Premier League Preview: Chelsea vs Arsenal Prediction, Preview, and Odds (Oct 21)
- Chelsea have won back-to-back games in the Premier League
- Arsenal could move to the top of the standings with a victory at Stamford Bridge
The big game in the Premier League this weekend comes from Stamford Bridge, as Chelsea entertain Arsenal in a huge London derby. Both sides come into this fixture after winning each of their last two, and the stakes are huge for both teams this weekend.
How To Watch
- When: Saturday, October 21, 2023, at 12:30 p.m ET
- Where: Stamford Bridge, London, England
- How To Watch: NBC
Mauricio Pochettino will be delighted with his side’s performances in recent weeks, as Chelsea come into this fixture chasing a third straight win in the league. They were excellent in their most recent match before the international break, as Raheem Sterling was among the scorers in a 4-1 success on the road against Burnley.
It is the first time since October 2022 that the Blues have won back-to-back matches in the Premier League. However, they have suffered defeats in each of their last two at Stamford Bridge. They haven’t lost three on the bounce in the Premier League in front of their home fans since November 1993.
Arsenal could move back to the top of the Premier League standings this weekend if they are able to claim maximum points against their London rivals. The Gunners picked up a huge win before the international break, as they landed a 1-0 victory at the Emirates against Man City. Arsenal’s record in London derbies also deserves respect, as they have gone 15 without a defeat.
The Gunners have enjoyed their recent trips to Stamford Bridge, as they have won each of their last three trips to Chelsea in the Premier League. They also boast an excellent overall record in this fixture in recent seasons, as they have won five of their last six against the Blues.
Chelsea vs Arsenal Prediction
This is a fascinating showdown in the Premier League on Saturday, and it is a good marker to see how far the Blues have come. Their home record would be a concern, but their recent performances have been excellent. We could see Chelsea landing a second win in seven clashes against the Gunners, with the absence of Bukayo Saka for the visitors likely to be key.