Chelsea vs Watford – Monday 15th May 2017 – 20:00 - Sky Sports 1

Chelsea are 1/4 with Diego Costa at 5/2 to score first.

Chelsea welcome Watford to Stamford Bridge on the Monday Night Football, with Chelsea confirmed as Premier League Champions.

Antonio Conte's men come into this match on the back of a vital win, this time a 1-0 victory against West Bromwich Albion.

West Brom did provide a stern test for three-quarters of the match, with Chelsea struggling to break them down.

Michy Batshuayi (82) stepped out of the shadows to score the defining goal of the Blues season.

His goal eight minutes from time delivered the Premier League title, something they have been striving for all season.

Double Dream Alive

Chelsea have now cemented the Premier League title, they have also progressed to the final of the FA Cup as well.

It was another excellent win for the Blues, who prevailed despite facing a stubborn West Brom side.

They are ten points clear at the top of the table, with Watford and Sunderland left to play.

Conte's men have won 28 matches this season, the most of any side and they are worthy Champions.

Blues Heavy Favourites

Conte's men go into this match as favorites, and will see this as an ideal opportunity to celebrate their title win.

The Blues will be delighted with their season, they will be now be turning their attention to the FA Cup final against Arsenal.

Chelsea will be looking to continue their excellent recent record against Watford, they are unbeaten in their last nine meetings.

Hornets Three Defeats

Walter Mazzarri's men come into the match on the back of a 1-0 defeat, away against Everton.

The hosts enjoyed 62% possession, with 15 total shots and 6 on target, three times more than the visitors.

Ross Barkley brushed aside his contract speculation with a fine winner for the Toffees.

Barkley's opening goal in the 56th minute, was a fine strike from 25 yards out to power past Gomez.

For the Hornets, it's another tough defeat to take, with fixtures against Chelsea and Manchester City.

Four In Six

Watford come into the match in poor recent form, with five defeats and one win in their last six matches.

Their remaining two fixtures could see them pick up another two defeats, meaning they could finish the season on forty points.

The Hornets will be looking to make it twelve wins this season, a modest return for Walter Mazzarri.

Watford find themselves in 15th position as it stands, that would be a poor finish for the Hornets.

Hornets Underdogs

Watford come into this match as underdogs, with Chelsea's home record informing the odds.

This will be a tough fixture for Walter Mazzarri's side, with Chelsea looking to celebrate their fine title win.

The Hornets will be looking to complete a first win at Stamford Bridge since 1986, when they won 5-1.

Watford are 10/1 with Troy Deeney at 12/1 to open the scoring.

 

Betting Tips

Tip 1 – Willian to score first @ 5/1

Tip 2 – Chelsea to win 2-1 @ 8/1

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