RSSGoogle PlusTwitterFacebook
Home  /  Football  /  Serie A Side Start Favourites For Crucial Group E Clash

Juventus v Chelsea Odds: Italian giants can pile the pressure on Di Matteo

There is all to play for in Group E of the Champions League and match-day five involves Juventus v Chelsea in Turin. Chelsea are currently second in the group with seven points, behind the hugely impressive Shakhtar Donetsk, while Juventus are just a touch further back in third with six points and it has the feel of a 'must win' game for the Italian giants.

Juventus have to visit Shakhtar in their final group outing and that looks a tough task, particularly as Chelsea have an easy looking home fixture with Nordsjaelland still to come. It means there is plenty at stake as both sides are in with a good shout of qualifying for the last-sixteen and it is Juventus who start as best price 10/11 favourites with PaddyPower, who go 3/1 for the Chelsea win and 5/2 the draw.

It is a certainly a difficult game to call and both sides go into the match with problems of sorts. Juventus saw their 49-match unbeaten run in Serie A come to an end a few weeks ago as they fell to a 3-1 defeat to Inter Milan, although they have since bounced back to beat Nordsjaelland 4-0, Pescara 6-1 and draw 0-0 with Lazio.

They may have to do without star striker Mirko Vucinic this week as he is an injury doubt but they can take great heart from the point they earned at Stamford Bridge back in September. They came from 2-0 down to draw 2-2 in the corresponding fixture with Chelsea and they should have taken all three points.

Arturo Vidal was on the scoresheet in that first match and he has been in fine form of late, scoring four goals in his last five appearances. The Chilean midfielder has scored seven goals this season and he is a tempting 10/1 to be first goalscorer in the latest betting with paddypower.

Juventus will certainly fancy their chances of scoring against a Chelsea side that has been woeful at the back of late. The Blues have admittedly missed the presence of John Terry but that doesn't excuse the fact that they have failed to keep a clean sheet in nine, conceding 18 goals in the process.

That defensive record has contributed to a downturn in form as Chelsea have won just two of their last seven, including a 2-1 defeat to West Brom at the weekend which leaves them third in the Premier League. That defeat has cranked up the pressure on manager Roberto Di Matteo and the Italian was clipped in from 40/1 to 16/1 in the next manager to be sacked odds.

It says much for the fickle nature of football that Di Matteo is fearing for his job just six months after winning the Champions League but there's no doubt that he needs results. The form of Fernando Torres has not helped matters and the Spaniard could be dropped after a woeful display at the Hawthorns, with Daniel Sturridge a potential replacement.

A more likely goalscorer for Chelsea could be Oscar, who has scored four goals in four Champions League appearances, and he is 12/1 to score first, although whether he can push Chelsea to victory remains to be seen. The Blues have won only two of their last nine Champions League away fixtures and Juventus could get a valuable win in their bid to qualify from the group, with the 5/2 on offer for them to win by a one goal margin looking tempting.

Juventus v Chelsea Form

Check the season's statistics for both Juventus and Chelsea, plus the odds ahead of Tuesday's match.

Juventus Stats | Chelsea Stats

Juventus v Chelsea Tips

Tip #1: Juventus to win @ 10/11 with PaddyPower.
Tip #2: Arturo Vidal to score first each-way @ 10/1 with PaddyPower.
Tip #3: Oscar to score first each-way @ 12/1 with PaddyPower.

Juventus v Chelsea Odds

Match Betting

10/11 Juventus
5/2 Draw
3/1 Chelsea

Correct Score Odds

7/1 Juventus 1-0
17/2 Juventus 2-0
7/1 Juventus 2-1
9/1 Draw 0-0
6/1 Draw 1-1
12/1 Draw 2-2
12/1 Chelsea 1-0
22/1 Chelsea 2-0
13/1 Chelsea 2-1

First Goalscorer Odds

13/2 Sebastian Giovinco
13/2 Alessandro Matri
13/2 Fabio Quagliarella
13/2 Mirko Vucinic
13/2 Nicklas Bendtner
8/1 Fernando Torres
17/2 No Goalscorer
9/1 Daniel Sturridge
10/1 Arturo Vidal
10/1 Simone Pepe
11/1 Andrea Pirlo

Odds supplied by PaddyPower.com, who offer live betting in-running for all Champions League matches.

