Antonio Conte is unbeaten as Tottenham Hotspur manager. After three matches, Conte has led Tottenham Hotspur to two wins and a draw. It hasn’t been smooth sailing for Spurs, however. A 3-2 win over Vitesse in the Europa Conference League was followed by a nil-nil Premier League draw with Everton and a 2-1 league win versus Leeds United in which Spurs had to come from behind.

On Thursday night, Tottenham Hotspur visit Slovenia’s Mura on matchday 5 of the Europa Conference League. Mura head into the fixture in poor form having failed to win their last six matches. Three of those six fixtures ended in losses for the team.

On matchday 2 of the Europa Conference League, Tottenham Hotspur spanked Mura 5-1 in London. Spurs were managed by Nuno Espirito Santo at the time and got a rare big scoreline win under the ex-Wolverhampton Wanderers manager. Dele Alli and Giovani Lo Celso scored in the opening 10 minutes to put Spurs into the lead. Harry Kane scored three times in the second half to seal the win for Tottenham.

Thursday night’s Europa Conference League match is a must-win for Tottenham Hotspur, if they want to progress to the knockout stage. A win and some help elsewhere could send Tottenham to the top of Group G.

Mura vs Tottenham Hotspurs Betting Odds

 

Tottenham Hotspur are second in Europa Conference League Group G ahead of matchday 5. They are chasing first-place Rennes, the team Spurs will play on the final day of the Europa Conference League group stage. Rennes have taken 10 points from 12 on offer, while Spurs are on seven points after four matches.

Mura have already been eliminated from qualification to the next round. The Slovenians have tallied zero points from 12 possible. Mura have been outscored 10-2 over the course of their four games in the Europa Conference League. Vitesse are third in Group G with six points from 12. They play a big game with Rennes on Thursday. A loss for Vitesse or draw would eliminate them from progression to the knockout rounds.

Conte’s Spurs are heavy favourites to win away from home on Thursday night. Tottenham Hotspur are at the best betting odds of 1/5 to claim a win at full-time. Many fans may expect this game to be a matter of how many goals Spurs will score rather than will the team win the match. Conte is unbeaten as Tottenham manager with two wins and a draw. Spurs haven’t looked great under his stewardship just yet.

Mura are heavy underdogs at the best betting odds of 16/1. Their last six games in all competitions finished in losses.

Mura vs Tottenham Hotspurs Team News

Conte has just one player ruled out of action for the trip to Slovenia. Cristian Romero will stay in London after suffering a thigh strain. Giovani Lo Celso is unlikely to make the trip either. Although he is considered a doubt, it is likely Conte will leave the Argentine out of the team due to a slight injury. Oliver Skipp is fit to play and should make the team ahead of missing the weekend’s Premier League clash with Burnley due to a suspension.

Tottenham Hotspur came from a goal down to defeat Leeds United at home thanks to goals from Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg and Sergio Reguilon. Conte surprising include winger Ryan Sessegnon on the bench and brought the former Fulham and Hoffenheim player on as a second-half substitute.

Mura have already been eliminated from the Europa Conference League and are on a bad run of form. Manager Ante Šimund?a will hope the reigning Slovenian champions can spring a surprise on Tottenham Hotspur. They fell into the Europa Conference League after being eliminated from the Champions League in the qualifying rounds and in the Europa League qualifying rounds.

Mura vs Tottenham Hotspurs H2H

The reverse fixture between Mura and Tottenham Hotspur was the first meeting between these clubs. Spurs won 5-1 on the night in north London. Slovenia is a trek for Tottenham. It is over 1,600 kilometres from London to Slovenia. The round trip could affect Tottenham Hotspur at the weekend versus Burnley. However, on Thursday night, Conte should lead Tottenham Hotspur to a win against Mura in the Europa Conference League. It will be the Italian’s fourth straight game without a loss since arriving in north London.

Mura vs Tottenham Hotspurs Predictions

Tottenham Hotspur to win to nil @ 8/11 - BET NOW

 

Tottenham allowed a goal to Mura in the reverse fixture. Under Conte, it is difficult to believe Tottenham Hotspur will concede a goal to the Slovenia minnows. Mura have lost to nil twice in the Europa Conference League group stage. Spurs have kept one clean sheet in three games since Conte’s arrival. Our betting tips prediction is for Tottenham Hotspur to win to nil and impress under Conte.

Harry Kane to score two or more goals @ 23/10 - BET NOW

 

Harry Kane is have a subpar season at Spurs. His desire to leave Tottenham in the summer is part of the reason, but looking back to the end of last season and the Euro 2020 tournament over the summer, it is easy to see that Kane’s poor form started before his transfer demands. Kane has seven goals in 17 games this season. Five of those goals have come in the Europa Conference League qualifiers or group stage. He got a hat-trick against Mura in the reverse fixture. Our betting tips prediction is for Kane to score two or more goals.

Over 4.5 goals @ 7/2 - BET NOW

 

Tottenham Hotspur racked up the goals when these teams met in London. They put five past the Slovenian team and our betting tips prediction is for Tottenham Hotspur to score over 4.5 goals and win to nil. Six of Mura’s 29 matches in all competitions have finished with over 4.5 goals scored. Three of Tottenham Hotspur’s last 10 matches in all competitions ended with more than 4.5 goals scored. Conte’s Spurs should rack up the goals and claim an easy win in Slovenia.