29/04/18

Spurs v Watford

29/04/18
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5:00 AM (AEST) Tuesday, May 1 at White Hart Lane, London

Round 36 of the English Premier League ends on Tuesday with Tottenham playing hosts to the mid table Watford in what could be a good game.
 

Likely Teams

Tottenham: Lloris; Dier, Vertonghenm, Alderweireld; Wanyama, Dembele, Walker-Peters, Davies; Eriksen, Alli, Kane.
 
Watford: Gomes; Holebas, Kabasele, Britos, Femenia; Capoue, Doucoure; Richarlison, Cleverley, Carrillo; Gray.
 

History

There have been 21 League games between these two teams, with Spurs dominating, picking up 12 wins to the Wasps 5, while 4 games have been drawn. Their clash earlier this season, produced a 1 all draw.
 

Form

Tottenham started their season with a 2-0 win over newly promoted Newcastle. They then lost 2-1 to Chelsea before scoring a 1 all draw with Burnley. In Round 4 they hammered Everton 3-0 before being held to a scoreless draw by Swansea. They’ve been consistently strong since, beating West Ham 3-2, Huddersfield 4-0, Bournemouth 1-0 and then Liverpool 4-1. They then suffered a 1-0 defeat to Manchester United, before struggling to a 1-0 win over the last placed Crystal Palace. Their form then dropped as they lost 2-0 to Arsenal and 2-1 to Leicester while scoring 1 all draws with West Brom and Watford. They have since bounced back with impressive victories against Stoke 5-1, Brighton 2-0 and Burnley 3-0 while suffering a heavy 4-1 loss to undefeated League Leaders Man City. Spurs hammered Southampton 5-2 and Swansea 2-0 in their next two games before being held to a 1 all draw with West Ham. After they belted Everton 4-0, the Spurs were held to a 1 all draw with Southampton. Spurs bounced back with a brilliant 2-0 shut-out of Manchester United before scoring a 2 all draw with Liverpool. Spurs then beat Arsenal 1-0, Palace 1-0 and Huddersfield 2-0, before their 4-1 hiding of Bournemouth. They followed that up with an impressive 3-1 win over the defending champions Chelsea before beating Stoke 2-1. They then lost 3-1 to League leaders Man City and last week they had 1 all draw with Brighton.
 
The Wasps have made a consistent and solid start to the year. They opened with a 3 all draw against Liverpool before beating Bournemouth 2-0. After a scoreless draw with Brighton, they beat Southampton 2-0 in Round 4. They then had a bad day at the office when Man City hammered them 6-0. Watford bounced back impressively though, beating Swansea 2-1, holding West Brom to a 2 all draw and then bagging an impressive 2-1 win over Arsenal. The Wasps then lost three straight to Chelsea, Stoke and Everton before beating West Ham 2-0 and Newcastle 3-0. They’ve been in poor form since, losing to Manchester United 4-2, Burnley 1-0, Crystal Palace 2-1, Huddersfield 4-1, Brighton 1-0 and Swansea 2-1, while picking up a solitary draw with Spurs and a sole win against Leicester 2-1. They lost back to back games against Swansea 2-1 and Man City 3-1 before scoring a draw with Southampton 2 all. They then lost to Leicester 2-0 and had a scoreless draw with Stoke. The Wasps then had a magnificent win over demending champions Chelsea 4-1, but followed up with a 2-0 loss to Hammers. They then beat Everton and West Brom by 1-0 in successive games before receiving a pair of heavy losses to Arsenal 3-0 and Liverpool 5-0 before scoring a 2 all draw with Bournemouth. They then had a 2-1 loss to Burnley and a 1-0 loss to Huddersfield. Last week they were kept to a scoreless draw with Crystal Palace.
 

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Key Match-Up

Watford defence – They’ve struggled for consistency at the back and will need to be at their best if they are keep Spurs scoreless.
 

Verdict

Spurs should stroll home with the win here.

Recommended Tips

Tottenham $1.16
Watford $17.00
Draw $8.00
 

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