Chelsea vs Watford Preview, Tips and Odds

Chelsea will welcome Watford to Stamford Bridge on Sunday for their meeting of the 37th round in the Premier League. The Blues are currently occupying 4th place and have 2 point lead over city-rivals Arsenal who sit 5th, while the Hornets are 10th on 50 points.

Chelsea vs Watford Head to Head

Head to HeadLast H2H gameLast H2H gamesLast H2H games home/away
ChelseaWin11 W/ 3 D/ 2 L7 W/ 1 D/ 0 L
WatfordLoss2 W/ 3 D/ 11 L0 W/ 1 D/ 7 L

Last game between the teams: 26.12.2018 Watford – Chelsea 1:2; Roberto Pereyra 45′; Eden Hazard 45′, 58′ (penalty)
Last game at this venue: 21.10.2017 Chelsea – Watford 4:2; Pedro Rodriguez 12′, Mitchy Batshuayi 71′, 90′, Cezar Azpilicueta 87′; Abdoulaye Doucoure 45′, Roberto Pereyra 49′

Worth mentioning: No draw has been registered in the previous five meetings between the sides and all of these featured over 2,5 goals and saw both teams hitting the back of the nets. The Hornets have not triumphed in London for the past twenty years, with their best achievement being the draw in 2015. Each game played at Stamford Bridge since 2000, produced more than two goals, while all of the last three featured over 3,5 and witnessed goals at both ends, with the Hornets scoring twice in each of these.

Chelsea vs Watford Stats

As of 03.05Last gameLast 10 gamesLast 5 games home/away
ChelseaDraw5 W/ 3 D/ 2 L3 W/ 2 D/ 0 L
WatfordLoss4 W/ 2 D/ 4 L2 W/ 0 D/ 3 L

Last game Chelsea: 02.05.2019 Eintracht Frankfurt – Chelsea 1:1; Luka Jovic 23′; Pedro Rodriguez 45′
Last game Watford: 27.04.2019 Watford – Wolverhampton 1:2; Andre Gray 49′; Raul Jimenez 41′, Diego Jota 77′
Top performers Chelsea: Eden Hazard 16 goals 13 assists, Pedro Rodriguez 8 goals 1 assist, Ruben Loftus-Cheek 5 goals 2 assists.
Top performers Watford: Troy Deeney and Gerard Deulofeu are on 9 goals and 5 assists each, Andre Gray 7 goals 2 assists.

Last 10 gamesGF : GAOver 2,5 goalsBTTSClean sheats

Worth mentioning: Chelsea took a big step towards the Europa League final on Thursday, as they drew 1:1 in Germany with Eintracht Frankfurt. That draw made it three in a row for the London outfit and they have won just one of their last five outings. The Blues are undefeated in their previous eight home matches and recorded six victories in the process.
Watford will probably use the two remaining league games as a preparation for the FA cup final with Manchester City in mid-May. The team has nothing to play for, as they avoided relegation long time ago and their best chance for European football is the aforementioned meeting with the Citizens. Four of the last five Watford matches witnessed goals at both ends, while three featured over 2,5 goals.

Chelsea vs Watford News

Missing players Chelsea: Gary Cahill, Callum Hudson-Odoi, Antonio Rudiger and Marco van Ginkel.
Missing players Watford: Sebastian Prodl and Domingos Quina.

Chelsea vs Watford Predictions

Chelsea to to win & both teams to score – 2.87 @ bet365

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