One of the derbies of the first day of the new season will take place at Goodison Park, where Tottenham will try to begin a new title challenge.
After being so close last year, Pochettino now knows where his team lost traction and where he needs to insist. On the other hand, Everton no longer looks like a team who can break top 6 – will this change this season?
English Premier League Betting Previews, Odds And Tips – Everton vs Tottenham
The media consensus would be that no, it will not. Everton has relied for far too many years on old, talented players, who just got too old to play for the club and left – Pienaar, Howard, Hibbert, not to mention those who are still playing.
Mirallas or Gibson are not getting any younger, neither is Baines, and they sold their star defender, John Stones, to Manchester City. Their arrival list is very short and unspectacular, so we are not necessarily backing them to impress anyone this year. A mid-table finish is probably the best they can hope for.
Meanwhile, Tottenham understood they don’t need lots of new transfers for a good campaign. They brought in Janssen as back-up and competition for Kane and Wanyama as a big, strong holder in midfield.
They haven’t sold any players from the first eleven, meaning that they have a well-blended team, ready to try to challenge for the title along with their giant competitors. If the motivation is correct and they find a couple of good streaks, who knows where will they stop.
That being said, we do favor to see some positive outcomes for the Spurs in this game. A +0,5 bet on Tottenham is a good idea, as well as Tottenham to score. Everton don’t seem to be able to get something out of this game, but won’t concede a lot – so no over bet for this game.
Also, if you’re a fan of bigger odds, Tottenham to win with no home goal is fairly smart today – as well as Harry Kane to score. Good luck!
Handicap – Tottenham +0.5: 1.61
Total Goals – Under 2.5: 1.76
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