Watford vs Tottenham predictions, odds and betting tips
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Tottenham aim to continue their Premier League unbeaten run under new manager Antonio Conte on New Years Day during the short trip to Watford.
Spurs have recorded four league wins and three draws since Conte took the helm, although they have yet to win on the road under the Italian.
Watford, meanwhile, have taken just six points in 10 games since Claudio Ranieri’s appointment in October, with the Hornets losing each of their last five games.
Latest Watford vs Tottenham odds
Watford are available at 17/4 (5.25) with bet365 to record what would be their third home win of the season.
Spurs won the last meeting between the teams 1-0 in August and another success for the North London team is priced at 8/13 (1.62) with the draw at 3/1 (4.00).
Watford vs Tottenham first goalscorer
After a difficult start to the campaign, Harry kane has rediscovered his scoring touch with the England captain’s net in each of Tottenham’s last three league games.
Kane is priced at 5/2 (3.50) break the deadlock this weekend before Heung-Min Son at 5/1 (6.00).
Watford’s top scorer this season is Emmanuel Denis and, with five goals in his last six games, the Nigerian is in superb form.
Dennis is priced at 1/11 (12h00) to open the scoring while his attacking colleague King Joshua can be supported at 9/1 (10.00).
Watford v Tottenham preview
Spurs were disappointed in their 1-1 midweek draw at Southampton after playing most of the game with a male advantage and seeing two goals ruled out by VAR.
Winning on the road is something the capital club have yet to achieve under Conte, despite having only played two away games since the Italian took charge.
Nonetheless, the trip to Watford provides the perfect opportunity for the team to score three points against one of the worst-form teams in the division.
Watford has not kept a clean sheet at home in the Premier League for 14 games and has the fourth-worst defensive record in England’s top flight.
Spurs are creating plenty of opportunities while being clinical and the visitors will feel confident they are causing trouble for the hosts on Saturday afternoon.
Watford vs Tottenham tips and predictions
Spurs to win and over 2.5 goals is offered to 6/4 (2.50), with Watford’s last five appearances having all resulted in defeats with three or more goals.
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