Tottenham vs Maccabi Haifa Prediction & Tips
Tottenham, 6th in the Premier League last year, had a ignition delay before recovering in the second half of the season. This year, the club started with a defeat against Everton (0-1) before winning the second qualifying round (1-2 against Lokomotiv Plovdiv), exploding Southampton (2-5), winning for the 2nd Europa qualifying round (1-3 victory at Shkëndija) then conceding a draw at the end of the game against Newcastle in the league (1-1).
Maccabi Haifa finished second in the Israeli championship last year, and is first this year after 2 games played (2 wins). In the qualifying match, Maccabi won against Zeljeznicar 3-1 in the first round, against Kairat 2-1 in the second, then H. Beer Sheva 3-1 in the third.
Tottenham finished 3rd (out of 20) in the Premier League at home last year with 12 wins, 3 draws and 4 losses.
Tottenham scored 36 goals and conceded 17 in 19 home league games last year. Which made it the 4th best attack as well as the 5th best defense!
Maccabi Haifa finished second (out of 14) in the Israeli away league last year with 12 wins, 3 draws and 3 losses.
Maccabi Haifa scored 32 goals and conceded 13 in 18 games in their away league last year. Which made it the second best attack as well as the second best defense!
New for this season to lighten the calendars, the Europa League play-offs will be played in a single match. The level difference is far too great to see Tottenham miss the group stages of the Europa League and not play Europe this season. Victory for Tottenham and more than 2.5 goals!
Tottenham – Maccabi Haifa FREE TIPS
Tottenham – Win @ 1.25
Both teams to score / YES @ 1.80
Over 2.5 Goals @ 1.90