Chelsea vs Arsenal 2019 Europa League Finals Odds, Preview, and Predictions

Updated: 20/09/2023

Two of the better teams in the English Premier League battle it out in the 2019 Europa League Finals on Wednesday, May 29. Chelsea is the slight favorite on the moneyline over Arsenal. Which EPL rival gets the job done and wins the Europa League Championship? Check out Europa League Finals odds, analysis, and a free pick for Chelsea-Arsenal!

Chelsea vs Arsenal 2019 Europa League Finals Odds & Pick

  • When: Wednesday, May 29 at 3:00pm ET
  • Where: Baku National Stadium, Baku, Azerbaijan
  • TV: TNT
  • Live Stream:
  • Moneyline Odds: Chelsea +137, Arsenal +190
  • Over/Under Total Odds: Over 2 ½ -113, Under 2 ½ -116

Why Chelsea is a good bet +137?

Chelsea offers favorite’s odds to beat Arsenal on Wednesday. Although on the surface it’s hard to know why Chelsea is the favorite, a deeper look reveals that the Blues are in better form than the Reds.

Chelsea hasn’t lost since April 14 when Champions League contender Liverpool beat them 2-0. That’s a string of 7 straight matches. In Europa League play, the Blues drew with Eintracht Frankfurt in both legs. However, Chelsea won on the aggregate. Because Chelsea’s hot, they have a shot to beat rival Arsenal on Wednesday.

Form Last 5

  • D – 1-1 vs Eintracht Frankfurt
  • W – 3-0 vs Watford
  • D – 1-1 vs Eintracht Frankfurt
  • D – 0-0 vs Leicester City
  • W – 3-0 vs New England Revolution (Friendly)

Expected Line-Up

  • Schmeichel
  • Maguire
  • Evans
  • Okazaki
  • Chilwel
  • Pereira
  • Choudhury
  • Tielemans
  • Barnes
  • Simpson
  • Vardy

Why Arsenal is a good bet +190?

Arsenal hasn’t had as impressive of a streak as Chelsea without a loss. Arsenal’s streak is only four, but they might be in better recent form than the Blues. Arsenal has outscored their last 4 opponents 11-5. They’re playing the best they have this soccer season.

Not only that, but the Reds dominated Valencia in both Europa League Semifinal matches. They beat Valencia 3-1 in the first leg and 4-2 in the second leg.

They know Chelsea well enough to pull off the slight upset.

Form Last 5

  • L – 0-3 vs Leicester City
  • W – 3-1 vs Valencia
  • D – 1-1 vs Brighton & Hove Albion
  • W – 4-2 vs Valencia
  • W – 3-1 vs Burnley

Expected Line-Up

  • Leno
  • Koscielny
  • Mustafi
  • Monreal
  • Lichtsteiner
  • Nketiah
  • Guendouzi
  • Elneny
  • Aubameyang
  • Iwobi
  • Mkhitaryan

2019 Europa League Final Betting Trends for Chelsea vs Arsenal

  • Chelsea hasn’t lost in 5 straight matches
  • Chelsea has gone 2-3-0 in their last 5 matches
  • Chelsea has outscored their last 4 opponents 7-1
  • Arsenal is 3-1-0 in their last 4 matches
  • Arsenal has outscored their last 4 opponents 11-5
  • Arsenal has won 3 of the last 4 matches against Chelsea

Europa League Final Soccer Betting Analysis:

Both these teams play in the English Premier League. That means neither will surprise the other. The real key should be how Arsenal’s defense stands up to Chelsea’s attack. When Chelsea beat Arsenal in August last year, at the beginning of the English Premier League Season, they scored 3 goals on the Reds.

In the latest matchup, this past January, Arsenal held Chelsea to 0 goals in a 2-0 win. Arsenal’s defense could play better on Wednesday than it did in the win in January. The Reds have been fantastic on the defensive side in their last couple of matches, holding Valencia to 2 in a 4-2 win and Burnley to 1 in a 3-1 win. Arsenal should be ready for the Blues on May 29. They win this match.

2019 Europa League Final Pick: Arsenal +190

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