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Writers Prediction League - Spurs vs. Stoke City

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

Mike Hewitt

Bounce back! After a heartbreaking loss to Everton two weeks ago, Tottenham were able to get back in the winning column with a defeat of Swansea. Sitting in fourth place, a win over Stoke could launch the team into third place.

Standing in the way of third is a vist from Stoke City. Dour as ever, the Pottters have utilized strong physical play with dominating defensive performances to sit midtable. Robert Huth and Ryan Shawcross are the marshalls of defense, trying to impose aerially. Peter Crouch is the main goal threat, leading the team with four tallies on the year.

As for the Prediction League, consecutive perfect predictions from Ashlock have him rolling. 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 13
Petrilli 11
Mechanick 11
Ed 10
Uncle Menno 8
Kevin 8
The Roosevelts 7
Ryan 7

This week's predictions:

Kevin: Stoke can f**k off. 2-0 Spurs

Mechanick: Crouchinho gets his goal, but Aaron Lennon tears Geoff Cameron a new one. 2-1 Spurs

Ryan: If we lose to Stoke, I quit. 2-0 Spurs

Ashlock: I hate Stoke They don't allow many goals or score many. Even though we're at home this looks Tony Pulis track suit special. 0-0 Draw

The Roosevelts: People are healthy. Stoke can lick "it". Spurs 1-0

Ed: Ugliness. Turgidity. Success. 2-1 Spurs

Petrilli: 1-0 Spurs. Um, something to say something to say. Throw in set pieces can die in a fire?

Uncle Menno: Looking forward to slashing the tires on that red and white striped bus parked in front of the Stoke goal this weekend. 3-0 Spurs, and it ain't close.

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