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Opta Stats: Chelsea v Burnley

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The reigning Premier League champions Chelsea start the season against Burnley. Opta crunches the numbers so you don't have to.

"Burnley have lost all three Premier League opening day fixtures, scoring just one goal in those three games."

Chelsea are [1.91] to win to nil.

Chelsea are unbeaten in their previous six Premier League meetings with Burnley (W4 D2 L0). The draw is [6.6].

Chelsea have won more points on opening day than any other Premier League club (54). They are [1.26] to win.

In fact, the Blues haven't lost an opening day Premier League fixture since 1998 v Coventry, going unbeaten in their last 18 games to start the season (W15 D3). Chelsea are [1.78] to win half-time/full-time.

Just one of the previous 25 reigning Premier League champions have lost their opening game in the following season - Leicester City v Hull City in 2016 (W20 D4 L1). The draw half-time/Chelsea full-time double result is [4.3].

Burnley have lost all three Premier League opening day fixtures, scoring just one goal in those three games. Chelsea are [1.91] to win to nil.

Burnley have won just one of their 16 Premier League away games in London (D2 L13), although it came on their last visit to the capital against Crystal Palace in April, winning 2-0. They are [16.5] to pull off a shock win.

Chelsea (183) have won more points in August than any other team in Premier League history (P85, W54, D21, L10). They are [1.62] to be winning by half-time.

Chelsea summer signing Alvaro Morata (27.3%) had the highest conversion rate of any striker to score 10+ goals in La Liga last season, scoring 15 goals from 55 shots (inc. blocks). Morata is [2.1] to score.

Morata's goals won Real Madrid 13 points in the La Liga last term, only Cristiano Ronaldo won more for the side (14). He's [5.0] to open the scoring.

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