Roberto Di Matteo has led his side to two cup finals to end their season, Jim Knight takes a look at their chances of a double triumph with enhanced odds from Sportingbet
Being 7/4 (2.75) underdogs for the Champions League may keep Roman Abramovich awake at night, but the Blues are 3/5 (1.60) to beat Liverpool to the FA Cup, albeit both sides suffered defeat in their midweek Premier League ties.
Those prices make the 3/4 (1.75) for a Chelsea success in either competition look great value, while 2/1 (3.0) in the Specials market says Di Matteo will fall short of his great season turnaround for those who believe there won’t be any silverware on show at Stamford Bridge come the end of the season.
For punters who can foresee matters being settled in normal time, Chelsea can be had at 13/10 (2.30) to do the business on Saturday afternoon against Liverpool, while there is 19/5 (4.80) on offer come May 19.
If you prefer to oppose them, Bayern Munich are 8/11 (1.73) in their own back yard and Liverpool at 41/20 (3.05) might yet appeal.
The hunt for individual honours has also priced up, with Bayern’s Mario Gomez the only man who can catch Lionel Messi for the Champions League Golden Boot. He’ll need a hat-trick in the final to go clear of the little genius, however, so we make him 13/2 (7.50) compared to the 1/16 (1.06) for the Barca man.
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Jim Knight is Betting Editor at Goal.com 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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