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Chelsea v Crystal Palace Betting Tips Favor Chelsea Against Palace

  • Chelsea meet Crystal Palace in the second FA Cup semi-final on Sunday
  • The Blues were the runner-ups last season after losing against Leicester
  • Palace fans are still waiting for the club’s first FA Cup trophy
Chelsea v Crystal Palace betting tips

Chelsea and Crystal Palace will clash in the second FA Cup semi-final this Sunday, on the 17th of April. Thomas Tuchel’s team was the runner-up last season after losing against Leicester. But they are the clear favorites of this tie now according to the Chelsea v Crystal Palace betting tips. While Palace will aim to reach the final for the third time in the club’s history. 

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Chelsea knocked out Southampton with a 6-0 win at the weekends so they can look forward to their FA Cup game optimistically. While their opponent, Crystal Palace suffered a 2-1 defeat from Leicester in the Premier League. But Patrick Vieira’s team has been playing great football in the cup and knocked out Millwall, Hartlepool United, Stoke City, and Everton so far. Now they will face an even tougher job though against the Blues. Chelsea needed extra time against League One side Plymouth Argyle in the fourth round. But they won easily against Middlesborough in the quarter-final. With no real chance of winning the Premier League and a home defeat against Real Madrid in the Champions League, an FA Cup victory could be the main target for Chelsea. 

Another final for the Blues is expected by the Chelsea v Crystal Palace betting tips

Chelsea has won the FA Cup 8 times so far besides finishing as a runner-up on seven more occasions. Last time in the previous season when Leicester beat them 1-0 in the final. It looks like Tuchel’s side will have another chance of getting the trophy. They already lost one final this year at the Wembley. After Liverpool defeated them in the penalty shoot-out 11-10 in the Carabao Cup. Now they might even take revenge on Jurgen Klopp’s side if both teams can get through to the final. 

First, though Chelsea needs to win against Crystal Palace who finished as a runner-up twice in the cup’s history. In the last season, Patrick Vieira’s team was knocked out already in the third round, but performed much better this time. The Eagles have a good season in the Premier League too after standing in 10th place in the table. But another final would be an even better gift for the fans who are still waiting for the club’s first FA Cup trophy. 

Chelsea’s Win Can Lift The Atmosphere At The Club

Following the strict regulations and the departure of the former club owner, Roman Abramovic, Chelsea’s position is not simple. But the players and the management are doing everything they can and focus only on playing football. The team won six games out of their last seven and is in third place in the Premier League. They lost 1-3 at home though against Real Madrid in the Champions League, lowering their chances of getting through.  

So not everything is perfect at Chelsea with some players like Romelu Lukaku and Mason Mount struggling with their forms. Kai Havertz is having a great season though after scoring 13 goals so far. Meanwhile, Palace will miss one of their best players, Conor Gallagher in the match. The 22-year-old forward is on loan from Chelsea but the Blues didn’t permit him to play against them. Palace can still rely on Wilfried Zaha who will try to score his 13th goal of the season. Still, bookmakers hugely favor Chelsea to win the match, as you can see from the odds below. 

Most recent odds for the Chelsea vs Crystal Palace game

 

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1.56 4.12 5.85 22Bet
1.57 4.00 6.00 Betway
1.60 4.25 6.05 Marathonbet

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