Watford v Tottenham Premier League betting tips

17:00 Sun 02 Sep
Football
England
Premier League
Tip: 1 AH+1
Units: 1/5
Odds: -119

It’s fourth against second at Vicarage Road on Sunday, with both of these teams enjoying 100% starts to the season.

Watford were highlighted as relegation candidates by some at the beginning of the season and perhaps they still have the propensity to drop down the Premier League although Javi Gracia’s side are in good nick at the moment.

Home victories over Brighton and Crystal Palace have sandwiched an away win at Burnley, with the Hornets almost able to treat this weekend’s clash as a bonus game against one of the leading teams in the division.

The 2-1 win over the Eagles owed plenty to the excellent keeping of Ben Foster along with some cynical play on Wilfried Zaha and it should be noted that Etienne Capoue was lucky to remain on the pitch.

Nevertheless, a physical approach is serving the team well and perhaps Tottenham might find life difficult in this encounter despite three excellent results of their own.

Spurs beat Newcastle and Fulham before a spectacular 3-0 victory at Old Trafford, although this win didn’t really tell the full story and owed much to a basic lack of competence from Manchester United when it came to the central defensive positions.

There’s a slight danger of this clash being after the Lord Mayor’s show for a Spurs team who hadn’t won away to any of the top six for some time, with the celebrations continuing long into the night.

It should be noted that Tottenham have conceded in games against Newcastle and Fulham already this season, even if Toby Alderweireld and Jan Vertonghen were rock solid against Manchester United and limited United to a host of half chances.

We’ll go for Watford on the Asian Handicap which means that they can afford to lose the game by a single goal and we get our money back, while a draw or home wins sees us in the money. 

BETTING TIP
Watford +1 @ 1.84 with bet365

Team News

Watford: 4-4-2 (Confirmed Line-ups)
Tottenham: 3-1-4-2 (Confirmed Line-ups)
  • 26
    Ben Foster
  • 25
    José Holebas
  • 27
    Christian Kabasele
  • 15
    Craig Cathcart
  • 02
    Daryl Janmaat
  • 37
    Roberto Pereyra
  • 29
    Etienne Capoue
  • 16
    Abdoulaye Doucoure
  • 19
    Will Hughes
  • 09
    Troy Deeney
  • 18
    Andre Gray
  • 13
    Michel Vorm
  • 04
    Toby Alderweireld
  • 06
    Davinson Sánchez
  • 05
    Jan Vertonghen
  • 19
    Moussa Dembélé
  • 02
    Kieran Trippier
  • 23
    Christian Eriksen
  • 20
    Bamidele Alli
  • 33
    Ben Davies
  • 27
    Lucas Moura
  • 10
    Harry Kane

Premier League

# Team G W D L +/- P
1 Manchester City 12 10 2 0 36:5 32
2 Liverpool 12 9 3 0 23:5 30
3 Chelsea 12 8 4 0 27:8 28
4 Arsenal 12 7 3 2 26:15 24
5 Tottenham 11 8 0 3 18:10 24
6 Bournemouth 12 6 2 4 21:16 20
7 Watford 12 6 2 4 17:14 20
8 Manchester Unit 12 6 2 4 20:21 20
9 Everton 12 5 4 3 19:15 19
10 Leicester 12 5 2 5 17:16 17
11 Wolverhampton W 12 4 4 4 12:13 16
12 Brighton 12 4 2 6 13:18 14
13 West Ham 12 3 3 6 14:18 12
14 Newcastle Unite 12 2 3 7 9:15 9
15 Burnley 12 2 3 7 12:25 9
16 Crystal Palace 12 2 2 8 8:17 8
17 Southampton 12 1 5 6 8:21 8
18 Cardiff 12 2 2 8 11:25 8
19 Huddersfield 11 1 4 6 6:20 7
20 Fulham 12 1 2 9 11:31 5