Football Betting Tips: Tottenham vs Fulham
Mauricio Pochettino’s Tottenham welcome fellow London rivals Fulham to Wembley Stadium in what promises to be a highly entertaining encounter. Spurs finished 3rd last season – a position they will be looking to improve upon whilst Fulham secured promotion via the play-offs and will be desperate to ensure their heavy investment this summer will enable them to steer clear of the relegation zone this term.
English Premier League
Tottenham vs Fulham
Saturday 18th August 2018
Kick-off: 15.00 GMT
Match Winner Odds:
Tottenham – $1.29 – Betway
Fulham – $11 – William Hill
Draw – $6 – Bet Victor
Spurs will be looking to be in contention in the Premier League title race in May and despite not signing any players during the summer – look to have the squad to compete.
Their gritty 2-1 win at Newcastle last time out will give their fans cause for optimism as will moving into their new stadium at some point this season.
Harry Kane claimed the Golden Boot at the World Cup and the Englishman will be hoping to get his season up and running here.
Form: Last 5 Matches: W L W D W
Slaviša Jokanovic is in the process of developing a very exciting squad at Craven Cottage blending youth and experience.
They were very unlucky against Crystal Palace last week – losing 2-0 and they will need to develop some Premier League resilience quickly.
Alexsandar Mitrovic was one of the Cottagers’ biggest signings this summer and he will be eager to get his campaign under way here.
Form: Last 5 Matches: L L L W W
Head to Head
Tottenham hold a comfortable 49:18 lead over Fulham in the head to head between the sides with another 29 matches ending as draws.
The sides last met in the FA Cup last season with Tottenham picking up a comfortable 3-0 win at Craven Cottage.
Predicted Starting Line Ups:
|Hugo Lloris (GK)||Fabri (GK)|
|Serge Aurier||Callum Chambers|
|Davidson Sanchez||Alfie Mawson|
|Jan Vertonghen||Maxime Le Marchand|
|Ben Davies||Timothy Fosu-Mensah|
|Eric Dier||Tom Cairney|
|Moussa Dembele||Kevin McDonald|
|Lucas Moura||Jean-Michael Seri|
|Christian Eriksen||Ryan Sessengon|
|Dele Alli||Andre Schurrle|
|Harry Kane||Alexsandar Mitrovic|
Odds and Predictions
Fulham will be eager to showcase their potential against Tottenham but could find them a very tough side to break down.
Both teams to score – NO – is a good bet at $1.95 with William Hill.
Harry Kane is one of the hottest properties in world football at the moment and he’ll be desperate to get his season off to a flyer here.
Harry Kane to score anytime looks a practical inevitably at $1.57 with Bet Bright.
Tottenham seem to have got to grips with playing at Wembley and could make Fulham suffer on its notoriously big pitch.
Tottenham to score 2 or more goals looks an excellent move at $1.33 with Coral.
Tottenham are never too forgiving against newly-promoted sides, particularly at home and they should pick up a comfortable win here.
Tottenham to win the match looks a sensible bet at $1.29 with Betway.
Tottenham 2 – 0 Fulham – $7.25 with Sporting Bet.
Top Betting Tip
This promises to be a fascinating London Derby with many eyes on Fulham to see whether their summer investment can bring about them results in the Premier League but Tottenham, with Harry Kane and co. should have too much about them – especially at home.
Tottenham to win the match to nil looks a very worthwhile punt at $2.15 with Bet Victor.