Tottenham and Leeds face off in round 12 at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, and it has the look of a tight match between two teams currently looking evenly matched. Tottenham step onto the pitch at 9th in the Premier League table on 16 points following 11 rounds. Leeds are number 15 in the standings with 11 points after 11 matches.
Although entering the match as outsiders, Leeds will be keen on keeping their recent momentum as unbeaten in the Premier League going.
Spurs are relatively average in the art of goal-scoring these days. The hosts on Sunday claimed a steady 8 goals in their previous 10 matches. An average of 0.8 goals per game. They simultaneously allowed their opponents 16 goals, or an average of 1.6 goals a game. They clawed out a clean sheet 3 times in this run.
Leeds are currently performing rather modestly, when it comes to goal-scoring. The visitors this coming Sunday managed a bearable 10 goals in the past 10 outings. That is an average of 1 goal a game, in which their opponents scored a total of 13 goals. They claimed 1 clean sheets as they averaged 1.3 against per match.
Stats and facts for Tottenham and Leeds.
- Tottenham did not win the last 3 matches in a row;
- Total goals was OVER 2.5 in Tottenham's last 6 of 8 matches;
- Tottenham conceded in the last 7 of 9 matches;
- Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Tottenham's last 2 of 4 matches.
- Leeds unbeaten the last 3 matches in a row;
- Leeds scored in the last 13 of 15 matches;
- Leeds conceded in the last 11 of 13 matches;
- Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Leeds's last 5 of 7 matches.
Current form — Tottenham v. Leeds
The Lilywhites hoping for fresh start
The Lilywhites will enter the match hoping to see the back of some rather disappointing results in recent matches. Tottenham have seen it all in their last 3 matches, which brought home 4 points. Against Manchester United, they came out empty-handed in a 3-0 defeat, whereafter they avenged themselves in a 3-2 win against Vitesse. Their latest match saw them sharing the spoils in a 0-0 draw against Everton.
Leeds hope to boost points tally
Results have been on par for Leeds in their past games, as they have performed more or less according to expectations. Leeds have seen it all in their last 3 matches, which brought home 4 points. Against Arsenal, they came out empty-handed in a 2-0 defeat, whereafter they avenged themselves in a 2-1 win against Norwich. Their latest match saw them sharing the spoils in a 1-1 draw against Leicester.
Although favoured by the bookies, The Lilywhites have obviously been a bit average lately and Leeds will fancy their chances. The bookmakers currently settle the price for at home win at 1.73 whereas a win for the visitors pays out odds 4.33.
Tottenham v. Leeds — fixture history
The last time the pair played each other, Leeds came away as winners back in May 2021 in a match in the Premier League. Tottenham enter the match against Leeds with a 5-1-4 record in their previous 10 encounters in the Premier League. This amounts to a 50% winning ratio for Tottenham, with Leeds victorious in 40% of the last 10 encounters. The last 10 matches between Tottenham and Leeds have been highly entertaining, when it comes to goals. Over 2.5 goals was a winning bet no less than 8 times. Both teams to score paid out 7 times in those 10 matches.
Current table in the Premier League
Looking at the current Premier League standings, Tottenham and Leeds are currently 5 points and 6 places apart. Tottenham will no doubt attempt to grab all three points from Leeds this coming Sunday to move further up the league table. Despite being the outsider in this clash, Leeds will try to make this a miserable day for their opponents. The result of this game could have a big impact on both teams in their upcoming matches. There is every reason to zoom in on the clash between Tottenham and Leeds.
Heung-Min Son has been the most prolific scorer for the home team recently. Surely, The Lilywhites are relying on him to once again shine in their upcoming match. Meanwhile, Leeds will be looking to Raphinha in the hope that he will add more goals to his current total of 3 goals in his latest games.