Paul Merson's 2014-15 Tottenham predictions for Sky Sports have been very wrong

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Paul Merson hasn't got the greatest record of predicting Tottenham Hotspur's results this season.

It's fair to say that Paul Merson's predictions about Tottenham Hotspur this season have not been the most accurate. 

The former Arsenal star regularly guesses the results of all the Premier League matches on Sky Sports' website, but it seems that a slight bias may creep in when it comes to Tottenham.

Although it would be impossible to expect Merson to get every result correct, his predictions compared with Tottenham's actual record show an alarming disparity, as shown below:

Merson's Spurs predictions:

DWDWWLLLWLWLLLWLWDDLD - 26 points

Actual Spurs results:

WWLDLDWLLWLWWLDWWWDWL - 34 points

Merson's predictions would leave Spurs sitting in 11th position in the Premier League table and, even if they haven't been particularly awe-inspiring this season, that seems a harsh reflection on the ability of their squad. 

As it stands, Tottenham are sitting in sixth place, just three points off the top-four and looking as if they can mount a sustained challenge for the Champions League spots, giving them a chance to prove Merson very wrong. 

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