Tottenham vs Chelsea Odds – Wednesday 4th January 2017 – 20:00 – Sky Sports 1
Tottenham are 6/4 with the draw at 23/10 and Chelsea are 9/5
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Tottenham welcome Chelsea to White Hart Lane in another round of festive fixtures, continuing with the first period of New Year Premier League action.
Spurs come into this match in great form, having secured four successive wins, the last a 4-1 win coming away at Watford.
Harry Kane (27) opened the scoring for the visitors, getting Spurs off to a great start in another London derby.
He scored his second just six minutes later (33), with full-back Kieran Trippier supplying two excellent crosses for Kane to coolly convert.
Deli Alli made it three before the break (41) and four after (46), with the England international making it four goals in two games.
Younes Kaboul did score a consolation late on (90+1), it was too little too late for the Hornets though.
Tottenham Looking For Run
Pochettino will be wanting his side to build on that winning form in the Premier League, they have won six of their last seven.
Tottenham still find themselves ten points behind leaders Chelsea, they have an excellent chance to close the gap to seven.
Chelsea ended both Tottenham’s title chances last season, and their unbeaten run this season so revenge will be a high motivation.
Tottenham have had an excellent festive period so far, a win against Chelsea would be the icing on the cake.
Tottenham come into this match as favourites, with just the two defeats this season they have been very hard to beat.
This will be a tough fixture for Mauricio Pochettino’s side, with Chelsea on a truly incredible run, winning 13 successive matches.
Spurs have a poor recent record against Chelsea, they have failed to win any of the last four meetings.
Lucky Number 14?
Chelsea come into this match on the back of their 13th successive win, this time a 4-2 win against Stoke at Stamford Bridge.
Gary Cahill gave the hosts the lead (34), with Chelsea heading into the first half with a 1-0 lead.
Bruno Martins Indi (46) equalised for the visitors, with Willian scoring twice in the space of eight minutes (57 and 65) to give Chelsea a 3-2 lead.
Peter Crouch (64) had levelled the match for a second time but that stalemate lasted only a minute with Willians second.
Diego Costa scored late on (85), with Chelsea guaranteeing themselves win number 13 equalling the record number of wins set by the Invincibles of Arsenal.
Win Number Twelve
That result means that Chelsea are now just one game away from breaking the league record of 14 consecutive wins, set by the Arsenal Invincibles.
It ensures that Chelsea go into this match with a lead of six points, with this huge game their match in hand.
Chelsea surprisingly head into this fixture as the underdogs, they are the form team in the Premier League.
They will be looking to register their 17th win of the season, the recent wins giving them incredible confidence.
Antonio Conte’s men will be looking to continue their overall record against Tottenham, they have won 59, drawn 35 and lost 44 of 138 meetings.
Both teams are 4/6 on to score. The first goalscorer odds for Tottenham are Harry Kane at 5/1 with Heung-Min Son and Dele Alli at 8/1. For Chelsea, Diego Costa is at 7/2 with Michy Batshuayi and Eden Hazard at 6/1.
The last time that these two sides met Chelsea won 2-1 and the odds of the same result are 9/1.
Tottenham vs Chelsea Odds
Tip 1 – Kane to score first @ 5/1
Tip 2 – 2-2 draw @ 12/1