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Chelsea will be taking on visiting team Fulham at Stamford Bridge in a Premier League tie this coming Friday.

A glance at the Premier League table reveals that, the current difference between the teams is two points and three places.

Chelsea are looking for a payback after suffering a disappointing defeat in their latest encounter with Fulham and odds favour them to pull it off.

Chelsea have a hard time getting on the scoreboard these days, as they managed a poorly seven goals in their previous ten matches. That is an average of 0.7 goals per game, in which they conceded 11 goals, or 1.1 goals per game. Furthermore, they fought their way to three clean sheets in this run.

Chelsea took a hit when Fulham handed them a 2-1 defeat in their latest encounter. The former did win the reverse match though, as they secured three points to their name by claiming a 2-0 win.

Chelsea are really tough to break down, but as the expense of scoring only few goals themselves. A low scoring encounter is on the menu on Friday, when Fulham come visiting.

Chelsea vs Fulham Prediction

Chelsea Form

Chelsea collected four points from their previous three matches, as they were defeated 2-1 against Fulham. They retaliated in a 1-0 win against Crystal Palace, before drawing 0-0 with Liverpool. Chelsea won three of their previous six matches at Stamford Bridge in the Premier League. They drew one and suffered two defeats, scoring seven goals to three against.

Fulham Form

A single point prevents Fulham from having nothing to show for their previous three games. They came up short, losing by 1-0 and 0-1 against Newcastle and Tottenham, respectively. Their latest match brought some consolation, as they were able to hang on for a 1-1 draw against Sunderland. Fulham managed a decent return of three wins in their last six Premier League away matches, in which they scored nine while also conceding eight times. They also experienced zero draws and three defeats.

Fulham took ten points from their last 11 games against teams from the top half of the Premier League table. They won three, scored 14 goals and conceded 20. Chelsea show off a record of eight wins, five draws and seven defeats in the Premier League this season. Fulham show off nine wins, four draws and eight defeats in the Premier League.

Chelsea vs Fulham Stats

  • In 25 of the last 27 Chelsea matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • In the last 12 Chelsea home matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • In 9 of the last 11 Chelsea matches the sum of goals was under 2.5
  • In the last 5 Chelsea home matches the sum of goals was under 2.5
  • In 4 of the last 5 Chelsea home matches the sum of goals was under 1.5
  • In the last 11 Fulham matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • Fulham have won 3 of the last 4 away matches without conceding a goal
  • In the last 5 Fulham away matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • Fulham have scored in 9 of the last 10 away matches
  • In the last 3 Fulham away matches the sum of goals was under 2.5

Chelsea vs Fulham Team News

Chelsea could have as many as ten players on the injured and absent list, when they face up to Fulham on Friday.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Edouard Mendy, Raheem Sterling, Christian Pulisic, Armando Broja, Ruben Loftus-Cheek, Ben Chilwell, Reece James, Wesley Fofana and N'Golo Kanté are missing from the squad, Chelsea will field against Fulhamthis coming Friday.

Fulham face a list of three absentees from the squad ahead of their next match this coming Friday against Chelsea. For instance, Fulham won't be able to field Aleksandar Mitrovic as he serves out a ban following too many cards.

Shane Duffy and Neeskens Kebano all face a spell on the sidelines for Fulham due to various injuries.

Chelsea vs Fulham H2H

Chelsea lost to 2-1 Fulham in their last encounter. This served as payback for the 2-0 win, which Chelsea dished out the match before that. Chelsea will be hoping to add another win to their fine tally against Fulham. They are enjoying a good 7-2-1 advantage against their forthcoming visitors. The bookies best betting odds on a home win are at 4/7.

Chelsea vs Fulham Results

Both teams to score paid out four times in the previous ten matches between home side Chelsea and Fulham. Best priced odds on BTTS with the bookies are at 19/20.

Chelsea vs Fulham Betting Tips

Looking at the market for a goalscorer, it seems a good idea to side with Kai Havertz, who is performing well for Chelsea. He found the back of the net twice in his most recent Premier League outings. He'll be out to add more goals against Fulham.The visitors will be looking to Aleksandar Mitrovic to find the net once again, after managing two Premier League goals for Fulham in recent matches.

Stamford Bridge saw Chelsea winning five, drawing two and losing three of their 10 most recent games here across all tournaments. Fulham won five of their 10 most recent away games, drew zero and lost five. Both teams scored in five of the last 10 home matches for Chelsea and in six of the previous 10 away games for Fulham.

Less than 2.5 goals came out four times in the past ten encounters between these two while both teams not to score was a winning bet six times. Chelsea managed an average of 1.7 goals, with Fulham averaging 0.5 goals. Chelsea saw over 2.5 goals in two of their last ten matches across all tournaments, as they scored an average of 0.5 goals during this run. Over 2.5 goals came up in four of Fulham's previous ten matches across all tournaments. They managed to score an average of 1.3 goals in these matches.