Chelsea vs. Tottenham prediction, odds, start time: 2024 Premier League picks, best bets for May 2

Chelsea attempt to complete a sweep of the season series when they host Tottenham Hotspur on Thursday in an English Premier League showdown. Chelsea (13-9-11), who are ninth in the Premier League table, posted a 4-1 victory at Tottenham in their first meeting in November. The Blues return home after losing at Arsenal and posting a 2-2 draw at Aston Villa in their last two matches. Spurs (18-6-9) are fifth in the standings but are coming off back-to-back setbacks against Newcastle United on the road and Arsenal at home.

Kickoff at Stamford Bridge is set for 2:30 p.m. ET. The Blues are +125 favorites (risk $100 to win $125) in the latest Chelsea vs. Tottenham odds, while Spurs are +175 underdogs. A 90-minute draw is priced at +300 and the over/under for total goals scored is 3.5. Before locking in any Tottenham vs. Chelsea picks, you need to see what proven SportsLine’s soccer expert Martin Green has to say.

After working in the sports betting industry for several years, Green became a professional sports writer and handicapper and has covered the game worldwide. In 2023, Green was profitable in multiple areas on his soccer picks, including the Champions League (+3.05 units), FA Cup (+3.07), EFL Cup (+4.47) and Euro 2024 Qualifiers (+6.30), among others. He also has been solid with his Premier League picks this year, going 21-14 (+6.92).

Now, Green has broken down Chelsea vs. Tottenham from every angle and revealed his picks and English Premier League predictions. You can head to SportsLine now to see Green’s picks. Here are the betting lines and trends for Tottenham vs. Chelsea:

Chelsea vs. Tottenham money line: Blues +125, Spurs +175, Draw +300

Chelsea vs. Tottenham over/under: 3.5 goals

Chelsea vs. Tottenham spread: Blues -0.5 (+120)

CHE: The Blues have scored at least two goals in nine of their last 11 Premier League games

TOT: Spurs have won just one of their last 33 matches at Stamford Bridge

Chelsea vs. Tottenham picks: See picks at SportsLine

Why you should back Chelsea

Since dropping a 1-0 decision to Liverpool in Premier League play on Feb. 25, the Blues have been unbeatable at home across all competitions, recording five wins and a draw over their last six contests. They have outscored their opponents 22-11 in that span and rolled past Everton 6-0 in an EPL matchup on Apr. 15 in their last outing at Stamford Bridge. Midfielder Cole Palmer dominated that game, converting four times to increase his season total to 20 goals.

The 21-year-old Palmer, who is one goal behind Manchester City’s Erling Haaland for the league lead and is tied for fourth with nine assists, has scored half of his goals over his last six matches. Palmer also converted in the win at Tottenham earlier this campaign, while Nicolas Jackson registered his first career hat trick. A 22-year-old striker, Jackson scored in the victory against Everton as well, giving him 10 goals in his first season with Chelsea after notching 12 for Villarreal in 2022-23. See which team to pick here.

Why you should back Spurs

Tottenham also have a dangerous scoring threat in Son Heung-Min, who shares seventh place in the Premier League with 16 goals. The 31-year-old South Korean forward ended his three-game drought by converting in Tottenham’s loss to Arsenal over the weekend. Heung-Min is also an effective set-up man, as he is tied with Palmer and six others for fourth in the EPL with nine assists.

Brazilian forward Richarlison is second on Spurs with 10 goals, while Swedish winger Dejan Kulusevski has tallied six times. The 24-year-old Kulusevski is mired in an eight-game drought during league play but scored Tottenham’s lone goal against Chelsea in their first meeting of the season. Argentinian defender Cristian Romero converted just once in 49 matches over his first two seasons with Spurs but increased his 2023-24 total to five goals by tallying in Sunday’s loss to Arsenal. See which team to pick here.

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How to make Tottenham vs. Chelsea picks

Green has broken down Thursday’s match from every possible angle and is leaning Over on the total. He also has locked in a pair of confident best bets, including one that offers a plus-money payout, and is offering a full breakdown of this English Premier League clash. He’s sharing his Premier League picks and analysis only at SportsLine.

So who wins Chelsea vs. Tottenham, and where does all the betting value lie? Visit SportsLine now to see which wagers in Tottenham vs. Chelsea have all the value, all from the soccer expert who has been profitable across multiple leagues, and find out.

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