Steve Bruce needs to lift his side to ensure they finish the season on a positive note after the restart appeared to catch up with the Magpies at Watford on Saturday.
After demonstrating they had enough to beat the Hornets in the first 45 minutes, they looked like a side who thought things would come easy to them after the break.
Newcastle failed to match the desire of the home side and were beaten 2-1 and even handed Watford a helping hand with two cheap penalty awards.
Victory over Spurs is now important if only to keep critics at bay after what has been a solid if unspectacular season.
We’ll have all the early team news from both camps ahead of the Premier League game, with Newcastle aiming to bounce back quickly from the defeat to Watford at the weekend.The games are coming thick and fast with just three games remaining of the 2019-20 campaign.Can Newcastle finish strongly? All the news is in our live blog.