Tottenham vs Bournemouth – Saturday 14th October 2017 – 15:00  

Tottenham are 1/5 with Harry Kane at 7/4 to score first. 

Tottenham face Bournemouth at Wembley Stadium on Saturday afternoon, in the eighth round of PL matches.

Spurs come into this match on the back of a 4-0 win against Huddersfield, a thumping result for Pochettino's side.

Harry Kane continued his recent blistering form with another Premier League double (9, 23), giving Spurs an early lead.

Ben Davies scored a goal in between Harry Kane's brace (16), with the left-back slotting home a superb finish.

Moussa Sissoko rounded off the win for Tottenham, bundling in the ball via the boot of Christopher Schindler (90+1).

 

Kane The Man

Tottenham have had an excellent start to the season, with Harry Kane proving his world-class credentials.

He has been in scintillating form for club and country, his recent nomination in the Ballon d'Or is a worthy reward for his consistent performances.

They have won five of their last six games, with the 0-0 draw against Swansea at Wembley their only blemish.

If they are to continue their title challenge they will need to start winning matches like this at Wembley.

 

Spurs Favourites

Mauricio Pochettino's side come into this match as favourites, with their record over the last two seasons informing the odds.

This will be a tough match for Spurs, with the club expected to win this match convincingly.

Tottenham have won 4 of the last 5 games against Bournemouth, they are yet to be beaten by the Cherries.

Tough Start

Bournemouth come into this match in poor form, despite drawing their last against Leicester 0-0.

The Cherries were very wasteful in front of goal, with the home side really struggling for confidence after a poor start to the season.

Eddie Howe's side dominated all of the vital statistics at the Vitality Stadium, it was a match they should have won.

They enjoyed a healthy 60% possession, they produced 19 total shots with 4 of them on target.

Bournemouth were denied a late penalty, with Danny Simpson handling March Pugh's goal-bound shot, a red card offence.

 

One Win

The Cherries come into this match with just one Premier League win this season, that was a narrow win against Brighton.

They have struggled for any consistency, despite making a number of quality additions in the Summer.

Eddie Howe's side have suffered five defeats from their opening seven matches, only Palace have lost more.

They currently find themselves in 19th place in the league, with four points from seven matches.

 

Cherries Underdogs

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

The Cherries will be looking to produce a shock, with Spurs still struggling to produce wins at Wembley.

Eddie Howe will be looking to make history in this fixture, they have never beaten Tottenham in the Premier League.

Bournemouth are 11/1 with Jermain Defoe at 9/1 to open the scoring.

Betting Tips

Tip 1 – Kane to score first @ 7/4

Tip 2 – Tottenham to win 3-1 @ 9/1

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