Chelsea are unbeaten in eight straight Premier League (PL) matches (W4, D4) and enter the round in third place after securing a point against table-topping Tottenham (0-0) in the last round. Impressively, that was the Blues’ fourth clean sheet across their last five PL matches, and their low average of 1.0 goals conceded per match is second-best in the league to date.
On that note, they’ve kept a clean sheet in five of their last seven competitive home matches (W4, D3) while scoring 2.86 goals on average across those. They’ve lost just one of their last 11 PL matches here (W8, D2, L1) while covering a -1.5 handicap in five (62.5%) of the eight wins.
Leeds are on a high after their first run of back to back PL clean sheets since 2003. Those clean sheets came after two straight 4-1 defeats, and entering this round, they are one of just three teams to have featured in four PL matches with at least five total goals scored.
The Whites’ tally of three away wins after ten rounds is already as many as they managed in their previous top-flight season (2003/04). All three wins came after goalless first halves. Across all venues, meanwhile, Leeds ended the last PL round second in the league for shots fired (144).
Chelsea are booked on 1.60 odds on Betpay to win, while a draw attracts odds of 4.80 and a Leeds win is priced at 5.20. Betpay is also offering odds of 1.13, 1.16 and 2.40 for a Chelsea win or draw, for any side to win and for a Leeds win or draw respectively.
Chelsea 3-2 Leeds