In the early morning of December 11th, Beijing time, the 16th round of the Premier League ushered in a strong dialogue, with Tottenham playing at home against Newcastle United. Tottenham has 8 wins, 3 draws and 4 losses this season and is ranked fifth with 27 points. Newcastle has 8 wins, 2 draws and 5 losses and is ranked seventh with 26 points. There is only one point between the two sides. This game is bound to be a fierce battle. Judging from the official sports lottery data, Tottenham’s home advantage is not obvious, and Newcastle is expected to grab points on the road.
In the last round of the home game, Tottenham advanced by one goal and were reversed by West Ham United by 2 goals. In the past 5 games, they had 1 draw and 4 losses, and their state was very bad. Tottenham have conceded a total of 13 goals in these 5 games. The team currently has only one genuine central defender available, and the defense is in danger. And it is worth mentioning that in these five games, Tottenham scored first and were reversed by their opponents. This shows that the team’s defensive problems are urgently needed by coach Postkoglu.
Newcastle’s form this season is also unstable. They can not only defeat traditional powers such as Arsenal, Chelsea, and Manchester United, but also lose points against some teams at the bottom of the league. In the last round of the game, captain Trippier made a series of low-level mistakes in the second half of the game, which led to the team’s 0-3 away defeat to Everton. Not only that, they allowed their opponents to blast 21 shots, which is enough to show their sluggish state. Moreover, Newcastle ranked 15th with only 5 points from 6 away games in the Premier League this season, but tied for first place with Liverpool with 21 points at home. The huge difference between home and away games also cast a doubt on this away trip. layer shadow.
The sports lottery official has offered an odds combination of 2.09 (Tottenham), 3.45 (tie), and 2.70 (Newcastle) for this game. The two sides are close in strength and both are in bad shape. Considering that Tottenham is playing at home, this odds combination is Still a balance of power. In terms of score odds, the odds of a 1:1 draw between the two sides are the lowest at 7.5 to 1, Tottenham’s 2-1 odds are 8 to 1, Newcastle’s 2-1 odds are 9.5 to 1, and the rest of the scores The payout is more than 10 for 1. The strength of the two sides is about the same, and neither team is sure of victory. It is more likely to shake hands and make peace after a fierce battle.