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RB Salzburg vs. Chelsea 10/25/22 UEFA Champions League Soccer Pick, Predictions, Odds

Chelsea vs. RB Salzburg
October 25, 2022 12:45 pm EDT
The Line: Chelsea -130 / RB Salzburg +380 // Total: 2.5
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RB Salzburg and Chelsea face off on Saturday in a UEFA Champions League Group E showdown at Red Bull Arena Salzburg.

When these two teams faced off on September 14th the game ended in a 1-1 draw. Chelsea had 73 percent of the possession and four shots on target, while RB Salzburg had three shots on target but only 27 percent of the possession. 

Chelsea comes into this game sitting in 1st place in the standings having picked up seven points. On the 11th, Chelsea faced off against AC Milan, and they were able to secure a 2-0 victory. Jorghino scored in the 21st minute and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored in the 34th minute. On Saturday, Chelsea faced off against Manchester United and the game ended in a 1-1 draw. Wesley Fofana and Reece James are both dealing with injuries, and they won’t be able to go in this game. N’Golo Konte is dealing with a hamstring injury and isn’t going to be able to go in this game. 

On the other side of this matchup is RB Salzburg, who sits in second place in the group having picked up six points. RB Salzburg’s last game came against Dinamo Zagreb on the 11th, and that game ended in a 1-1 draw. Nicolas Siewald scored in the 12th minute to hop out to the 1-0 lead. They only had 43 percent of the possession and three shots on target. On Saturday, RB Salzburg faced off against SK Sturm Graz, and that game ended in a 0-0 draw. Justin Omoregie, Fernando, Ousmane Diakite, Nicolas Capaldo, Sekou Koita, and Dijon Kameri are all dealing with injuries and won’t be able to go in this game. 

RB Salzburg is dealing with a ton of injuries right now, and they are going to have some major issues keeping this game close. Look for Salzburg to fail to get on the board, and Chelsea is going to score a couple of goals. This is going to be a very comfortable win, even on the road. Back Chelsea on the money line. 

Shane Mickle's Free Pick: Chelsea ML -130

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Shane Mickle

I have been following sports for as long as I can remember and started writing about them back in high school. My favorite sports include MLB, NBA, NFL, CFB, CBB, and the UFC. Follow me on Twitter at @shanemickle

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