Reasons for betting Tottenham Hotspurs vs. Burnley tip
One of the leading contenders for the title Tottenham Hotspurs is welcoming Burnley in the closing match of the third round of the English Premier League.
The Spurs are looking solid at the moment. In spite of the loss against Chelsea, Mauricio Pochettino’s team has a chance to go all the way this season. Burnley started the season with a shocking win over the reigning champions, and they look solid so far.
Tottenham Hotspurs overview
The Spurs are still efficient like in the previous years. The productivity of their games hasn’t dropped a bit. In 10 latest games, 8 ended with over 2.5 goals. After an opening victory on the road against Newcastle United with 2-0, the Spurs lost to Chelsea,1-2. In the clash between the champions and runner up from the previous season, the Blues had a little bit of luck. To be honest, if the result was totally the opposite, it would be fair because Tottenham was excellent. Harry Kane had many chances, but simply the ball did not want to enter the goal. Kieran Trippier is still doubtful, while Danny Rose and Erik Lamela are long absent from Tottenham’s line-up.
Sean Dyche is a talented manager who is extracting 100% of capabilities from his players. In the previous three competitive games, Burnley recorded two victories and one defeat. After a shocking win over Chelsea at Stamford Bridge, 2-3, they lost at home against West Brom Albion with the minimal result. During this week they participated in League Cup, where they advanced to next stage after a routine win against Blackburn Rovers 0-2.
We have to say that the Clarets have only one defeat since the start of the pre-season along with 7 victories and 2 draws. Despite the fact that they do not have major stars in the team, they will present a respectable challenge for every opponent. There are no injured or suspended players for this match.
Head to head matches
During the previous year, Tottenham won both games with scoring two goals at least. The last victory of Burnley came all the way back in 2009. Since then Tottenham has 4 wins with 2 draws. Mauricio Pochettino has 5 victories in head to head against Sean Dyche along with two draws.
Overall, in 79 matches the record is surprisingly even. Both clubs have 30 successes apiece, with 19 draws. The Spurs have a better goal difference 146-131.
Prediction for Tottenham Hotspurs vs. Burnley tip
The hosts are heavy favorites here. They have to bounce back after a defeat in the derby against Chelsea, and we are going to back them up. Also in our opinion, they always have solutions for the teams like Burnley, and we think that the Spurs are going to win with a handicap – 1.5 goals.