Champions League Betting: Chelsea v Nordsjælland - Top 10 Vital Statistics


10. Chelsea comfortably beat Nordsjælland 4-0 when these clubs first met at the start of October. Chelsea need a win for any hope of qualifying out of Group E and are 1.08 to claim victory.

 

9. Juan Mata scored twice during the Blues’ win in Denmark, two of eight goals to his name this season. Mata is 6.00 to net twice again, with Chelsea 7.50 to win 4-0.

 

8. Although bottom of their Champions League group, Nordsjælland are second in the Danish Superliga and have won four of their last six league games. They are priced at 22.00 to beat Chelsea on Wednesday.

 

7. The Blues are yet to win under new boss Rafael Benitez, who takes charge of his first Champions League match since losing to Werder Bremen 3-0 while in charge of Inter Milan two years ago. A reverse result in Chelsea’s favour is priced at 6.75.

 

6. Chelsea have a 60% on-target shot ratio in this season’s Champions League, scoring 10 goals in five games. They are 1.53 to score either side of half time.

 

5. The Blues have won seven and lost none of their last eight Champions League games at Stamford Bridge, while Nordsjælland have never won a game in the competition. Chelsea are priced at 1.50 to win without conceding.

 

4. Nordsjælland’s top domestic scorer, Joshua John, has nine goals to his name this season yet has netted just once in his last 12 appearances. John is Nordsjælland’s favourite to score, at 6.00.

 

3. Fernando Torres also has just one goal in his last 12 games for club and country, yet is priced at 12.00 to net three on Wednesday. He is favourite the score first, at 4.50.

 

2. Chelsea haven’t had a red card in their past nine games while Nordsjælland are yet to see a player sent off this season. A price of 5.00 is available for a dismissal at Stamford Bridge.

 

1. Chelsea last played hosts to Danish opposition in the last 16 stage two years ago, when FC Copenhagen fought out a 0-0 draw at the Bridge. Another goalless entity on Wednesday is available at 33.00.