Chelsea hope Raheem Sterling can fire them to a first away victory of the season against Bournemouth, while the Cherries seek their opening win of the campaign

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Chelsea will be hoping their huge summer of spending finally begins to show signs it is paying off when they travel to Bournemouth’s Vitality stadium on Sunday.

The Blues are still licking their wounds from a shock home defeat against Nottingham Forest prior to the international break and were beaten 3-1 by West Ham in their only other away match of the season.

Mauricio Pochettino has had a hard time adjusting to life upon his return to the Premier League and faces a Bournemouth side desperate to pick up points.

Meanwhile, Andoni Iraola took over the Cherries in the summer and is still without a win, but there have been positive building signs in recent matches.

A 2-2 draw with Brentford last time out saw Bournemouth fire themselves to a second Premier League point of the season as Dominic Solanke and David Brooks both got their way onto the score sheet.

Nicolas Jackson is priced at 13/8 to have more than two shots on target against Bournemouth

Meanwhile, Raheem Sterling has been the inform goal scorer for Chelsea with two strikes so far this season.

Sky Bet are offering a host of price boosts ahead of kick-off with Nicolas Jackson priced at 11/8 to have more than two shots on target.

Sterling has seen his odds boosted with the Englishman now 13/8 to score anytime against Bournemouth.

Cherries midfielder Philip Billing comes in at 9/4 to commit 2+ fouls in the encounter, while both teams to have more than two shots on target in each half is priced at 7/2.

Sky Bet price boosts for Bournemouth v Chelsea

Nicolas Jackson 2+ shots on target – 11/8

Raheem Sterling to score – 13/8

Philip Billing to commit 2+ fouls – 9/4

2+ shots on target each team in each half – 7/2

  • All odds are correct at the time of publication