Chelsea meets Stoke City in a match from the 31 round of the England Premier League. The team from London are unbeaten in nine consecutive league games, as their last lost was in the London derby with Tottenham 5-3 at White Hart Lane on the 1st of January.
In the last game, the players of Jose Mourinho won difficulty away to Hull City 2-3 with a late goal in the 77 minute made by Loic Remy. Chelsea is on the first position and is almost impossible to lose the title. The Londoners lead with 6 points ahead of Manchester City and a game in hand them which should be played against the last in the current standing Leicester.
The hosts have only two losses this season and play in perfect way. Jose Mourinho can rely on the scandal Diego Costa in attack, Eden Hazard and Willian on the wings. Mourinho is also going to rely on Oscar and Fabregas in middle of the pitch.
The team of Stoke is in the middle of the table on the 10th position with 42 points. The guests arrive in this match at Stamford Bridge after two losses from West Brom and Crystal Palace after they had 3 consecutive wins before that one. Mame Diouf is expected to lead the attack. On the wings will act Etherington and Victor Moses.
The match in the first part of the season ended with a victory for Chelsea with a 0-2 at Sportsdirekct Arena. Then a goals from John Terry and Fabregas help Chelsea to win the three points for the team from London. The guests in this match don’t have a goal at Stamford Bridge since 17 January 2009, when Delap scored, but Stoke lost 2-1 to Chelsea.
I expect an easy victory for Chelsea with a handicap (-1) and over 2.5 goals in this match.
Bet365 and Sportingbet offer odds from 1.20 for a possible win for Chelsea, 4.00 is the odds for a draw and 9.00 is for a possible victory for the visitors. Over 2.5 goals odds is 1.40 and under 2.5 goals 2.00. Chelsea to win with handicap (-1) betting houses offer odds. 1.55.
Prediction: 1 Handicap(-1) and over2.5 goals