Chelsea welcome Wolves for a clah in the Premier League at Stamford Bridge this coming Saturday. Supporters will be hoping to see a similarly thrilling encounter, as it turned out to be the last time Chelsea played against Wolves. It finished 2-2 in a great match between the pair.
The hosts are currently fifth in the Premier League standings with 13 points after seven rounds. Wolves are trailing behind them on six points, which makes them 18th in the rankings ahead of their next game.
It seems Chelsea and Wolves have such a good reading on each other that there's little or nothing to set them apart right now. Their last three matches all ended without a winner, which naturally makes the draw a tasty prospect at Stamford Bridge.
Chelsea average 1.6 goals per game in their last ten games, scoring 16 times. They conceded 12 goals or an average of 1.2 per game, with two clean sheets along the way.
Wolves travel to their next Premier League match, averaging a lowly 0.5 goals per game in their last ten matches. They scored a disappointing total of five goals, while also conceding 13 goals. That amounts to an average of 1.3 per game, in which they kept their opponents from scoring three times.
Chelsea vs Wolves Prediction
Their last three matches saw Chelsea drawing 1-1 with Salzburg, before taking out Crystal Palace by 1-2, and AC Milan by 3-0. Chelsea won three of their previous six matches at Stamford Bridge in the Premier League. They drew three as well, but suffered no defeats, scoring 11 goals to eight against.
In their last three matches, Wolves won 1-0 win against Southampton, lost 0-3 against Manchester City and lost 2-0 against West Ham. Wolves didn't manage a single away win in their last six Premier League matches, but managed two draws, while suffering four defeats. They conceded ten and scored four goals themselves.
We expect Chelsea to make home advantage count but equally, we do not expect a festival of goals against Wolves. Hence, our punt on the home win in a match with no more than three goals.
Chelsea scored eight goals and conceded eight in their last six games against teams from the bottom half of the Premier League table. They collected 12 points and four victories. Wolves scored one goal and conceded five in their last four encounters with teams in the top half of the Premier League. This lead to zero wins and two points.
Chelsea vs Wolves Stats
- Chelsea have scored in the last 33 home matches in a row
- In the last 9 home matches in a row Chelsea played, both teams scored
- Chelsea have conceded in 18 of the last 20 matches
- Chelsea have not lost 9 of the last 10 home matches
- Chelsea have conceded in the last 9 home matches in a row
- Wolverhampton have not won 11 of the last 13 away matches
- Wolverhampton have not won 10 of the last 12 matches
- Wolverhampton have conceded in 5 of the last 6 away matches
- Wolverhampton have lost 3 of the last 4 away matches
- Wolverhampton have not scored in the last 3 away matches in a row
Chelsea vs Wolves Team News
Chelsea could be looking at three players on the injured and absent list ahead of their upcoming match against Wolves.
Wesley Fofana, Carney Chukwuemeka and N'Golo Kanté are all absent from the Chelsea squad that faces Wolves at Stamford Bridge.
Wolves are juggling with five absent players on this coming Saturday when travelling to Chelsea. Ruben Neves is suspended from the Wolves squad with too many penalty points to his name.
Pedro Neto, Hee-Chan Hwang, Sasa Kalajdzic and Raul Jimenez all face a spell on the sidelines for Wolves due to various injuries.
Chelsea vs Wolves H2H
Their latest encounter was a belter of a game, which finished with a 2-2 scoreline. An uncommon result, but we would not mind a similar goal fest this coming Saturday. A draw could be the way to go here, as this has been an equal pairing in their most recent meetings. Chelsea won four of the previous ten matches, while Wolves secured two wins from those ten matches. The bookies best betting odds on a home win are at 1.40.
Chelsea vs Wolves Results
In the past ten matches between home side Chelsea and Wolves both teams found the back of the net six times. Best priced odds on both teams to score with the bookies are at 2.10.
Chelsea vs Wolves Betting Tips
Raheem Sterling has been great for Chelsea lately, hitting the target one times, which makes him worth considering in the betting market. Wolves are optimistic that Daniel Podence doubles up on the one goal he provided in their past six outings.
Chelsea claimed five wins in their previous 10 home games across all tournaments, while drawing four of the games. They suffered defeat in one of these outings. Wolves won two of their last 10 games away, drew two and lost six. Chelsea managed just one clean sheet in their previous 10 matches on home soil, while Wolves kept three clean sheets in their previous 10 away games.
In the past ten encounters between Chelsea and Wolves over 2.5 goals came out six times, with Chelsea scoring an average of 1.7 goals per game. Wolves averaged one goal, while both teams scored six times. Over 2.5 goals came out seven times in the ten matches across the tournaments for Chelsea, who scored an average of 1.4 goals along the way. Over 2.5 goals happened in three of the visitor's last ten games this season. On average, they scored 0.6 times in those matches.