Fulham vs Chelsea Premier League predictions: tips, odds & team news

Fulham and Chelsea go head-to-head in a West London derby on Monday at 8pm (UK time).

Fulham vs Chelsea odds


*Odds correct as of 12:00 on October 1

It has not been the start to life in West London that Mauricio Pochettino was hoping for at Chelsea, winning just one of his opening six Premier League games in charge. They held Liverpool to a 1-1 draw on the opening day before a 3-0 win over bottom side Luton was sandwiched between defeats to West Ham and Nottingham Forest, before drawing 0-0 away at Bournemouth and losing 1-0 at home to Aston Villa. The Argentine is now without a win in each of his last 14 Premier League matches on the road and another away defeat here may see questions start to arise about his tenure.

Infact, no ever present side has picked up fewer Premier League wins (5) or points in 2023 than the Blues (25) and they were the only side not to score a single Premier League goal in September. Mauricio Pochettino has exactly the same record after six Premier League games in charge of the Blues as he did with Southampton (P6 W1 D2 L3). He then went unbeaten in his next six league games with the Saints, picking up 12 points (W3 D3), so he will be hoping it follows the same pattern at Stamford Bridge.

Fulham, meanwhile, have also had a mixed start to the season, recording 1-0 wins over both Everton and Luton, drawing 0-0 against Crystal Palace, drawing 2-2 against Arsenal thanks to a last minute equaliser from Joao Palhinha, and losing to both Brentford and Champions Manchester City, who stuck five past them. However, Marco Silva’s side have kept a clean sheet in each of their last two Premier League games, with no side keeping more shutouts than the Cottagers going into this weekend’s matches.

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Fulham vs Chelsea: Predictions

Bet Prediction Best odds
BTTS? Yes 7/10 with Betway
Correct Score 1-1 6/1 with Sky Bet
First Goalscorer Raheem Sterling 6/1 with Boylesports

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The stats behind our Fulham vs Chelsea predictions:

  • No side has picked up fewer points in 2023 than Chelsea (25)
  • Chelsea are yet to win away this season (D1 L1)
  • Mauricio Pochettino is without a win in his last 14 Premier League away games
  • Fulham have scored in five of their last six matches
  • Fulham are winless in their last nine Premier League London derbies (D4 L5)

Fulham vs Chelsea match tip

 Axel Disasi to be carded @ 19/5 with Unibet

Axel Disasi has been booked in both of his Premier League away games for the Blues, while no Chelsea player has committed more fouls away from home (4). Only three sides have picked up more yellow cards in the Premier League this season than Chelsea (18), with eight of them coming in their two away games.

Fulham vs Chelsea Bet-Builder tip

 BTTS > Fulham to win or draw > Axel Disasi to be carded

Chelsea have struggled away from home in 2023, keeping just two clean sheets in their 13 games on the road in 2023, while Mauricio Pochettino has failed to win any of his last 14 away games as a Premier League manager. No Chelsea player has received more yellow cards (2) or committed more fouls (4) away from home in the Premier League this season than Axel Disasi.

Fulham vs Chelsea team news

Fulham team news

In  Out Doubtful
Adama Traore, Tosin Adarabioyo Kenny Tete

Marco Silva will be without both Adama Traore and Tosin Adarabioyo, so Issa Diop and Tim Ream should continue as Fulham’s centre-back pairing, while Kenny Tete should shake off a knock to take his place at full-back. Willian will be hoping to start against his former side.

Chelsea team news

In  Out Doubtful
Armando Broja Wesley Fofana, Christopher Nkunku, Carney Chukwuemeka, Romeo Lavia, Reece James, Malo Gusto, Nico Jackson, Ben Chilwell Trevoh Chalobah, Benoit Badiashile

Chelsea still have a host of injury problems, with Wesley Fofana, Christopher Nkunku, Carney Chukwuemeka, Romeo Lavia, Reece James and now Ben Chilwell all on the sidelines. Malo Gusto and Nico Jackson both miss the game through suspension, but Armando Broja is back and could lead the line.

Fulham vs Chelsea head-to-head

  • 03 Feb 2023 – Chelsea 0-0 Fulham – Premier League 
  • 12 Jan 2023 – Fulham 2-1 Chelsea – Premier League
  • 01 May 2021 – Chelsea 2-0 Fulham – Premier League
  • 16 Jan 2021 – Fulham 0-1 Chelsea – Premier League
  • 03 Mar 2019 – Fulham 1-2 Chelsea – Premier League

Chelsea have had the better of the two sides in the history of this fixture, but Fulham went unbeaten against the Blues last term.

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