Tottenham v Queen's Park Rubbish
All eyes will be on Ferdinand this weekend but it most definitely will not be for his football prowess. The 'Are you Bramble in disguise?' centre-back has received more media spotlight in the last week, than his whole career.
Whether he was racially abused or not, nobody quite knows and if it is proven, then Terry should be stripped of England captaincy and dealt with in a heavy manner by the FA.
For QPR, the racism issue has overshadowed their win over Chelsea. The fact of the matter is that the eleven is probably not good to remain focused on the job amid the furore, most definitely Rio's lesser known brother.
Tottenham are 2/5 to win in ninety minutes, the draw is 21/10 and a QPR win is 7/1. QPR played Chelsea for the majority of the derby last weekend with eleven men to their nine yet they could only win 1-0.
They will get found out by a strong Spurs side that still have their eye on a Champions League spot.
QPR play like they have ten men when starting Taarabt. He appears a petulant waste of time, he will never get a cap for Man United and he is clearly not Premier League quality. He is the Premier League's dreamer!
If Warnock can get £10 million for him, it is a 'steal'. He is 9/1 first to score for QPR and he once probably dreamt of becoming a Spurs great but Harry got rid of him for a reason, he is not good enough for Spurs.
The Tottenham/Tottenham double result at 10/11 looks a bet, there may be the London derby factor but with home advantage, they can destroy a weak QPR side. You can get 5/2 on QPR to go down this season and they will struggle to stay up even on the back of that win against the Blues.
They may be saved from the despair of relegation by a terrible Blackburn side and the poor form of the Swans and Bolton.
Tottenham were out-of-sorts at the start of the season but they have now taken sixteen points from a possible eighteen and they could beat any side in the league on their day.
Tottenham to win to nil at 11/8 looks a cracking price, Helguson would not be able to get into many Championship sides and alongside Taarabt, they should pose little or no threat at the Lane.
Spurs -3 goals is 13/2, Adebayor and Van der Vaart will terrorise a Championship at best defence in Fitz Hall, Anton Ferdinand and Clint Hill. They will attack and use Bale's pace down the wings, there could be plenty of goals in North London on Sunday.
With Defoe and Pav waiting on the bench, the strikers know that if they fail to take their chances then Redknapp will be willing to make a change.
If you are a QPR fan, then you back them draw no bet at 9/2 but I would keep stakes to a minimum! Lets be realistic, QPR can stay up this season if they can start winning more at home but the banker of the weekend has to be Tottenham -1 at Even money.
City could end up putting six past Wolves but Tottenham are going about their business quietly and even if Redknapp takes over England next summer, why can they not play more Champions League football at the Lane next season?