Betting Spy: Spurs worthy favourites at West Ham

Grant Prior 5 years ago
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It pains me to say it but the bookies aren’t wrong when it comes to their odds for West Ham against Spurs on Friday night.

At least we have a newer Stadium than Spurs for now
At least we have a newer Stadium than Spurs for now

It’s a bit embarrassing to see the Irons chalked up at 13/2 at home against a side we had hopes of overtaking in the Premier League pecking order not so long ago.

But 5/2 on for a Tottenham win is about right when you look at the difference in quality in both line-ups.

West Ham have been struggling to field a decent right back all season while Spurs can drop England’s Kyle Walker and happily carry-on winning.

Friday night football is a new one for me but I’m sure Stratford will be quite lively whatever the result.

Betting Spy is a bit distracted at the moment as our winner-takes-all Fantasy Premier League is getting to the interesting stage with a nice kitty up for grabs.

My team is top of the pile at the moment with a healthy 1,985 points.

But my nearest rival is only nine points away so I’ve been poring over player stats all week.

It’s a stressful game this football management  – even from behind a computer screen.

But let’s shed my virtual track suit and sheepskin and try and pick a nice winner for the weekend.

Bournemouth are on a bit of a roll at the moment and I fancy them to take all three points from visitors Stoke who seem stuck in an end-of-season rut.

Swansea are also fighting for their lives and have strung together a few decent results making the 2/1 attractive about them to beat a floundering Everton.

The Bournemouth Swansea double pays 5/1 which looks the way to go.

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Running total of all bets to a £10 stake for 2016/17 season: £-35.00

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