Betting. Tottenham vs Chelsea [04.01.17] : Spurs to force The Blues to lose points

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Betting. Tottenham vs Chelsea [04.01.17] : Spurs to force The Blues to lose points

Premier League

Matchday 20

04.01.2017

Bet: Total Match Goals Over 2.5

Chelsea has been showing a champion class race for three months winning 13 matches in a row. It was rather unpredictable for sports betting experts that Antonio Conte’s side saved 6-point handicap over Liverpool and 9-point handicap over other rivals. Remarkable The Blues managed to beat not only underdogs during this winning series but top clubs as well, for example, Manchester United (4-0), Tottenham (2-1) and Manchester City (3-1). But nevertheless bookies didn’t give The Pensioners a clear preference; 90 Minutes market bets will be placed with odds of 2.62.

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At the same time Tottenham is not obvious underdog in this match having win odds of 2.80. It is expected by betting specialists that Draw is more unrealistic (3.25). As to Spurs they have only a 4-games winning string in Premier League. But Mauricio Pochettino’s side managed to beat only underdogs like Hull City (3-0), Burnley (2-1), Southampton (1-4) and Watford (1-4). However, as bets said top clubs are big problems for The Lilywhites losing to Manchester United, Chelsea and Liverpool.

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Analysing first Premier League head-to-head game this season sports betting experts note that it was tough for Chelsea (The Blues made a comeback 2-1). It is also remarkable in December Antonio Conte’s boys showed a 4-match series without conceding a single goal but in last game Stoke City managed to strike twice into rivals net. At the same time Tottenham in recent matches demonstrated an extremely power in attack. So placing bets you should consider Total Match Goals Over 2.5 with odds of 1.91.

Moreover, such option as “Both Teams To Score: Yes” (1.67) may be alternative. Additionally it should be noted that The Spurs won five games in a row in all competition on Wembley Stadium in November-December period. And in last three seasons Chelsea couldn’t beat Lilywhites in away games. So such bets as “Double Chance: Tottenham Or Draw” but with rather low odds of 1.40. But for risky lovers we can propose “Tottenham Win and Both Teams To Score” (4.80).