Brentford and Chelsea will meet in a London Derby on Saturday evening at the Brentford Community Stadium. The Bees have been brilliant in 2021-22 and will fancy their chances of taking points off of Chelsea at full-time.

Brentford vs Chelsea Match Preview

Thomas Frank’s team has taken 12 points from 21 on offer. Brentford played the game of the season thus far against Liverpool, drawing 3-3, at home on matchday 6. Chelsea cannot overlook Brentford on Saturday evening. Chelsea will play in the Champions League in midweek against Sweden’s Malmo.

Chelsea go into matchday 8 at the top of the Premier League table. The Blues have taken 16 points from 21 on offer. After a 1-0 loss to Manchester City on matchday 6, Chelsea got back to winning ways on matchday 7 versus Southampton. The Blues won 3-1.

Brentford and Chelsea have played three times dating back to 2012-13. All three games were played in the FA Cup with Chelsea winning each match. The teams’ last meeting was in 2016-17 with Chelsea winning 4-0. Can Brentford claim a win against Chelsea in the league and continue their good early form?

Brentford vs Chelsea Betting Odds

 

 

Brentford are seventh in the Premier League with 12 points from 21 on offer. Just two points separate Brentford from the top four. The Bees are unbeaten in three straight games. Nine points were taken over the course of Brentford’s last six games. They outscored opponents 8-6 over the course of those last six games.

 

Bookies’ best betting odds on a Brentford win at full-time are at 11/2. The Bees have taken four points from nine at home this term. Chelsea took 13 points from the last 18 points available in the league. Just three times did Chelsea concede goals to opponents over the course of their last six matches. Thomas Tuchel’s team scored 12 times during that same time period.

Chelsea’s best betting odds on a win at full-time away to Brentford are at 8/13. The Blues are unbeaten on the road this season. They have taken seven points from nine away from Stamford Bridge. The Blues have conceded just one goal on their travels. That goal was scored by Liverpool at Anfield from the penalty spot.

Brentford and Chelsea are at the best betting odds of 14/5 to finish in a draw on Saturday evening at the Brentford Community Stadium. The Bees have drawn three of their seven games this season in the league. They went toe-to-toe with Liverpool at home finishing 3-3 in a stellar game.

Brentford vs Chelsea Team News

Frank could be without up to five players on Saturday. Kristoffer Ajer and Vitaly Janelt are both fighting for fitness leading up to the game. Both players could return to the team in time for kickoff. Frank won’t have Mads Sorensen available due to a knee injury. Josh Dasilva is ruled out with a groin issue. Shandon Baptiste is ruled out due to a dislocated shoulder.

Three players lead Brentford in goals with two apiece. Strikers Ivan Toney and Bryan Mbuemo along with Yoane Wissa have combined for six goals. Wissa has been an excellent signing from Lorient in France. Wissa has scored in each of his last two games in the league.

Tuchel may be without up to six players going into the game. Thiago Silva is unavailable due to travelling back to London from Brazil for the international break. Forward Christian Pulisic is ruled out of the match with an ankle issue.

Tuchel is hopeful over the fitness of Romelu Lukaku, Reece James, and Antonio Rudiger. All three should be in contention for the starting XI. Midfielder N’Golo Kante is likely to be fit following a potential bout of coronavirus. Lukaku leads Chelsea in goals with three this term. Lukaku has failed to score in Chelsea’s last three league games, however.

Brentford vs Chelsea H2H

Chelsea may have won their last three games versus Brentford, but all three of those matches took place in the FA Cup dating back to 2012. Those matches should have no impact on Saturday’s result versus Brentford.

Brentford have been excellent this season and have surprised a few teams, including Liverpool. Chelsea cannot overlook the Bees. Tuchel and company mustn’t look ahead to the Champions League match versus Malmo. Chelsea have conceded a goal in each of their last two games. Brentford won’t be afraid of taking it to the Blues at home.

Brentford vs Chelsea Prediction

Both teams to score: YES @ 21/20 - BET NOW

 

 

Brentford have been excellent and three of the team’s last five matches in the league finished with both teams scoring goals. Chelsea saw two of their last five games in all competitions finish with both teams scoring goals. Our betting tips prediction is for both teams to score and Brentford to push Chelsea for the entire 90 minutes.

 

Yoanne Wissa to score anytime @ 15/4 - BET NOW

 

 

Yoanne Wissa is in brilliant form. He has scored in each of his last two matches. Wissa got a goal against Liverpool on matchday 6 before scoring again versus West Ham. Wissa’s goals per minutes played is excellent. He has only played 57 minutes and averages a goal every 29 minutes in the league. Wissa has also scored three goals in two Carabao Cup matches. Our betting tips prediction is for Wissa to get a goal anytime if he gets on the pitch.

 

Half time result: DRAW @6/5 - BET NOW

 

 

Four of Brentford’s nine games in all competitions were a draw at halftime. Chelsea have had six of their 10 games finish the first half as draws. Five of their last six games in all competitions had a score of nil-nil at the end of the first half. Our betting tips prediction is for Brentford and Chelsea to finish the first half level. Chelsea cannot afford to overlook the Bees as the home team will take points off of them. Chelsea should get the win at the end of the game, although Brentford will give them a difficult game away from home.