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The Blues are unbeaten against Los Che in Europe and have won on their last two visits to Mestalla. Tipster Jim Knight fancies the visitors to maintain that form

Match Odds: Valencia 2.87, Draw 3.20, Chelsea 2.50 (William Hill)

Valencia have made an impressive start to their La Liga campaign, with a W2 D2 L1 record which included a well merited point against Barcelona. Their good start was brought to a halt by Sevilla at the weekend as they lost 1-0 in an ill-disciplined match in which Los Che also missed a penalty.

In Europe, the Spanish club were held to a goalless draw by Genk, which was not an expected result at all. William Hill has tonight's hosts as favourites @ 2.87, but for greater value consider Roberto Soldado to score any time @ 2.50, as the in-demand forward has bagged five in five games so far. He was rested against Sevilla but did come on for the last quarter of an hour as his club went in search of a goal against their nine-man opponents.

Visitors Chelsea bounced back from their Manchester United defeat by turning over Swansea 4-1. Andre Villas-Boas has got competition for places, so players such as returning Spaniards Fernando Torres and Juan Mata will look to impress. Torres bagged another goal against Swansea before being sent off and is 6.50 to open the scoring at Mestalla. With a domestic suspension looming, 'El Nino' will surely play a big part tonight.

Former Valencia star Juan Mata has settled into the Blues squad with ease. He can be backed @ 3.25 to score any time, with William Hill offering a special price of 6.0 on Mata to score any time and Chelsea to nail all three points.

Considering the fact that Chelsea's last game produced a dismissal while Sevilla v Valencia had three red cards, the lines on another in this contest could be worth an investment @ 5.50.

Chelsea have won on their last two visits to Mestalla by a scoreline of 1-2 and a repeat of that is priced @ 9.50. From four meetings in the Champions League, the English club have never lost to Valencia, and they are available on the draw no bet option @ 1.70.

Recommended Bet: Chelsea draw no bet @ 1.70

Value Bet: Red Card in the match @ 5.50

Match Odds: Valencia 2.87, Draw 3.20, Chelsea 2.50 (William Hill)

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Jim Knight is a sports enthusiast and has been tipping football games since he was old enough to place a bet. He is a Leicester City fan, writer and member of the We Are Going Up Podcast

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