Betting preview: Brentford faced with a tough challenge when Chelsea visits

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Competition: England Premier League
Competition: Sat 16.October
Match begins: 16:30 (UTC)
Venue: Brentford Community Stadium (17250 seats)

Here's everything you need to know about the Premier League fixture Brentford - Chelsea!

Insights:
  • Brentford have conceded at least twice as many corners as they have won.
  • Chelsea have the the best goal difference (+12) in Premier League

Both contenders have had enough days rest since their last game. Let's trust this will be an in-your-face fixture!

This is a match between teams from the same area, a local derby. The community is buzzing.

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Brentford form and stats

The Premier League results playing at home this season for Brentford are 1-1-1 (wins-draws-losses).

Brentford enjoyed a nice away win last time out, playing at West Ham United's place. The match ended 2-1 with Bryan Mbeumo and Yoane Wissa scoring. Manager T. Frank felt very clever after Yoane Wissa scored the winning goal against West Ham United, having brought on that player as a substitute in the 82nd minute. Some amazing scenes last match, when Yoane Wissa scored the winning goal four minutes into stoppage time. Ivan Toney, a natural forward, was the declared top performer for the team in that fixture, collecting a rating of 7.43 (out of 10). Toney hit two key passes.

Preceding that game was the home draw versus Liverpool that ended 3-3.

Brentford have proved capable of finding the net in their games here at Brentford Community Stadium with 5 goals in 3 league matches. Brentford's goalkeeper has had to pick the ball out of their own net 4 times. For more goal stats, check the Statistics tab above.

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Chelsea form and stats

Chelsea are happy with their away performances in the Premier League so far, having secured two victories and one draw from their first three travels.

Chelsea won their last game, 3-1 versus Southampton played at home. Trevoh Chalobah was the top performer of the team in that game with a match score of 8.11. The defender Chalobah scored one goal and won 10 of 12 duels.

Prior to that match, the Chelsea manager T. Tuchel faced defeat when travelling to Juventus and losing 0-1.

The visitors are returning home after this fixture, hosting Malmö FF in just four days.

With an average of more than two away goals per league game away, Chelsea are regular goalscorers on their travels. The Chelsea defense is a tough nut to crack, having conceded less than half a goal per away game on average (1 goal in 3 games).

Head 2 Head

H2H stats regardless of arena (last three matches): Brentford zero wins, one draw and Chelsea two victories. As for goals, three matches ended with three or more goals (over 2,5), zero games had two or less.

Top Goalscorers

ChelseaR. Lukaku Menama
R. Lukaku Menama
3 goals
BrentfordB. Mbeumo
B. Mbeumo
2 goals
BrentfordI. Toney
I. Toney
2 goals

Brentford missing players

Chelsea missing players

Brentford Chelsea
Total Home vs top Statistics Stat vs mid Away Total
7 3 2 Played P 2 3 7
3 1 0 Won W 2 2 5
3 1 1 Drew D 0 1 1
1 1 1 Lost L 0 0 1
10 5 3 Scored S 5 6 15
6 4 4 Conceded C 0 1 3
86% 100% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 100% 100%
71% 67% 50% Over 1.5 O 1.5 100% 100% 86%
29% 33% 50% Over 2.5 O 2.5 50% 33% 57%
14% 33% 50% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 0% 14%
14% 33% 50% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 0% 0%
43% 33% 50% BTTS BTTS 0% 33% 29%
43% 33% 0% Clean Sheets C S 100% 67% 57%
29% 33% 50% Failed to Score F T 0% 0% 14%
 
2.9 1.7 1.5 Corners for (avg) C F 9.5 7.3 6
5.9 7 8 Corners against (avg) C A 7 8.7 7.7
2.1 1.3 2 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 0.5 1 1.1
1 0 0 Red cards R C 0 1 1
 
10.1 9 9.5 Shots (avg) S ( 21 16 14.4
2.7 2.7 2.5 Shots on Target (avg) S O 7.5 6 5.7
53% 62% 60% Goal Efficiency G E 33% 33% 38%
Key stats in Premier League this season:
  • All of Chelsea's away-matches have had more than 1,5 goals.
  • Brentford have conceded at least twice as many corners as they have won.
  • Brentford have won significantly less corners at home than away.
  • Chelsea have created more than twice as many corners as Brentford.
  • Chelsea have not yet lost a game away.
  • Chelsea have scored at least twice as many goals as they have conceded.
  • Chelsea have scored in all their away matches so far.
  • Chelsea have the most scored goals in the first half (7) in Premier League
  • Chelsea have the the best goal difference (+12) in Premier League
  • Chelsea have won significantly more corners away than at home.
  • Chelsea haven’t played a single 0-0 game.

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Chelsea 7 5 1 1 15 3 4 3 0 1 9 2 3 2 1 0 6 1 12 16
2 Liverpool 7 4 3 0 17 6 4 2 2 0 8 3 3 2 1 0 9 3 11 15
3 Manchester City 7 4 2 1 14 3 3 2 1 0 10 0 4 2 1 1 4 3 11 14
4 Manchester United 7 4 2 1 14 6 4 2 1 1 10 4 3 2 1 0 4 2 8 14
5 Everton 7 4 2 1 13 8 3 3 0 0 8 2 4 1 2 1 5 6 5 14
6 Brighton & Hove Albion 7 4 2 1 8 5 4 2 1 1 4 3 3 2 1 0 4 2 3 14
7 Brentford 7 3 3 1 10 6 3 1 1 1 5 4 4 2 2 0 5 2 4 12
8 Tottenham Hotspur 7 4 0 3 6 10 4 3 0 1 4 4 3 1 0 2 2 6 -4 12
9 West Ham United 7 3 2 2 14 10 4 1 1 2 8 7 3 2 1 0 6 3 4 11
10 Aston Villa 7 3 1 3 10 9 3 2 1 0 6 1 4 1 0 3 4 8 1 10
11 Arsenal 7 3 1 3 5 10 3 2 0 1 4 3 4 1 1 2 1 7 -5 10
12 Wolverhampton Wanderers 7 3 0 4 5 6 4 1 0 3 2 5 3 2 0 1 3 1 -1 9
13 Leicester City 7 2 2 3 9 12 3 1 1 1 3 3 4 1 1 2 6 9 -3 8
14 Crystal Palace 7 1 4 2 8 11 4 1 3 0 6 3 3 0 1 2 2 8 -3 7
15 Watford 7 2 1 4 7 10 3 1 1 1 4 5 4 1 0 3 3 5 -3 7
16 Leeds United 7 1 3 3 7 14 4 1 1 2 4 7 3 0 2 1 3 7 -7 6
17 Southampton 7 0 4 3 5 10 3 0 2 1 1 2 4 0 2 2 4 8 -5 4
18 Burnley 7 0 3 4 5 11 4 0 2 2 2 4 3 0 1 2 3 7 -6 3
19 Newcastle United 7 0 3 4 8 16 3 0 2 1 5 7 4 0 1 3 3 9 -8 3
20 Norwich City 7 0 1 6 2 16 3 0 0 3 2 8 4 0 1 3 0 8 -14 1

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The English Premier League is the top level of the English football league pyramid. 20 teams play 38 fixtures each to see who tops the Premier League table. The Premier League is the most watched sports league in the world. Seasons run from August to May with most games on Saturdays and Sundays.