Opta Stats: Tottenham v Sunderland

19May 2013

England - Premier League


It's due to be a stressful afternoon at White Hart Lane on Sunday, with Spurs needing a win against Sunderland to stand any chance of qualifying for the Champions League.


Sunderland have won just one of their last eight Premier League games against Tottenham Hotspur (L4 D3). The draw is priced at 6.0.


Tottenham have suffered just one defeat in their previous 11 Premier League home games versus Sunderland (W9 D1 L1). The Lilywhites scored a goal in each of these matches. Spurs are 1.31 to win the match.


Spurs currently have 69 points coming in to their final game of the season. Their best points tally in a Premier League season before this campaign was 70, set in 2009-10. They are 3.3 to finish in the top four.


Sunderland have won eight points (W2 D2 L2) in their six Premier League games under new manager Paolo Di Canio. The Black Cats had won just three points (D3 L5) in their final eight games under Martin O'Neill. The Black Cats are priced at 12.5 to pull off a shock win.


Spurs have won eight and lost just one of their last 12 Premier League home games (D3). Tottenham are 2.05 to win to nil.


Emmanuel Adebayor has scored five goals in his last six Premier League appearances in the month of May, including two in his last two matches for Spurs. The Togo striker is 2.04 to score.


Spurs have scored a league-high 15 goals from outside the box this season, with Gareth Bale scoring eight of these (another league-high). Bale is 1.65 to score against Sunderland.


Only Teddy Sheringham (21 in 1992/93) has scored more goals in a single Premier League season for Tottenham than Gareth Bale has so far this term (20). Bale is 4.6 to score first.


Sunderland striker Danny Graham has now gone 1034 minutes in all competitions without finding the back of the net. Graham is 5.5 to break his duck.


No side has scored fewer goals in the opening 15 minutes of matches (3) or in the final 15 minutes of matches (5) than Sunderland this season. The Tottenham half-time/full-time double result is 1.88.



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Keywords: Opta Stats, Tottenham, Sunderland

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