Spurs have been outstanding for large parts of the campaign and that is why Harry Redknapp’s side are ten points better off than their opponents after 25 games played. It has been a long time since they have been shorter than 2/1 to win this fixture but the best price about the visitors is 15/8 (Paddy Power – £100 free bets).
Some will point to the fact that Tottenham didn’t win at Stevenage last weekend in the FA Cup although a bobbly pitch and a hard-working home side didn’t help matters. However, Spurs have the attacking weaponry to make it a difficult afternoon for their rivals and Emmanuel Adebayor will need no extra motivation.
The forward is a 6/1 chance (Coral) to score the first goal of this game and he was in sparkling form when his team beat Newcastle 5-0 in their last Premier League game, while surprise transfer deadline signing Louis Saha bagged a brace in that match and the Frenchman is a 7/1 poke.
Arsenal are under pressure to try and achieve a top four finish this term, although they do just about hold on to a spot among the Champions League places, with the Gunners certain not to qualify as European champions following a dismal 4-0 thrashing at the hands of Milan.
However, Arsene Wenger’s team have been pretty solid on home soil this campaign and some will regard the 8/5 (Boylesports free bets) about Arsenal as way too big considering that the manager will be looking for a reaction following defeats in the Champions League and FA Cup.