FootyMAD's Tottenham Hotspur match preview

Last updated : 17 December 2004 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Tottenham Hotspur v Southampton fixture

Southampton face a trip to Tottenham Hotspur at White Hart Lane on Saturday evening, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Saints will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 32 and win only 10 of the 53 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in September 2003, as the visitors ran out cosy 1 - 3 winners in a Premiership match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Sat 27 MarSouthampton1 - 0Tottenham H.PREM
2003/2004Sat 20 SepTottenham H.1 - 3SouthamptonPREM
2002/2003Sat 04 JanSouthampton4 - 0Tottenham H.FAC
2002/2003Wed 01 JanSouthampton1 - 0Tottenham H.PREM
2002/2003Sat 31 AugTottenham H.2 - 1SouthamptonPREM
2001/2002Wed 26 DecSouthampton1 - 0Tottenham H.PREM
2001/2002Sun 09 SepTottenham H.2 - 0SouthamptonPREM

Recent respective form guides

Tottenham Hotspur's dreadful home form has resulted in just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. The Spurs's have scored 10 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 12.

The away form of Southampton is pretty dire, collecting just 1 solitary point from the last six. While the Saints have hit 5 goals, 14 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Tottenham H. see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premiership, showing a record of 22 points from their 17 games played so far, Southampton are stuck down in the relegation zone of Barclays Premiership with a return of just 13 points from their 17 games thus far.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Tottenham H.63129710

FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Spurs, as the Saints have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Tottenham H. Unbeaten run of 4 matches.
Southampton Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.
Not won in previous 6 away matches.
No win in the 4 most recent games.