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Chelsea will be hoping to get back to winning ways when they take on Watford in the Premier League on Wednesday night.

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Match Info

Kick-Off: 19:30 GMT, Vicarage Road 

Watford v Chelsea preview

The Blues are coming into this game on the back of a 1-1 draw against Manchester United and the league leaders will be hoping to pick up all three points here.
 
Meanwhile, Watford were beaten by Leicester City last time out and the Hornets will be hoping to pick up a morale-boosting win at home.
 
They managed to beat Manchester United in their last home game and the home fans will be hoping for another special performance here.

Watford v Chelsea team news

Watford possible starting line-up: Bachmann; Ngakia, Cathcart, Troost-Ekong, Rose; Kucka, Sissoko, Tufan; Hernandez, Pedro, King

Chelsea possible starting line-up: Mendy; Azpilicueta, Christensen, Rudiger; James, Jorginho, Barkley, Alonso; Mount, Havertz; Lukaku

Watford v Chelsea form guide

Chelsea have been quite impressive on their travels in the Premier League this season and they are currently on a four-match winning run away from home.
 
The Blues have an outstanding head to head record against Watford as well and they have managed to beat the Hornets seven times in their last eight meetings.
 
The last time Watford managed to beat Chelsea was back in 2018 when they picked up a 4-1 win at home and the Hornets will be aiming for something similar this week.
 
However, the home side have lost four of their last six matches in the league and they will have to improve immensely in order to get something out of this game.

Watford v Chelsea betting odds

Here are the latest betting odds for Watford v Chelsea from Betfred:

Match-winner:

• Watford 9/1
• Draw – 9/2
• Chelsea – 1/3

Total goals:

• Over 2.5 – 3/4
• Under – 21/17

Watford v Chelsea prediction

Chelsea are undoubtedly the favourites heading into this contest and they should be able to grind out an important away win.
 
Watford have conceded 24 goals in 13 league matches and they will struggle against a Chelsea attack that has scored eight goals in their last three matches across all competitions.
 

Prediction: Chelsea to win at 1/3 with Betfred

Bet on Chelsea to beat Watford at 1/3 with Betfred

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