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Chelsea vs. Villareal odds, picks, how to watch, live stream: 2021 UEFA Super Cup predictions for August 11

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Two champions will collide when Chelsea battles Villarreal in the 2021 UEFA Super Cup on Tuesday. Chelsea knocked off Manchester City to win its second ever Champions League title last season. Villarreal, meanwhile, outlasted Manchester United in a penalty shootout to win the UEFA Europa League in May. Both teams will want to add more hardware before their domestic leagues start this weekend. You can stream the match on Paramount+.

Kick-off for Chelsea vs. Villarreal is set for 3 p.m. ET on Wednesday. Chelsea is the -143 money-line favorite (risk $143 to win $100) in the latest Chelsea vs. Villarreal odds at Caesars Sportsbook, and the over-under is 2.5 goals. Wednesday's match will be streamed live on Paramount+ with their must-have Premium plan.

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How to watch Chelsea vs. Villarreal

  • Date: Wednesday, August 11
  • Time: 3 p.m. ET
  • Streaming: Paramount+

Champions League picks for Chelsea vs. Villarreal

Before you tune in to Wednesday's 2021 UEFA Super Cup matchup, you need to see the Chelsea vs. Villarreal picks from European soccer insider Martin Green. After working in the sports betting industry for several years, Green became a professional sports writer and handicapper and has covered the game worldwide. Since then, his European soccer picks have been spot-on. Green has generated over $36,000 for $100 bettors since the 2017-18 season, and he has his finger on the pulse of the game all over the globe.

For Wednesday's 2021 UEFA Super Cup matchup, Green is backing Chelsea to get the win at -143 and is taking it a step further by including Chelsea winning with a clean sheet (+163). The Blues conceded the second-fewest goals in the English Premier League last season, giving up just 36 in 38 matches.

A major reason for Chelsea's success was the sensational play of goalkeeper Edouard Mendy. The 29-year-old recorded 16 clean sheets in 31 appearances in the Premier League and gave up just two goals in the Champions League knockout stages en route to the title.

"The Champions League winner has beaten the Europa League winner in seven of the last eight Super Cups," Green told SportsLine. "Chelsea performed heroics to win the Champions League last season... Its success was largely down to the strength of its defense, the intensity of its pressing and the phenomenal midfield performances of N'Golo Kante."

How to watch, live stream the UEFA Champions League on Paramount+

Now that you know what to pick, get ready to watch the UEFA Champions League. Visit Paramount+ now to see the Champions League, your live local CBS sporting events, some of the world's top soccer matchups and much more

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