Tottenham vs West Brom – Saturday 25th November 2017 – 15:00

Tottenham are 1/4 with Harry Kane at 15/8 to score first. 

Tottenham face West Brom at Wembley Stadium on Saturday afternoon, in another round of PL fixtures.

Spurs come into this match on the back of a 2-0 defeat against North London rivals Arsenal, a poor result for Pochettino's side.

Arsenal stole the bragging rights in this encounter, with Wenger's side producing a master class to defeat a poor Tottenham side.

Shkodran Mustafi gave Arsenal the lead nine minutes before the break (36), with the defender heading past Hugo Lloris to make it 1-0.

Alexis Sanchez doubled their lead just five minutes later (41), with the Chilean slotting past Lloris from close range.

That win ends Arsenal's longest ever winless run against their bitter rivals, it was also Pochettino's first defeat in this fixture.


Tough Defeat

Tottenham have had an excellent start to the season, but this was another defeat against a top domestic rival.

They have already been beaten by Manchester United as well as Arsenal, these top games will define whether they will be able to contest the PL.

They have had a mixed record in their last six matches though, with three wins and three defeats.

A win against West Brom will move them level on points with Manchester United who are in second place.


Spurs Favourites

Mauricio Pochettino's side come into this match as favourites, with home advantage informing the odds.

This will be a tough match for Spurs, with West Brom's players looking to secure a much-needed win after the sacking of Tony Pulis.

Tottenham will be looking to make it six matches unbeaten against West Brom.

Poor Form

West Brom come into this match in poor form, losing 4-0 against Chelsea, a result that cost Tony Pulis his job.

Alvaro Morata opened the scoring for Chelsea (17), with man of the match Eden Hazard supplying the assist.

Eden Hazard went from provider to score with two goals in either half to make it 2 and 4-0 to Chelsea (23, 62).

Marcos Alonso continued his fine season with another goal (38), making it 3-0 to Chelsea inside the first half.

It was another poor performance and result for West Brom and it has cost Pulis his job.

Pressure On

West Brom now come into this match on the back of four straight defeats and two draws.

This run of form has seen the Baggies drop down to 17th in the league, one point above struggling West Ham.

Gary Megson is in charge of West Brom until they make a permanent appointment, with Sam Allardyce a perfect candidate.

They have also sounded out Slaven Bilic about the position but as it stands he remains unavailable after his West Ham sacking.


Baggies Underdogs

West Brom come into this match as the underdogs, with Tottenham's pedigree informing the odds.

The Baggies will be looking to produce a huge upset, beating Spurs would give them a huge boost in their battle for form.

West Brom will be looking for a first win in six matches against Tottenham.

West Brom are 12/1 with Jay Rodriguez and Salomon Rondon at 11/1 to open the scoring.

Betting Tips

Tip 1 – Rondon to score first @ 11/1

Tip 2 – West Brom to win 1-0 @ 25/1

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