Everton will host Chelsea in their first game of the season.
The match will start at 4:30 p.m. GMT on Saturday, 06 August 2022. The match venue is Goodison Park, Liverpool. Below you will find betting tips and match prediction for Everton vs Chelsea (August 6) in Round 1 of the English Premier League.
Everton vs Chelsea latest odds on betting sites
Everton have their winning odds placed at 5.70 (+470 American; 47/10 Fractional). Chelsea, on the other hand, have their winning odds placed at 1.70 (-143; 7/10). The betting odds for a draw are placed at 4.40 (+5340; 17/5).
The chances of the outcomes are as follows: Everton — 17%, draw — 24%, Chelsea — 59%.
Latest betting odds on Everton vs Chelsea (6 August 2022):
- Over 2.5 goals — 2.40 (+140; 7/5)
- Under 2.5 goals — 2.24 (+124; 31/25)
- Asian handicap (-1.75) on Everton — 2.04 (+104; 26/25)
- Asian handicap (+1.75) on Chelsea — 1.90 (-111; 9/10)
- Both teams to score (Yes) — 1.90 (-127; 9/10)
- Both teams to score (No) — 1.90 (-127; 9/10)
Everton vs Chelsea match preview and stats
Everton escaped relegation during the 21/22 season after a poor season. The Toffees were lucky to escape as they had a horrible season with lots of losses. Everton finished 16th in the Premier League table with 39 points. The Toffees won 11 games, drew six and suffered 21 losses during the season.
Everton had a decent end to the preseason after a horrible start to it. The Toffees smashed Dynamo Kyiv by three goals to nil in their last game of the preseason. Everton also got a 4-2 win over Blackpool in their preseason games.
Everton suffered a 1-5 defeat to Arsenal in the preseason. They also suffered a 0-4 loss to Minnesota as they struggled in the game. The Toffees signed Dwight Mc Neil and will be looking to start the game.
Everton team news: Dominic Calvert-Lewin is a doubt for the game after picking up a knock. Salomon Rondon is suspended for the game after picking up a red card last season.
Chelsea finished the 2021/22 season third in the Premier League table. The Blues won 21 games, drew 11 and suffered six losses. Chelsea finished the season with 74 points as they scored 76 goals while conceding 33 goals with a difference of +43.
The Blues had a poor season as they suffered a 0-4 defeat to Arsenal. Chelsea also drew a game against Charlotte FC and lost on penalties. The Blues signed Raheem Sterling during the transfer window and he will be willing to make a statement.
Chelsea team news: All players are fit and available for the game.
Everton vs Chelsea H2H
Chelsea have won two of their last three meetings between both sides.
Two of the last three games have ended in under 2.5 goals.
Everton vs Chelsea key players and lineups
Everton projected starting lineup:
- Jordan Pickford
- Seamus Coleman
- Michael Keane
- Ben Godfrey
- Yera Mina
- Tom Davies
- Abdoulaye Doucoure
- Demarai Gray
- Dele Alli
- Alex Iwobi
- Dwight Mc Neil
Notable subs: Jean-Philippe Gbamin, Fabian Delph.
Dwight Mc Neil joined the club from Burnley during the summer transfer window. The England international already scored two goals in their preseason game against Dynamo Kyiv. The England international will be looking to score a goal against Chelsea.
Chelsea projected starting lineup:
- Edouard Mendy
- Kalidou Koulibally
- Cesar Azpilicueta
- Thiago Silva
- Marcos Alonso
- Reece James
- Ruben Loftus-Cheek
- Callum Hudson-Odoi
- Mason Mount
- Raheem Sterling
Notable subs: Timo Werner
Raheem Sterling will be looking to make a statement when they play Everton on Saturday. Sterling joined the team from Manchester City for a fee of about 40m. The England international scored 13 goals during the previous season while providing seven assists.
Everton vs Chelsea betting tips and predictions
Chelsea looks like the stronger team in this fixture. Three of their last five games in all competitions have ended in over 2.5 goals. Three of the last four Dynamo Kyiv matches have ended in over 2.5 goals. I predict over 2.5 goals in this game.
The Blues will be looking to get a strong win over Everton in their first game. With the addition of Raheem Sterling, I predict they will win the game comfortably. I predict Chelsea to win both halves.
Betting prediction: HT/FT — X/2
Odds: 2.40 (+140 American; 7/5 Fractional)
Betting prediction: Over 2.5 goals
Odds: 2.00 (+100 American; 1/1 Fractional)