Tottenham VS Stoke ( BETTING TIPS, Match Preview & Expert Analysis )
PREVIEW & TIPS FOR Tottenham vs Stoke
Tottenham and Stoke meet at Wembley Stadium in a match of the 16th round of the Barclays Premier League. The record of recent direct matches favors the home team, who in the last eight matches won 5, drew 1 and lost 2. The last direct confrontation between these two teams, on 02-21-2017, ended with Tottenham’s victory for ( 4-0).
Tottenham Team News
After 7 wins, 4 draws and 4 losses, the home team is in 6th place, having won 25 points. In the last match, they drew with Watford away for (1-1), after having lost in the previous game in a game against Leicester City for (2-1). In the last game he played for the UEFA Champions League, he beat APOEL at home (3-0). In the last 7 home games for the league, Tottenham have won 3, 3 draws and 1 defeat, having won 12 points out of 21.
In this competition, you have not lost any of the last 6 games in your stadium. In their domestic league matches the most frequent marker in the break was 0-0 (4 out of 7 matches). The team has conceded goals in 7 of their last 10 games, so they have not shown great defensive solidity, but their attack has scored regularly, as they managed to make it 8 out of the last 10 games in this competition. In 15 games in this competition, suffered the first goal 6 times and never managed to turn the score.
Tottenham vs Stoke Stats
Tottenham are going through their worst season in the Premier League this term, given that they are unbeaten four years ago, scoring just three goals. In their last clash, the team played a very balanced game against Watford, and even playing with one less since the beginning of the second half, managed to hold the tie in 1×1 away from home. As was evident in this last round, the team has been standing out for the consistency of its defensive sector, which is now among the five least leaked of the competition. The club is also one of the most finalized, and has been standing out for the quality in the exchange of passes. The coach has often changed his team’s tactical system, and will not be able to count on defender Sánchez, who is suspended.
Stoke Team News
The visiting team is currently in 13th place with 16 points, after 4 wins, 4 draws and 7 losses. In the penultimate match, they lost at home to Liverpool by (0-3). In the last match, won at home to Swansea City by (2-1). In the league, Stoke had 5 points in 21 chances, after 1 win, 2 draws and 4 losses in their last 7 away games. Defensive solidity has not been his strong point, having conceded goals in 9 of the last 10 games but his attack has scored regularly as he has scored goals in 8 of the last 10 games for this competition. In 15 games in this competition, he suffered the first goal 9 times and only got 1 turn on the scoreboard. In the last 9 away games for all competitions there has been 1 period that stands out: scored 3 of his 8 goals in the minutes (46′-60 ‘).
Stoke are on the pitch a little less pressure after having managed to win again for the English Championship, stopping a fast that lasted four rounds, a time in which they suffered two straight losses. At the time, the team made a very balanced game against Swansea City, and even having created few chances, it achieved the victory of turning inside the house. Based on the numbers of the competition, we can see that the big problem of the team has been its defensive system, which is the second most leaked, with an average of 2 goals conceded per game. One of the weaknesses of the club has been the lack of quality in the exchange of passes, which reflects in the low average of possession of ball. The coach should set up the team 3-4-2-1 or 3-4-3, with Diouf at the midfield.