Michael Owen states his prediction for Tottenham v West Ham

BT Sport pundit Michael Owen is backing Tottenham Hotspur to beat West Ham on Saturday afternoon

Michael Owen
Liverpool FC legend Michael Owen (Photo: BT Sport)

Michael Owen is tipping Tottenham Hotspur to extend their winning run at their new stadium with a victory over West Ham on Saturday afternoon.

Tottenham bolstered their top-four prospects with a vital victory over Brighton on Tuesday night to move Mauricio Pochettino’s side four points ahead of their bitter north London rivals Arsenal in the top-four race.

The Gunners, who are in fifth place in the table, slumped to a surprise 3-1 loss to Wolves at Molineux to miss out on the chance to move to within a point of Tottenham in third spot.

Manchester United are six points adrift of Tottenham after Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side slumped to an eighth loss in their last 10 games in all competitions after a 2-0 defeat by Manchester City.

Tottenham will take on Brighton on Saturday before their top-four rivals play on Sunday afternoon.

Former Liverpool FC striker Owen is backing Tottenham to beat West Ham at their new stadium on Sunday afternoon to leave Spurs on the brink of a top-four finish.

“It looked like being one of those nights for Spurs against Brighton midweek but Christian Eriksen’s late winner was enough to give the hosts their fourth successive win since moving into the new Tottenham Hotspur Stadium and they have yet to concede a goal in that run,” Owen told BetVictor.

“West Ham played their part in a terrific game against Leicester last weekend, but they continue to leak goals and I feel the hosts will gain another valuable three points although they may lose their proud defensive home record.”

Tottenham will take on Eredivisie side Ajax in the first leg of their Champions League fixture at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on Tuesday night.

The north London side are looking to reach the Champions League final for the first time in their long history.

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