Chelsea vs Brentford EPL Betting Prediction

EPL Chelsea vs Brentford Prediction 3/2/2024

Chelsea (10-10-5) travel to face off against Brentford (7-14-4) on Saturday, March 02nd. This match will be played at Gtech Community Stadium in Brentford. Chelsea is coming off a draw while Brentford is coming off a loss. The match is scheduled for 10:00 AM ET.

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Chelsea Is Coming Off A Draw

Chelsea will be looking to get back on the winning track after playing to a draw vs. Manchester City. This draw came on the road, and they were a heavy underdog of +750. The two combined goals were one less than the line of 3.5 goals.

Chelsea’s offense took a total of nine shots, with six being on target. The club’s only goal came from Raheem Sterling, who needed just three total shots to find the back of the net. Nicolas Jackson picked up the assist for Chelsea.

On the defensive end, Chelsea intercepted eight passes and finished with a total of nine defensive clearances. Đorđe Petrović made four saves on Man City’s five shots on target. Overall, Manchester City took 31 shots.

Chelsea enters this match against Brentford sitting 11th in the EPL, one spot behind West Ham United. Overall, Chelsea is 10-10-5, and they are 5-6-2 on the road. Over their last six matches, Chelsea has gone 3-2-1, including a 1-1 draw against Manchester City. Following this match, Chelsea will be at home on Monday, March 11th, against Newcastle United.

Brentford Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

In their last match, Brentford took on Manchester City on the road but came up short, losing by a score of 1-0. The money line payout for a Brentford win was +1450. The one goal scored fell short of the over/under goal line of 3.5 goals.

Brentford’s offense took just six shots in the match, and only two of these shots were on goal. Frank Onyeka had the club’s only two shots on goal, with no other player having more than one shot.

Mark Flekken and the Brentford defense did a nice job despite the loss, considering Manchester City took a total of 25 shots. Flekken finished with nine saves, and the club blocked one shot while intercepting eight passes.

Through 25 matches, Brentford has a record of 7-14-4, putting them 15th in the EPL. Over their last six matches, they have gone just 2-4. Their two wins during this stretch came against Wolverhampton Wanderers and Nottingham Forest. In their most recent match, they lost to Manchester City, which was their second straight loss. Overall, they have been favored in 11 matches, going 5-3-3, while they have been the underdog in 14 matches, going just 2-11-1. Following this match against Chelsea, they will take on West Ham United on the road on February 26th.

Chelsea Offense Breakdown

Chelsea’s offense has been solid this season, ranking 8th in the EPL in goals scored at 1.6 per match. Cole Palmer has been their top scorer, finding the net 10 times, which is 8th in the league. Nicolas Jackson has been their top shooter, with 22 shots on goal, which is 16th in the EPL. He has scored 7 times, which is 27th in the league. Palmer also leads the team in assists, and his 6 assists are 12th in the EPL. For the season, Chelsea is 9th in shots on goal and 11th in corner kicks.

Brentford Offense Breakdown


So far this season, Brentford has scored 1.4 goals per match, which is 12th in the EPL. They are also 13th in shots on goal per match at 4.4. Bryan Mbeumo is their leading scorer with 7 goals, which is 26th in the EPL. Neal Maupay has 5 goals and 19 shots on goal, which is 20th in the league. Mbeumo also leads the team in assists with 3, which is 66th in the EPL. Brentford has had fewer corners than their opponents in 56% of their matches this season.

Chelsea Defense Breakdown

Chelsea’s defense has struggled of late, giving up four goals to Wolverhampton Wanderers on February 4th and currently ranks 11th in the EPL in goals allowed per match. However, they did hold Manchester City to just one goal in their most recent match, and they will be facing a Brentford offense that is 12th in the EPL in scoring. Keeper Robert Sánchez has three clean sheets this season and is 15th in the EPL in saves.

Brentford Defense Breakdown

Mark Flekken and the Brentford defense will have their hands full on February 20th when they take on the 8th-ranked Chelsea offense. Over their last four matches, they have given up an average of 2.0 goals per match. However, they did have a clean sheet against the 9th-ranked Wolverhampton Wanderers offense on February 10th. On the season, they are 15th in the EPL in goals allowed per match at 1.8. Flekken is 13th in the EPL with four clean sheets.

Chelsea vs Brentford Prediction

Chelsea comes into this match with the edge in terms of passing, as they are the 3rd most accurate passing team in the EPL, compared to Brentford, who is 17th. However, we see this match ending in a 1-1 draw, with both teams projected to finish with four shots on goal. Our top projected goal scorer for the match is Ivan Toney for Brentford, who has the 12th best odds to score a goal in the EPL this season. As for Chelsea, look for Raheem Sterling to find the net.

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