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Writers Prediction League - Spurs vs. Chelsea

The writers at Cartilage Free Captain predict the result for Tottenham Hotspur's match vs Chelsea.

Shaun Botterill

Things are looking good for Tottenham Hotspur. Spurs have a four-game winning streak in the league and the club's players are coming off a strong international break.

Spurs are sitting at 5th place (tied for fourth on points) in the table, but a visit from Chelsea threatens the team's position. awaits the team this Sunday. Chelsea are off to a blazing start in the league, only dropping points in one draw. The team has been led by a well-balanced attack, with Mata, Eden Hazard, and Frank Lampard setting the table for Fernando Torres. The defense has been strong as well, with a steady unit that has allowed just four goals so far this season.

As for the prediction league, Mechanick and Ed dropped off perfect predictions, while everyone else predicted a victory. The rules remain the same in the Prediction League--one point for a correct prediction, a bonus point for getting the score correct. Here are the current standings:

Name Score
Ashlock 6
Petrilli 5
The Roosevelts 4
Mechanick 4
Kevin 3
Ryan 3
Ed 3
Uncle Menno 2

This week's predictions:

Kevin: Chelsea scores in the first half and sits on the ball for the rest of the game. 1-0 Chelsea

Mechanick: Two teams in blazing form. A huge derby. A huge disappointment. 0-0 Draw

Ryan: AVB has the boys come out of the gates firing and we go in front 2-0, but we let down late as Chelsea grabs control and have to settle for a disappointing 2-2 Draw.

Ashlock: At White Hart Lane I think we have a fighting chance. Chelsea don't have Drogba anymore, so Spurs will get something out of this. 1-1 Draw

The Roosevelts: The revenge of Andy Town Snakes, 3-0 Spurs win... I've been drinking... From the keg of glory, bring me the finest muffins and bagels in all the land.

Ed: I can't really bear to predict anything else, 1-1 Draw.

Petrilli: Spurs break into the Top 4, Chelsea's midfield is exposed, Spurs 2-1.

Uncle Menno: I'm predicting an Adebayor start, lots of goals, and a nervy finish. 3-2 Spurs.

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