RSSGoogle PlusTwitterFacebook
Home  /  Football  /  Chelsea Bid To Overturn Two Goal Deficit From The First Leg

Swansea v Chelsea Betting: Blues odds on to win second leg clash

There is all to play for in Wednesday night's live Capital One Cup semi-final clash as Chelsea bid to overturn a 2-0 deficit against Swansea at the Liberty Stadium. The Swans were clinical in winning the first leg by a two-goal margin and they stand on the verge of reaching their first ever League Cup final, while six-time finalists Chelsea have it all to do in this second leg.

The 2-0 defeat on home soil has done little to endear Chelsea's interim manager Rafa Benitez to home fans but his side can improve his standing with a positive result this week. They do go in to the match as best price 19/20 favourites with Ladbrokes, who price Swansea 11/4 and the draw 13/5.

It is Swansea who appear to hold all of the aces in the 'to qualify' betting market as they are 2/7 odds on to reach the Wembley final, while Chelsea are 5/2 at this stage and they have little choice but to go for the jugular. Benitez can take great heart from his side's 2-1 win over Arsenal in the Premier League on Sunday, a result which enhances their top-four hopes, and he will hope for more of the same on Wednesday.

Chelsea were excellent early on against Arsenal and they will hope to start well this week by grabbing the first goal. Demba Ba is 9/2 favourite to be first goalscorer in this Swansea v Chelsea clash after notching three in five matches since his move from Newcastle, while Frank Lampard is available at a best price 8/1 after scoring six in his last nine.

Benitez has preferred to rotate his starting line-up so it might be worth checking if Lampard is playing before you put your money on him, although there is a longer odds punt who catches the eye at this stage. Gary Cahill, who was excellent in the win over Arsenal, is available at 22/1 with ladbrokes bookmakers and that looks decent each-way value as the ball-playing centre back offers a real threat from set-pieces and will no doubt go forward at every opportunity.

If Chelsea were to get that first goal it would really put the cat among the pigeons and the four-time League Cup winners can take great confidence from the fact they have scored three or more goals in five of their last eight away games. They are 5/2 to score over 2.5 goals on Wednesday night against a Swansea side that have kept just three clean sheets in 15 outings at the Liberty Stadium this term.

Both teams have scored in six of Swansea's last seven home games though and both teams to score is 8/13 odds on, which is no surprise when you consider Chelsea have kept just one clean sheet in seven. Swansea boast enough of an attacking threat to cause Chelsea problems and 16-goal striker Michu is 11/2 to score first.

The worry for Swansea will be the fact that they have won just two of their last six at home and Chelsea look decent value to win the match at 19/20 as they have won their last six domestic games on the road. However, whether they can overcome the 2-0 first leg deficit remains to be seen, particularly as Swansea have only lost one of their last 35 matches by more than a two-goal margin.

Swansea v Chelsea Form

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

Swansea Stats | Chelsea Stats

Swansea v Chelsea Tips

Tip #1: Chelsea to win the match @ 19/20 with Ladbrokes.
Tip #2: Chelsea to score over 2.5 goals @ 5/2 with Ladbrokes.
Tip #3: Gary Cahill to score first each-way @ 22/1 with Ladbrokes.

Swansea v Chelsea Betting

Match Betting

11/4 Swansea
13/5 Draw
19/20 Chelsea

To Qualify Betting

2/7 Swansea
5/2 Chelsea

Correct Score Odds

11/1 Swansea 1-0
18/1 Swansea 2-0
10/1 Swansea 2-1
10/1 Draw 0-0
6/1 Draw 1-1
12/1 Draw 2-2
7/1 Chelsea 1-0
8/1 Chelsea 2-0
7/1 Chelsea 2-1

First Goalscorer Odds

9/2 Demba Ba
5/1 Fernando Torres
11/2 Michu
6/1 Danny Graham
8/1 Juan Mata
8/1 Frank Lampard
8/1 Itay Shechter
9/1 Eden Hazard
10/1 Luke Moore
10/1 Oscar
10/1 Leroy Lita
12/1 Pablo Hernandez

Odds supplied by Ladbrokes.com, who provide a host of other betting markets, including live betting in-running, throughout the match.

