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Last updated : 03 March 2009 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 Wednesday evening, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Boro will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 25 and win only 11 of the 47 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in April 2008, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline in a Premier League match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Sat 16 AugMiddlesbrough2 - 1Tottenham H.PREM
2007/2008Sat 12 AprTottenham H.1 - 1MiddlesbroughPREM
2007/2008Sat 03 NovMiddlesbrough1 - 1Tottenham H.PREM
2007/2008Wed 26 SepTottenham H.2 - 0MiddlesbroughLGEC
2006/2007Sat 28 AprMiddlesbrough2 - 3Tottenham H.PREM
2006/2007Tue 05 DecTottenham H.2 - 1MiddlesbroughPREM
2005/2006Sun 18 DecMiddlesbrough3 - 3Tottenham H.PREM

Recent respective form guides

Tottenham Hotspur are unbeaten in their last six home games, but have drawn three of them. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 12 goals for the Spurs, with 5 goals against.

The away form of Middlesbrough is pretty dire, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. Boro have conceded 9 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.

Tottenham H. find themselves struggling down in 14th position in the league having picked up 28 points from their 26 matches. Middlesbrough are stuck down in the relegation zone of Barclays Premier League with a return of just 26 points from their 27 games thus far.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Tottenham H.6132576

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. Drawn last 2 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Middlesbrough Not won in previous 3 away matches.
5 games since last defeat.