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Chelsea vs Sevilla Betting Tips, Predictions & Odds - Sevilla dangerous in UEFA Champions League opener

  • Chelsea and Sevilla begin their UEFA Champions League campaigns on Tuesday
  • The match takes place at Stamford Bridge and kicks off at 8.00pm BST
  • Chelsea have won 1 of their last 4 matches
  • Sevilla have lost 1 of their last 28 matches
  • Sevilla won the UEFA Europa League last season
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Sevilla has lost one of their last 28 matches (Getty Images)

Chelsea host Sevilla is their opening game of the 2020/21 UEFA Champions League at Stamford Bridge on Tuesday. Will either side make a winning start to their Group E campaign?

Chelsea Form


Chelsea have started the season in mixed form.Frank Lampard's side head into the UEFA Champions League group stage after one win in their last four games.

The Blues have been scoring for fun, but have had problems keeping them out at the other end. Two of their last three Premier League games have ended in 3-3 draws, the most recent when conceding late against Southampton on Saturday.

In between, Chelsea lost to Tottenham on penalties are a 1-1 draw in the Carabao Cup before thumping Crystal Palace 4-0. Will Frank Lampard being able to find an answer to the Blues' defensive frailties?

Chelsea Team News


Thiago Silva was rested against Southampton but could come back into the Chelsea defence. Goalkeeper Eduoard Mendy is likely to remain sidelined, leaving Frank Lampard with a decision on whether to stick with Kepa Arrizabalaga or bring in Willy Caballero. 

Reece James is expected to start, but N'Golo Kante is a doubt. Out of favour Marcus Alonso is suspended.

Sevilla Form


Sevilla's season began with a 2-1 defeat to Bayern Munich in the UEFA Super Cup. The Europa League winners took the lead through a Lucas Ocampos penalty, but Leon Goretzka levelled and Javi Martinez won the game for Bayern in extra time.

Sevilla started the La Liga season with back-to-back wins. A 3-1 victory at Cadiz was followed by a 1-0 win over Levante, although it needed a 90th minute winner from Youssef En-Nesyri.

Julen Lopetegui's side held Barcelona to a 1-1 draw with Luuk de Jong getting an early goal at the Nou Camp. Seville suffered a 1-0 defeat at Granada on Saturday, Joan Jordán was sent off on the stroke of half time with Granada scoring eight minutes from time.

Sevilla Team News


Left-back Sergio Escudero is injured and centre-back Jules Kounde is out after testing positive for coronavirus.

Chelsea vs Sevilla Head to Head


This will be the first time that Chelsea and Sevilla have met in a competitive fixture.

Chelsea vs Sevilla Odds


Chelsea are 2.00 favourites to make a winning start in Group E. Sevilla are 3.60 outsiders with a draw marginally shorter at 3.50.

Chelsea vs Sevilla Stats


  • Chelsea have won 1 of their last 4 matches (all competitions).
  • Chelsea have seen over 3.5 goals in 4 of their last 5 matches (all competitions).
  • Chelsea have scored 17 goals in their last 5 matches (all competitions).
  • Sevilla have lost 1 of their last 26 matches (all competitions).
  • Sevilla have lost 1 of their last 12 away matches (all competitions).
  • Sevilla have drawn 6 of their last 12 away matches (all competitions).

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Where is Chelsea vs Sevilla being played?

Chelsea vs Sevilla is being played at Stamford Bridge in London, England.

When is Chelsea vs Sevilla being played?

Chelsea vs Sevilla is being played at 20:00 BST on Tuesday 20 October 2020.

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Verdict

Chelsea have had no problems scoring, but have had frailties at the other end. Sevilla's defeat at the weekend was a first in 26 matches, but Julen Lopetegui's side can bounce back and get a result.

Best Bet: Sevilla or Draw Double Chance @-138.89 at BetMGM - 3 Units
Value Bet: Over 2.5 Goals Total Goals @-125 at bet365 Sport NJ - 3 Units
Value Bet: Sevilla Win Full-Time Result @+260 at Borgata Sports - 1 Unit

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