Can Spurs Win The Premier League?
It has been one of the most surprising years in the Premier Leagues history and is the most open season of all time. At the start of the campaign, Chelsea were the Champions League picks favourite to keep their crown. They are languishing in 12th and will be extremely lucky if they manage to qualify for the Champions League next year. Both teams from Manchester have been very inconsistent with United struggling for goals and boring the fans.
Spurs have gone under the radar with their title charge. Their recent run of three wins on the bounce though has pundits talking about their title credentials. During the Football Special TV show hosted by Jamie Redknapp and Jamie Carragher, they both spoke of the Lilly Whites credentials to win the title. They both agreed that it is the best chance they have had of winning the league for 55 years.
Currently, Spurs are sitting in second place only two points from the leader Leicester. They have the best defensive record and goal difference in the League and have only been defeated three times in the season so far. In Harry Kane, they have one of the best, if not the best striker in the league. He leads by example and drives his team forward. The signing of Toby Alderweireld has completely transformed Spurs defence. His partnership with Vertonghen is the best centre back pairing in the division.
With new five million signing Dele Alli, they have one of the most exciting British youngsters of recent times. He is playing like a young Steven Gerrard and if he continues his progress, he will be vital for the England National team in a year to come.
The one question mark over Tottenham is if they can keep their nerve. They are the youngest squad in the Premier League and do not have the experience of the bigger teams competing for the title. It is such an open season though that anyone could win it.
It is the first time in decades that Spurs name has been in the hat for a chance to win the title at the turn of the year. They have been the most consistent team and if they can turn some of their draws into wins, they will surely be in with a shout. Lots of Tottenham fans are searching for the best Champions League picks to put money on them achieving this feat.
At the start of the season, Spur would have been happy to finish in the fourth spot. How the season has gone so far, they will be aiming higher than that. Their odds on offer from Champions League betting predictions sites has been slashed in recent weeks, with a large number of punter putting money on them being crowned champions.
Mauricio Pochettino has done a fantastic job at White Hart Lane. He had the squad playing a high press, high tempo game and managed to make the back solid. With Hugo Lloris, they have the best keeper in the league and it is vital that he, Harry Kane and Toby Alderweireld stay fit for the rest of the campaign if they are to have a shot.
Results for Champions League betting predictions is for Arsenal to win the league. They are more experienced than Tottenham and more recently won it. If Spurs are going to be top, they will need the Gunners to slip up. It will be down to Wenger to guide his squad to the finish line without letting nerves get the better of his team. We will see what is next for them as they play against Swansea this Sunday February 28th.
Hotspur legend Glenn Hoddle said his former club may never have a better chance to end their wait for a Premier League title. Spurs have not won the league champ since 1961. And the time is now they just have to believe they can do it.