This new look Chelsea side have seen off all before them thus far this season, in an attacking manner that suggests that they could have the tools necessary to make a real title charge this season.
New signing Eden Hazard has epitomised their new attacking verve and his five assists in two game already this season have played a huge part in Chelsea seeing off both Wigan last weekend and Reading on Wednesday.
The hosts can be backed at a skinny looking 1/2 (Paddy Power) to keep up their free-flowing start to the campaign, although there may be some punters who fancy goals in this one, as John Terry and co looking a little brittle at the back. They definitely could concede one or two.
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Confidence will be high going into this game within the squad but Newcastle showed last season that they have the quality to threaten the big sides in the league and beat the Blues 2-0 at Stamford Bridge in this fixture in April.
Chelsea boss Roberto Di Matteo will know that any below-par performance will be taken advantage of by the classy Magpies.
Alan Pardew’s men beat Tottenham at St James’ Park last weekend 2-1, with Demba Ba and Hatem Ben Arfa getting on the score sheet.
They are a 6/1 (Paddy Power) shot to leave Stamford Bridge will all three points and the draw can be snapped up at 3/1 (Paddy Power).
Past fixtures between the sides are firmly in the favour of the home side. Before last season’s defeat Chelsea awere unbeaten in their last nine Premier League games against Newcastle United and the Magpies had not won any of their 17 Premier League trips to Stamford Bridge.
Di Matteo’s men have looked scintillating going forward this season and if they are to win, it could be by a big margin.
With Hazard and Mata pulling the strings in midfield, there are plenty of options going forward, and with new Brazilian superstar Oscar waiting in the wings, Di Matteo is sure to utilise his attacking options.
Chelsea to win by four or more goals at (15/2 Bet365) could be a shrewd play.