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Everton are hoping for a more comfortable campaign this time around after their relegation battle throughout the 2021-22 season. However, they have a difficult job from the off as they welcome Thomas Tuchel's Chelsea to Goodison Park in the opening game.
Chelsea are the stronger side after making some key signings, but they have had a difficult time against Everton of late, having lost four in a row at Goodison Park.
Everton vs Chelsea latest odds
Despite their disappointing recent record in the blue half of Merseyside, Chelsea are the favourites to get the win at 8/13 (1.62).
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Everton vs Chelsea preview
Although the season is not underway. Everton will be without several players for the opening game of the campaign.
Salomon Rondon is suspended, while Andros Townsend, Seamus Coleman, Tom Davies and Andre Gomes are also out.
Allan could be missing, too, because of fears over his fitness.
Ben Chilwell is not expected to start after recently returning from injury, but new signings Raheem Sterling and Kalidou Koulibaly could start.
Timo Werner may be left out as he looks set to return to Germany to join RB Leipzig.
Everton vs Chelsea tips and predictions
The last four matches between these two teams have been low scoring affairs. Under 2.5 goals this time around is priced at 4/5 (1.8).
Odds correct at the time of writing. Please gamble responsibly.
Everton vs Chelsea UK TV channel
Everton vs Chelsea will be broadcast live in the UK on Sky Sports.
The game will kick off at 5.30pm.
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Everton vs Chelsea
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