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tottenham hotspur vs chelsea fc premier league
Sunday, 22 December 2019 17:30
Tottenham Hotspur
Spurs
(5.) 7.
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match about to start
Chelsea FC
Chelsea
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  • Willian (12', 45')
Tottenham Hotspur Stadium
England − Premier League − 2019/2020 − Matchday 18

betting tip & odds comparison 22/12/19 Tottenham Hotspur - Chelsea FC

Betting Tip for matchday 18 of the 2019/2020 Premier League between Tottenham Hotspur and Chelsea FC. The game will be played at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on the 22.12.2019 at 17:30.

Tottenham – Chelsea

When Tottenham hired Jose Mourinho at the end of November, they were 12 points behind Chelsea. After only four weeks, a win for the North London club would put them ahead of their London rivals, albeit by goal difference. The two clubs clash at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on Sunday December 22. The match could prove crucial in the race to the last Champions League spot. And with the history between Mourinho and Chelsea supporters, this is a match where we expect to have some fireworks.

Tottenham

Despite not being at their best, Spurs wrestled three points late in the game against Wolves to take their number of Premier League wins under their new Portuguese coach to four. Mourinho’s men go into the match with four wins in their last five Premier League matches, the only blip a loss to Manchester United away at Old Trafford. Their recent form has made them favourites for a place in the top four. In their last five league matches, Tottenham have scored 14 goals (not bad for a “defensive coach) thanks to players like Lucas Moura, Son and Dele Alli; they are all enjoying a great run of form, something that was lacking before Mourinho’s arrival. Harry Kane has also contributed his own quota and leads the team’s scoring chart with nine goals followed by Alli and Son with five goals each. Son has been their chief protagonist and creator with seven assists, followed by Alli with a paltry three assists only. Despite scoring many goals, it is the lack of clean sheets that must be grinding Mourinho’s gears. Spurs have conceded seven goals in their last five league matches and kept only one clean sheet. Overall, both teams have scored in 72.41% of all Spurs matches this season, and five out of their last six matches. There’s been over 1.5 goals in 90% of Spurs’ matches and over 2.5 goals in 76% of their matches.

Chelsea

Things can change quickly in football. From clocking six consecutive wins in the league after beating Crystal Palace in early November, things have taken a sour turn for Frank Lampard’s Chelsea in the last few weeks. Since their consecutive runs of wins, the Blues have lost four out of five matches. Surprisingly, some of the defeats have been against teams they were expected to beat, such as West Ham, Bournemouth and Everton. Part of the reason for their slump is the lack of sharpness in the attacking third. They are finding it hard to break teams down. In their last five matches, the Fulham-based club have scored only four goals in their last five matches, with half of those coming from one match. The Blues striker, Tammy Abraham, has also struggled to score in recent matches, netting only two goals in his last six matches. Chelsea will be hoping the likes of Mount, Willian and Pulisic all contribute against Spurs to arrest the tide of bad results. The defence has also not been in great form, conceding seven goals in the last five league matches with no single clean sheet. Goalkeeper, Kepa, has also been sketchy of late. In terms of overall performance this season, Frank Lampard’s team have averaged 2.15 goals per game. Both teams have scored in 66.67% of all Spurs matches this season, and four out of their last six matches.

Predicted Line Ups

Tottenham Chelsea
  • Gazzaniga
  • Aurier
  • Sanchez
  • Alderweireld
  • Verthongen
  • Sissoko
  • Winks
  • Lucas Moura
  • Dele Alli
  • Son
  • Kane
  • Coach: Jose Mourinho
  • Kepa
  • Azpilicueta
  • Rüdiger
  • Zouma
  • Alonso
  • Kante
  • Jorginho
  • Kovacic
  • Willian
  • Pulisic
  • Abraham
  • Coach: Frank Lampard
Injured: NAME Davies, Lloris, Vorm, Lamela and Ndombele; Loftus-Cheek, Tomori and van Ginkel;

 

 

Tottenham versus Chelsea Betting Tips and Prediction:

There’s no doubt this will be a tough encounter. Even though Chelsea is not in good nick, it is likely they will want to reverse the trend this weekend. And you know what they say about derbies – “Form goes out of the window”. That said, the evidence and facts on the ground lean towards a home game with both teams expected to score at least one goal. You can read more on our Tottenham vs Chelsea tips on our betting tips page.

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Performance

Tottenham
Last games
Chelsea FC
Last games

Tottenham performance of the last 6 home matches

Victories
Over 2.5

Chelsea FC performance of the last 4 away matches

Victories
Over 2.5

Standing

Pos Team Team PTS MP W D L GF GA GD
0
1
Liverpool FC
Liverpool
90 37 27 9 1 66 21 45
0
2
Manchester City FC
Man City
65 36 18 11 7 68 31 37
0
3
Leicester City FC
Leicester
61 37 16 13 8 58 28 30
0
4
Chelsea FC
Chelsea
56 37 14 14 9 51 39 12
0
5
Manchester United FC
ManUtd
53 37 12 17 8 44 30 14
0
6
Wolverhampton Wanderers FC
Wolverhampton
51 37 10 21 6 41 34 7
0
7
Sheffield United FC
Sheffield Utd
51 36 11 18 7 30 25 5
0
8
Tottenham Hotspur
Spurs
49 37 11 16 10 47 40 7
0
9
Arsenal FC
Arsenal
48 36 9 21 6 40 36 4
0
10
Burnley FC
Burnley
47 37 11 14 12 34 40 -6
0
11
Crystal Palace FC
Palace
47 37 10 17 10 26 32 -6
0
12
Everton FC
Everton
45 37 10 15 12 37 46 -9
0
13
Newcastle United FC
Newcastle
43 37 9 16 12 25 41 -16
0
14
Southampton FC
Southampt.
42 37 10 12 15 35 52 -17
0
15
Brighton & Hove Albion FC
Brighton & Hove
37 37 6 19 12 32 40 -8
0
16
West Ham United FC
West Ham
35 37 7 14 16 35 50 -15
0
17
Watford FC
Watford
35 37 6 17 14 27 44 -17
0
18
AFC Bournemouth
AFC Bournemouth
35 37 7 14 16 29 47 -18
0
19
Aston Villa FC
Aston Villa
33 36 7 12 17 34 56 -22
0
20
Norwich City FC
Norwich City
29 37 5 14 18 25 52 -27
Legend
  • Champions League
  • Europa League
  • Relegation