Sports Innovation previews the Premier League match between Tottenham and Norwich City and offers team stats and betting tips with the latest odds.
Tottenham welcome Norwich City to north London on Sunday afternoon for another Premier League fixture.
Spurs enter the contest aiming to extend their two-match winning run. Another three points would move the Lilywhites up to fifth-place in the Premier League table, two points off the top-four and with a game in hand.
Norwich, meanwhile, hope to continue their unbeaten start under new manager Dean Smith. The Canaries are undefeated in their first three games with the Englishman at the helm. But thanks to Newcastle’s 1-0 win over Burnley on Saturday, they now find themselves bottom of the league standings.
Facts and figures for Tottenham vs Norwich in Premier League.
- Tottenham unbeaten the last 3 matches in a row;
- Tottenham conceded in the last 8 of 10 matches;
- Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Tottenham’s last 3 of 5 matches.
- Norwich unbeaten the last 4 matches in a row;
- Total goals was OVER 2.5 in Norwich’s last 4 of 6 matches;
- Norwich conceded in the last 5 of 7 matches;
- Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Norwich’s last 2 of 4 matches.
Current form — Tottenham v. Norwich
Results have been on par for Tottenham in their past games, as they have performed more or less according to expectations. Antonio Conte’s side are a bit back and forth at the moment, but at least mostly forth, as they beat Leeds by 2-1. Following that up proved too difficult, as they lost 2-1 against Mura, before claiming 3 points in a 2-0 win against Brentford.
The Canaries keep target in sight
Results have been pretty much up to scratch in recent matches for Norwich, who have performed more or less according to expectations. Dean Smith’s side look solid right now after going 3 matches unbeaten. They laid the groundwork by beating Southampton with a 2-1 scoreline before settling for a point in a 0-0 draw against Wolves. Their latest match once again had them share the points, this time in a 1-1 draw against Newcastle.
How do the bookies see it?
Tottenham are the clear odds-on favorites. Mr. Green has the home side priced at 1.42 to take all three points in north London, while an away win for Norwich returns odds of 9.00 with ComeOn!. LeoVegas has a draw priced at 5.10.
Tottenham v. Norwich — fixture history
In the most previous encounter between Tottenham and Norwich, the former managed to hold on to a tight 2-1 win.
The Lilywhites have been able to win 50% of their last 10 encounters of this fixture. In other words, they have a 5-3-2 recent record, with Norwich winning 20% of the matches. These games were also remembered for a large number of goals.
Current table in the Premier League
As the current Premier League standings show us, the difference between the two teams is 12 points. Even though Norwich cannot overtake Tottenham in the league standings right away, they will surely look to reduce or at least maintain the current gap. Spurs, who are in sixth place with 22 points, will do their part to widen the distance to their upcoming opponents on Sunday.
Primary goal getter
Heung-Min Son has been hitting the target on a regular basis in recent matches. The Lilywhites will no doubt look to him for more goals in their next match against Norwich. The visitors are surely hoping Teemu Pukki adds another to his current tally. With 3 goals in recent matches, the Finland international boasts a decent goal ratio right now.