AFC Bournemouth vs Tottenham Hotspur predictions for Saturday’s Premier League clash at the Vitality Stadium. Tottenham hope to consolidate 3rd place in the Premier League when they visit Bournemouth in the penultimate game of the league season. Read on for all our free predictions and betting tips.
After starting the 2018/19 Premier League campaign at a breakneck pace, Bournemouth will be more than a little disappointed at how the season has panned out. Coming into the penultimate game of the domestic season, The Cherries find themselves scrapping it out for a mid-table position, knowing that 11th place is the highest they can hope for.
Last weekend they did play their part in an absolute thriller of a match though, drawing 3-3 away to Southampton and clinching a point thanks to an 86th minute goal from Callum Wilson. Still, Eddie Howe will be disappointed that they have only actually won two of their last 12 league outings.
Saturday does mark a real opportunity for the hosts though. They face a Tottenham side who haven’t been at their best lately, and the group of players will almost certainly have one eye on their Champions League crunch match in Amsterdam next week.
Spurs lost the first leg of this semi final 1-0 on Tuesday, following on from their 1-0 loss against West Ham to put a real dampener on their new stadium jubilation. They are now just four points inside the Premier League top four, which is a far cry from the side who were hoping to mount a title challenge a few months ago.
While their recent defeats have come on home soil, it’s their away form that is really troubling the fans. Mauricio Pocchettino’s men have lost eight of their last nine away games in all competitions, including each of their last five in the league. Their last Premier League victory away from home was all the way back in January, and with them likely to rest some players in preparation for their midweek action a victory on Saturday is far from a foregone conclusion.
Admittedly, Bournemouth haven’t been at their best recently, but they have still only lost three of their last nine home games in the Premier League. With everything taken into consideration, Spurs look far too short here and a Bournemouth Win or Draw Double Chance is our pick of the bets on Saturday, along with a 2-2 correct score prediction.
Prediction : Draw