Tottenham 1.20 v Burnley 20.00; The Draw 8.20
Saturday 15 December, 15:00

Goal hero Moura should start against Clarets

Tottenham are on a high after drawing at the Nou Camp against Barcelona to qualify for the last-16 of the Champions League and must now get back to Premier League business against Burnley.
Mauricio Pochettino's side have won their last two Premier League games to move up to third in the table. On a weekend when the leaders Liverpool take on Manchester United, there is the opportunity for Spurs to cut the gap at the top if they can claim three points.
With the EFL Cup quarter-final against Arsenal taking place on Wednesday, it's a busy schedule for Tottenham and Pochettino will surely make some changes from the XI that started against Barcelona. One player who is certainly likely to return to the starting lineup is Lucas Moura, after the Brazilian scored the crucial equaliser against Barcelona having been brought on as a second-half substitute.
Pochettino has a number of injured players that are currently unavailable. Serge Aurier, Moussa Dembele, Davinson Sanchez, Juan Foyth, Kieran Trippier and Victor Wanyama all missed the trip to Barcelona.

Burnley embark on tough run of games

Burnley ended a terrible run of form with a 1-0 with over Brighton last weekend, which saw them move out of the relegation zone.
It seems that the Europa League fixtures at the start of Burnley's season, not only left them fatigued, but also had a resulting affect on the team's confidence. Sean Dyche has not lost any of the squad that performed so well for him last season, yet has seen a decline in defending standards from the previously consistent unit.
Burnley have conceded 32 goals this season, with only Fulham having let in more. Dyche will hope that the clean sheet earned against Brighton last Saturday, is a sign that his team is improving and beginning to recapture their form, but a festive period that sees Burnley take on Spurs, Arsenal, Everton and West Ham, will severely test that theory.
Steven Defour could return from injury for the game at Wembley, but Nick Pope and Stephen Ward are both definitely out.

Home clean sheet at Wembley

There is not much value to be found in the 1.20 for Tottenham to win, with the draw at 8.20 and Burnley at 20.00.
The 1.91 for Tottenham to win to nil is an obvious alternative. Burnley have failed to score in their last two away games and Spurs kept a clean sheet in their last Premier League match.

Low scoring game ahead

Burnley's recent defensive record seems to have had an impact on the Over/Under 2.5 goals market. Overs is a short favourite at 1.44, with unders out at 2.90.
The latter price could provide an opportunity. Tottenham have just played a mentally and physically tiring match in Spain, while Burnley have had a week to recuperate. Burnley earned a 1-1 draw at Wembley last season, as they sat back in numbers and challenge Spurs to break them down. The same plan could restrict Tottenham to a 1-0 or 2-0 victory.

Moura the man

With the likes of Dele Alli, Christian Eriksen, Heung-Min Son and even Harry Kane, all in danger of being rested, it's best to look towards a Spurs forward who seems guaranteed to start in the To Score market.
As previously mentioned, Moura found the net against Barcelona, which took his total for the season to seven goals in 21 games. It's a decent ratio and he is 2.30 to add to his tally.
RECOMMENDED BETS
Back Tottenham to beat Burnley to nil at 1.91
Back under 2.5 goals between Tottenham and Burnley at 2.90

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