Rochdale v Tottenham Betting Preview | Sunday 18th February
In our Rochdale v Tottenham Hotspur betting preview we look at team news, potential line-ups, stats & facts, head to head, popular bets and more for Sunday’s FA Cup tie.
Rochdale v Tottenham Betting Preview
Watch: BBC One
League One Rochdale welcome Spurs to Spotland in the FA Cup fifth round. Keith Hill’s side reached this stage after beating Millwall in a replay, on a poor pitch. Domestically, Rochdale are in the League One relegation zone. Interestingly, seven of their last eight home games have seen under 2.5 goals. The pitch at Spotland has been re-laid ahead of this tie.
Tottenham reached the semi-final of the FA Cup last season and have a great chance of going all the way this year. The winner of this tie will travel to either Sheffield Wednesday or Swansea in the quarter-final. After a commendable comeback in Turin during the week, Mauricio Pochettino will likely ring the changes this Sunday.
Harry Kane picked up a minor ankle knock during the week. Michel Vorm may return after illness.
Rochdale have a deep injury list, with Niall Canavan, Keith Keane, Sam Hart and Mihai Dobre all out. Scott Wiseman Billy Knott are cup-tied.
Potential Rochdale Starting XI: Rafferty, McGahey, McNulty, Delaney, Cannon, Camps, Kitching, Henderson, Humphrys.
Potential Tottenham Starting XI: Gazzaniga; Trippier, Alderweireld, Foyth, Rose; Wanyama, Winks; Sissoko, Son, Moura; Llorente
Stats & Facts
- Seven of Rochdale’s last eight home games have seen under 2.5 goals.
- Eight of Tottenham’s last nine victories have come to nil.
Head To Head
- This is the first competitive meeting between the sides.
Rochdale 18/1, Draw 7/1, Spurs 1/5
- Tottenham and Under 3.5 goals @ 23/20 Boylesports
- Tottenham win to nil @ 20/23 Boylesports