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Opta Stats: Tottenham v Bournemouth

Will Mauricio Pochettino mastermind a Spurs win over Bournemouth?
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Can Spurs win their first home Premier League game of the season when they host Bournemouth? Opta rates their chances.

"Jermain Defoe has averaged a goal every 798 minutes versus Tottenham Hotspur in the Premier League, his worst ratio against all the 36 sides that he’s scored against in the competition."

Spurs are [2.22] to win to nil.

Tottenham have yet to lose to Bournemouth in league competition, winning three and drawing one of their four Premier League meetings to date, while netting 12 goals in the process (six by Harry Kane). Spurs are [1.22] to win.

Bournemouth's only competitive victory over Tottenham came in an FA Cup clash in 1956-57, with the Cherries progressing from their 5th round match (3-1). They are [16.5] to roll back the years.

Bournemouth's only previous trip to Wembley was in April 1998 in the Football League Trophy final against Grimsby - they lost 2-1 in extra-time, with Eddie Howe playing the full 120 minutes for the Cherries. The draw after 90 minutes is [8.0].

Spurs have failed to win their opening three home league games of the season for the first time since 2008-09 (they failed to win their first four at home in 2008-09). You can lay Tottenham at [1.23].

Since they were promoted to the top-flight in 2015, Bournemouth (42) have dropped more points from winning positions than any other Premier League team. The Bournemouth half-time/Spurs full-time double result is [21.0].

Harry Kane has had 22 shots (with seven on target) in home Premier League games this season without finding the net. Under 2.5 goals is [3.0].

Kane's last 13 Premier League goals have all come away from home, a joint-record Premier League run of consecutive scoring without scoring in a home game along with Ryan Giggs, who scored 13 goals in a row away from home between May 2001 - February 2003, before ending his run in April 2003 against Liverpool at Old Trafford. He's [1.36] to end his home duck.

Harry Kane has scored 36 competitive goals in 2017 from 147 shots, compared to Bournemouth netting 36 times from 371 shots overall. You can back Kane is [3.25] to score the first goal.

No defender has provided more Premier League assists than Kieran Trippier (8) since August 2016, with six of those eight assists resulting in Harry Kane goals. Over 2.5 goals is [1.46].

Jermain Defoe has averaged a goal every 798 minutes versus Tottenham Hotspur in the Premier League, his worst ratio against all the 36 sides that he's scored against in the competition. Spurs are [2.22] to win to nil.

Dan Fitch 2017/18 Season P/L

Staked: 45 pts
Returned: 41.09 pts
P/L: -3.91 pts

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