Tottenham Hotspur Analysis

Whenever we want to put on our thinking caps and actually say something intelligent and thoughtful about Spurs, it goes here.

Updated Premier League Projections

21

A quickie. Still a lot of uncertainty in the top four.

Match ratings to the theme of Python sketches

155

Christian Eriksen is better than Dead Parrot.

Eriksen MOTM Mad Libs

33

Think of this as a way for us to save time later when this happens again.

What to expect from the Europa League draw

38

Tottenham's loss in Turkey means that their road to Europa League glory likely just got a lot tougher, at least in the next round

Will Poche rotate the side against Besiktas?

53

Mauricio Pochettino has some big decisions to make about who he starts and plays in Turkey on Thursday.

MOTM: Hugo Lloris

56

Hugo was once again our best player on Saturday. And it's a good thing he was because he pretty much saved us a point.

Did lack of rotation cost Spurs two points?

229

Spurs are finishing up a run of four matches in ten days, and barely rotated their sides in the past three. Would starting a few bench players on Saturday have made the difference against Palace?

Updated EPL Projections

18

We are speeding through game weeks now. Narrative won out midweek.

Kane is the easy Spurs MOTM vs. Chelsea

42

The striker put on a show, even if he didn't get a ton of support.

Match ratings to the theme of the Star Wars teaser

119

VROOOMMMMM... ZROOOMMMM... PEWPEWPEW

Updated Premier League Projections

35

Some movement at the top of the table. I take stock of what my projections might be getting wrong.

MOTM: Roberto Soldado

205

Somebody's chopping onions in here, I swear.

Spurs v. Hull match ratings to cocktails

832

Let's talk about the players and how they relate to various mixed drinks. It'll be fun!

Updated Premier League Projections

23

Spurs may be struggling, but other teams are struggling too. It's a kind of good news.

Spurs are bad at home. And it's our own fault.

81

Home field advantage? Not exactly.

Don't be scared. Starting Kane won't break him.

26

Won't somebody think of the children????

Michael Caley on Harry Kane (Washington Post)

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Michael Caley doesn't just write for us, he also freelances for the Washington Post in their Fancy Stats blog. In this article, Caley explains what we already know: that Harry Kane is awesome and ridiculous. Go forth and read it! (Photo: Richard Heathcoate/Getty Images)

Match ratings to the theme of pets

300

Pets are awesome, but not all of them.

Harry Kane deserves to play

91

Kane's done it all, and he deserves a chance to play at the highest level.

Who's your MOTM against Villa?

47

Who's your Man of the Match for Spurs against Aston Villa? The Cartilage Free Captain writers give their picks.

Updated Premier League Projections

7

Liverpool dropping, Southampton rising, Spurs... oh.

Eric Dier is learning, and that's okay

17

Eric Dier hasn't been good lately, but sometimes that's the price you need to pay to develop young players.

Spurs must follow the Chelsea way

107

There's a better way to handle the develop Tottenham's youngest players, unfortunately, it's a method employed by one of our biggest rivals.

Is it time to pull the plug on Spurs' loan policy?

92

Despite the recent emergence of several academy grads, none of them succeeded on loan. Is it time to scrap the project?

Why do Spurs keep dropping points?

196

Tottenham keeps underperforming despite rotating managers, players, and systems. Why?

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