FM Preview: Arsenal v Tottenham Hotspur 20 Nov 2010

Last updated : 19 November 2010 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Arsenal v Tottenham Hotspur fixture

Arsenal prepare to entertain Tottenham Hotspur at Emirates Stadium at lunchtime on Saturday, looking to continue an impressive record. The Gunners are clearly on top, having won 40 and lost only 18 of the 78 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Emirates Stadium was just last season, in October 2009, with Arsenal running out comfortable 3-0 winners in a Premier League match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2010/2011Tue 21 SepTottenham H.1 - 4ArsenalLGEC
2009/2010Wed 14 AprTottenham H.2 - 1ArsenalPREM
2009/2010Sat 31 OctArsenal3-0Tottenham H.PREM
2008/2009Sun 08 FebTottenham H.0 - 0ArsenalPREM
2008/2009Wed 29 OctArsenal4 - 4Tottenham H.PREM
2007/2008Tue 22 JanTottenham H.5 - 1ArsenalLGEC
2007/2008Wed 09 JanArsenal1 - 1Tottenham H.LGEC

Recent respective form guides

Arsenal are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 16 goals for the Gunners, with 6 goals against.

The away form of Tottenham H. is pretty dire, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Spurs have hit 9 goals, 14 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Arsenal's total of 26 points from their 13 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Barclays Premier League. Tottenham H.'s total of 19 points from their 13 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Barclays Premier League.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

The match against Tottenham H. is certainly an interesting one with me deciding its going to end up with a victory for the Gunners in a close run game. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Arsenal 10 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 13 .
Tottenham H. Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.
Not won in previous 3 away matches.