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Colchester v Spurs - betting preview with Marathonbet

Posted on 29 January 2016  - 15:05

It’s little surprise that Spurs are odds-on favourites to beat Colchester United in the FA Cup fourth round at the Weston Homes Community Stadium on Saturday (12.45pm).

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Unbeaten in their last nine away games in all competitions (and since the opening day in the Premier League), Mauricio Pochettino’s men take on a U’s side currently sitting bottom of League One.

Marathonbet therefore price up Spurs as 37/100 favourites with 43/5 for 1-0, 27/5 for 2-0 and 17/2 for a 3-0 win.

Spurs continue to have the best defensive record in the Premier League (19 goals conceded in 23 matches) and a win to nil (any scoreline) is a slightly more generous 153/100.

It’s 69/100 for a double of win and 2.5 goals in the game, 9/10 for Spurs to be winning at half-time and full-time and perhaps the best value of all, 39/20 for Spurs to win both halves.

In terms of the goalscoring markets, one pattern to emerge in the last two games is Nacer Chadli scoring the last goal - he's 37/5 to make it a hat-trick after scoring last at Leicester in the FA Cup and Palace last weekend. Chadli to score first and a Spurs 2-0 win scorecast is 37/5.

Heung-Min Son scored first at Leicester in the third round replay and the South Korean is 29/5 to do it again.

Spurs have lost just one of their last 13 matches against lower-league opposition in the FA Cup but if any punters fancy going for a giant-killing, Colchester are 17/2 to win. It’s worth noting that the U’s have won just three times since October 20 – all in the FA Cup. Marathonbet also go 22/5 on the draw.

Check out all of the odds ahead of the 12.45pm kick-off - go directly to Marathonbet here...