Cardiff City vs Chelsea Betting Preview – 31/03/2019

Cardiff City vs Chelsea Betting Preview – 31/03/2019

Cardiff City return to their home ground this Sunday where they will go up against Chelsea, as we enter the final seven games of the Premier League season. Cardiff find themselves down in 18th as they head into their 31st match of the season, in need of two points to catch Burnley who sit ahead of them. Before the international break, Chelsea suffered a 2-0 defeat to Everton, which meant they threw away the chance to move into fifth place. Maurizio Sarri will be expecting his side to secure another simple three points against Cardiff after already beating them 4-1 this season.

Cardiff have had a tough season in the Premier League and they enter the last seven games sat down in 18th, in need of three points to lift them above Burnley. The chances of the hosts securing three points against Chelsea look minimal with them putting up little resistance the last time they met. The Bluebirds had been suffering from three consecutive defeats before they managed to secure a shock 2-0 win over West Ham in their last fixture. If you fancy the hosts to secure all three points against Chelsea, SkyBet is offering odds of 13/2.

The last time these sides met, Cardiff put up little resistance to Chelsea’s attack and suffered a heavy 4-1 defeat. If you fancy Chelsea to make light work of their opponent’s defence once again Bet365 is offering odds of 4/5 for there to be over 2.5 goals. Víctor Camarasa bagged his fourth goal of the season last time out against West Ham, placing him as Cardiff’s joint top goalscorer. Betway has Camarasa to score again priced at 5/1. Despite losing to Chelsea in the first meeting, Cardiff did manage to get on the scoresheet and you can back both teams to score again with Bet365 at a price of 19/20.

Chelsea will be hoping they can make a late push for a spot in the top four, but with only eight games left to play, they must win the majority to do so. The Blues arrive at this game sat in sixth place just a single point behind Manchester United who sits in fifth. Over the last five games, Chelsea have lost just one game, alongside three wins and one draw. Their defeat came most recently when they suffered a shock 2-0 defeat to Everton. SkyBet has the travelling side to win priced at 4/9.

Chelsea’s last defeat against Everton came away from home, but before this, they had picked up three consecutive wins whilst playing as the away side. Chelsea bagged four goals when they faced Cardiff in the first meeting this season and you can back them to score 3+ goals with Bet365 who are offering odds of 7/4. Eden Hazard remains the Blues top goalscorer with 16 goals and you can back the Belgian to score at a price of 21/20 with Betway.

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