FA Cup 2021-22: Chelsea vs Crystal Palace prediction and betting tips (April 17)
Crystal smashed Everton by four goals to nil in the quarter finals. Will the Eagles get a win against Chelsea and qualify for the final?
Timo Werner (Chelsea) scored two goals in the 6-1 win over Southampton
Timo Werner (Chelsea) scored two goals in the 6-1 win over Southampton

Chelsea will face Crystal Palace in semi-final of the FA Cup.

The match will start at 3:30 p.m. GMT on Sunday 17 April 2022. The match venue is Wembley, London. Below you will find betting tips and match prediction for Chelsea vs Crystal Palace (April 17) in the semi-finals of the FA Cup.

Chelsea vs Crystal Palace (April 17) latest odds on betting sites

Chelsea have their winning odds placed at 1.65 (-154 American; 13/20 Fractional). Crystal Palace have their winning odds placed at 4.24 (+324; 81/25). The betting odds for a draw are placed at 5.80 (+480; 24/5).

The chances of the outcomes are as follows: Chelsea — 38%, draw — 28%, Crystal Palace— 34%.

Latest betting odds on Chelsea vs Crystal Palace (17 April 2022):

  • Over 2.5 goals — 2.0 (+100; 1/1)
  • Under 2.5 goals — 2.00 (+100; 1/1)
  • To qualify Chelsea — 1.30 (-333; 3/10)
  • To qualify Crystal Palace — 3.60 (+260; 107/100)
  • Both teams to score (Yes) — 1.95 (-105; 19/20)
  • Both teams to score (No) — 1.81 (-123; 81/100)

Chelsea vs Crystal Palace match preview and statistics

Chelsea got a 2-0 victory over Middlesbrough in the quarter finals of the FA Cup. Romelu Lukaku opened the scoreline with a nice finish from close range. Hakim Ziyech doubled their lead with a nice strike from outside the box into the net.

Chelsea had 62% ball possession and completed 559 passes. The Blues created two big chances. Chelsea had 11 shots with four being on target. They had an expected goal of 2.35 compared to Middlesbrough’s expected goal of 0.83.

Chelsea smashed Southampton by six goals to nil in their last Champions League game. Marcos Alonso opened the scoreline in the eighth minute with a left footed strike into the bottom right corner. Mason Mount doubled their lead in the 16th minute with a nice finish into the bottom left corner. Timo Werner made it 3-0 in the 22nd minute as he rounded the keeper and slotted the ball into the net. Kai Havertz scored the fourth goal of the game as he tapped into an empty net after Werner slammed the post. Timo Werner made it 5-0 in the 49th minute with a nice finish from close range before Mount scored the last goal to make it 6-0 as Chelsea secured all three points.

Chelsea are third in the Premier League table with 62 points. The Blues have scored 64 goals while conceding 23 goals with a difference of +41.

Chelsea team news: Ben Chilwell is out of the game with an anterior cruciate ligament injury. Callum Hudson-Odoi is out of the game with a knock.

Crystal Palace smashed Everton by four goals to nil in the quarter-finals of the FA Cup. Marc Guehi opened the scoreline with a nice header from the edge of the box into the net. Jean-Philippe Mateta doubled their lead with a powerful strike into the net. Wilfred Zaha made it 3-0 with a nice finish into the net. Will Hughes made it 4-0 with an easy finish as they qualified for the semi-finals.

Crystal Palace had 52% ball possession and completed 295 passes. The Eagles created two big chances. Crystal Palace had 12 shots with seven being on target.

Crystal Palace are 13th in the Premier League table with 37 points. The Eagles have scored 43 goals and have conceded 40 goals with a goal difference of +3.

Crystal Palace team news: Michael Olise is unavailable due to a foot injury. Will Hughes is out of the game with a knock. Nathan Ferguson is unavailable due to a hamstring injury.

Chelsea vs Crystal Palace H2H

Chelsea have won three of the last four games in all competitions.

Three of the last four games have ended in over 2.5 goals.

Chelsea vs Crystal Palace key players and lineups

Chelsea projected starting lineup:

  • Edouard Mendy
  • Thiago Silva
  • Andreas Christensen
  • Reece James
  • Marcos Alonso
  • Cesar Azpilicueta
  • Jorginho
  • N’golo Kante
  • Hakim Ziyech
  • Kai Havertz
  • Timo Werner

Notable subs: Callum Hudson-Odoi, Saul Niguez, Ruben Loftus-Cheek.

Timo Werner scored two goals in their 6-1 win over Southampton. He also scored a goal in their 3-2 victory over Real Madrid. The German international has scored two goals in the FA Cup while providing two assists.

Crystal Palace projected starting lineup:

  • Vicente Guaita
  • Joel Ward
  • Cheikhou Kouyate
  • Marc Guehi
  • Tyrick Mitchell
  • James McArthur
  • Jairo Riedewald
  • Jeffrey Schlupp
  • Jordan Ayew
  • Wilfried Zaha
  • Jean-Philippe Mateta

Wilfried Zaha scored a goal in their 4-0 victory over Everton in the quarter-finals. The Ivorian international has scored one goal while providing one assist in the FA Cup.

Chelsea vs Crystal Palace predictions and betting tips

Three 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 victory as Chelsea got a late minute goal. Chelsea smashed Crystal Palace by four goals to one in the home fixture in the Premier League.

Timo Werner is currently in the form of his life. The German international has scored three goals in his last two games in all competitions. Werner has scored two goals in FA Cup while providing two assists.

Betting prediction: Over 2.5 goals

Odds: 2.00 (+100 American; 1/1 Fractional)

Betting prediction: Timo Werner to score anytime

Odds: 3.00 (+200 American; 2/1 Fractional)

Football . FA Cup. Semi-finals
Chelsea — Crystal Palace
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Timo Werner to score anytime
3.00
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