FootyMAD's Tottenham Hotspur match preview

Last updated : 07 February 2009 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Tottenham Hotspur v Arsenal fixture

Arsenal face a trip to Tottenham Hotspur at White Hart Lane on Sunday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 78 games played, Gunners have recorded 25 wins, and Tottenham H. have come away with 31 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in January 2008, with Tottenham H. annihilating their visitors 5 - 1 in a League Cup match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Wed 29 OctArsenal4 - 4Tottenham H.PREM
2007/2008Tue 22 JanTottenham H.5 - 1ArsenalLGEC
2007/2008Wed 09 JanArsenal1 - 1Tottenham H.LGEC
2007/2008Sat 22 DecArsenal2 - 1Tottenham H.PREM
2007/2008Sat 15 SepTottenham H.1 - 3ArsenalPREM
2006/2007Sat 21 AprTottenham H.2 - 2ArsenalPREM
2006/2007Wed 31 JanArsenal3 - 1Tottenham H.LGEC

Recent respective form guides

Tottenham Hotspur are unbeaten in their last six home games, but have drawn three of them. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 13 goals for the Spurs, with 6 goals against.

Arsenal have an average recent record on the road, losing only 1 of the last six, but drawing 4 of them. A generous 7 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Tottenham H. find themselves struggling down in 14th position in the league having picked up 24 points from their 24 matches. Arsenal find themselves in a respectable 5th position, courtesy of the 43 points they have accumulated from 24 games.

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

The away form of the Gunners has not been the best, though the Footymad panel sees them pulling off a narrow win on their visit to Tottenham H.. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Tottenham H. Unbeaten in the last 7 home games.
Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
Arsenal Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Drawn each of the last 3 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.