Tottenham hosts Everton at White Hart Lane in what should be a cracking match. Tottenham sits 3rd on the table with 57 points, but Everton will look to make some ground on the table, as they’re not far behind in 6th place with 51 points.
The match will be played on April 7th 2014 and this will be the final match-up between these two teams. Everton beat Tottenham in the 1st match (2-1) at Goodison Park, but that was due to two goals during stoppage time by Pienaar and Jelavic.
Tottenham v Everton Match Odds
- 1X2 Odds: Tottenham 1.90 / Everton 4.00 / Draw 3.50
- Goal Total Odds: Over 2.5 Goals 1.72 / Under 2.5 Goals 2.00
Tottenham v Everton Match Preview
Everton is 13-12-5 during the campaign and rank 3rd in the league with just 5 losses on the season. The reason they’re stuck back in 6th on the table is because they have 12 draws. This is one of the biggest matches of the year for Everton.
With a win Everton would move within 3 pts of Tottenham and have a game in hand. They’d also win the tiebreaker if it ends up coming down to that with a win this weekend. Everton is just 4-6-4 in away matches though and may struggle at WHL.
Tottenham is 17-6-8 with an 8-4-3 record at home, but their recent form has been questionable. Tottenham just beat Swansea by a score of 2-1 at Liberty Stadium, but they had lost their previous two matches including a 1-0 loss at home to Fulham.
Everton is in great form, as they’ve won their L3 matches against Reading, Manchester City and Stoke City. Everton hasn’t given up a goal in two matches now. However, it should be noted that Everton’s three wins have come at Goodison Park.
In away matches Everton has performed worse this season. Everton averages 1.36 GPG and concedes 1.29 GPG in away matches, which is worse than their season averages. Tottenham plays tough defence at home, but have struggled to score.
I don’t expect a lot of scoring in this match. Tottenham only scores 1.47 GPG at home compared to 1.94 GPG in away matches. I think Tottenham will play tight defensively to begin the match and the game will stay under the total.
Tottenham v Everton Predictions
Only Stoke City (13) and Wigan (13) have more draws than Everton (12) this season. Everton is in great form and a win would be huge for them, but Tottenham knows how important this match is as well and I expect a hard-fought draw.
Tottenham has only conceded an average of 1.00 GPG at home and Everton will find it tough to score. I expect both teams to net a goal and draw 1-1. If you’re looking at the goalscorer markets I like Vertonghen on Tottenham and Fellaini on Everton.
The most common score in away matches for Everton is 1-1 (21.4%) and the 2nd most common score for Tottenham at home is 1-1 (20%). If you want a longshot bet you could wager on the correct score being 1-1 at Paddy Power.