The table has done Tottenham Hotspur some favors, now the London side will turn to a local derby in the hopes of taking advantage of it (Watch live, 12:30 p.m. ET Saturday on NBC and online via NBCSports.com)
Opponents West Ham United have 11 points and sit in 17th place, though the Irons have gained seven of their points from the last four matches.
Spurs sit fifth in the Premier League table, five points shy of table-leading Liverpool, having dropped from the top thanks to four-straight PL draws.
Tottenham Hotspur: Lloris (c), Walker, Dier, Vertonghen, Rose; Wanyama, Dembele, Winks, Eriksen, Kane, Janssen. Subs: Vorm, Carter-Vickers, Trippier, Wimmer, Alli, Onomah, Son.
West Ham United: Randolph; Cresswell, Reid, Ogbonna, Antonio, Obiang, Kouyate, Payet, Antonio, Ayew, Sakho. Subs: Adrian, Nordtveit, Feghouli, Zaza, Collins, Fletcher, Fernandes.