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Chelsea v Arsenal-Stats and Preview 12-5-21

Match: Chelsea v Arsenal

Competition: Premier League

Date: 12/5/21

Kick-off time: 8.15pm

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Head to head record

Last 5 matches – Premier League only

26/12/20 Arsenal 3 – 1 Chelsea

21/01/20 Chelsea 2 – 2 Arsenal

29/12/19 Arsenal 1 – 2 Chelsea

19/01/19 Arsenal 2 – 0 Chelsea

18/08/18 Chelsea 3 – 2 Arsenal

Goal stats

  • Total match goals
Over 0.5 goals 94%
Over 1.5 goals 69%
Over 2.5 goals 48.5%
Over 3.5 goals 26.5%
BTTS - Yes 43%

Chelsea team goals

Over 0.5 goals 83%
Over 1.5 goals 69%
Over 2.5 goals 43%

Arsenal team goals

Over 0.5 goals 91%
Over 1.5 goals 69%
Over 2.5 goals 54%

Corner betting stats

Chelsea corner stats

Average corners for: 6.39

Average corners against: 4.35

Over/ under corner % charts

Over 9.5 corners 49%
Over 10.5 corners 46%
Over 11.5 corners 40%

Arsenal corner stats

Average corners for: 4.98

Average corners against: 5.91

Over/ under corner % charts

Over 9.5 corners 49%
Over 10.5 corners 34%
Over 11.5 corners 29%

Card betting stats

Chelsea Card stats

Averages

Yellow for: 1.34

Yellows against: 1.46

Top cards:

N Kante – 7

C Azpilicueta – 4

B Chilwell – 3

T Silva – 3

Arsenal Card stats

Averages

Yellow for: 1.57

Yellows against: 2.11

Top cards:

H Bellerin – 8

G Xhaka – 7

K Tierney – 4

D Ceballos – 4

Injuries

Chelsea injuries & suspensions

Out: M Kovacic

Doubtful: None

Suspended: None

Arsenal injuries & suspensions

Out: P Mari, G Xaka and D Luiz

Doubtful: A Laccazette

Suspended: None

Chelsea v Arsenal Match Preview & Trends

Gunners hoping to get back on track after Europa woes

Mikel Arteta will be looking to turn his Gunners player’s fortunes around in this mid-week London derby as Arsenal go across the City to Samford Bridge on Wednesday night. Thomas Tuchel will be hoping to capitalize on Leicester losing to Newcastle and cement his team’s grip on 3rd place before facing the Foxes in the F.A Cup Final this weekend.

Chelsea have kept a clean sheet in the last 4 home matches and a clean sheet in the last 7 out of 10 Premier League matches but they have conceded at least one goal from Arsenal in the last 8 games. There have been fewer than 3 goals scored in total in each of Chelsea’s last 5 home games but there has been a first-half goal scored in each of Chelsea’s last 5 games in a row.

There have been at least three goals in the last 5 games between Chelsea and Arsenal and both sides have scored in their last 5 meetings. There has been a penalty awarded in 5 of the last 10 games between Chelsea and Arsenal including one awarded in the last 3 straight games between the sides. There has been at least one red card in 4 out of the last 10 games between Chelsea and Arsenal at Stamford Bridge.

Arsenal have been undefeated in their last 5 away matches and have scored in each of these fixtures. The Gunners have now scored 2 goals or more in each of their last 3 away matches. At least one first-half goal has been scored in each of Arsenal’s last 8 away games in a row and they have scored in the second half in each of their last 6 matches away from home. 41% of Arsenal’s Premier League away games this season have seen both sides score before half time

If Chelsea win, they would increase their lead over Arsenal to 15 points in the league table, and it would be their 4th consecutive win, their 6th straight match without defeat and the end of a 5-match unbeaten streak away for Arsenal. Should the match ends in a draw, Chelsea would remain 12 points ahead of Arsenal in the league table, and it would be the end of a 3-match winning streak for Chelsea and Arsenal’s 6th consecutive away match without defeat. If Arsenal win, they would reduce the gap with Chelsea to a 9-point difference in the league table, and it would be the end of a 5-match unbeaten streak for Chelsea.

Key trends

Arsenal have scored in 76% of their away matches.

Chelsea have picked up an average of 1.76 Points Per Game in their 17 matches played at home

Arsenal’s average Points Per Game in their 17 away games is 1.59.

Referee data

Ref: A Marinner

Average yellow cards: 2.48

Average red cards: 0.04

Average booking points: 25.87