The Blues have stormed to the top of the Premier League table thanks to their perfect run of form since the start of October.
A 3-0 victory against Bournemouth on Boxing Day saw Antonio Conte’s men set a new club record.
“I can’t see them getting anything at Stamford Bridge”
Michael Owen on Stoke
But he is backing them to see off Mark Hughes’ Potters.
Owen told BetVictor: “Stoke took four points out of the title favourites last season but I can’t see them getting anything at Stamford Bridge against a Chelsea side whose winning run will come to an end at some stage – but not perhaps at the hands of the Potters managed by former Blues’ striker Mark Hughes.”
Chelsea winger Pedro is suspended after picking up his fifth booking of the season against Bournemouth.
Diego Costa and N’Golo Kante and they are both expected to make immediate returns after serving one-match bans.
John Terry has returned to training following a gluteal strain but is unlikely to feature.