Everton vs Tottenham Prediction, Preview, Team News and Betting Tips
Everton vs Tottenham Premier League
Poor recent results mean that both of these teams are in danger of being cut adrift in the race for European football. For Everton, it’s no win in five competitive matches (D2, L3), with their attack standing out as their biggest issue. They scored just two goals across that sequence and their combined four Premier League (PL) goals since the start of March is the division’s third-lowest total during that period.
Of all the teams inside the top ten, no side has a worse home record than the ‘Toffees’ (W5, D3, L7), and just one of those PL home victories came across their last eight league fixtures at Goodison Park (D2, L5). Despite that poor record, it’s worth noting that Carlo Ancelotti’s men have trailed at HT in just two of their 15 home league matches (HT: W6, D7).
Tottenham’s recent five-game competitive form isn’t much better than their hosts (W1, D1, L3), although they have offered more in attack – they’ve scored 2+ goals in six of their previous ten matches. Specifically in the league though, a big issue has been holding onto advantages, and their total of 18 points dropped from winning positions is second only to Brighton.
A positive for away boss José Mourinho is that he travels to Goodison Park knowing Tottenham are unbeaten in their previous eight competitive away visits here (W3, D5 – 90 mins only), and even scored 3+ goals – and netted in both halves – in three of their most recent four!
Players to score: Everton’s James Rodríguez has been directly involved in 12 goals (five goals, seven assists) in 14 competitive home games. However, looking to steal the show will be Tottenham’s Harry Kane, who has scored a standout five goals across his three most recent visits to Goodison Park.
Hot stat: The team that scored first has failed to win five of the previous six H2Hs at Goodison Park – including the last three.
Prediction: Everton  vs  Tottenham