Tottenham v Anzhi Makhachkala – 10 Vital Statistics


10. Spurs beat Anzhi 2-0 in the first meeting between these two sides in October. They have scored twice in each of their last four Europa League games and are 6.25 to win 2-0 again.
 
9. Andre Villas-Boas’s men are unbeaten in four games (W3 D1) and are already through to the Europa League group stage. Spurs are 1.21 to win.
 
8. Anzhi’s 0-0 draw with Kuban Krasnodar at the weekend means they have not won in five games (D3 L2). They have won just twice since July and are 11.00 to defeat Spurs.
 
7. Jermain Defoe shares the lead for goals scored in the Europa League this season (5). The striker is 4.00 to score twice on Thursday night.
 
Watch Tottenham’s 2-0 win over Anzhi in Russia:


 
6. Spurs competed 679 passes to Anzhi’s 287 when these sides met in Russia, yet narrowly beat their opponents 8-6 for total shots. Tottenham are 6.75 to win 1-0 at home.
 
5. Anzhi have the fourth-lowest total shots on target in this season’s Europa League (15) and have scored just three goals in five games. Spurs are 1.70 to win without conceding.
 
4. Both sides are within the Europa League’s top four clubs for least fouls committed (Spurs 49, Anzhi 45). A red card on Thursday is priced at 4.00.
 
3. Nikita Burmistrov has scored once in Europe this season from eight attempts (five on target). Any Anzhi player to net at White Hart Lane is available at 1.83.
 
2. 40% of Tottenham’s attack in Europe come down their left flank. Current midfielder Nacer Chadi is priced at 2.60 to score.
 
1. Spurs concede fewer shots per game in the Europa League than any other team (6.8). They are 2.75 to win with a two-goal handicap.


Swansea are also in Europa League action tonight against St Gallen - check the latest odds here.