Tottenham vs Arsenal : 05/12/22 08:45 PM
Tip Tottenham – Arsenal
Tottenham plays host to Arsenal in this 191th North London derby. This match at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium has far reaching consequences for both teams. Tottenham are in fifth place with 62 points while Arsenal are in the all-important fourth place with 66 points. Both team have three matches to play. The home team desperately needs three points in this match while a defeat will hand the Champions League spot to Arsenal. A draw will also not be good enough for Spurs therefore they will need to do all the running in this match. Tottenham have only lost once in their last eight matches but will be most proud of their 1-1 draw away to Liverpool in their last match. They were the first team to take points off Liverpool at Anfield since October 2021. Tottenham are unbeaten in their last seven home matches against Arsenal and this is their best run since 1968.
Arsenal are on a great run of results and have won their last four league matches. They have won 11 of their last 15 matches across all competitions and have not had a single drawn match in that time. Their away form has also been impressive winning five of their last seven matches. Arsenal knows that a win in this match will see them secure a Champions League spot for the first time since the 2015/16 season. The last time there was an away win in this fixture was in 2014 when Arsenal won 1-0. Following on their 3-1 win in the reverse fixture Arsenal are attempting their first league double over Tottenham since the 2014/15 season.
Key points Tottenham – Arsenal
In three of Tottenham’s last four matches there have been under 2.5 goals.
They have failed to keep a clean sheet in their last four home matches.
Only in two of Tottenham’s last five matches has both teams scored.
There have been over 2.5 goals in Arsenal’s last four matches.
They have only kept one clean sheet in their last six away matches.
ConclusionTOTTENHAM – ARSENAL
There weren’t too many times in recent years that there was so much was at stake in a North London derby. Tottenham need to attack from the onset as they are chasing Arsenal who lead them by four points. The Gunners will be content with a draw as that will mean they only need to win one of their remaining two matches after this to clinch the top four spot. We are backing Tottenham to win or draw this match.