Tottenham vs Sunderland Odds – Sunday 18th September 2016 – 16:30 – Sky Sports 1
Tottenham are 1/3 with the draw at odds of 4/1 and Sunderland are 15/2
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Tottenham welcome Sunderland to White Hart Lane on Sunday afternoon, with Tottenham looking to move on from their Champions League defeat in midweek.
The 2-1 loss to Monaco was not the Champions League debut Mauricio Pochettino was hoping for, with Tottenham losing at their adopted European home of Wembley.
Goals from Veiga de Carvalho e Silva (15) and Lemar (31), ensured that Tottenham were 2-0 down inside 30 minutes.
Toby Alderweireld grabbed a goal for the hosts in the 45th minute, ultimately it wasn’t enough as Spurs were outclassed on their Champions League return.
Great Season So Far
Spurs come into this game on the back of a more solid footing in the Premier League, after an emphatic 4-0 win against Stoke on Saturday.
Mauricio Pochettino will be delighted with that result, with an away win and the return to the goals for Harry Kane a huge bonus for Tottenham.
Spurs have started the season in excellent fashion, with two wins and two draws from their opening four matches.
Their 4-0 demolition of Stoke saw Harry Kane, Heung-Min Son (2) and Dele Alli complete the scoring, as Mark Hughes also saw red on the touchline.
Tough games against Liverpool and Everton have been navigated without defeat, with wins against Crystal Palace and Stoke fully maximised.
Up until the game against Stoke they had been goal shy, the performance on Saturday has put paid to that in emphatic fashion.
Exciting Times For Tottenham
They find themselves in 6th place after their haul at the weekend, Spurs will be delighted with their form as one of three sides left unbeaten this season.
Tottenham face a tough fixture against Sunderland, who have yet to win a game, they are 19th in the Premier League, level on points with Stoke.
Tottenham will be looking to maintain their excellent overall record against Sunderland. They have won 42, drawn 28 and lost 35 of their 105 meetings.
Sunderland In Trouble
Sunderland come into this match on the back of a 3-0 drubbing against Everton at the Stadium of Light.
Romelu Lukaku’s hat-trick was the highlight of the match for the visitors, for 61 minutes Sunderland were on even terms but they capitulated.
The Belgian completed an 11-minute hat-trick in the second half, with hapless defending from Sunderland contributing.
Goals in the 61st, 68th and 71st minute saw Sunderland completely capitulate, confirming that David Moyes has a huge task on his hands.
Tough Season So Far
Sunderland have had a tough start to the season, with two narrow 2-1 defeats against Middlesbrough and Manchester City.
They gave a great account of themselves against Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City, with an unfortunate own goal from Paddy McNair the difference between the sides.
Moyes and his men will have been deeply disappointed, as they followed up that defeat with a 2-1 defeat against Middlesbrough at home.
The draw against Southampton saw them gain their first point of the new season and under Moyes.
Big Test For Sunderland
The match against Tottenham will be a huge challenge for Sunderland, with Tottenham unbeaten under Mauricio Pochettino this season.
Last season’s corresponding fixture saw Tottenham beat Sunderland 4-1, a result that David Moyes will not want his side to repeat.
Their recent record against Spurs is poor, with nine defeats coming in their last eleven matches. Their last win against Spurs came in the 2009/10 season, when they ran out 3-1 winners.
Both teams are 10/11 on to score. The first goalscorer odds for Tottenham are Harry Kane at 5/2 with Vincent Janssen at 7/2. For Sunderland, Jermain Defoe is at 9/1 with Joel Asoro, Adnan Januzaj and Victor Anichebe at 14/1.
The last time that these two sides met Tottenham won 4-1 and the odds of the same result are 18/1.
Tottenham vs Sunderland Odds
Tip 1 – Defoe to score first @ 9/1
Tip 2 – Tottenham to win 4-1 @ 18/1
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