Opta Stats: Burnley v Chelsea

Burnley manager Sean Dyche.
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Both Burnley and Chelsea have European qualification in their sights. Opta crunches the numbers so you don't have to.

"Burnley are unbeaten in their seven previous Premier League home midweek games (Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday), winning four and drawing three."

They are 21/202.06 in the Double Chance market.

Burnley won the reverse of this fixture on the opening weekend - their first top-flight victory over Chelsea since August 1973. They are 4/14.8 to claim victory.

Chelsea haven't lost both league meetings in a season against Burnley since the 1968-69 campaign. They are 13/53.6 to avoid defeat with a draw.

The Clarets haven't done the league double against the reigning top-flight champions since 1953-54, when they beat Arsenal home and away. Burnley are 3.45 in the Draw No Bet market.

The Blues have scored in all seven of their Premier League meetings with Burnley; only against Wigan (16), Derby and Portsmouth (14 each) do they have a better 100% scoring record in the competition. Over 2.5 goals is 6/52.2.

Burnley are unbeaten in their seven previous Premier League home midweek games (Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday), winning four and drawing three. They are 21/202.06 in the Double Chance market.

Chelsea have only lost one of their six Premier League games on a Thursday (W3 D2), with that defeat coming in their last such match (3-5 vs Tottenham, January 2015). The visitors are 20/211.94 to win.

Sam Vokes scored a brace at Stamford Bridge in the reverse fixture - no player has ever scored at least twice in two Premier League meetings against the Blues within the same season. Vokes is 100/304.3 to score.

Cesc Fabregas has had a hand in three goals in his three Premier League appearances at Turf Moor, scoring once for Arsenal and providing two assists with Chelsea. Fabregas is 6/17.0 to find the net.

Alvaro Morata scored just 10 minutes into his Premier League debut against Burnley in the reverse fixture. Morata is 5/16.0 to open the scoring.

Dan Fitch 2017/18 Season P/L

Staked: 448.0 pts
Returned: 464.37 pts
P/L: +16.37 pts

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