Betting Odds and Match Preview for Wigan vs. Tottenham - English Premier League - 27/04/2013

Wigan Athletic vs. Tottenham Hotspur - Matchup - Team LogosEighteenth place Wigan are hosts to fifth place Tottenham in the 34th round of the English Premier League on April 27th, 2013.

With five rounds to go, the season may be over for a lot of the English Premier League teams, but for Wigan and Tottenham things are just heating up.

Wigan are battling to stay in the top division and they will fight hard for points against Tottenham to try and catch up to 17th place Aston Villa who have three more.

Tottenham on the other hand are in a race with Arsenal and Chelsea for two remaining spots that go to the UEFA Champions League next season.

Wigan 14/5
Draw 13/5
Tottenham 21/20

The hosts are the underdogs here and a $100 bet on Wigan could produce $280 in profit, while the same bet on Tottenham could bring in $105 in profit.

Gareth Bale is the favourite to score for Tottenham at 20/21 (bet $100 to profit $95), followed by Jermain Defoe at 6/5 (bet $100 to profit $120)and Emmanuel Adebayor at 13/10 (bet $100 to profit $130). Arouna Kone is the favourite to score for Wigan at 21/10 (bet $100 to profit $210).

Wigan lost their last two matches vs. West Ham (2-0) and Manchester City (1-0), while Tottenham most recently beat Manchester City (3-1) after being eliminated by FC Basel out of the UEFA Europa League semi-finals via penalty shootouts.

On November 3rd, earlier in the season, Wigan beat Tottenham at White Hart Lane with the score of 0-1.

This should be an interesting game. We have one team fighting for a spot in the Champions League, while the other team is fighting to stay alive.

Who do you have in this match?

Update: Aaron Lennon is back from injury for Tottenham.