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Tottenham vs Portsmouth: Recommended bets

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Ace Football Team previews the FA Cup round 3 match between Tottenham and Portsmouth who meet up on Saturday. The pre-match analysis includes the latest team stats, match history and the best betting tips.

Tottenham will be taking on visiting team Portsmouth at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in a FA Cup tie this coming Saturday. Spurs are hugely favored to knock out the League One side from this competition. The latter will obviously put up a fight on Saturday but a home win still seems the most likely scenario.

Current form and previous FA Cup encounter between Tottenham and Portsmouth

Tottenham chasing back-to-back wins

Tottenham hope for some consistency, as their last three matches added four points to their account. A meeting with Brentford resulted in a 2-2 draw, followed by a 0-2 defeat against Aston Villa, before beating Crystal Palace by 0-4.

Portsmouth are on a low

Portsmouth were only able to claim two points from their last three matches. They first drew 0-0 against Exeter, followed by another draw. This time it ended 2-2 against Ipswich, before going down in a 1-3 defeat against Charlton.

Fixture history: Tottenham vs Portsmouth

The last time the pair played each other, Portsmouth came away as 2-0 winners in a FA Cup, back in April 2010. At the time of writing, the bookmakers are offering the following prices on this encounter: betting on Portsmouth will get you odds 17.00, meaning the bookies predict, they are in with a 6% chance of beating Tottenham. You can get a price of 1.14, should you wish to add Tottenham to your accumulator, if that is your preferred betting strategy.

Highlights from the last time Tottenham and Portsmouth met:

Betting stats and facts for Tottenham and Portsmouth

Here are some facts that could come in handy when placing bets on the upcoming game between Tottenham and Portsmouth. The facts are based on stats from the recent games that the teams played out across all tournaments.

  • Tottenham have scored in the last 12 home matches in a row
  • Tottenham have not lost 10 of the last 12 home matches
  • In 6 of the last 8 matches Tottenham played, both teams scored
  • In 6 of the last 8 home matches Tottenham played, both teams scored
  • Tottenham have scored in 10 of the last 12 matches
  • Portsmouth have scored in 14 of the last 16 away matches
  • Portsmouth have not lost 10 of the last 12 matches
  • In 6 of the last 7 Portsmouth matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • In the last 3 Portsmouth away matches the sum of goals was under 2.5
  • In 5 of the last 6 Portsmouth away matches the sum of goals was under 3.5

Players to zoom in on in Tottenham vs Portsmouth

Harry Kane has been the most prolific scorer for the home team recently. Surely, Tottenham will be relying on him to once again shine in their upcoming match. Meanwhile, Portsmouth may look to Colby Bishop in the hope that he will add more goals to his current total.

Match predictions: Tottenham vs Portsmouth

To sum up, the upcoming FA Cup clash seems to be a good opportunity to place some bets. Taking into account the statements from above, we have come up with the main prediction for this match as well as some alternative betting tips.