Chelsea vs Crystal Palace Predictions & Best Bets | Picking Against the Spread

In 10th place in the league, Chelsea (6-8-4; 22 points) welcome Crystal Palace (4-8-6; 18 points), currently in 15th place in the league, at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday. Kick off is at 19:30 GMT. Chelsea, who have had four losses in the most recent six matches, will head into this clash with the home field advantage at Stamford Bridge.

Chelsea and Palace last met each other in January 15, 2023 and the match resulted in a 1-0 win for the Blues. Chelsea have a record of 5-5-0 in their last matches against Palace. Chelsea have scored 24 goals across these head-to-head matches compared to Palace’s five.

Chelsea vs Palace Prediction

The bookmakers are in no doubt about who will win this game. SugarHouse have Crystal Palace as big favorites with odds of 1.77, while the Chelsea are 4.6. 2 total goals are predicted.

Chelsea head into this game in 10th place in the league with a record of six wins, eight losses and four draws over 18 games. The club has had four losses in the latest six matches and have racked up a total of 29 goals while conceding 28. This has largely been because of the accomplishments of N. Jackson, who has seven goals, and Cole Palmer who has six. In their previous match, The Blues fell against Wolverhampton Wanderers 2-1.

Crystal Palace heads into this match with 18 points. They are in 15th place in the league and their record right now has seen them pick up four wins, eight losses and six draws over the course of 18 matches. The team has had six losses in the latest ten matches and they have scored a total of 18 goals so far, giving up 26. Their top players O. Edouard and J. Andersen have scored six and two respectively. In their most recent match on Thursday, The Eagles dropped points against Brighton & Hove Albion 1-1.

Going into this contest, Chelsea have yet to rule out any players. Meanwhile, Crystal Palace haven’t officially ruled out anyone yet.

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Moneyline Pick: Chelsea (4.6)

Palace are considered the favorite per oddsmakers. The club could be experiencing a better month, coming into this matchup with a recent win percentage that is very low. In contrast, Chelsea have a win percentage of 40% this December (two wins).

Chelsea vs Palace Betting Odds

  • Moneyline: Chelsea (1.77), Crystal Palace (4.6)
  • Spread: Chelsea 0.75 (2.01), Crystal Palace 0.75 (1.89)
  • Over/Under: Under 2.5 Goals (1.9), Over 2.5 Goals (1.9)

Chelsea vs Palace Betting Trends

  • Record last 10 games: Chelsea 3-5-2, Crystal Palace 1-6-3
  • Home/Road Split: Chelsea (6-8-4), Palace (4-8-6)
  • Head-To-Head: Chelsea’s record is 5-5-0 in their last 23 matches against Palace
  • Match Type: League

Over/Under Pick: Under 2.5 Total Goals (1.9)

Heading into this match, Chelsea have averaged 1.4 goals per game up through now this month while Palace have scored an average of 1.1 goals per game so far this month.

Spread Pick: Chelsea 0.75 Goals (2.01)

For the bet to hit, Chelsea will need to win by the amount of the spread or more in order to cover.

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