Chelsea will try to continue their dominance against Tottenham, but it should be a tough task on Sunday when the teams meet in a 2022-23 English Premier League match. Spurs have been a different team since former Chelsea boss Antonio Conte took over as manager in November. It finished fourth in the league last season, just three points behind third-place Chelsea. The Blues have won five straight matches in this North West London derby and will have the crowd behind them. Tottenham has won just once in the past 37 meetings at Stamford Bridge (12-24-1). Chelsea scrapped to a 1-0 victory on the road against Everton last Saturday, while Tottenham cruised to a 4-1 victory at home the same day.
Kickoff in London is set for 11:30 a.m ET. Chelsea is the +126 favorite (risk $100 to win $126) on the 90-minute money line in the latest Chelsea vs. Tottenham odds from Caesars Sportsbook. Spurs are the +230 underdog, a regulation draw is priced at +230 and the over/under for total goals scored is 2.5. Before you lock in your Tottenham vs. Chelsea picks or bets, be sure you check out the English Premier League predictions from proven soccer insider Martin Green.
After working in the sports betting industry for several years, Green became a professional sports writer and handicapper and has covered the game worldwide. Since then, his European soccer picks have been stunningly accurate. Green has generated almost $35,000 for $100 bettors since the 2017-18 season, and he has his finger on the pulse of the game all over the globe.
Now, Green has broken down the Chelsea vs. Tottenham matchup from every angle and just locked in his picks and Premier League predictions. You can head to SportsLine now to see his picks. Here are the betting lines and trends for Tottenham vs. Chelsea:
- Chelsea vs. Tottenham spread: Chelsea -0.5 (+120)
- Chelsea vs. Tottenham over/under: 2.5 goals
- Chelsea vs. Tottenham money line: Chelsea +126, Tottenham +230, Draw +230
- CHL: It is 6-1-0 in the past seven EPL meetings, with a 12-1 goal advantage
- TOT: It has scored the most league goals during this calendar year (51)
- Chelsea vs. Tottenham picks: See picks here.
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Why you should back Chelsea
The Blues will be eager to put on a better performance than last week for their home crowd, and they should be confident. They dominated Spurs four times over the course of last season, beating them a combined 8-0 in two EPL meetings and two League Cup matches. Chelsea had a 70-26 advantage in shots (25-9 on target) over those four matchups. It should hold the ball for much of the game, as it averaged a 10 percent higher possession rate (62.3-52) in 2021-22. It kept possession an average of 60 percent in the four matchups with Tottenham last season.
New addition Raheem Sterling has played at Stamford Bridge many times, but he’s no longer the enemy and will be out to make a good impression. The speedy 27-year-old scored 13 goals and set up five for league champ Manchester City last season. The Chelsea defense should remain tough to penetrate as long as manager Thomas Tuchel is devising the tactics. Thiago Silva is back and has been joined by newcomer Kalidou Koulibaly in the middle. The Blues allowed 33 goals last season, third-fewest in the league, and had a plus-43 goal differential.
Why You Should Back Tottenham
The Blues defense has been tough to crack, but Spurs certainly have the talent to do it. And Koulibaly is still acclimating to his new teammates in the middle, and the Blues lost both Antonio Rudiger and Andreas Christensen in the offseason. That could mean Harry Kane and Son Heung-Min find their opportunities this week. Tottenham won in a rout despite neither of the top scorers getting on the board against Southampton. Son had a team-high 23 goals, while Kane scored 17 after a slow start. Last week’s goals came from unlikely sources, including an own goal.
Son did have one assist against the Saints, but it was Dejan Kulusevski who had the biggest impact. The Swedish midfielder scored a goal and set up another, and defender Eric Dier and midfielder Ryan Sessegnon also got on the score sheet. Kulusevski had five goals and eight assists last season and has been a strong complement to the top two. Richarlison came over in the offseason from Everton, where he scored 43 goals in four seasons. Hugo Lloris remains in the net, and the Frenchman had 16 clean sheets and a 71.4 save percentage in 2021-22.
How to make EPL and Chelsea vs. Tottenham picks
Green has scrutinized the Chelsea vs. Tottenham match from every angle, and he is leaning Under on the goal total. He also provides his two confident best bets and a full breakdown of the match. He’s only sharing his EPL picks here.
So, who wins Tottenham vs. Chelsea in Sunday’s English Premier League matchup? And where does all the betting value lie? Visit SportsLine now to see the best bets for the Chelsea vs. Tottenham match, all from the European soccer expert who has generated almost $35,000 for $100 bettors over the past four seasons, and find out, find out.