Stoke City vs Tottenham Hotspur Predictions, Betting Tips and Match Preview

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Stoke City vs Tottenham Hotspur Match Prediction

By Bharath Ramm R

Stoke City lost for a third consecutive match as they were beaten 3-0 by Arsenal during the weekend. Paul Lambert saw his team hold out for 75 minutes, but the deadlock was broken by Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s penalty. Late goals from the Gambian and a penalty from Alexandre Lacazette made it a comprehensive win for Arsenal. Spurs were able to register a 3-1 win over Chelsea at Stamford Bridge. Despite falling down to Alvaro Morata’s header in the first half, Spurs gained a crucial advantage by scoring just before the break through Christian Eriksen. Second-half goals from Dele Alli made it a first win at Stamford Bridge in almost 3 decades for Spurs.

Here we have our SBAT match preview with all the best predictions, betting tips and match stats.

Betting Tips and Predictions

The away games against potential relegation threatened opponents can be banana skins for a club chasing Champions League football. However, Tottenham have a tremendous record against Stoke after managing to score 17 goals in the last four matches against this opponent. Even without the goals from Harry Kane, Spurs have averaged three goals per game in recent weeks. I would back Spurs to score more than 2.5 goals.

Stoke City continued to struggle in front of goal and the team has scored only once in the last four games against Spurs. Home advantage is likely to help the Potters, but they have failed to score in two out of the last three matches at the Bet365 stadium. However, Spurs have shown a tendency to concede goals on the road. The best value pick would be backing both teams to score.

Tottenham to score over 2.5 goals – 5/4

Both teams to score – 11/10

Stoke City saw over 1.5 goals in 9 out of their last 10 games played

Stoke City saw over 1.5 goals in 9 out of their last 10 games played against Tottenham Hotspur

Tottenham Hotspur saw over 1.5 goals in 9 out of their last 10 games played

Tottenham Hotspur scored over 2.5 goals in 5 out of their last 10 games played against Stoke City

AVG Goals

1

BTTS

Over 2.5

Over 3.5

Over 1.5 1H Goals

Over 1.5 2H Goals

Stoke City Form Guide

Stoke City Team Logo

Stoke City

Won

3

Draw

3

Lost

4
L A

28-07-2018

Club Friendlies

St. Pauli Team Logo St. Pauli

FT 2 - 0

(HT 0 - 0)

L A

05-08-2018

Championship

Leeds United Team Logo Leeds United

FT 3 - 1

(HT 2 - 0)

D H

11-08-2018

Championship

Brentford Team Logo Brentford

FT 1 - 1

(HT 1 - 0)

D A

18-08-2018

Championship

Preston North End Team Logo Preston North End

FT 2 - 2

(HT 2 - 1)

L H

22-08-2018

Championship

Wigan Athletic Team Logo Wigan Athletic

FT 0 - 3

(HT 0 - 2)

W H

25-08-2018

Championship

Hull City Team Logo Hull City

FT 2 - 0

(HT 1 - 0)

W H

28-08-2018

EFL Cup

Huddersfield Town Team Logo Huddersfield Town

FT 2 - 0

(HT 0 - 0)

L A

01-09-2018

Championship

West Bromwich Albion Team Logo West Bromwich Albion

FT 2 - 1

(HT 1 - 0)

D A

15-09-2018

Championship

Sheffield Wednesday Team Logo Sheffield Wednesday

FT 2 - 2

(HT 1 - 2)

W H

18-09-2018

Championship

Swansea City Team Logo Swansea City

FT 1 - 0

(HT 0 - 0)

Tottenham Hotspur Form Guide

Tottenham Hotspur Team Logo

Tottenham Hotspur

Won

5

Draw

0

Lost

5
W A

26-07-2018

Champions Cup

Roma Team Logo Roma

FT 1 - 4

(HT 1 - 4)

L A

29-07-2018

Champions Cup

Barcelona Team Logo Barcelona

FT 7 - 5

(HT 2 - 0)

W H

01-08-2018

Champions Cup

AC Milan Team Logo AC Milan

FT 1 - 0

(HT 0 - 0)

