Tottenham vs Southampton
Tottenham have won four of the last five Barclays Premier League meetings with the Saints, including the last three in a row.
Southampton have won three of their last four Barclays Premier League away games, keeping clean sheets in all those victories.
The last four Premier League meetings between Spurs and Saints have been decided by a one-goal margin, the last three in Spurs’ favour.
Spurs have conceded fewer headed goals than any other team in the Premier League (1).
Tottenham are the only Premier League side yet to score in the opening 15 minutes of a Premier League match this season - the last time that managed this was on April 27th 2013.
Tottenham have failed to score in three of their last four Premier League games and netted just one in the other match.
This is Tottenham’s fourth highest points haul after 30 games of a Premier League season (53), just two points short of their best (55) and one point fewer than at this stage last term (54).
45 points is Southampton’s best total after 30 games of a Premier League season, while they have also scored more goals than ever before at this stage (43).
Spurs have kept four clean sheets in their last six Premier League home matches with only Man City and Arsenal breaching their defences in that run.
Tim Sherwood has already lost four of his 10 competitive home games as Spurs manager – Andre Villas Boas has lost three of his 13 at White Hart Lane this season before he was sacked.