Chelsea v QPR tips – ruthless Blues can win without conceding
Queens Park Rangers bidding to repeat the Stamford Bridge win of two seasons ago
October 29th, 2014
Harry Redknapp insisted after the dramatic 3-2 reverse at the hands of Liverpool that his QPR team have enough about them to stay up this season and they followed up that defeat with an impressive 2-0 win against Aston Villa.
Redknapp will now take his team the short distance to Stamford Bridge with little to lose from a fixture which yielded three points two seasons ago as Rafael Benitez took temporary charge of Chelsea.
The Blues are much-changed since then and Jose Mourinho will be looking for a professional job doing on Saturday, with odds of 2/11 with 888sport the best possible price that the Premier League leaders claim three points.
It’s hard to quibble with that price after four straight wins at home in the Premier League, scoring 11 goals and conceding twice although Schalke did get a 1-1 draw here in the Champions League.
Diego Costa returns to the first team after recovering from a hamstring injury which has been plaguing the Brazilian / Spaniard since the beginning of the season although Didier Drogba has been doing a decent job in his absence.
Mourinho wasn’t overly impressed with the second string that edged Shrewsbury on Tuesday night although John Terry, Cesc Fabregas and Eden Hazard will return to the fray and Chelsea winning to nil looks the best shout here.
After all, QPR have scored just once in four away games, conceding 12 goals and that includes 4-0 beatings at the hands of Manchester United and Tottenham.
While Eduardo Vargas and Charlie Austin have shone in the past couple of games, we can’t expect Rangers to have much of the ball against a side who have arguably the best keeper in the world.
Chelsea to win to nil @ 3/4 with Boylesports
Stoke City to win 1-0 @ 15/2 with 888sport
Under 2.5 Goals @ 5/6 with Boylesports
Sunday 2nd November 2014
Man City v Man Utd 13:30
Aston Villa v Tottenham 16:00
Monday 3rd November 2014
Crystal Palace v Sunderland 20:00