Only managing to pick up a 2-2 draw in their first meeting against Basel in the Quarter Finals stage of Europa League, Tottenham Hotspur will be needing a much better effort for the second match up this Thursday, April 11 if Andre Villas-Boas men are keen on advancing into the semifinal stage. The injury for Gareth Bale along with Jermaine Defoe could be a troubling situation though for Spurs, especially if their opponent can put on another impressive performance such as what happened in the first leg.
As for Basel themselves, grabbing two away goals will surely give them a huge confidence as they can still afford to advance by getting 0-0 and 1-1 draw, which won’t be such impossible scoreline to have. The Swiss outfit should try to be more assertive though at the back as they did waste a potentially comfortable two goals lead in that first leg match at White Hart Lane last midweek. Already providing quality entertainment in the previous leg, this upcoming second match up should once again showcased an exciting battle which will be an exciting option as well for betting lovers who are keen on placing their money.
The latest betting odds from Titan Bet are slightly favoring Basel take maximum result this midweek with the probabilities for that outcome being placed at2.37, while Spurs’ shot at picking up a victory in the second leg is valued at 2.87. Furthermore, the sports book also tipping the Swiss outfit as the most likeliest to advance into the semi finals stage with possibilities for it set at 1.72, just a bit higher compared to the Premier League side’s 2.00 odds. Despite the home team being slightly favored, the most favorite scoreline from this tie is 1-1 draw though as its potential valued at 6.50.