Jose Mourinho's side, who have lost just one of their seven league matches, have won all three of their home fixtures so far.
Cardiff have lost just once away from home this season, but were beaten 2-1 by Newcastle United in their last outing two weeks ago.
Cardiff manager Malky Mackay has no fresh injury concerns ahead of the match and could name the same XI that lost against Newcastle.
Cardiff City: WDDLWL
Possible starting lineups
Chelsea: Cech; Ivanovic, Cahill, Terry, Bertrand; Lampard, Ramires; Schurrle, Mata, Oscar; Ba
Cardiff City: Marshall; Taylor, Caulker, Turner, Theophile-Catherine; Medel, Whittingham, Kim, Gunnarsson; Odemwingie, Campbell
Sports Mole says: 2-0