10 Latest Football Articles

Manchester City hot favourites to breeze past lowly Sunderland on WednesdayManchester City hot favourites to breeze past lowly Sunderland on Wednesday
David Silva Can Orchestrate Emphatic Home Win
15th Apr
Everton v Crystal Palace Betting Toffees Can Enhance Champions League Claims At Goodison ParkEverton v Crystal Palace Betting Toffees Can Enhance Champions League Claims At Goodison Park
In-Form Palace Aiming To Secure Premier League Survival
15th Apr
Back Real Madrid to topple rivals Barcelona in the Copa del Rey FinalBack Real Madrid to topple rivals Barcelona in the Copa del Rey Final
Bale To Score For Los Blancos
15th Apr
Liverpool Now Odds On Favourites For First Title In 24 YearsLiverpool Now Odds On Favourites For First Title In 24 Years
Arsenal Longs Odds On For FA Cup Win
14th Apr
Reading v Leicester Odds Odds point to a draw at the MadesjskiReading v Leicester Odds Odds point to a draw at the Madesjski
Back Nugent To Score
14th Apr
Arsenal Should Be Just Too Strong For West Ham In Important Premier League Emirates ClashArsenal Should Be Just Too Strong For West Ham In Important Premier League Emirates Clash
Arsene Wenger In Dire Need Of Three Points With Champions League On The Line
14th Apr
Champions League Semi Final Draw Giants Real Madrid and Bayern Munich Go Head to HeadChampions League Semi Final Draw Giants Real Madrid and Bayern Munich Go Head to Head
Chelsea Drawn Against Spanish Sensation Atletico
11th Apr
Rotherham v Bradford Odds Millers gunning to keep automatic promotion dream aliveRotherham v Bradford Odds Millers gunning to keep automatic promotion dream alive
Back Hosts To Win To Nil
11th Apr
West Brom v Tottenham Betting Tempting odds for a draw at The HawthornsWest Brom v Tottenham Betting Tempting odds for a draw at The Hawthorns
In Form Christian Eriksen Can Get On The Scoresheet
11th Apr
Match betting is tight for Liverpool v Man City title clash at AnfieldMatch betting is tight for Liverpool v Man City title clash at Anfield
Money Back Special If Man City Win The Game
11th Apr

Archive - Previous 5 Football Articles

Benfica V Celtic Odds Portuguese Side Tipped For The Win In Lisbon
Celtic underdogs for their latest European encounter
19th Nov
Spartak Moscow V Barcelona Odds Messi Can Fire Barca Into The Last 16
Barca odds on to win and qualify from group stages
19th Nov
Galatasary V Man Utd Odds Back A Score Draw In The Group H Match Betting
United have already sealed top spot in the group
19th Nov
West Ham V Stoke Odds Hammers Favourites In The Latest Match Betting
Tempting odds for first goal to be scored with a header
18th Nov
Millwall V Leeds Odds Lions Odds On Favourites To Pile More Misery On Leeds
Back Liam Trotter to score anytime
16th Nov

Headline News

Bale to score for Los BlancosBack Real Madrid To Topple Rivals Barcelona In The Copa Del Rey Final
Bale To Score For Los Blancos
David Silva can orchestrate emphatic home winManchester City Hot Favourites To Breeze Past Lowly Sunderland On Wednesday
David Silva Can Orchestrate Emphatic Home Win
In-Form Palace Aiming to Secure Premier League SurvivalEverton V Crystal Palace Betting Toffees Can Enhance Champions League Claims At Goodison Park
In-Form Palace Aiming To Secure Premier League Survival
Furyk and Donald tipped to continue good course formMasters Second Spieth Heads Betting At Harbour Towns RBC Heritage
Furyk And Donald Tipped To Continue Good Course Form
Wind Fire tipped as a decent each way bet2014 Nell Gwyn Stakes Odds Sandiva Heads Betting On Day One Of Craven Meeting
Wind Fire Tipped As A Decent Each Way Bet

Massive £250 free bet offer.

  • Place an initial bet of £50
  • Paddy Power will give you a £50 free bet
  • After this, place further bets and Paddy Power will give you up to £250 in free bets
  • Visit Paddy Power for more details

Open Account - Free £250 Bets With Paddypower

£50 free bet with William Hill.

  • Open an account at William Hill and and use the promotion code DIRECT50.
  • Deposit funds and place your first bet
  • William Hill match your first bet with a free bet up to a maximum of £50.

Open Account - Claim £50 Free With William Hill

Up to £200 worth of free bets with Bet365.

  • Bet365 match your first deposit with a 100% bonus
  • Deposit anywhere between £10 and £200 to claim this massive offer

Open Account - Claim £200 Free With Bet365

The UK based bookmaker Betfred is now offering a £25 free bet for new clients on their site.

  • Open a new betting account with Betfred
  • Then once you have placed a bet of up to £25 they will provide you with a second free bet of £25

Open Account - Free £25 Bet With Betfred

Ladbrokes are one of the highest rated online bookmakers in the UK and are a superb choice for placing your bets. You can claim a £50 free bet when opening a new account with Ladbrokes by clicking on one of the links on this site.

Bet £50 or more and Ladbrokes will match this with a free bet to the same stake unit.

Open Account - £50 Free Bet - Ladbrokes

Get free bets totalling £35 with bookmaker Sky Bet

  • One a new betting account at Skybet.
  • Deposit and place your first bet and Sky Bet will match with a free bet up to £30.
  • Skybet will also give you a £5 free casino bet at SkyVegas
  • In addition, Skybet will also give you a £5 free bet every week!

Open Account - Open Account - Get £35 in free bets with Sky Bet

BetVictor is offering £100 in free bets to all new clients.

  • Place a £10 bet and get a £10 free bet
  • Place a £20 double and get a £20 free bet
  • Place a £25 treble and get a £25 free bet
  • Place a £25 fourfold and get a £40 free bet

Open Account - Open Account - Free £100 Bets With BetVictor

Bookmark This Page

TwitterGoogleMixxPropellerStumble UponDiggRedditYahoo
Online Casino
Online Casino Blackjack and Roulette Games

Those looking for some online casino entertainment ought to check out all the latest UK Casino Sign Up offers from the top operators including 32Red and many of the sports betting casinos.
There is excellent information, should you be interested in playing online blackjack, roulette, the best progressives or slots - Online Casino Betting with the best introductory offers

Sports Calendar - Betting Fixtures