Betting on the Chelsea vs PSG UCL Showdown

Posted by Eric Williams on Tuesday,March 8, 2016 9:46, EST in

Chelsea will look to extract some revenge against PSG when the two teams meet for third time in the UEFA Champions League knock-out stages since 2013/14. The Blues were victorious in 2013/14 but PSG got their revenge earlier this year to set up this clash. Chelsea however, will not go down easily, if at all as they’ve suffered just two losses all season. The game will be shown live on BT Sport Europe from 7pm. To check up and make bank on this and other UCL soccer games check out our soccer odds page.

How To Bet The Chelsea vs PSG UCL Round of 16 Knockout Soccer Odds and Game Information

When: Wednesday, February 9 at 1:45 PM
Where: Stamford Bridge, London, UK
TV: BT Sport Europe
UCL Soccer Odds: Chelsea 7/4 Paris Saint Germain 8/5
Chelsea possible starting XI: Courtois, Azpilicueta, Cahill, Ivanovic, Baba Rahman, Mikel, Fabregas, Traore, Willian, Hazard, Costa.
PSG possible starting XI: Trapp, Marquinhos, Thiago Silva, Luiz, Maxwell, Motta, Pastore, Matuidi, Di Maria, Lucas, Ibrahimovic.

Chelsea vs PSG Odds Background

Guus Hiddink will be without Kurt Zouma because of injury while John Terry will miss this affair after failing to fully recover from a hamstring injury that he sustained in the win over Newcastle United last month. Pedro may miss this matchup as well with a hamstring issue. Diego Costa will be back on the pitch despite sitting out Chelsea’s 1-1 league draw at home to Stoke on Saturday with a minor tendon injury.

Chelsea coach Hiddink: “We will need to be angry from the start on Wednesday, but in a controlled way. The players must be fully concentrated because we are playing a class team and they will punish you if you start sloppy. “In those big games, you cannot guarantee that players won’t make errors, but regarding the concentration level and the attention level, that’s automatic – I don’t have any fear of that.”

PSG manager Blanc: “Despite the score, there are positives tonight. The match went as we’d planned, we rested players and made changes when we’d planned. The squad responded well and we can be happy not to have any new injuries ahead of the Chelsea match. “On Sunday, we turn our attentions to the Chelsea match. Everyone is waiting for that game. We will do what we can to prepare for a big game on Wednesday.”

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Expert Prediction

Chelsea (4-1-2) has gone 1-1-2 away from home this season and will lose this match by a goal against a superior PSG (5-1-1) team that has gone 3-1-0 at home this season. While both teams are averaging 2.0 goals per game, PSG is giving up just 0.3 goals per contest compared to Chelsea’s 0.7 goals allowed per contest.