Tottenham vs. Arsenal: Premier League – Match Preview

Tottenham and Arsenal meet in the North London derby on Sunday with both sides in need of a result for differing reasons.

Spurs’ pursuit of the title continues and they have won eight in a row in the league as they attempt to close the gap on Chelsea.

Christian Eriksen’s superb long range effort was the difference as they recorded a massive win away at an in-form Crystal Palace.

Arsenal needed a late own goal to overcome Leicester City in the week and they remain adrift of the Champions League spots.

Nacho Monreal’s effort was deflected into his own goal by Robert Huth as Arsenal secured a third consecutive win in all competitions.

Enhanced match odds

Tottenham 7/1 or Arsenal 11/1 with 888 Sport*

Tottenham 8/1 or Arsenal 12/1 with Betfair*

Tottenham to beat Arsenal: 8/1 with Paddy Power*

Tottenham 30/1 or Arsenal 50/1 with Betfair*

Premier League form: Tottenham W5 D0 L0; Arsenal W3 D1 L1
Premier League top scorers
Tottenham – Harry Kane 20 goals
Arsenal – Alexis Sanchez 19 goals

Match history
The last three league meetings between the two have finished as draws, including an entertaining 2-2 draw at White Hart Lane last term.

Sanchez rescued a point for Arsenal, after Spurs scored twice in five minutes to take the lead.

Last five Premier League meetings
Arsenal 1 Tottenham 1 – 06/11/16
Tottenham 2 Arsenal 2 – 05/03/16
Arsenal 1 Tottenham 1 – 08/11/15
Tottenham 2 Arsenal 1 – 07/02/15
Arsenal 1 Tottenham 1 – 27/09/14

Both teams to score – 1/2 with Bet 365

Team news
Danny Rose could return for Tottenham on Sunday after three months out injured.

Mousa Dembele and Victor Wanyama were both subbed at half-time against Palace, however are likely to start here.

Laurent Koscielny should be fit to start, however Shkodran Mustafi is likely to miss out once again.

Rob Holding, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Aaron Ramsey are set to return to the team.

Expected starting XI’s
Tottenham (3-4-2-1): Lloris; Dier, Alderweireld, Vertonghen; Walker, Wanyama, Dembele, Rose; Eriksen, Alli; Kane
Arsenal (3-4-2-1): Cech; Gabriel, Koscielny, Holding; Chamberlain, Ramsey, Xhaka, Monreal; Sanchez, Ozil; Welbeck

Predictions

Result: Draw (3/1 with Betfred)

Correct Score: 2-2 (12/1 with Bet 365)

Anytime Goalscorer: Harry Kane (Evens with Coral)

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