They finished up last season as number 16, and Everton now prepares to take on Chelsea. The latter finished as number 3 in the Premier League.
Everton and Chelsea have high hopes for this new season and should be expected to put up a good game as they chase three important points in round 1.
Everton scored 13 goals, conceded 17 and fought their way to three clean sheets in their previous ten matches.
Chelsea scored 19 goals, conceded 14 and managed three clean sheets in their previous ten matches.
Everton vs Chelsea Preview
In their last six Premier League home matches, Everton won four times. They've drawn once and lost once, while scoring nine and conceding six goals.
Everton naturally hope for a a top half position come reckoning day next spring, but experts foresee a tough battle ahead in the lower regions of the Premier League.
Chelsea claimed 13 points in their last six Premier League matches, winning four, drawing once as well as losing once. They conceded three and scored 17 goals themselves.
The big goal of the season for Chelsea is naturally winning the title, and a place inside the top two at least should be possible in the upcoming Premier League season.
We trust neither defence to be able to keep their opponent at bay, when Everton welcome Chelsea on Saturday. Goals should be flowing at both ends of the pitch.
Everton vs Chelsea Stats
- Everton have scored in 6 of the last 7 home matches
- Everton have conceded in 7 of the last 9 matches
- In 3 of the last 4 matches Everton played, both teams scored
- Everton have not won 4 of the last 5 matches
- Everton have lost 3 of the last 4 matches
- Chelsea have scored in 35 of the last 37 matches
- Chelsea have not lost 17 of the last 19 away matches
- Chelsea have won 10 of the last 12 away matches
- Chelsea have scored in 15 of the last 17 away matches
- In the last 4 matches in a row Chelsea played, both teams scored
Everton vs Chelsea Team News
At the time of writing, Everton have five players on their injured and absent list as they prepare to meet Chelsea this coming Saturday.Everton have to alter their line-up, as both Jose Salomon Rondon and Allan get a day in the shade.
Asmir Begovic, Seamus Coleman and Andros Townsend nurses various injuries and won't take part for Everton against Chelsea at Goodison Park.
At the time of writing, Chelsea just have two players on the injured and absent list, as they prepare for their match on Saturday.
Timo Werner and Ross Barkley all face a spell on the sidelines for Chelsea due to various injuries.
Everton vs Chelsea H2H
Everton won 40% of their last meetings against Chelsea for at total record of 4-3-3, as their next visitors won three matches. A record worth keeping in mind before you make a choice for your next accumulator, depending on your betting strategy.
A high scoring match is a fairly rare occurrence when Everton face Chelsea as under 2.5 goals happened in eight times in the last ten matches. Under 2.5 goals is best priced at odds of 1.90 with the bookies.
Everton vs Chelsea Betting Tips
Everton against Chelsea is also a battle between Richarlison and Romelu Lukaku with both in decent form. The former scored three while the latter has three Premier League goals in their last six games respectively.
In their last 10 matches at Goodison Park across all tournaments Everton won six times, drew one and lost three times. Chelsea claimed six wins, one draw and three defeats in their last 10 games away.Everton were able to win five of the last 10 games at Goodison Park without conceding a goal. A number worth keeping in mind for an accumulator, depending on your betting strategy.
Under 2.5 goals paid up eight times in the ten encounters most recent meetings between Chelsea and Everton. Both teams to not score was a winning punt eight times. Everton managed an average of 0.8 goals, with Chelsea averaging one goal in these.Over 2.5 goals happened in seven of Everton’s last ten matches across the tournaments. They pulled off an average of 1.6 goals during this run.Over 2.5 goals happened in eight of the visitor's last ten games this season. On average, they scored 2.2 times in those matches.