FootyMAD's Tottenham Hotspur match preview

Last updated : 18 January 2008 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Tottenham Hotspur v Sunderland fixture

Sunderland pack their bags to visit Tottenham Hotspur at White Hart Lane on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 51 games played, The Black Cats have recorded 14 wins, and Tottenham H. have come away with 25 victories.

The previous match played between the two at White Hart Lane was within the last three years, in December 2005, as the Spurs edged out their past their rivals by a score of 3 - 2 in a Premiership match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2007/2008Sat 11 AugSunderland1 - 0Tottenham H.PREM
2005/2006Sun 12 FebSunderland1 - 1Tottenham H.PREM
2005/2006Sat 03 DecTottenham H.3 - 2SunderlandPREM
2002/2003Sat 08 FebTottenham H.4 - 1SunderlandPREM
2002/2003Sun 10 NovSunderland2 - 0Tottenham H.PREM
2001/2002Sat 02 MarTottenham H.2 - 1SunderlandPREM
2001/2002Wed 19 SepSunderland1 - 2Tottenham H.PREM

Recent respective form guides

Tottenham Hotspur have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 20 goals for the Spurs, with 13 goals against.

In complete contrast to Tottenham H., Sunderland are having a torrid time on their travels, losing every single one of the last six matches played! The Black Cats have conceded 16 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.

Tottenham H. see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premier League, showing a record of 24 points from their 22 games played so far, Sunderland are stuck down in the relegation zone of Barclays Premier League with a return of just 20 points from their 22 games thus far.

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

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Spurs, as the The Black Cats have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Tottenham H. Unbeaten in the last 4 home games.
Sunderland Lost each of the previous 7 away matches.
Not won in previous 12 away matches.
Last drawn game 7 outings ago.