Betting. Wolverhampton Wanderers vs Chelsea [18.02.17] : Blues to shoot off Wolves

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Betting. Wolverhampton Wanderers vs Chelsea [18.02.17] : Blues to shoot off Wolves

FA Cup

Fifth Round Proper


Bet: Teams To Score: Chelsea Only

Wolverhampton Wanderers path to the Fifth Round Proper of FA Cup was perilous one. Both matches were played on away stadiums. Firstly, Stoke City was beaten 0-2 in Third Round and then Liverpool was deposed on Anfield with the score 1-2 in Fourth Round. However, the result wasn’t unexpected by sports betting experts as The Reds’ crisis flamed up. So, The Wolves are at underdog Status again at betting odds of 7.50. And The Draw is evaluated by 4.50.

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Chelsea has moved to the Fifth Round Proper through comfort rivals. When placing bets you should remember that Peterborough United (4-1) and Brentford (4-0) were overcame on Stamford Bridge. The team had no any problems at all as The Blues are occupied by title race in Premier League. However, bookmakers’ offices named The Pensioners as complete favorite at betting odds of 1.36.

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Sports betting experts noted that Antonio Conte may use the first line-up against Wolverhampton Wanderers despite losing points in last Premier League match versus Burnley (1-1). First of all, The Blues don’t take part in European cups. That’s why their nearest EPL game is on last February weekend. Moreover, the team has a real chance to make a double, i.e. to win both Premier League and FA Cup. However, its last four away matches were rather frustrating – only one victory over crisis Leicester City as well as two draws. So, may be it is logically to take such bets as “Double Chance: Wolverhampton Or Draw” (2.70) but Paul Lambert’s side is in obvious crisis losing three games in a row (two of them on Molineux).

Therefore, Chelsea is an obvious overdog and punters may choose such option as “Double Result: Chelsea/Chelsea” at betting odds of 1.91. As to the goal performance Total Match Goals Over 2.5 at odds of 1.60 is possible despite the fact both teams used to score Under 2.5 in recent matches. Moreover, such bets as “Both Teams To Score: No” (1.91) or “Teams To Score: Chelsea Only” (2.30) may be taken by gamblers because Wolverhampton attack in recent games was very poor.