Free tips Premier League Tips: Chelsea v Sunderland (3pm, Sunday)

Chelsea v Sunderland Betting Preview

Chelsea will lift the title after concluding their league season at home to relegated Sunderland on Sunday.

The Blues could make it a Premier League record 30 league wins in one season with victory.

We take you through our match preview and betting tips for the match at Stamford Bridge.

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Chelsea v Sunderland Past meetings

Somewhat unsurprisingly, Chelsea have won 20 of the last 25 meetings between the two in a run stretching back to 2001.

However, Sunderland have had some happy memories in this fixture – their 3-2 win at home to Chelsea last season helped propel their survival bid and have picked up two victories at the Bridge in recent times with victories in 2010 (0-3) and 2014 (1-2).

Meetings at the Stadium of Light tend to be much closer – the home side have not lost by more than a goal there against the Blues in five meetings, but have lost both recent visits to West London 3-1 – the most recent was the first match after the dismissal of Jose Mourinho.


Chelsea v Sunderland Stats

With 80 goals, Chelsea have the most potent attack in the division, while Sunderland’s tally of 28 goals is only one more than the lowest scorers – Middlesbrough.

The Blues are yet to draw a home match this season, they’ve recorded 16 wins and 2 defeats in the league to date.

Prior to their confirmed title triumph, Chelsea had only used 14 outfield players in the league all season.

Sunderland have recorded as many away victories (3) as 8th-placed West Brom, and their wins on the road accounts for half of their overall tally for the league campaign.



Chelsea v Sunderland Team News

Antonio Conte has a fully fit Chelsea squad to chose from with the exception of Ruben Loftus-Cheek (back), who is a doubt although expect a much-changed Chelsea line-up.

David Moyes has major doubts over Victor Anichebe (hamstring), Jason Denayer (thigh), George Honeyman (back) and Steven Pienaar (ankle), while Jan Kirchoff, Paddy McNair and Duncan Watmore are all definitely out.


Chelsea v Sunderland Match Predictions

Chelsea win 1/6 – Betway, Betfair


Chelsea v Sunderland Best Bet

Both teams to score Yes 11/5 – Boylesports


Reason for Chelsea v Sunderland Bets

All things point to a Chelsea victory which would be befitting of their title celebrations and which would also see Sunderland end their disastrous season, which has culminated in an emphatic relegation, with defeat.

Expect the hosts to make plenty of changes as they did in their victory over Watford and in doing so ensure a similar outcome – a home victory but with goals flying in, and potentially at either end.

There is nothing riding on this match for either side, barring the hosts desire to break the Premier League record for number of wins in one season.

As such, players will be relaxed and there is little requirement for either side to play cautiously, hence the strength in a bet on both teams to score.

Odds of 11/5 are in place due to the away side’s lack of attacking threat, which has been on show throughout the season, but they will come up against a makeshift Blues defence which Watford – who had scored only 1 goal in 7 – breached three times.

It’s impossible to look beyond a win for Conte’s side however and whilst 1/6 does not offer any strong value, it’s the only logical outcome.


Chelsea v Sunderland Match Predictions

Chelsea win 1/6 – Bet Way, Bet Fair


Specific Chelsea v Sunderland Bet Prediction

Both teams to score Yes 11/5 – Boyle Sports


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