Paul Merson makes emphatic Tottenham vs West Ham prediction

Paul Merson answers questions during Gillette Soccer Saturday Live with Jeff Stelling on March 19, 2012 at the Bournemouth International Centre in Bournemouth, England.

Tottenham Hotspur play host to West Ham United tomorrow night in the Premier League.

Ex footballer Paul Merson enjoying  day two of the Cheltenham Festival at Cheltenham Racecourse on March 11, 2015 in Cheltenham, England.

Sky Sports pundit Paul Merson predicted the outcome of tomorrow's Premier League clash between Spurs and the Hammers at Wembley Stadium, when writing his regular prediction column for Sky Sports.

Both sides will be desperate for all three points, for very different reasons, and there should be a thrilling game of football on display at the England national team's home.

Tottenham currently sit outside of the Champions League spots, but can close the gap on fourth placed Liverpool with a victory against David Moyes' men tomorrow.

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West Ham, meanwhile currently sit precariously towards the bottom of the Premier League table, and will be looking for a win to ease their relegation fears.

Paul Merson explained why he envisages a comfortable win for the Lilywhites tomorrow night, when writing his regular prediction column for Sky Sports:

Paul Merson (l) and Phil Thompson answer questions during Gillette Soccer Saturday Live with Jeff Stelling on March 19, 2012 at the Bournemouth International Centre in Bournemouth, England.

"I know they both have games to play before this but I don't care if West Ham win 27-0 on Tuesday, they are not beating Tottenham. Spurs are a really good team and when they get all their players out they score goals and make lots of chances. The only worry at the moment for me is Hugo Lloris, who is making some mistakes. It's not like him and I think he is a good goalkeeper but he has made some sloppy mistakes. But with Tottenham getting players back like Davinson Sanchez and then Toby Alderweireld they won't concede too many goals.

Prediction: Tottenham 3-1 West Ham

History is certainly not on the Hammers's side, having won only one Premier League away game against Spurs since 1999.

They have already beaten Tottenham away from home this season though - a 3-2 triumph in the Carabao Cup, and with the Premier League being notorious for its' unpredictability, it would be naive of Spurs to underestimate their opponents tomorrow night.

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