Chelsea v Bournemouth - 10 Vital Statistics

10. Chelsea and Bournemouth have only met four times ahead of this Saturday’s late kick off. The Blues boast a W3 L1 record and are 1.38 to win this encounter.

9. Bournemouth’s sole win over Chelsea was a 1-0 home result in the old Second Division back in September 1988. Another Cherries victory is priced at 8.25.

8. In fact, three of the four meetings between these two sides have finished 1-0 (twice to Chelsea, once to Bournemouth). A 1-0 home win is available at 7.50.

7. Chelsea head into this clash unbeaten in three outings, having lost five of nine games before that run. Jose Mourinho’s men are 2.14 to win/win on the HT/FT.

6. The Blues have not conceded over that three-game unbeaten streak and are 2.10 to keep a clean sheet.

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5. Bournemouth, meanwhile, are winless since September but have drawn their last two games after losing five on the bounce over the autumn. Eddie Howe’s men are 4.90 to earn a draw at Stamford Bridge,

4. Bournemouth have scored first in just two of their last seven games and are 1.27 to concede the opener on Saturday.

3. Chelsea, however, recorded just one shot on target in their 0-0 draw at Tottenham last weekend and have failed to score twice or more in any of their last five games. They are 2.60 to net -1.5 goals.

2. Diego Costa has scored just four goals for Chelsea this season. By December last year he had already netted 11 times and the Spain international is 1.83 to bag a goal against the Cherries.

1. Junior Stanislas’ double earned Bournemouth a point against Everton last weekend. The midfielder also bagged two goals in his first outing of the season, in the Capital One Cup against Hartlepool back in August, and is 17.00 to net last in west London.