Chelsea take on Leicester City in the FA Cup final in a 5:15pm kick-off at Wembley later today.
The two sides are aiming to secure a top four finish to qualify for next season’s Champions League – and actually face each other again in the Premier League on Tuesday – but would love to add a trophy to their cabinet in the meantime.
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Leicester have never won this competition despite reaching the final four times in their history, so Brendan Rodgers will be hoping it is fifth time lucky for the Foxes.
Chelsea, meanwhile, have won the FA Cup eight times, including six times since the turn of the century.
The Blues have been in superb form since Thomas Tuchel replaced Frank Lampard as manager in January, with the German seriously strengthening their defence.
Indeed, 24 of their 26 matches since he took charge have seen fewer than four goals scored at either end, so this will be my first play as part of a Bet Builder.
With Michael Oliver officiating, I also fancy both teams to receive at least a card each given the amount at stake.
This has landed in 16 of Oliver’s last 20 matches in all competitions.
Over 0 Cards for Chelsea, Over 0 Cards for Leicester & Under 4 Goals for Both Teams Combined @ 4/5.
As a longshot, I quite like the look of Jorginho and Wilfried Ndidi both to be carded at 28/1 (bet365).
This is more than double the odds of Betfair, for example, and while Jorginho has not been carded as frequently in the league this season, he has received four in the Champions League, including one early on against Real Madrid recently.
Ndidi, meanwhile, made five fouls against Manchester United on Tuesday and was extremely fortunate not to be carded. He has received five in 23 league starts this season. 4/1 and 9/2 respectively just look too big for two holding midfielders who aren’t shy of taking one for the team.
I’d also be keen to get Timo Werner and Kelechi Iheanacho shots on target on side as both strikers have been racking them up recently. The pair are almost 10/1 both to score with Betfair.