six match winless streak (D3 L3) and in that run of matches they have only managed the four goals as well. Away from home across all competitions so far this season, the Cherries are W3 D2 L5 and they have failed to score in exactly half of their road games. Defensively they haven’t really been to bad this season and that should help keep the score down in this tie. The Cherries took a 2-1 win at Championship strugglers Birmingham to start their EFL Cup campaign, then beating Brighton and Middlesbrough on home soil.

Chelsea v Bournemouth FA Cup Betting Odds

Chelsea 1/3, Draw 5/1, Bournemouth 11/1

Chelsea v Bournemouth FA Cup Predictions

Chelsea look a bit of a banker in this one to get the win on the board and make it through to the next round. They have already taken a win to nil against Bournemouth this season and they are good value to go and pull off a repeat of that on home soil against the Cherries. It should be comfortable progress for the Blues.
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Arsenal v Chelsea FA Cup Predictions & Betting Odds – 27th May 2017

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Arsenal v Chelsea Betting Preview - FA Cup 27th May 5.30pm The Gunners will be out at Wembley on Saturday looking to finish the season on a bit of a high. After failing to make it into the top four in the Premier League, this is their only shot left now of landing some silverware for the season. Will the Gunners be able to finish with a bang as they go as underdogs against Chelsea at Wembley? The Blues will have their sights on landing a domestic double for the season having already been crowned Premier League champions. Will the end of season get even better for Antonio Conte? FA Cup Arsenal Chelsea 2017 Infographic One of the top football betting products around is Bet365’s 0-0 Bore Draw Insurance which they offer on all matches listed in their sportsbook. Place a pre-match correct score, scorecast or half-time/full-time wager on a match and if the game ends goalless then the bookmaker will refund lost stakes on the selected markets with a free bet. This applies to all matches in their sportsbook. Register an account with the award winning Bet365 and earn a 100% matched deposit bonus from them and enjoy other top features like each-way goalscorer odds, live streams and cash out options.

Arsenal v Chelsea FA Cup Betting Tips

Arsenal have taken a hit in their back line with the loss of Laurent Koscielny through suspension. His appeal against a red card, given out for his foul on Everton's Enner Valencia on the weekend, failed and therefore is out of the game, while Gabriel is definitely out injured, and Shkodran Mustafi is a big doubt for them. So they won't be at their strongest at the back for the FA Cup Final. The Gunners did take that league win over Chelsea back in September, a 3-0 hammering dished out by them at the Emirates. But that has been their only victory in their last twelve competitive meetings with the Blues. The Gunners have actually failed to score in seven of their last ten games against Chelsea in all competitions. Chelsea to win to nil at Bet365 is a quote of 2/1. But Arsenal did finish their Premier League campaign quite strongly. Arsenal are on a five-match winning streak at the moment and they collected three clean sheets in that sequence. Both teams to score in the match, with Arsenal having scored at least two goals in each of their last five games, is trading at a price of 3/4 with Bet365 . The Gunners have Alexis Sanchez and Olivier Giroud both at 2/1 in the bet365 anytime goalscorer market. The last time that these two met in the FA Cup was back in the 2009 semi-finals, which the Blues won 2-1. The head to head from FA Cup meetings is actually being led by Arsenal 8-5 with six draws. The Gunners made it through to the final with a somewhat easy run, beating Preston in the third round, then crushing Southampton in the fourth round before going up against non-league sides Sutton and the Lincoln City. Their big win was a 2-1 victory over Manchester City against the odds to put themselves back at Wembley. Arsenal have won two of the last three editions of the FA Cup. Chelsea’s last FA Cup title came back in 2011/12 with a win over Liverpool in the final. Antonio Conte led the Blues to the Premier League title with a record number of wins and now they turn their focus to the FA Cup Final. They have had a somewhat tougher route in the latter stages, having gone past Peterborough, Brentford and Wolves before running into Manchester United in the FA Cup quarter final. The Blues edged a tight 1-0 win there before facing the in-form Spurs in the semi-final. Despite having left out Diego Costa and Eden Hazard from the starting line up, the Blues romped to a 4-2 victory. By and large, it is Chelsea running with the head to head form and they will go into the final as strong favourites. They have been scoring heavily recently and over 2.5 goals in the game at Bet365 is a price of 4/5. Chelsea are currently running on a seven-match winning streak in all competitions and all but one of those games have seen at least three goals. The Blues have totalled 24 goals in their last seven games so having the scoring power to destroy the Gunners. Diego Costa is 5/6 outright favourite in the anytime goalscorer market, with Eden Hazard at 6/5 and Pedro at 2/1. Michy Batshuayi, who scored Chelsea's Premier League title-winning goal is a 13/10 option with Bet365, who netted a brace against Spurs in the semi final, at 11/5. They are stacked with scoring potential. This will actually be just the second FA Cup final between these two, the previous one happening in the 2001/02 season, which Arsenal won 2-1 thanks largely to the famous Ray Parlour strike from 25-yards.

If Arsenal win this, they would land their 13th trophy, moving them one ahead of Manchester United on 12.

If it is the Blues who are triumphant, then it would move them to eight FA Cup trophies alongside Tottenham (third overall).

