Chelsea will host West Ham in Round 6 of the Premier League.
The match will start at 2 p.m. GMT on Saturday, 3 September 2022. The match venue is Stamford Bridge, London.
Latest odds on betting sites
Chelsea have their winning odds placed at 1.50 (-200 American; 1/2 Fractional). West Ham, on the other hand, has their winning odds placed at 6.40 (+540; 27/5). The betting odds for a draw are placed at 4.50 (+350; 7/2).
The chances of the outcomes are as follows: Chelsea — 63%, draw — 21%, West Ham — 16%.
Latest betting odds on Chelsea vs West Ham (3 September 2022):
- Over 2.5 goals — 1.70 (-143; 7/10)
- Under 2.5 goals — 2.00 (+100; 1/1)
- Asian handicap (-1.25) on Chelsea — 2.76 (+176; 44/25)
- Asian handicap (+1.25) on West Ham — 1.48 (-208; 12/25)
- Both teams to score (Yes) — 2.00 (+100; 1/1)
- Both teams to score (No) — 1.85 (-118; 17/20)
Match preview and stats
Chelsea suffered a 1-2 defeat to Southampton in their last Premier League game. Raheem Sterling opened the scoreline in the 23rd minute as he slotted the ball into an empty net. Romeo Lavia levelled the scoreline in the 28th minute as he fired a shot into the bottom-right corner. Adam Armstrong made it 2-1 in the 46th minute as he fired the ball into the net.
Chelsea had 68% ball possession and completed 460 passes. The Blues created two big chances. Chelsea had 10 shots with four being on target. They had an expected goal of 1.10 compared to Southampton’s expected goal of 1.10.
Chelsea are ninth in the Premier League table with seven points. The Blues have scored six goals while conceding eight goals with a difference of -2.
Chelsea team news: N’golo Kante is out of the game with a knee injury. Ruben Loftus-Cheek is a doubt for the game.
West Ham played a 1-1 draw against Tottenham in their last league game. Thilo Kehrer put the ball into his own net in the 34th minute as Tottenham went ahead in the game. Tomas Soucek levelled the scoreline in the 55th minute as he smashed the ball into the net.
West Ham had 38% ball possession and completed 307 passes. The Hammers created two big chances. West Ham had 14 shots with four being on target. They had an expected goal of 1.24 compared to Tottenham’s expected goal of 0.63.
West Ham are 14th in the Premier League table with four points. The Hammers have scored two goals while conceding six goals with a difference of -4.
West Ham team news: Ben Johnson is out with a hamstring injury. Craig Dawson is a doubt with a knock injury. Naif Aguerd is out with an ankle injury.
Chelsea vs West Ham H2H
Chelsea got a 1-0 victory over West Ham in the home fixture last season.
Chelsea have won two of their last three meetings between both sides.
Three of the last five games have ended in over 2.5 goals.
Key players and lineups
Chelsea projected starting lineup:
- Edouard Mendy
- Marc Cucurella
- Cesar Azpilicueta
- Thiago Silva
- Ben Chilwell
- Reece James
- Ruben Loftus-Cheek
- Armando Broja
- Mason Mount
- Raheem Sterling
Notable subs: Timo Werner
Raheem Sterling scored a goal in their 1-2 defeat to Southampton in their last Premier League game. The England international has scored three goals in the Premier League, overperforming his expected goals of 2.12. Sterling has provided one assist while creating eight chances.
West Ham projected starting lineup:
- Lukasz Fabianski
- Ben Johnson
- Kurt Zouma
- Angelo Ogbonna
- Aaron Cresswell
- Declan Rice
- Tomas Soucek
- Jarrod Bowen
- Said Benrahma
- Pablo Fornals
- Michail Antonio
Notable subs: Ryan Fredericks, Manuel Lanzini.
Jarrod Bowen won the most duels (7) in their 1-1 draw against Tottenham. The England international was the most fouled player in the game (3). He was one of their best players during the previous season. The England international scored 12 goals during the previous season while providing 10 assists. Bowen created 41 chances and was key for West Ham
Betting tips and prediction
Two of the last four games between both sides have ended in over 2.5 goals. The last meeting between both sides ended in a 1-0 win for Chelsea. Chelsea have won three of the last four games between both sides. I predict Chelsea to win
Raheem Sterling has been extraordinary for Chelsea this season. The England international is the highest goalscorer for Chelsea in the league with three goals. Sterling got their only goal in the 1-2 loss to Southampton. I predict Sterling to score.
Betting prediction: Chelsea to win
Odds: 1.50 (-200 American; 1/2 Fractional)
Betting prediction: Raheem Sterling to score
Odds: 2.00 (+100 American; 1/1 Fractional)