Tottenham vs Burnley
England Premier League.
Date: Sunday, 18th December 2016,
Kick-off at 16:00 UK.
Venue: White Hart Lane (North London).
Inconsistent Spurs host league struggling Burnley for a consecutive home league game.
Tottenham cruised past a relegation battling Hull City in their week 16 league game, having succumb to their 2nd to their league defeat 3 days earlier. The North London club have produced loss-win-loss-win results in their last 4 league games. A result that has seen them drop below the top 4 position. However, Spurs remains unbeaten at home this season and have raked in 20 points out of possible 24 points.
Burnley suffered a narrow defeat at West Ham on match day 16. The Clarets are yet to record an away win after 7 trips so far in the current campaign, which makes them the worst team on the road. However, Burnley know how to make life difficult for top teams; and Liverpool and Manchester united will testify to that fact. Finally, Burnley sits 13th on the log with 17 points from 16 games.
Tottenham vs Burnley: Head-to-head stats
Both sides met 4 times during the 2014/2015 season, the encounters cut across two competitions; the English Premier League and the FA Cup. The two fixtures at the White Hart Lane was won by Spurs, while they were held to draws in two trips to Burnley.
Furthermore, Spurs had won in each of their last 4 home meetings with Burnley in all competitions. And some of those wins are by healthy margin which is reflected in the goal aggregate of 15 against 5.
Tottenham vs Burnley: Prediction
Without a doubt, Spurs are a far superior side going into this clash, especially considering their sumptuous home run so far this season. In addition, the north London always find things easy with bottom placed teams. And Burnley’s away form is also an indicator that the host should enjoy a comfortable victory come Sunday.
Therefore, a win for Spurs with over 1 goal margin is expected from this fixture against Burnley.
Tottenham vs Burnley: Bet Tips
HT/FT: Tottenham/Tottenham at 1.67 (2/3)
Harry Kane to Score Any-time at 1.53 (8/15).