Opta Stats: Chelsea v West Brom

Will it be high-fives all round for Chelsea when they face West Brom?
Will it be high-fives all round for Chelsea when they face West Brom?

Chelsea can put the pressure on league leaders Arsenal by beating West Brom. Opta rates their chances.

"Chelsea (along with Man City) are the only teams with maximum points from their home games this season."

They are 5/61.87 to win half-time/full-time.

Chelsea have won 12 of their 14 Barclays Premier League games with West Brom (W12 L2) including all seven at Stamford Bridge. They are 30/1001.31 to win.

West Brom have won two of their last three league games against Chelsea, but both have been at the Hawthorns. An away Baggies win is rated at an unlikely 11/112.0.

Chelsea have hit more shots off target than any other Premier League side this season (77). West Brom are 10/111.0 to keep a clean sheet.

Chelsea have scored 76 goals in their last 26 Saturday 3pm Premier League games at Stamford Bridge, an average of 2.9 per game. Over 2.5 goals is 4/61.65.

Chelsea (along with Man City) are the only teams with maximum points from their home games this season. They are 5/61.87 to win half-time/full-time.

Chelsea have made fewer interceptions than any other side this season (80). West Brom are 1/12.0 to score.

WBA veteran Nicolas Anelka has only scored one goal in 12 Premier League appearances against Chelsea. His former club are 4/51.78 to win to nil.

This compares to Anelka's rate of 38 goals in 125 Premier League appearances for Chelsea. Anelka is 9/25.5 to find the net.

Chelsea have won 12 of their last 13 Premier League home games. They are 7/42.7 to win both halves.

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