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Chelsea vs Wolverhampton predictionFebruary 4, 9:00 a.m. ET
Chelsea odds-157
Wolverhampton odds+420
Over\Under-143 / +121

Chelsea vs Wolverhampton. Shape of the Teams

Chelsea’s upcoming fixture against Wolverhampton Wanderers at Stamford Bridge represents a critical juncture for the Blues, who are eager to recover from a demoralizing 4-1 defeat at the hands of Liverpool.

After a series of matches against opponents from the bottom of the table, Chelsea will face more serious opponents. The recent encounter against Liverpool at Anfield highlighted a recurring issue for Mauricio Pochettino’s team: a discernible lack of defensive intensity, which has become a troubling pattern for Chelsea in away matches.

Wolverhampton, on the other hand, were close to a magnificent comeback against Manchester United a few days ago, trailing 0-3 until the 75th minute. However, youngster Kobbie Mainoo’s late goal in the dying moments of the match shattered their hopes. 

Despite this setback, Wolverhampton’s performance prior to the match, marked by a seven-match unbeaten streak, including five victories and two draws, have proven their capabilities and determination. 

Chelsea vs Wolverhampton Main Match Info

Chelsea vs Wolverhampton Prediction, Odds

Chelsea will aim to secure their fifth consecutive home victory in the Premier League, a feat not achieved since 2020. The historical record leans heavily in Chelsea’s favour, with the team not having lost to Wolves at home since 1979, a span that includes eight wins and four draws. 

Under Martin O’Neil’s guidance, Wolverhampton Wanderers have struggled to find form away from home. 

With only one win in their last six away fixtures in the top flight, coupled with a tendency to concede at least twice in four of these matches, the Wolves face a significant challenge in overturning their poor away record.

One key factor that could influence the outcome of this match is the presence of Christopher Nkunku in Chelsea’s lineup.

Nkunku, who has recently returned from a long-term injury, is one of the positive aspects for Chelsea. He scored the consolation goal against Liverpool in their previous match and is undoubtedly one of the main threats for the Wolves.

Given the results and current forms of clubs, I think the Blues will emerge victorious in this outcome. 

Chelsea vs Wolverhampton Betting Tip

This match is shaping up to be a tactical battle marked by defensive solidity rather than a high-scoring affair. In historical encounters between these two sides, we have seen many 0-0 draws and low-scoring affairs. 

Chelsea, under pressure to perform consistently, will try to attack from the first minutes, but Wolverhampton will be solid in defence, given that they are playing on the road. 

Despite boasting a squad with several quality attackers, Chelsea have struggled with inconsistency this season. They find it difficult to score more than one goal in many of their matches, particularly against teams that are lower in the standings. 

On the other side, the previous gut-wrenching result against Manchester United will motivate Wolverhampton to secure a positive outcome against Chelsea. 

I think the game will likely be contested predominantly in midfield, with both teams aiming to control the tempo and create openings through tactical discipline rather than relentless attacking. Therefore, the likelihood of witnessing a match with no more than two goals scored is high.

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