Chelsea have too much momentum for all-changed QPR
Chelsea are 1.83 with bet365 to beat QPR at Loftus Road this weekend in what promises to be a real battle.
The Blues had two players sent off in their last visit, and their opponents ended last season with more red cards (9) than any other team in the top flight.
There is also very little to choose between the two sides if history is anything to go by.
Cheslea have beaten QPR 1-0 three times in their last six games, but have worryingly won just two of their last 10 Premier League games on the road (w4, D4).
However the last time they met Chelsea managed to put six past them, and they come into this top of the table after three successive victories.
That suggests that they should be able to beat the big spending R’s who have managed just one point so far and got thumped 5-0 by Swansea on the opening day and beaten 3-1 by Man City when last seen in action.
Fernando Torres heads the first goalscorer market at 5.5 with Paddy Power, but I like the look of penalty taker Frank Lampard who is always a threat and can be backed at a 8.5 with bet365 and Paddy Power to break the deadlock.
I think that an on-song Chelsea are capable of taking care of Mark Hughes’ men and winning this with a bit to spare - especially as the Welsh manager ahs a poor record against his former club.
He has only coached two teams to victory in 14 attempts in the Premier League against Chelsea (W2 D2 L10), and I fancy the Blues to win 2-1 or 3-1. Those outcomes can be backed at 8.5 and 15 with bet365.