Steve Claridge backs Chelsea to win title if they beat Liverpool and Arsenal
Chelsea are currently eight points clear at the top of the table after winning 18 of their 22 games so far this season.
Former Premier League striker Claridge reckons Chelsea have their impressive defensive record to thank for their strong position in the standings.
Chelsea are eight points clear at the top of the Premier League
Antonio Conte's side have conceded the least amount of goals in the division (15) and have kept 13 clean sheets in the process.
And after Chelsea's 2-0 win over Hull, Claridge believes they're favourites for the title if they see off rivals Liverpool and Arsenal in their upcoming fixtures.
The BBC pundit said: "Yet again they're picking up points against a protagonist who you think might have been able to put a little bit of pressure on them.
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"They just keep doing what they do well. They didn't concede. That's 14 clean sheets and that does it for you.
"They are where they are because they don't concede, they're the most consistent.
"Two big games coming up, Arsenal and Liverpool. If they win both of them, you've probably got to shake hands and say: 'It's yours.'"