Chelsea vs Tottenham Hotspurs predictions and betting:
The Premier League is back for its 10th week of action with a lot of games scheduled over three days. On Sunday, Chelsea is all set to take on the table-toppers Tottenham Hotspur in what is expected to be a tight clash.
Spurs have been unbeaten since the 1st game whereas Chelsea have looked solid since that lone defeat to Liverpool which makes for an interesting matchup as the team that wins has a great chance to end up at the top of the table.
Even though Chelsea has home advantage, Spurs have been on a winning spree recently and would like another win in their basket. Overall, a thriller awaits the football fraternity.
Spurs vs Chelsea Predictions and Betting Summary
Chelsea vs Spurs predictions and betting: Recent form
Chelsea have returned as a strong side after a complete revamp that has helped them put up a strong performance so far. They begun their season with a comfortable win against Brighton but lost the second match against the defending champions Liverpool which is still their only defeat of the season.
They have 3 draws against the likes of West Brom, Southampton and Manchester United but have registered wins against Burnley, Sheffield United and most recently Newcastle United that helped them move to 3rd spot in the table just behind Spurs and Liverpool. A win on Sunday might help them reach the top of the table if Liverpool fails to win their game.
The 2020 season has looked brighter as the side has got off to one of the best starts in the club history. Their season was off to a shocker against Everton when they lost 1-0 and still remains the only defeat in 9 games.
Their biggest win came against Manchester United when they dominated and thrashed the home team with 6 goals. They had a tough game against West Ham where they were forced to draw but came back to winning ways against Burnley following it up with an important win against Brighton.
They extended their unbeaten run with 1-0 victory against West Brom and got the better off Manchester City in a home game. They are currently in No.1 spot in the points table hoping to consolidate their spot with a win against Chelsea.
Chelsea vs Spurs predictions and betting analysis: Head-to-head
Matches: 54 : Chelsea: 30 Spurs: 10 Draw: 14
Last 5 meetings: Chelsea – 4, Spurs – 1, Draw – 0.
Recent Meeting: Spurs defeated Chelsea with a 1-1 (5-4 in penalties) margin in an EFL Cup fixture.
Chelsea vs Tottenham Predictions and betting: Offensive and defensive stats
The Chelsea will probably field a 4-3-3 combination in this clash whereas their rivals would go in with a 4-2-3-1 formation to counter them.
The Chelsea have looked strong and sorted after hiccups early in the season. Tammy Abraham, who is the key striker, has looked sharp scoring an important goal against Newcastle in his last outing. He has an excellent header and has scored 7 goals and 2 assists in 14 outings along with 1.7 shots per game, 0.8 key passes and 0.3 dribbles per game so far.
Hakim Ziyech has been a prime candidate in the forward who creates chances by giving key passes. He has 5 goals and 3 assists in 14 games along with 80.3% pass accuracy and 1.5 shots on target.
Timo Werner who was criticized for not scoring initially, has finally arrived to the party with match-winning performances for the side. There is no doubt in his finishing ability or in creating chances, but the German has shown what he is made of in the last few matches. He has 14 goals and 4 assists in 22 games with 80.4% success in passes in addition to 2.4 shots on target and 0.8 key pass per game so far.
For Spurs, Harry Kane has been a key figure who is in red hot form currently. The English player is having one of the best seasons with 8 goals and 11 assists in 18 appearances for the side with 73.6% pass success. He also enjoys 4.1 shots per game and provides about 1.7 key passes per game.
He will be accompanied by Son Hueng-Min who is on a roll with 16 goals and 3 assists in 21 matches including an exceptional brace against City. The Korean forward is exceptional in the air and accounts for 2 shots, 1.8 key passes and 0.7 dribble per game.
Lucas Moura has been of great support to the team who has 74.4% success in passes, 1 shot per game and has won 0.8 aerial duels per match in addition to 3 goals and an assist.
Tanguy Ndombele is an attacking midfielder who is strong dribbler and provides long passes who has a goal and an assist in 12 games.
For Chelsea, the combo of Thiago Silva, Kurt Zouma, Azpilicueta and Ben Chilwell will have to secure the defense to hold a clean sheet. Kurt Zouma has been exceptional in passing, aerial duels and ball interceptions. He has 0.3 tackles, 4.8 clears, 3.4 aerials and 91.3% success in completing passes.
Thiago Silva will be the experienced hand in the backline. In the 5 premier league games he has been part of, he managed 0.7 interception, 3.4 clears and 0.7 blocks per game along with 92.4% pass completion rate.
Ben Chilwell is an important signing for the team who has shown his versatility with his invaluable contribution. He has 3 goals and two assists in 10 games along with 82% pass success and 1.1 interceptions per game so far. He defends, he controls and scores for the team out of nowhere.
On the other hand, the Spurs defense did an awesome job as they guarded the backline against a superior City attack. The Belgium defender Alderweireld skills include blocking the ball and clearing any chance. He enjoys 86.1% success in passes and has at least 1.7 tackles per game along with 0.7 interceptions and 3.2 clears.
He will be supported by Eric Dier who is a very good blocker and can counter attack. He has 87.9% success while passing and is great in aerial duels winning 2.9 per match along with 4.2 clears and 0.9 interceptions per game.
Reguilon and Aurier who usually play the left and the right center back will have to make sure that they support the other two by clearing getting rid of the balls and not letting the opposition get to the penalty box.
Chelsea vs Tottenham Hotspurs predictions and betting: Predicted Winner
The match between Chelsea and Spurs is scheduled to be held in the Stamford Bridge on 29th November at 4.30pm local time. Even though Chelsea is the hot favorite here, Spurs have every opportunity to pull off a surprising victory according to the betting platforms and prediction experts.
FCTables known for giving out accurate predictions have given 46% chance to Chelsea whereas Spurs are tipped to win with just 26% chance next weekend. Another platform Oddschecker, Chelsea are given favorable odds of 11/10 in contrast to that of the visiting team who have large odds stacked against them.
FiveThirtyEight have also gone on to predict Chelsea as the front runners in this interesting clash with a 50% chance whereas the underdogs have been given an outside chance of 26% to emerge victorious.