10 Latest Football Articles

Back Germany to edge Argentina in 2014 World Cup FinalBack Germany to edge Argentina in 2014 World Cup Final
Germans Favourites For 4th Golden Globe
11th Jul
Victories for Holland and Germany Tipped for Weekend World Cup DoubleVictories for Holland and Germany Tipped for Weekend World Cup Double
7/1 Bet The Call As Curtain Falls In Brazil
11th Jul
Brazil tipped to bounce back and snatch third spot over NetherlandsBrazil tipped to bounce back and snatch third spot over Netherlands
Hosts Favourites In Capital Clash
10th Jul
Expect Two Low Scoring Games in World Cup SemiFinalsExpect Two Low Scoring Games in World Cup SemiFinals
Brazil V Germany And Argentina V Holland Both Tipped To Be Under 2.5 Goals
8th Jul
Brazil v Germany Odds Betting is tight for World Cup semi final clashBrazil v Germany Odds Betting is tight for World Cup semi final clash
Brazil Bid To Cope With The Loss Of Neymar
7th Jul
Netherlands v Argentina Odds Match betting suggests semi final could go the distanceNetherlands v Argentina Odds Match betting suggests semi final could go the distance
Lionel Messi Heads The First Scorer Betting
7th Jul
Argentina and Holland Tipped To Complete World Cup Semi Final Line UpArgentina and Holland Tipped To Complete World Cup Semi Final Line Up
9/4 Double The Pick For Saturday’s Bet
5th Jul
Both Teams To Score The Call In Both Of Fridays World Cup Quarter FinalsBoth Teams To Score The Call In Both Of Fridays World Cup Quarter Finals
Expect Goals In France V Germany And Brazil V Colombia Matches
4th Jul
Netherlands v Costa Rica Odds Back Holland to end La Seles dream and surge into semisNetherlands v Costa Rica Odds Back Holland to end La Seles dream and surge into semis
Dutch Hot Favourites
3rd Jul
Argentina v Belgium Odds Lionel Messi heads the first scorer betting in BrasiliaArgentina v Belgium Odds Lionel Messi heads the first scorer betting in Brasilia
Argentina Favourites For Last Eight Tie
3rd Jul

Archive - Previous 5 Football Articles

Aston Villa V Bradford Odds Bantams Bid To Complete Cup Upset At Villa Park
Bradford odds on to reach Wembley final
21st Jan
Juventus V Lazio Odds Paul Pogba Is A Tempting Bet To Get On The Scoresheet Again
Juve start favourites for first leg of Coppa Italia semi final
21st Jan
Ivory Coast V Togo Odds Didier Drogba Heads The Goalscorer Betting Markets
Tournament favourites are odds on to start with a win
21st Jan
Southampton V Everton Odds Toffees Can Make It A Losing Start For Pochettino
Mauricio Pochettino takes charge of his first match at St Mary’s
20th Jan
West Ham V QPR Odds Loic Remy Is A Tempting Bet To Score On His Debut
Rangers bid to upset the odds at Loftus Road
18th Jan

Headline News

Gregorian and Garswood lead the oppositionThe Goodwood Betting Suggests Toor Can Produce More In The Lennox Stakes
Gregorian And Garswood Lead The Opposition
Richard Hannon is mob handed for five furlong dashBeacon Is Favourite To Shine In The Molecomb Stakes At Glorious Goodwood
Richard Hannon Is Mob Handed For Five Furlong Dash
Big Thunder can make a noiseSummer Stakes Handicap Odds Havana Cooler Heads The Betting At Goodwood
Big Thunder Can Make A Noise
StevenAshleigh New Favourite To Win Big Brother
Steven

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

Claim a signup bonus offer of £200 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 a £200 signup offer at 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 free bet of up to £100 when opening a new account with Ladbrokes by clicking on one of the links on this site.

Bet £5 or more and Ladbrokes will match this with a free bet to the same stake unit.

Open Account - £100 Free Bet - Ladbrokes

Get free bets totalling £30 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.
  • In addition, Skybet will also give you a £10 free bet every week!

Open Account - Open Account - Get £30 in free bets with Sky Bet

BetVictor is offering £50 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 £50 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