Harry Kane’s match-winning double against Arsenal took his tally to 12 league goals in 2014/15, prompting a review of his top-scorer claims in the process.
The conclusion can only be that he may represent a little bit of value at a hefty 10/1, with reason to believe he can overhaul those ahead of him in the scoring charts.
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Chelsea’s naughty number 19 Diego Costa leads both the scoring charts and the betting at present, with 17 goals and odds of 4/5.
Sergio Aguero of Manchester City is three strikes behind him as it stands and can be backed at 19/10 to land the golden boot.
QPR’s Charlie Austin is next when it comes to goals, but the bookies eye Kane as third-favourite in the top-scorer betting at 10/1, two points shorter than Arsenal’s Alexis Sanchez.
The young Lilywhite is scoring at a ratio of 0.8 goals per 90 minutes in the league that is superior to that of the last two rivals named.
Both Costa and Aguero are operating closer to a goal a game at 0.97 and 0.94 respectively.
However, both are far from bulletproof.
Costa has missed four matches this term through his troublesome hamstrings and a further quartet through suspensions.
Aguero too has been absent for eight games, following his latest ligament injury and the Argentine has yet to regain the thread of his exceptional pre-mishap form.
Kane has neither the disciplinary issues (just two yellow cards to date this term), nor the injury-prone history of his two major adversaries for the gong and looks good value at 10/1 as a result.
Tottenham’s man of the moment is 8/5 to score on their midweek trip to Anfield.