Tottenham vs Stoke Odds – Sunday 26th February 2017 – 13:30 – Sky Sports 1
Tottenham are 2/5 with the draw at 19/5 and Stoke are 13/2
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Tottenham welcome Stoke to White Hart Lane this Sunday, with Stoke playing their first fixture in two weeks.
Tottenham come into this match on the back of a 2-2 draw against Gent, in the Europa League.
It was a hard fought fixture that was made even more difficult, with Dele Alli sent off after a disgraceful shin high tackle.
Spurs did enjoy an excellent start through Christian Eriksen (10), but Harry Kane equalised for Gent with a comical own goal.
Alli’s sending off proved pivotal but Spurs again took the lead, this time through Victor Wanyama (61).
Gent equalised for the second time in the match, with Osorio (82) ensuring Gent progressed 3-2 over the two legs.
That result will have really disappointed Mauricio Pochettino, with Spurs now out of Europe altogether.
Excellent Start For Spurs
Spurs have enjoyed an excellent season so far, they find themselves in an excellent position going into the latter stages of the season.
Mauricio Pochettino and are in 3rd place in the Premier League, a win will take them into 2nd ahead of Manchester City.
They have had a mixed record in their last six matches, with defeats against Liverpool and Gent the low points.
Much More To Come
Spurs come into this fixture as the favourites, with home advantage and their current position dictating the odds.
In Stoke, they face a side who they have an excellent recent record against, with a 4-0 win in their last two matches against the Potters.
Tottenham will be looking to maintain their excellent record against Stoke, in 70 matches they have won 36, lost 18 and drawn 16.
Stoke In Mixed Form
Stoke come into this match on the back of a 1-0 win against struggling Crystal Palace, with a welcome home win.
Joe Allen (67) scored the only goal of the game, with the Welshman enjoying an excellent season at Stoke so far.
It is the best goal return for the Welsh midfielder in the Premier League, regular game time is only helping the Welsh Xavi.
That result means that Mark Hughes side have registered two of every result in their last six matches.
The manager will be demanding greater consistency from his players, and a much-improved performance to boot.
Wins against Palace and Sunderland have been cancelled out, with defeats against West Brom and Wolves in the cup.
Given that the Premier League is the only thing they have left to play for, a refreshed squad should challenge Tottenham.
Stokes last two matches have seen them suffer hidings, with Tottenham winning both games by 4-0.
The Potters find themselves in 9th position in the Premier League, level on points with West Ham United in 10th.
Mark Hughes’ side come into this match as underdogs, with their recent dismal record against Tottenham informing the bookies.
Stoke will need to be far more clinical in front of goal, and resolute in defence against Kane and Alli.
The Potters will be looking to draw on the 2014/15 season, when they did the double over Tottenham.
Both teams are 5/6 on to score. The first goalscorer odds for Tottenham are Harry Kane at 11/4 with Dele Alli and Vincent Janssen at 4/1. For Stoke, Peter Crouch is at 10/1 with Saido Berahino, Marko Arnautovic and Wilfried Bony at 11/1.
The last time that these two sides met Tottenham won 4-0 and the odds of the same result are 14/1.
Tottenham vs Stoke Odds
Tip 1 – Alli to score first @ 4/1
Tip 2 – Tottenham to win 3-1 @ 10/1