Chelsea vs Wolves: Premier League Match Preview


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Chelsea vs Wolverhampton Wanderers

Chelsea will play hosts this weekend at Stamford Bridge as they get set to match up with Wolverhampton. Both sides will be looking to get back on the right track.

Let’s take a closer look at where the value is at in this matchup.

Dafabet Picks

Team to Win (Regular Time)
• Chelsea FC: 1.56
• Draw: 4.30
• Wolverhampton Wanderers: 6.47

• Chelsea FC -1: 1.95
• Wolverhampton Wanderers +1: 1.98

• Over 2.5: 1.84
• Under 2.5: 2.06

What to Watch For

Draw: There’s a 23 percent chance the match ends in a draw. There’s a draw in 15 percent of AccuScore sims, suggesting no added side value on the draw.

The average score after 10,000 simulations is 2.48 – 0.55, in favor of Chelsea.

Last 6: Wolverhampton is coming off a 2-0 win over Cardiff City last weekend. Wolverhampton has 3 wins, 2 draws and 1 loss in their last six overall. Chelsea will have a quick turnaround to this weekend’s match after a UEFA Europa League match vs Dynamo Kiev on Thursday. Prior to that match, though, Chelsea have 4 wins, 2 losses.

Amazing: This week, Raul Jimenez was adamant to the media that he and Jota have an “amazing” partnership. Jimenez scored his 13th goal of the season in last week’s 2-0 win over Cardiff.

Raul Jimenez has a 14-to-15 percent chance to score for Wolverhampton this weekend. He averages 1.83 shots overall per sim, 0.67 shots on goal per and 0.16 goals per sim.

Head to Head: These two sides last met in Premier League action on Dec. 5, 2018 when Wolverhampton won, 2-1.

Projected Leaders

Jota — Diogo José Teixeira da Silva — has a 16 percent chance to score for Wolverhampton. He averages 1.41 shots overall per sim, 0.56 shots on goal per and 0.17 goals per sim.

Eden Hazard has a 53+ percent chance to score for Chelsea. He averages 3.48 shots overall per sim, 1.59 shots on goal per and 0.75 goals per sim.

Analyst’s Pick

Over 2.5

There’s a 54 percent chance the total combined score goes over 2.5 goals. That happens in approximately 58 percent of AccuScore sims, suggesting some added value on this pick. The OVER is a 4-star (out of four) AccuScore hot trend pick. The average combined score in AccuScore sims is 3.03 goals.



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