FM Preview: Tottenham Hotspur v Stoke City 21 Mar 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Tuesday, 20th March 2012
The game between Tottenham Hotspur and Stoke City in the Premier League on 21st March 2012 at 19:45 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.
History of the Tottenham Hotspur v Stoke City fixture
Stoke City face a trip to Tottenham Hotspur at White Hart Lane on Wednesday evening, and have come away with little in previous meetings, having taken no points from 28 of the 38 contests.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at White Hart Lane was less than a year ago, in April 2011, as the Spurs edged out their past their rivals by a score of 3-2 in a Premier League match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Sun 11 Dec||Stoke City||2 - 1||Tottenham H.||Premier League|
|2011/2012||Tue 20 Sep||Stoke City||0 - 0||Tottenham H.||League Cup|
|2010/2011||Sat 09 Apr||Tottenham H.||3-2||Stoke City||Premier League|
|2010/2011||Sat 21 Aug||Stoke City||1 - 2||Tottenham H.||Premier League|
|2009/2010||Sat 20 Mar||Stoke City||1 - 2||Tottenham H.||Premier League|
|2009/2010||Sat 24 Oct||Tottenham H.||0 - 1||Stoke City||Premier League|
|2008/2009||Tue 27 Jan||Tottenham H.||3 - 1||Stoke City||Premier League|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Tottenham Hotspur have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 15 goals for the Spurs, with 6 goals against.
In complete contrast to Tottenham Hotspur, Stoke City are having a torrid time on their travels, chalking up just 1 victory, with 5 defeats, from the last six. While the Potters have hit 4 goals, 8 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Tottenham Hotspur's total of 53 points from their 28 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Barclays Premier League.
Stoke City find themselves struggling down in 14th position in the league having picked up 36 points from their 28 matches.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Spurs, as the Potters have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win
|Tottenham Hotspur||5 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
|Stoke City||Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here