- Tottenham Hotspur are without a clean sheet in four attempts in the Premier League.
- Tottenham have won three of their last four home Premier League home matches
- Spurs scored exactly twice in each of those three home victories.
- Fulham have scored at least once in four of their last seven league assignments.
Spurs let lead slip again
Tottenham Hotspur dropped points for the fourth Premier League game on the spin when they conceded a late equalizer at Wolves on Sunday having led the contest for more than 80 minutes at Molineux.
Jose Mourinho’s penchant for shutting up shop when his team score first has backfired all too often this season – in fact, no other club in the league have led a lead slip more often than Spurs since the summer – and their habit of sitting on their lead came back to bite them again when Romain Saiss nodded home an 85th minute equalizer for Wolves.
Having been touted as possible title challengers this term, Spurs suddenly find themselves six points off the pace and outside the top four ahead of their meeting with Fulham this week, making a victory against the Cottagers all the more vital.
Fulham continue to gather points
Fulham meanwhile, took something from a Premier League fixture for the fourth time in a row when the Cottagers held high flying Southampton to a 0-0 draw at the Cottage on Sunday.
Their tie with the Saints was their fourth draw on the trot, and though Fulham are taking their points in singles at present, the improvement in their performances and a run of just one defeat in six over all points to positive progress overall.
Victory but no clean sheet for Spurs?
Reeling from a slump that saw them win just one of their last six league assignments, Tottenham are in desperate need of a top-flight victory, and Spurs should have just about enough firepower to fire them to glory against Fulham on Wednesday.
Tottenham had won three games on the bounce on home soil before their 2-0 reverse to Leicester in their most recent North London outing, and we expect Spurs to restraighten their path at Fulham’s expense this week.
Jose Mourinho’s side have conceded in each of their last four league matches against Crystal Palace, Liverpool, Leicester and Wolves however, and Scott Parker’s improving Cottagers – who notched against Liverpool, Everton and Leicester over the past month – look capable of hitting a consolation.
Aligning the factors, the home win and both teams to score combination looks an attractive option at the prices quoted, while our correct score prediction tips Tottenham to eventually force a 2-1 win.
With Jose Mourinho’s safety first tactical blueprint a major factor, Spurs have been efficient rather than prolific goal-scorers in recent weeks, and having hit exactly two goals in each of their last three Premier League wins in North London, that same one-two punch combo should allow Tottenham to pick up three points against Fulham.
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