The first international break of the season is always the toughest. Even though it’s only been a couple of weeks since the Premier League was in action last, it feels like much more than that. Fortunately, we don’t have to wait much longer.
Tottenham (+114) at Everton (+245), Draw (+220)
Both Everton and Tottenham head into Matchweek 4 sporting identical 1-1-1 records, with both of their respective losses coming at the hands of Chelsea. While Tottenham certainly sport the more talented side at the moment, Everton aren’t far behind and are well organized under Ronald Koeman.
Neither the Spurs nor the Blues have much in the way of pace at the moment, so this one could get bogged down in the middle, and that points to it being a tightly-played tilt.
Everton’s defensive midfield pair of Morgan Schneiderlin and Idrisse Gana Gueye and centre-half Michael Keane will make life difficult for Harry Kane and Dele Alli, while on the other side Spurs’ centrebacks Jan Vertonghen and Toby Alderweireld will do the same for Wayne Rooney and Gylfi Sigurdsson.
It would be a surprise to see either team run away with this one, as each side is well-coached and built in a way that makes those sort of things rare.
There’s just not enough between these two sides to keep the eyes away from the price on the draw.
odds provided by BetOnline