Jamie Redknapp predicts Watford v Tottenham Hotspur

Sky Sports pundit Jamie Redknapp

Jamie Redknapp is backing Spurs to beat Watford 2-1.

Pundit Jamie Redknapp has told Sky Sports that he thinks Tottenham Hotspur will beat Watford 2-1 at Vicarage Road on Sunday afternoon.

Hosts Watford head into the game as the Premier League's resident Jekyll and Hyde team, having won six, drawn four and lost eight of their games so far this season.

Watford's Vicarage RoadWatford's Vicarage Road

With one point picked up in the last three games, Watford are in danger of sliding towards the relegation zone, but at eight points clear of the bottom three, they aren't in any immediate danger.

Walter Mazzarri will still want a win to close out 2016 though, and his Hornets side take on Tottenham at Vicarage Road on Sunday.

Spurs have won each of their last three games, beating Hull City, Burnley and Southampton to make it five wins in the last seven games, with Mauricio Pochettino's men starting to hit top form.

Sky Sports pundit Jamie RedknappSky Sports pundit Jamie Redknapp

With midfielders Christian Eriksen and Dele Alli starting to play at their best, and Harry Kane now back from injury, Spurs will be hoping to pick up another victory on Sunday to aid their top four aspirations.

Ahead of the game, pundit and former Tottenham midfielder Jamie Redknapp has told Sky Sports that he's backing Spurs to win the game 2-1.

Redknapp added that Watford could be dragged into a relegation fight if they're not careful, and urged Watford to create a derby atmosphere, with just over 20 miles separating the two clubs.

“It's a tough game for Watford this one,” said Redknapp. “They're the sort of team that if they're not careful, they could get dragged into a bit of a relegation fight. They're playing against a Spurs side who should be full of confidence after their Southampton result; you could see Dele Alli and Harry Kane really linking up well, and I do expect Spurs to win this one.”

“Spurs will have too much for Watford here, and I'm expecting a few goals here. It's a bit of a derby for Watford, and they've got to try and make it that sort of game. I'm going for a Spurs win, and I'm going to go for 2-1,” he added.

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