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Two teams on opposite tracks face off Wednesday in a London Derby, with Chelsea hosting Arsenal at Stamford Bridge. The Blues (18-8-4) have been soaring and beat Crystal Palace 2-0 on Sunday to reach the FA Cup final against Liverpool. Chelsea is pretty firmly third in the Premier League table, five points ahead of fourth-place Tottenham. The Gunners (17-3-11), meanwhile, have lost three straight league games and are in fifth place. They are desperate to halt the slide and start gaining points to claim a berth in next year's Champions League. They sit just three points behind Spurs with seven games left.

Kickoff is set for 2:45 p.m. ET. Caesars Sportsbook lists Chelsea as the -122 favorite (risk $122 to win $100) on the 90-minute money line in its latest Chelsea vs. Arsenal odds, with Arsenal the +350 underdog. A draw is priced at +260 and the over-under for total goals scored is set at 2.5. Before you lock in your Arsenal vs. Chelsea picks, you have to see what proven soccer insider 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. Since then, his European soccer picks have been stunningly accurate. Green has generated almost $35,000 for $100 bettors since the 2017-18 season, and he has his finger on the pulse of the game all over the globe.

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

  • Chelsea vs. Arsenal spread: Chelsea -0.5 (-120)
  • Chelsea vs. Arsenal over-under: 2.5 goals 
  • Chelsea vs. Arsenal money line: Chelsea -122, Arsenal +350, Draw +260
  • CHE: Chelsea held the ball for 65 percent of the last meeting, a 2-0 win 
  • ARS: Arsenal averages 15.4 shots per game, third-most in the league

Why you should back Chelsea

The Blues appear rejuvenated and have been piling up goals in recent games. They crushed Southampton 6-0 in their last league match and dominated the second half against Crystal Palace. In between those games was an exhilarating 3-2 road win against Real Madrid. Chelsea was ousted from the competition on aggregate, but the sterling performance should spur a strong finish. 

Mason Mount scored four goals in the three games, while Timo Werner had three. Mount has been the key cog, and the 23-year-old has 12 goals and 14 assists in all competitions. Werner, Kai Havertz and Romelu Lukaku can cause major headaches, and Lukaku did that in a 2-0 win in the last meeting against Arsenal. He scored a goal and tormented the Gunners all day, and while he has been on the outs, that performance could earn him a start. Goalkeeper Edouard Mendy has 20 clean sheets in all competitions and is second in the EPL in save percentage (78.4).  

Why you should back Arsenal

The Gunners should come out with a real sense of desperation, and they have the talent to compete but have been having depth issues. They have a 1-0 win and 2-2 draws in their past two trips to Stamford Bridge, and they have not lost both games in a season since 2015-16. The Blues also have had some troubles at home, losing their past two in all competitions and winning just half their league games there (seven of 14). Chelsea has been one of the top defensive teams all season but has conceded nine goals in its last five games overall.  

Bukayo Saka (nine goals, five assists), Emile Smith Rowe (nine goals) and Martin Odegaard (six) are players who can trouble even the best defenses. Smith Rowe scored the lone goal when these teams last met at Stamford Bridge, and he is due for a goal after not scoring since February. In fact, the whole team is due to break out of a slump, with Odegaard's goal in a 2-1 loss to Brighton two weeks ago the only one this month.

How to make Arsenal vs. Chelsea picks

Green has scrutinized Arsenal vs. Chelsea from every angle, and he is leaning under on the goal total. He also provides two confident best bets, including a strong play on one side, and has a full breakdown of the match. He's only sharing his expert EPL picks at SportsLine.

So who wins Chelsea vs. Arsenal? And where does all the betting value lie? Visit SportsLine now to see the best bets for Arsenal vs. Chelsea, all from the European soccer expert who has generated almost $35,000 for $100 bettors over the past four seasons, and find out.