Sunderland v Spurs Tips | 13rd September 2015 | Sky Sports 1

0

THE opening match on Sunday sees Sunderland host Spurs. Chris Graham (@chrisgraham79) shares his best bets.

Sunderland v Tottenham | Sunday 13:30 | Sky Sports 1

Admit it? It’s not a game that grabs you eh? Me neither. The Sunderland and Tottenham 2015/16 vintage has been a pretty rank tipple so far. But let’s try and find an angle.

The North East club had sticks, stones, brickbats and We Love Dick banners thrown at them after their appalling opening two matches where they were convincingly beaten by Leicester and Norwich. Things have improved since then and they picked up draws against Swansea and Aston Villa.

Tottenham have been incredibly flat so far this season. A meek 1-0 defeat to equally meek Manchester United on the opening day was followed by a 2-2 home draw with Stoke (2-0 up), a 1-1 draw with Leicester and a stalemate against Everton.

New signings Fabio Borini (Sunderland) and Son Heung-min (Tottenham) will hopefully line up in this match to add some much-needed spice to it. The latter is certainly an interesting addition.

One thing you can’t accuse Sunderland of is being goal shy. The Black Cats have scored six in their opening four games, double what Tottenham bring to the table. Alas though they’ve conceded 10 which is the second worst in the division – only, umm, err, Chelsea have a worse defence.

Yes, Sunderland have scored in every match this season and I’m willing to invest my faith in them again and back Both Teams To Score at 19/20 with 10 Bet. Tottenham should be too savvy overall so I’ll have an interest in a 2-1 Spurs win at 17/2 with Bet365.

Best Bets

Sunderland v Tottenham – Both Teams To Score (10/11 10 Bet)

Sunderland v Tottenham – Tottenham to win 2-1 (17/2 Bet365)

6/1 Spurs to beat Sunderland (Betfair)

Sunderland are gash aren’t they?

If you join Betfair this weekend you’ll be able to back Spurs at 6/1 to beat them on Sunday.

World Cup 2018: The Ultimate Betting Guide

Our 130-page spectacular, World Cup 2018: The Ultimate Betting Guide, is available to buy NOW!

The interactive magazine includes previews, videos, stats and tips for all 32 teams, features on Outright Winners, Top Goalscorer, Refs & Cards, Dark Horses, Flops, Knock-out Betting and much more.

22 football experts contribute to our Ask the Experts feature and there’s over 5 hours of exclusive audio with 5 of the planet’s most respected reporters who discuss the chances of each nation with our very own Mark O’Haire.

And if that wasn’t enough there’s a free bet up for grabs with our partners Ladbrokes.

Click here to subscribe to World Cup 2018: The Ultimate Betting Guide today.

Share.

About Author

Profile photo of Chris Graham

Chris first got interested in betting back in 2000 when he began working in betting shops throughout Scotland. He has remained in the industry ever since, specialising in marketing and PR roles. Outside of betting, his interests are listening to Blur and following Queen Of The South.

Leave A Reply