Opta Stats: Tottenham v Newcastle

Can Tottenham extend their long unbeaten run when they host Newcastle?
Can Tottenham extend their long unbeaten run when they host Newcastle?
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Spurs will look to close the gap on the top four with a win over struggling Newcastle. Opta rates their chances.

"Tottenham Hotspur are unbeaten in their last nine Barclays Premier League home matches (W5 D4 L0)."

The draw is 5.59/2.

Tottenham Hotspur are unbeaten in their last nine Barclays Premier League home matches (W5 D4 L0). The draw is 5.59/2.

Newcastle have won just one of the last 14 Premier League away games (W1 D2 L11), scoring a total of just five goals in that run and conceding 35. Spurs are just 1.392/5 to win.

None of the last 18 Premier League games between these two sides at White Hart Lane has ended as a draw (11 Spurs wins, seven for the Magpies including the last two). Another Newcastle win is 9.617/2.

Tottenham have hit the target with 59% of their shots at goal, the highest percentage in the Premier League this season. Over 2.5 goals is 1.645/8.

The Magpies have dropped the joint-most points from winning positions this season (10 - along with Aston Villa). Newcastle half-time/Spurs full-time is priced at 26.025/1.

This is Newcastle's lowest points tally at this stage of a Premier League season since 1999-2000 when they had 13 points after 15 matches, but recovered to finish 11th at the end of the campaign. They are 2.186/5 to be relegated.

Tottenham Hotspur are unbeaten in 14 league games (W6 D8) - their best run in the top-flight since March 1985. Spurs are 2.0811/10 to finish in the top four.

Spurs have not remained unbeaten in 15 consecutive league games since a 19-game run between December 1977 and March 1978. You can lay them at 1.42/5.

Georginio Wijnaldum has now been involved in 56% of Newcastle's Premier League goals this season (9/16). He is 5.14/1 to find the net.

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