William Hill's Stoke preview

Chelsea moved to within one point of second-place Manchester United after beating Brighton on Boxing Day and Antonio Conte's Blues will hope to make further ground when they welcome Stoke City on Saturday. 

Chelsea haven’t lost their final Premier League game in a calendar year since 2011 (1-3 at home to Aston Villa) and will go into the game full of confidence having won 25 points from a possible 27 in their nine Premier League home games against Stoke City – winning eight games, drawing one and losing none. The Blues start the game as huge favourites with official betting partner, William Hill, at 1/6.

Stoke City have lost 14 Premier League games against Chelsea; more than they have against any other opponent in the competition (W2 D3 L14). It’s 16/1 for a Stoke win and 6/1 for the draw.

The last time these sides met at Stamford Bridge Chelsea ran out 4-2 winners. A repeat of that scoreline is available at 50/1 with Hills. Indeed, the Blues have scored 10 goals in the previous three games against the Potters including a hat-trick from Alvaro Morata in September. With this in mind, William Hill have an enhanced price available that might just tempt a few punters. It’s Morata to score, Chelsea to win and both teams to score, now available at 3/1 from 11/4.

Willian has scored four Premier League goals against Stoke City, more than he has against any other opponent in the competition. He’s 11/8 to score anytime, while Álvaro Morata, who scored first on Boxing Day against Brighton, is available at 5/2 to score first on Saturday.

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