class=”article_teaser__2t5do”>This fixture has a history of producing very few goals and we think Sunday's encounter at the Tottenham Hotspur stadium will be another cagey match
Tottenham face their second London derby in the space of three days as Jose Mourinho’s men host Crystal Palace in the Premier League on Sunday evening.
Spurs edged past Fulham 1-0 on Thursday and will be looking for their fourth consecutive win in all competitions when they face Roy Hodgson’s team.
Tottenham Hotspur vs Crystal Palace Latest Odds
The Eagles have won more matches on the road than at Selhurst Park this season and bet365 price them at 6/1 (7.00) to record their sixth away win.
Only Manchester City, West Ham and Liverpool have won more Premier League home games than Spurs and the hosts are priced at 9/20 (1.45), with the draw on offer at 7/2 (4.50).
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Tottenham Hotspur vs Crystal Palace Team News
The north Londoners remain without Giovani Lo Celso, who is still a couple of weeks away from returning from a thigh problem, but otherwise Mourinho has a fully fit squad from which to choose.
Palace, however, have a host of players out. Up to nine first-team squad members could be unavailable, including James McArthur, Nathaniel Clyne, Mamadou Sakho and James McCarthy, while Wilfried Zaha is a major doubt.
Tottenham Hotspur vs Crystal Palace Preview
The previous meeting between these two sides ended 1-1 back in December and this fixture has tended to produce tight, low-scoring encounters over the last few years.
Indeed, 14 of the last 17 competitive games between these two London rivals have seen under 2.5 goals and backing a repeat this weekend should appeal.
Palace come into the game having recorded back-to-back goalless draws, the most recent of which saw them restrict Manchester United to just a solitary shot on target on Wednesday.
Spurs, for their part, have kept three consecutive clean sheets in all competitions and will be confident of keeping things solid once more this weekend against an Eagles side with only two goals in their last five Premier League outings.
Tottenham Hotspur vs Crystal Palace Tips and Predictions
Under 2.5 goals is priced at evens (2.00) and the regularity with which it wins in this fixture makes it a highly tempting option on Sunday.
Both teams to score ‘no’ is priced at 4/5 (1.80) while combining both selections sees the odds rise to 6/4 (2.50).
Odds correct at the time of writing. Please gamble responsibly.