The Blues must win at Stamford Bridge to progress as pool winners and our tipster is backing plenty of goals from the home side with an even money value betAfter losing to Basel last time out in the Champions League, Chelsea need points at home to Steaua Bucharest to guarantee top spot in Group E.
Jose Mourinho's side have been caught out twice by Basel in the competition but still sit at the summit of their pool thanks to solid results elsewhere.
Bucharest lie bottom and travel to London with nothing to play for. 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 away at Stoke.
Mourinho wasn't happy with his strike force, publicly criticising them, but you can expect improvement and a reaction on Wednesday evening. William Hill price Chelsea 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 the Blues' 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 goals 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 racked up 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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