Tottenham vs Arsenal betting tips and predictions for Saturday’s live TV football in the Premier League, kick-off time is 12.45pm.
The North London derby kicks off a weekend of terrific live football and we have free football betting tips. It’s unusual to enter this fixture with both teams playing well and winning convincingly, but it will be difficult to separate them on Saturday afternoon.
Arsenal have kept three clean sheets in a row and it is a little unnerving to see an Arsene Wenger side playing with a watertight backline. Although Aston Villa were never going to cause them too many issues last time out.
They also looked pacey and impressive when moving forward and could afford to miss a bucket full of chances in the process against the Midlands side.
Spurs meanwhile saw off West Brom, although the Baggies had their chances and Mauricio Pocchettino’s side kept a clean sheet. Their form isn’t as consistent as that of their rivals, with a series of decent results spoilt by the 2-1 loss to Crystal Palace and being overturned in the cup by Leicester. But they played a much changed 11 in the latter game.
Alexis Sanchez is unlikely to be fit enough to start for the Gunners, the Chilean might gain a place on the bench alongside new signing Gabriel Paulista in the Arsenal line-up to play Tottenham. The Brazilian will surely get his chance soon, but Wenger might opt to stick with the defence that has proved impermeable of late.
Nabil Bentaleb is back for Spurs and may be chucked into the starting 11 against Arsenal this weekend at the expense of Benjamin Stambouli. One of the two is likely to play alongside Ryan Mason.
As for the game, it’s difficult to separate them at the moment and the draw at 11/4 with Stan James is tempting for our football betting tips. There are only 2 points separating them and in 5th and 6th and neither will want to lose ground on the other. The teams drew 1-1 back in September and they struggled to break one another down and I can see a similar result here.
Our prediction for the result in Tottenham v Arsenal is to bet on the draw at the best odds of 11/4 at Stan James.
Christian Eriksen has been in terrific form and has been a joy to behold from set pieces of late. The dazzling Dane has scored terrific free kicks against both Sheffield United and West Brom. If there are any free kicks in and around the opposition area, you would bank on him dispatching it. Likely to be a niggly match, it may pay to back him to score anytime.
For a goalscorer betting tip on Spurs v Arsenal we are backing in-form Christian Eriksen to score anytime and the best odds for Eriksen to score against Arsenal are 7/2 with Betfred.
After eulogising about Arsenal’s backline earlier in the article, I do think they will find the Spurs attack a different proposition and this will put an end to their run of clean sheets. The White Hart Lane side have never been convincing defensively this season and many people still have doubts over the concentration of Fazio. I think both teams will find the net during the 90 minutes. Although, this is likely to be through sheer brilliance as opposed to defensive lapses. There is far too much talent on show for there to be a goal drought, the odds for both teams to score in North London Derby are short, but add them to a BTTS accumulator bet on Saturday.
Our final Tottenham v Arsenal betting tip is both teams to score and the best odds are 13/20 at Ladbrokes.
Match result a draw – 11/4 with Stan James (Stan James signup offer: bet £10 get £10 free – get it here).
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