Tottenham booked the Champions League football next year with a narrow 1-0 1in over Newcastle United on Wednesday thanks to their top scorer Harry Kane whose goal made all the difference at Wembley. The win also moved the Spurs two points clear off Liverpool in the battle for the third-place finish and a win over Leicester City on the final day could confirm it for Mauricio Pochettino and his side.
The Argentine manager has some issues in the defensive line ahead of the last round’s clash. He can’t count on right-back Serge Aurier, while Kieran Trippier also sustained an injury in the mentioned mid-week’s tie with the Magpies. Dembele, Wanyama and Dier might also be out of the starting XI through their physical condition.
Claude Puel will also have woes of his own regarding the squad for the trip to the capital as he’ll be without Huth, Ndidi, Amartey and Chilwell.
Tottenham vs Leicester City: Head-to-head
- Tottenham lead the head to head tie by seven wins coming into the 86th encounter with Leicester City.
- All of last three H2H matches saw both teams on the score line.
- Leicester shocked Spurs when the two sides met in late-November at King Power Stadium (2-1).
- Spurs are winless in last three home ties with the Foxes.
Tottenham vs Leicester City: Prediction
Leicester ended the five-game winless thread on Wednesday beating Arsenal 3-1 at home. Kelechi Iheanacho, Jamie Vardy and Riyad Mahrez were all on target and there are no doubts this trio should cause troubles to Spurs’ injury-crippled defensive line on Sunday.
Yet, the hosts are massive favourites to grab the spoils on the farewell from the home crowd in this term of the Premier League, making the home win & BTTS a standout bet at the odds of 2.50. Leicester City shipped as many as seven goals in back-to-back away losses to Burnley and Crystal Palace. It will be the music to the ears of Harry Kane, Dele Alli and Christian Eriksen who will be looking to finish the season on a high, meaning the Over 3.5 goals FT is worth backing at 2.00.
Tottenham vs Leicester City: Bet Tips
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