Whoever wins on Saturday, it will mean that seven of the last 11 FA Cups will have been won by either Arsenal or Chelsea.

Arsene Wenger would set a record for most FA Cup wins as a manager (7, currently on 6 with George Ramsay) if Arsenal win on Saturday.

Chelsea haven’t lost any of their last four FA Cup Finals, all of which have been contested at Wembley (2007, 2009, 2010 and 2012). Arsenal were the last team to beat them in an FA Cup Final.

The eventual Premier League champions have also gone on to win the FA Cup on 11 of the 18 occasions they’ve played in the final, most recently Chelsea in 2010.

Arsenal are on a six match winning streak at Wembley, their best run at the ground (new or old).

Arsenal v Chelsea FA Cup Betting Odds

Chelsea 4/5, Draw 3/1, Arsenal 15/4

Arsenal v Chelsea FA Cup Predictions

Chelsea to win: The Blues are just flying at the moment and Arsenal still have vulnerabilities there at the back which the dynamic Chelsea can expose. The Blues just have too much depth, as they showed in not starting Costa and Hazard in the semi final against Spurs to go out and celebrate by beating Arsenal and completing the double.
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Chelsea v Tottenham FA Cup Predictions & Betting Odds – 22nd April 2017

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Chelsea v Tottenham Betting Preview - FA Cup 22nd April 4.15pm Punters are going to have a hard time splitting these two London Rivals. With both in the race for the Premier League title, the dream of a double is still alive for both of them. This will be a test of Chelsea’s character having lost at Manchester United on the weekend, while Spurs have just kept their massive winning momentum going. This should be something of an epic duel at Wembley. One of the top football betting products around is Bet365’s 0-0 Bore Draw Insurance which they offer on all matches listed in their sportsbook. Place a pre-match correct score, scorecast or half time/full time wager on a match and if the game ends goalless then the bookmaker will refund lost stakes on the selected markets with a free bet. This applies to all matches in their sportsbook. Register an account with the award winning Bet365 and earn a 100% matched deposit bonus from them and enjoy other top features like each-way goalscorer odds, live streams and cash out options. FA Cup Chelsea v Tottenham 2017 Infographic

Chelsea v Tottenham FA Cup Betting Tips

This is going to be interesting, very interesting at Wembley on Saturday afternoon. This is the first of the FA Cup semi-finals this season, the winner will go on to face either Man City or Arsenal in the final. Both Chelsea and Spurs won their respective home match against the other in the Premier League meetings this season and we should be expecting goals in his one. Over 2.5 goals at Bet365 is a quote of 8/11 and that has happened in five of the last eight meetings between these two. Chelsea are running with an advantage in the recent head to head as they have gone W5 D4 L2 in their last eleven against Spurs in all competitions. The last FA Cup meeting between these two was in April 2012 when the Blues put a big 5-1 win on the board. Chelsea holds a slight head to head advantage over Spurs in FA Cup meetings with a W5 D2 L4 record. The Blues were poor in a league loss at Man Utd on the weekend, will they be able to bounce back from that? The Blues are W2 L2 in their last four played. But recently after they had suffered a loss against Crystal Palace in the league, Chelsea showed their worth by turning around and beating Manchester City in their next game. It’s likely that they will be better in this one than they were on the weekend. Both teams to score in this one at Bet365 is a price of 4/5 and Chelsea have plenty of scoring power. Eden Hazard is their biggest threat at the moment and he is a 2/1 anytime goalscorer option and Chelsea need to find a way to get him into the game because he is their most influential attack. Diego Costa is 13/8 anytime goalscorer favourite. This perhaps is more than just a chance for Chelsea to get the to final it is a chance for them to damage Spurs psychologically when it comes back to the Premier League race. It could be a good thing for Chelsea to snap Tottenham’s winning streak. Chelsea are unbeaten in four FA Cup games in a row against Spurs (W3 D1). Spurs are just in some incredible form right now and they have an eight-match winning streak going right now across all competitions. The Lilywhites remain unbeaten in ten (W9 D1). In each of those ten games, Spurs have netted at least two goals and they have also picked up six clean sheets in the run as well. Spurs have scored eight goals in their last two games alone and in the Bet365 Correct Score market the shortest priced option is the 1-1 draw at 5/1 but a Tottenham 1-0 at 7/1 is shorter than a win for Chelsea by the same scoreline at 15/2. You can have a shot on Tottenham to win to nil at Bet365 for 7/2 and they are playing so very well at the moment. This will give them huge belief of catching Chelsea and unsettling the Blues further in that Premier League title race if they can beat them in this FA Cup clash. Harry Kane is a 7/4 anytime goalscorer option for them with Dele Alli and Son Heung-Min at 9/4. Chelsea have struggled for clean sheets recently so Spurs are likely to net in this one.

Chelsea v Tottenham FA Cup Betting Odds

Chelsea 17/10, Tottenham 13/8, Draw 11/5

Chelsea v Tottenham FA Cup Predictions

Tottenham To Win: The self-belief, form and confidence from Spurs is pretty evident at the moment and Chelsea were very poor last weekend. There’s no reason why Spurs can’t go out and enjoy themselves on the weekend and ultimately at the end of the day, Chelsea’s main focus is going to back on the league. Spurs to win and both teams to score.
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