Although it's still very early in the season, the table is already starting to take shape, and the individual teams are beginning to show their real ambition and potential.
No team is this more true for than Tottenham Hotspur.
They didn't have the smoothest start to their season, after having their opening-day fixture against Everton at home cancelled due to the London riots, and having the two games following that cancellation against two of the strongest teams in the league.
But now that all appears to be behind them, and they are in fine form.
And although they have all but put their early-season woes in the past, their competition for the fourth place spot have not. Their most likely competitors are Liverpool and Arsenal, who have had mediocre starts to their seasons, at best.
Given this, I believe Spurs will beat the Gunners and the Reds and claim the fourth spot, and here's why...