Watford vs Tottenham Hotspur
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Watford vs Tottenham Hotspur | Prediction, Betting Tips & Odds
This the fourth season in succession for Watford in the Premier League and they are establishing themselves as a top-flight club. The Hornets finished in 14th place last season, which was one place lower than the season before and will be hoping to push for a higher finish this season. They are yet to finish in the top half since returning to the Premier League in 2015/16. Tottenham Hotspur are doing everything they can to challenge Manchester City for their title this season. However, Mauricio Pochettino did not strengthen his squad in the summer and the club came in for some criticism for their transfer policy. They have also had bad news about their new stadium and it remains to be seen if this will damage their chances.
Since their promotion from the Championship in 2014/15, Watford have always been one of the teams discussed as potential relegation candidates. The Hornets have never looked really settled, having changed their manager several times. Watford will hope to keep the same man in charge for the foreseeable future which will help when trying to win tough games like this one. Tottenham Hotspur have managed to keep hold of their man for at least one more season and Pochettino has done a great job at the club. A win in this game would mean the perfect start to the season for Tottenham Hotspur and move them 3 points clear of Watford in the process. It’s a game their fans will expect to win.
Watford have shocked many fans and pundits alike with their 100% start to the new Premier League season. The Hornets have won all three of their Premier League games, starting with a 2-0 home win over Brighton and Hove Albion. They then travelled to Burnley and picked up a good 3-1 win before defeating Crystal Palace 2-1 on home soil last weekend.
Tottenham Hotspur started the 2018/19 Premier League campaign with a tricky away match at Newcastle United. They came away with a 2-1 win and retuned to Wembley to play Fulham, defeating the newly promoted team 3-1, with Harry Kane getting on the score sheet in August. However, the big result came at Old Trafford and Tottenham Hotspur defeated last seasons runners-up 3-0 on their own turf.
Watford vs Tottenham Hotspur | Head-to-Head
Watford and Tottenham Hotspur have met 45 times in their history and it’s the latter who has dominated proceedings, winning 29 times. Watford have managed only 7 wins and are yet to defeat Tottenham Hotspur since returning to the top-flight three seasons ago.
Odds and Predictions
Both teams come into this match with a 100% record in the Premier League but there is one team which is the clear favourite and that team is Tottenham Hotspur. The bookmakers believe Tottenham are the much stronger team and are available at just 1.61 to win the game whereas Watford are out at 5.25. The draw is available at 4.00. Tottenham Hotspur have seen over 2.5 goals in all three of their Premier League games this season and could see the same in this game. Watford have had no trouble finding the back of the net and this could be an entertaining match. Tottenham Hotspur to win and over 2.5 goals is 2.30. Lucas Moura has made a great start to the season for Tottenham Hotspur and scored 3 goals in as many matches. The Brazilian is expected to keep his place in the starting XI following his performance against Manchester United and is 2.60 to score at any time.
Watford vs Tottenham Hotspur | Top Betting Tip: Tottenham Hotspur (1-2)
This should be a well contested game between two teams who are looking to protect unbeaten starts and a 100% record. However, this will be Watford’s biggest test of the season to date and Tottenham Hotspur have the quality to take maximum points.