Premier League Betting: Reading v Tottenham - 10 Vital Statistics



10. Reading have played Tottenham just 17 times since their first clash back in March 1901. They have beaten Spurs five times and are 3.65 to win again.
 
9. Spurs have eight wins over Reading with three of these victories coming away from home. Andre Villas-Boas’ men are priced at 2.00 to take three points on Sunday.
 
8. Tottenham have won the last two meeting between the clubs 1-0, both of which were played at the Madejski Stadium in 2008. Another 1-0 away win can be backed at 8.00.
 
7. Robbie Keane scored the only goal when these two teams met last: a poacher’s finish that sent Reading into the Premier League relegation zone. Current Spurs striker Jermain Defoe is 6.50 to score the opener on Sunday.
 
6. Defoe has scored three goals in seven matches against Reading, with two coming in his debut season during a 2001 loan spell at Bournemouth. The striker is 2.80 to net at any time.
 
5. Reading’s heaviest post-war victory over Spurs was a 3-1 win in November 2006. Nicky Shorey scored a first-half equaliser that day and is 17.00 to net once more on Sunday, while a 3-1 home scoreline can be backed at 28.00.
 
4. Tottenham’s most common away result last season was 0-0, a scoreline that occurred in 16% of their away games. Another goalless draw at the Madejski can be backed at 11.00.
 
3. The Royals have conceded first in all three of their games this season yet have twice been leading at half time. Brian McDermott’s side are 4.10 to take a lead into the break and 5.00 to score in both halves.
 
2. Ian Harte is playing his first Premier League season in eight years since he scored 28 league goals in 213 appearances for Leeds. Harte has netted 15 goals in 72 league games for Reading since joining in August 2010 and is 8.50 to score at any time.
 
1. Spurs are yet to win this season after three games and have not scored more than one goal in any fixture so far. They are 3.15 to score in both halves while Reading are 6.00 to win without conceding.