The big clash in the Premier League on New Year’s Day is Tottenham vs Chelsea. Tottenham manager Pochettino is likely to make some changes to the side that drew 0-0 with Manchester United in their last match. Aaron Lennon, Erik Lamela, and Kyle Walker are all in contention for a start.
Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho is also likely to rest a few players due to the busy Christmas period, Filipe Luis, John Obi Mikel and Andre Schurrle could replace Azpilicueta, Willian and Oscar.
Chelsea have already beaten Tottenham 3-0 this season at Stamford Bridge and the Blues are 4/5 favorites for the win at White Hart Lane, with the draw at 9/4 and Spurs at 4/1.
Chelsea are unbeaten in nine league matches against Tottenham, who’ve won only four home matches this season, scoring only seven goals in their last nine. So you can understand why some bookies rate Chealsea as the favorites here.
Tottenham are in a bit of form though and a draw at White Hart Lane between these two Premier League teams may be a decent bet. Spurs are a confident side at the moment and probably aren’t going to layover, even with Chelsea being such a fantastic side. This game is not likely to be a goal fest, so consider the draw and under 2.5 goals.
Top 3 Bets
Under 2.5 Goals – @21/20
Draw – 9/4
Both teams to score – yes @10/11