FootyMAD's Arsenal match preview
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 30th October 2009
FootyMad attempt to assist you with their form guide as Arsenal take on Tottenham Hotspur in a Premier League match on Saturday, 31st October 2009 at 12:45.
Tottenham H. face a trip to Arsenal at Emirates Stadium at lunchtime on Saturday, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Spurs will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 39 and win only 18 of the 77 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in October 2008, when they fought out a thrilling high-scoring 4 - 4 draw in a Premier League match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2008/2009||Sun 08 Feb||Tottenham H.||0 - 0||Arsenal||PREM|
|2008/2009||Wed 29 Oct||Arsenal||4 - 4||Tottenham H.||PREM|
|2007/2008||Tue 22 Jan||Tottenham H.||5 - 1||Arsenal||LGEC|
|2007/2008||Wed 09 Jan||Arsenal||1 - 1||Tottenham H.||LGEC|
|2007/2008||Sat 22 Dec||Arsenal||2 - 1||Tottenham H.||PREM|
|2007/2008||Sat 15 Sep||Tottenham H.||1 - 3||Arsenal||PREM|
|2006/2007||Sat 21 Apr||Tottenham H.||2 - 2||Arsenal||PREM|
Recent respective form guides
Arsenal could not have a more impressive recent home form, having won each of the last six games. In this time, Gunners have rattled up an impressive 19 goals, and conceded 4.
Tottenham H.'s away form is equally impressive, tasting just one defeat in their last six, and picking up four good wins. Those games have seen the Spurs pummel 16 goals, and let in 9.
Arsenal's total of 19 points from their 9 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Barclays Premier League. Tottenham H.'s total of 19 points from their 10 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Barclays Premier League.
For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here
|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
FootyMad's prediction ...
This promises to be an excellent test for the in-form Spurs, but one which I believe will end in stalemate. Score draw
|Arsenal||Won 9 successive home games.|
19 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 10 matches.
|Tottenham H.||Undefeated in last 3 away games.|
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.