L A

04-08-2018

Club Friendlies

Girona Team Logo Girona

FT 4 - 1

(HT 2 - 1)

W A

11-08-2018

Premier League

Newcastle United Team Logo Newcastle United

FT 1 - 2

(HT 1 - 2)

W H

18-08-2018

Premier League

Fulham Team Logo Fulham

FT 3 - 1

(HT 1 - 0)

W A

27-08-2018

Premier League

Manchester United Team Logo Manchester United

FT 0 - 3

(HT 0 - 0)

L A

02-09-2018

Premier League

Watford Team Logo Watford

FT 2 - 1

(HT 0 - 0)

L H

15-09-2018

Premier League

Liverpool Team Logo Liverpool

FT 1 - 2

(HT 0 - 1)

L A

18-09-2018

Champions League Grp. B

Inter Team Logo Inter

FT 2 - 1

(HT 0 - 0)

Stoke City Preview

Stoke are slipping ever closer to relegation as the team has suffered three consecutive defeats. The fixture list does not get any easier for Stoke with the team facing the likes of Spurs and Liverpool in the next four games. However, the major consolation for Paul Lambert’s team will be the games against West Ham and Crystal Palace within the next five. These two matches are the perfect six pointers for the Potters to try and use as a shield against relegation. Stoke now need to make up three points just to get in touch with safety positions and the possibility of avoiding relegation is made of tough by a significantly poor goal difference – the worst in the division.

Stoke City Team News

Kurt Zouma, Konstantinos Stafylidis, Mame Diouf (knock), Eric Choupo-Moting (groin), and Lee Grant (wrist) are the players missing from action, while Charlie Adam remains on the suspension table.

Tottenham Hotspur Preview

Spurs may have been distraught after the early exit from the Champions League, but a string of positive results has put the club in a very strong position going towards the end of the campaign. Tottenham now stand to qualify for the Champions League ahead of Chelsea and Arsenal. This would be a major psychological boost for the North London outfit, who have long played second-fiddle to the two London giants. Spurs have shown in recent weeks that the club can win matches even without Harry Kane’s absence on the scoresheet. Kane has not scored in the last four appearances.

Tottenham Hotspur Team News

Harry Winks (ankle) is the only player unavailable for Spurs.

Stoke City Last 10 Games Stats

Win Draw Loss

AVG Goals

1.2

BTTS

Over 0.5

Over 1.5

Over 2.5

Over 3.5

BTTS+Win

BTTS+Draw

BTTS+Lose

Cleansheets

H/T Win

Won to Nil

Tottenham Hotspur Last 10 Games Stats

Win Draw Loss

AVG Goals

1.9

BTTS

Over 0.5

Over 1.5

Over 2.5

Over 3.5

BTTS+Win

BTTS+Draw

BTTS+Lose

Cleansheets

H/T Win

Won to Nil

Stoke City vs Tottenham Hotspur Sidelined Players

Stoke City
33 Lee Grant Injured
10 Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting Injured
21 Konstantinos Stafylidis Injured
16 Charlie Adam Suspended
Tottenham Hotspur
29 Harry Winks Injured

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Probably Lineup

No. Pos Player M kg
1 GK Jack Butland 196 95
8 LB Glen Johnson 182 78
17 CD Ryan Shawcross 191 76
15 CD Bruno Martins Indi 185 76
3 RB Erik Pieters 183 84
2 LM Moritz Bauer 181 73
4 CM Joe Allen 168 62
32 RM Ramadan Sobhi 183 75
27 CM Badou Ndiaye 181 74
22 AM Xherdan Shaqiri 169 72
18 CF Mame Biram Diouf 185 81
No. Pos Player M kg
1 GK Hugo Lloris 188 78
24 LB Serge Aurier 176 76
6 CD Davinson Sanchez 187 81
5 CD Jan Vertonghen 189 88
3 RB Danny Rose 173 76
19 CDM Mousa Dembele 185 88
12 CDM Victor Wanyama 188 87
23 CM Christian Eriksen 182 76
20 CM Dele Alli 188 80
7 CM Heung-Min Son 180 77
10 CF Harry Kane 188 86