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AFC Bournemouth vs Chelsea Prediction, Pick, Preview & Betting Odds – Premier League 5/19/24

Check out our free AFC Bournemouth vs Chelsea pick and preview for this Premier League match in London. See who we like to come out on top this Premier League match.

At 11:00 AM on Sunday, May 19th, Chelsea will host AFC Bournemouth at Stamford Bridge in London. Chelsea is on a three-game winning streak and has a money line of -215 compared to Bournemouth’s line of +450. The line for a draw is sitting at +425, and the over/under goal line is at 3.5 goals. Bournemouth is 11th in the Premier League and has lost two straight, while Chelsea is 7th and has won three in a row.

AFC Bournemouth vs. Chelsea Matchup At A Glance

  • Teams: AFC Bournemouth at Chelsea
  • Where: London at Stamford Bridge
  • Date: Sunday, May 19th
  • Betting Odds CFC -215 | BOR +450 O/U 3.5

AFC Bournemouth Preview

After a strong stretch of play, AFC Bournemouth has dropped two straight matches, including a 3-0 loss to 2nd-ranked Arsenal. Overall, Bournemouth is 13-15-9, putting them 11th in the EPL. They are tied with Brighton & Hove Albion with 48 points, but Brighton holds the tiebreaker. Over their last seven matches, Bournemouth is just 2-4-1. On the road, they are 6-9-3, while they are 7-6-6 at home. In matches where they have been favored, Bournemouth is 10-3-4, while they are just 3-12-5 as the underdog. They will look to get back on track against Chelsea.

So far this season, AFC Bournemouth has been scoring 1.4 goals per match, which is 10th in the EPL. They have also been able to get 4.9 shots on goal per match, which is also 10th in the league. Dominic Solanke is the leading scorer for Bournemouth, and he is 4th in the EPL with 19 goals. He is also 11th in the league in shots on goal. Marcos Senesi is the leader in assists for Bournemouth, and he is 48th in the EPL in that category. He also has 4 goals this season, which is 4th on the team and 92nd in the league.

Heading into their match against Chelsea, AFC Bournemouth’s defense is 15th in the EPL, allowing 1.8 goals per match. Over their last five matches, they have given up an average of 1.6 goals. They are 7th in blocked shots and 6th in interceptions. Keeper Neto is 7th in clean sheets and 9th in saves.

Chelsea Preview

Chelsea will look to extend their winning streak to four matches when they take on AFC Bournemouth at home. Over their last six matches, Chelsea has gone 4-1-1, with their only loss coming against Arsenal on April 23rd. On the season, Chelsea is 16-11-9, putting them in 7th place in the EPL. They are currently tied with Newcastle United with 57 points, and they are three points ahead of Manchester United. Following this match, Chelsea will be on the road against Brighton & Hove Albion FC on May 15th.

Chelsea has been one of the most potent offenses in the EPL this season, ranking 5th in goals scored and shots on goal. They have been able to maintain a high passing percentage, which has helped them create scoring opportunities. Cole Palmer has been their top scorer this season, ranking 2nd in the EPL with 21 goals. He has also been one of the most accurate shooters in the league, ranking 6th in shots on goal.

Chelsea’s defense has been up and down over their last four matches, but they are coming off a match where they allowed two goals to a Nottingham Forest offense that is 16th in the EPL. Đorđe Petrović is 13th in the EPL with five clean sheets this season, and he is 15th in the league with 69 saves. Overall, Chelsea is 13th in the EPL in goals allowed per match (1.7), and they are 10th in blocked shots and 12th in interceptions. They are also 16th in the league in fouls per match.

AFC Bournemouth vs. Chelsea Head To Head

Chelsea and AFC Bournemouth played to a 0-0 draw in their only matchup of the season. Chelsea had six shots on goal compared to four for Bournemouth.

AFC Bournemouth vs Chelsea Free Pick

Our prediction for this EPL matchup between Chelsea and AFC Bournemouth is a 2-2 draw, with a payout of +425. Looking at the projections, both teams are 5th in the EPL in shots on goal, and they also come in with similar numbers in terms of goals scored and goals allowed. Our top projected goal scorer for Chelsea is Raheem Sterling, while Antoine Semenyo has the best odds to score for Bournemouth.

  • KnupSports.com Free Betting Pick: DRAW +425
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