Seattle Sounders FC
Seattle Sounders FC will be wanting a better result here following the 3-1 MLS defeat last time out to Los Angeles FC.
In that game, Seattle Sounders FC managed 55% possession and 18 shots at goal with 3 on target. The only player to score for Seattle Sounders FC was Lodeiro (77'). At the other end, Los Angeles FC had 11 attempts on goal with 5 of them on target. Musovski (15', 84') and Ginella (65') scored for Los Angeles FC.
It’s been all too rare in recent games that Seattle Sounders FC have shown defensive steel. The reality is that The Sounders have been scored against in 5 of their previous 6 matches, giving up 7 goals in the process. With no two games being the same, we must now wait to see if such a trend might be replicated in this next match.
Colorado Rapids go into this match following on from a 5-0 MLS win in the defeat of San Jose Earthquakes in their last outing.
In that match, Colorado Rapids managed 59% possession and 16 shots on goal with 8 of them on target. For Colorado Rapids, the goalscorers were Bassett (35'), Lewis (50'), Mezquida (79') and Shinyashiki (84'). At the other end, San Jose Earthquakes got 10 shots at goal with 4 of them on target. Thompson (70' Own goal) scored for San Jose Earthquakes.
Showing their bias toward high-scoring matches, we’ve had goals 21 times in the last 6 matches in which Colorado Rapids have sent out their troops, giving a mean average of 3.5 goals each fixture. Their opponents have got 6 of these goals.
Head to head
A review of their prior head to head meetings stretching back to 05/07/2017 shows us that Seattle Sounders FC have won 5 of these games & Colorado Rapids 1, with the tally of drawn matches standing at 0.
A combined total of 18 goals were yielded between them during those clashes, with 14 from The Sounders and 4 belonging to Rapids. That’s an average goals per game of 3.
We’re of the opinion that Seattle Sounders FC look set to score more than once when they play Colorado Rapids, who could well find it tough to find the back of the net.
Our tip is for a 2-0 victory for Seattle Sounders FC when all’s said and done.
What are the top odds for this match?
Turning to the betting odds on the win-draw-win market, putting your money on Seattle Sounders FC can be had for 1.76, a wager on a drawn result is 4 & staking on the winning team to be Colorado Rapids can be had at 4.5. They’re the most competitive bets offered at this very moment.