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Tottenham welcome Wolves for a clash in the Premier League at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on Sunday. Tottenham held on to a clean sheet in their last encounters with Wolves in the Premier League. They ended up 1-0 winners in August 2021 and 2-0 winners in May 2021.

Tottenham step onto the pitch as 7th in the Premier League standings with 36 points collected after 21 rounds. Visitors Wolves are currently number 8 in the table with 34 points after 22 matches.

Tottenham have their eyes set on a good performance and, more importantly, three points, when facing Wolves. On home soil, the former should have the upper hand, as they aim to move inside the top 6.

Tottenham enter their next Premier League match, averaging a decent 1.9 goals per game in their last 10 matches, where they pulled off 19 goals, while also conceding 11 times. That amounts to an average of 1.1 per game, in which they kept their opponents from scoring four times.

The two sides seem evenly matched, but Wolves can leapfrog Tottenham in the Premier League table. They are no doubt highly motivated by the chance to overtake their hosts in the standings.

Wolves are currently performing rather modestly, when it comes to goal-scoring, as they only managed a bearable seven goals in the past 10 outings for an average of 0.7 goals a game. Their opponents scored a total of five goals, and while Wolves claimed five clean sheets, they conceded an average of 0.5 goals per match.

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Tottenham Form

It is all or nothing with Tottenham currently, and sadly for them, it has been more “nothing” than “all”. They first went down 2-0 in an encounter with Chelsea, to which they replied by beating Brighton 3-1. Their latest encounter once again had them on the losing side, when they lost 3-2 against Southampton. Tottenham managed a strong return of four wins from their previous six matches on home soil in the Premier League. They scored 14 goals and conceded six times, while posting a record of four wins, one draw and one defeat.

Wolves Form

Wolves have been a bit bleak in their last three matches, although it started with a 2-1 win against Brentford. Unable to follow that up, they went down 1-0 against Norwich, before handing over all three points in a 1-0 defeat against Arsenal. Wolves won three of a possible six away matches on their way to a record of three wins, one draw and two defeats, in which they scored four goals while also conceding four.

Wolves are a tough nut to crack with an astonishing defence so far this season. They only conceded eight goals on their travels, giving them the best defensive record away from home in the Premier League.

Tottenham have taken eight points from their last 10 games against teams from the top half of the Premier League table. They won two of these matches with an accumulated scoreline of eight goals to 18. Wolves have taken 16 points from their last 11 games against teams from the top half of the Premier League table. They won three, scored seven goals and conceded 11.

Bookmakers have Tottenham down as rather big favourites for the win come match day against Wolves. While it might prove a bit more troublesome than odds suggest, we find it equally tempting to side with the hosts.

Stats

  • Tottenham have conceded in 11 of the last 13 matches
  • Tottenham have scored in 10 of the last 12 home matches
  • In 5 of the last 7 home matches Tottenham played, both teams scored
  • Wolves have not lost 9 of the last 11 away matches
  • Wolves have won the last 3 away matches in a row
  • Wolves have conceded in the last 3 matches in a row

Tottenham vs Wolves - Team News

Tottenham might be looking at three missing players for their upcoming assignment against Wolves.

Oliver Skipp, Japhet Tanganga and Eric Dier are all absent from the Tottenham squad that faces Wolves at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.

Worst-case scenario, Wolves have a total of five players out for their next match.

Joao Moutinho, Willy Boly, Matija Sarkic, Yerson Mosquera and Pedro Neto are among the five players unlikely to feature for Wolves, when they travel to the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.

Tottenham vs Wolves H2H

Tottenham held on to a clean sheet in their last encounters with Wolves in the Premier League. They ended up 1-0 winners in August 2021 and 2-0 winners in May 2021. Tottenham usually enjoy playing Wolves, taking all three points against them with five wins in the last 10 meetings in the Premier League. The bookies best betting odds on a home win are at 1.67.

Betting on both teams to score in recent matches between Tottenham and Wolves would have made you a decent profit. Both teams found their way to the goal seven times in their previous 10 matches. Odds on both teams find the back of the net are best priced at 2.10 with the bookies.

Match Prediction

Joao Moutinho seems to be one of the players in good form right now when looking at Wolves. He has scored some decent goals recently, as he has now two goals on his account in his last six games. The visitors surely need more goals from him; however, he will have it difficult facing Tottenham, who are strong favourites this coming Sunday. Siding with Harry Kane should be reasonable, as he is likely to add another goal for his team in the upcoming home match if he starts the game from the beginning. Looking at his latest stats, it is clear that he has a great goal-to-game ratio right now, as he scored three goals in his last six matches. Harry Kane is expected to be difficult for the guests to handle on Sunday.

Tottenham were able to win six of their previous 10 home games across all tournaments, while drawing once. They suffered defeat in three of these outings. Wolves won six of their last 10 games away, drew two and suffered defeat in two of the games in this run. Tottenham managed to open the scoring no less than seven of their previous 10 league games on home soil. The visitors from Wolves performed a similar feat as they scored the opener in six of their last 10 away games.

Over 2.5 goals came out five times in the last 10 encounters between these two teams. Tottenham managed an average of 1.8 goals, with Wolves averaging 1.4 goals in these. Both teams to score was a winning bet seven times in this run of matches. Over 2.5 goals happened in 5 of Tottenham’s last 10 matches across all tournaments. They scored an average of 1.6 goals along the way. Over 2.5 goals came up in three of the last 10 matches Wolves played across all tournaments. They managed to score an average of one goal in these matches.