FootyMAD's Tottenham Hotspur match preview

Last updated : 19 August 2005 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Tottenham Hotspur v Middlesbrough fixture

Middlesbrough face a trip to Tottenham Hotspur at White Hart Lane on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Boro will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them ending up on the losing side in more than half of the games played between the two.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in November 2004, with Tottenham H. running out comfortable 2 - 0 winners in a Premiership match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Sat 07 MayMiddlesbrough1 - 0Tottenham H.PREM
2004/2005Sun 28 NovTottenham H.2 - 0MiddlesbroughPREM
2003/2004Tue 09 MarMiddlesbrough1 - 0Tottenham H.PREM
2003/2004Wed 17 DecTottenham H.1 - 1MiddlesbroughLGEC
2003/2004Sun 26 OctTottenham H.0 - 0MiddlesbroughPREM
2002/2003Sat 03 MayMiddlesbrough5 - 1Tottenham H.PREM
2002/2003Sat 28 SepTottenham H.0 - 3MiddlesbroughPREM

Recent respective form guides

Tottenham Hotspur are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 11 goals for the Spurs, with 3 goals against.

Middlesbrough have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. Only 3 goals have been registered in this time, with 5 leaked at the wrong end.

Tottenham H. find themselves in a respectable 5th position, courtesy of the 3 points they have accumulated from 1 games. Middlesbrough see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premiership, showing a record of 1 points from their 1 games played so far,

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Tottenham H.6222848

FootyMad's prediction ...

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

Sequence statistics:
Tottenham H. Unbeaten in the last 9 home games.
Middlesbrough Previous 3 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.