Chelsea vs Manchester City Betting Tips

Stamford Bridge in London will serve as the host for the match between Chelsea and Manchester City on 3rd January 2021 at 22:00 IST. Both the teams are having an up & down season and will be looking to turn their fortunes in the new year.

Chelsea Form & Team News

Chelsea are currently in the sixth position with 26 points in 16 matches. Along with Chelsea, four more teams are at 26 points including Manchester City. Out of the 16 matches played this season, Chelsea have won seven, drew five and lost four matches. They are in some good form at home, having won four matches and drew three in eight home matches. But their current form is not so great, where they have accumulated just four points in five matches. They have scored a total of 31 goals, level with Manchester United and six goals behind Liverpool.

Chelsea will be without the services of Reece James and Hakim Ziyech. They have acquired Timo Werner and Kai Havertz this season, who provide them with more attacking strength. Tammy Abraham is the team’s leading scorer with six goals, followed by Timo Werner and Kurt Zouma with four goals. Timo Werner, Tammy Abraham and Kai Havertz are likely to start against Manchester City.

Manchester City Form & Team News

Manchester City are currently in the eighth position with 26 points in 14 matches. They are leveled in points with Chelsea, but have played two matches less than them. Out of the 14 matches played, Manchester City have won seven, drew five and lost just two matches. They have won three, drew three and lost one in the seven away matches played this season. Their current form is pretty good and are unbeaten in their last six Premier League matches. They have scored an average of 1.5 goals per match.

Manchester City will miss Kyle Walker, Ederson and Gabriel Jesus due to covid-19 and Ilkay Gündogan due to a foot injury. Manchester City are likely to make some changes to their playing XI from their previous match. Sergio Aguero, Riyad Mahrez and Benjamin Mendy are expected to start against Chelsea. Riyad Mahrez and Raheem Sterling are the team’s joint leading scorers with four goals each. The midfield maestro Kevin de Bruyne is leading the team’s assist leaderboard with seven assists.

Odds by Casumo

According to the Casumo sportsbook, Manchester City are the favorites to win the match. They are placed at 2.38 odds, while the underdogs Chelsea are placed at 2.88 and draw at 3.65 odds.

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Our Tipster’s Angle

Manchester City are slowly gaining momentum and are climbing up the ladder. They are just seven points behind Liverpool with two matches in hand and are expected to give a fight for the title.

Tip 1: Manchester City to win

In the last five head to head matches in the English Premier League matches, Manchester City have won three matches, while Chelsea have won two matches. Also in the last ten head to head matches in all competition, Manchester City have won six matches and lost the remaining four matches. In the current season, both Chelsea and Manchester City have the same win and draw record but Chelsea have lost two more matches than Manchester City. In the last five Premier League matches, Chelsea have won only one match and lost three matches. On the other hand, Manchester City have won three matches and drew two matches in their last five matches. Chelsea are struggling a bit after a good start to the season, and Manchester City will be hoping to take advantage of this. So, Manchester City are more likely to win the match against the struggling Chelsea at 2.38 odds available on the Casumo sportsbook.


Manchester City are expected to win and inch closer to the league leaders in the title race. Chelsea will be looking to turn their fortunes, but Manchester City looks like a better team on paper. Summarizing the bet mentioned above

  1. Manchester City to win @ 2.38

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