Newcastle United-Tottenham Hotspur Betting Preview: In-form Adebayor value to find the net

The Togolese striker has been a key man for Tim Sherwood's men in recent weeks and our tipster is backing the 29-year-old to hit the net again
Tottenham maintained their push for a Champions League qualification spot with a hard-fought win over Everton on Sunday afternoon and will be looking for another vital victory when they take on Newcastle United at St James’ Park.

Spurs are just three points adrift of fourth-placed Liverpool following the weekend’s fixtures and can be backed at 11/8 (2.38) with Paddy Power to claim victory over the out-of-sorts Magpies on Wednesday night.

Alan Pardew’s men slumped to a 3-0 reverse at the hands of Chelsea at Stamford Bridge and have now won just one of their last eight matches in all competitions.

The Magpies are still chalked up at 2/1 (3.0) with Paddy Power to stun Spurs when they meet in Tyneside, while the same firm go 23/10 (3.30) that both sides willl have to settle for a share of the spoils.

Togolose striker Emmanuel Adebayor scored the only goal of the game for Spurs against the Toffees at the weekend and, having chipped in with seven goals in his last 11 appearances for Tim Sherwood’s men, he is likely to pose a live threat to Newcastle.

The former Arsenal and Manchester City striker appeared to have been frozen out of the plans of former Spurs boss Andre Villas-Boas, but since the Portuguese boss was sacked in December, Adebayor has rejuvenated his career at White Hart Lane.

The 11/2 (6.50) quote from Paddy Power for Adebayor to strike first appears to represent decent value here, while the 13/8 (2.63) offered up by the same firm for the 29-year-old forward to net at any time looks to be somewhat generous.

Spurs will be desperate to make amends for a 1-0 reverse against Alan Pardew’s troops when the two clubs clashed at White Hart Lane earlier in the season and, with Newcastle enduring a dreadful run of form, Sherwood’s side should prove to be too strong for the hosts.

Spurs are decent value at 11/8 (2.38) with Paddy Power to claim all three points from Wednesday’s meeting, but it is the 13/8 (2.63) quote offered up by the same firm for the in-form Adebayor to score at any time that is the recommended play for punters.

Emmanuel Adebayor to score at any time at 13/8 (2.63) 2pts with Paddy Power

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