Opta Stats: Tottenham v Manchester United

Can Andre Villas-Boas turn Tottenham's form round for the visit of Manchester United?
Can Andre Villas-Boas turn Tottenham's form round for the visit of Manchester United?

Just when Spurs are struggling for form they find themselves hosting the reigning Premier League champions Manchester United. Opta have all the stats.

"Spurs have scored just six goals in the last 11 Premier League home games against Manchester United."

The visitors are 3.65 to keep a clean sheet.

Spurs have kept seven clean sheets this season, more than any other team in the Barclays Premier League. Tottenham are 11/43.75 to keep a clean sheet. 

Ryan Giggs has scored more Barclays Premier League goals against Tottenham than he has against any other opponent (10). Birthday boy Giggs is 8/19.0 to add to his tally.

Tottenham Hotspur have won just one of the last 24 Barclays Premier League matches against Manchester United (W1 D6 L17) and none of the last 12 at White Hart Lane (W0 D4 L8). Manchester United are 1/21.5 to win in the Double Chance market.

Spurs have scored just six goals in the last 11 Premier League home games against Manchester United. The visitors are 3.65 to keep a clean sheet.

Robin van Persie has scored six goals and assisted five more in his last eight Premier League starts against Spurs. Van Persie is 2.87 to find the net.

United striker Robin van Persie has scored 14 goals in his last 16 Premier League starts. RVP is 6/17.0 to score the first goal.

Manchester United have failed to keep a clean sheet in their last nine Premier League away games and have kept just one shut out in their last eight overall in the competition. Spurs are 1/31.35 to score a goal.

If Tottenham fail to score, they will equal their worst ever run of games without scoring in Premier League history (four games in Feb 2001 & Sep 2006). A Manchester United clean sheet is 3.65.

Excluding a penalty, Tottenham Hotspur have failed to score with any of their last 78 shots in the Premier League. United are 7/24.5 to win to nil.

Andre Villas-Boas' men have averaged 24 shots (inc. blocked) for every goal scored this season, a higher average than any other team. Under 2.5 goals is 10/111.91.

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