Chelsea - Steaua Bucharest Betting Preview: Back Mourinho's men to charge into the next round

Wednesday sees a must-win match at Stamford Bridge for the Blues in Europe, with our tipster backing plenty of goals from the home side with an even-money value bet
After losing to Basel last time out in the Champions League, Chelsea need points at home to Steaua Bucharest to guarantee qualification and top spot in Group E.

Jose Mourinho's side have been caught out twice by Basel in the competition but still sit at the top of their group thanks to plenty of solid results elsewhere.

Bucharest sit bottom and travel to London with nothing for which to play. Despite this, they are unbeaten in their last three matches in the Champions league.

William Hill price Laurentiu Reghecampf's side at a huge 14/1 (15.00) to cause an upset.

After recording three wins in the Premier League in a row, Chelsea were beaten at the weekend 3-2 away at Stoke City.

Mourinho was unhappy with his strike force, publicly criticising them, but you can expect improvement and a reaction on Wednesday evening. William Hill price them at 1/5 (1.20) to take all three points. The same firm price the draw at 5/1 (6.00).

Despite lacking goals in recent weeks, the price on Chelsea's three front men to net anytime are still hugely skinny with William Hill. Samuel Eto'o is 8/13 (1.62), Fernando Torres 8/11 (1.73) and Demba Ba 4/5 (1.80).

Andre Schurrle, who scored twice at the weekend, may be worth a small investment at 5/4 (2.25).

With the goalscorer market worth avoiding, a bet that stands out is Chelsea to score three or more goals at even money (2.00) with William Hill. The Blues have netted 14 times in their last five home matches, with this bet paying out in three of there last five matches, as well as against Steaua back in October, where Mourinho's side registered four goals.

Chelsea to score 3 or more goals at even money (2.0) with William Hill 1.5 pt stake

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