Discover key betting insights for the Colorado Rapids vs Vancouver Whitecaps matchup in the MLS, featuring the latest stats, expert tips, and the most favorable odds.
This Thursday at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park will see the Colorado Rapids and Vancouver Whitecaps face off in the MLS. The Rapids are looking to end their seven-game winless streak, while the Whitecaps are unbeaten in three straight matches.
With Colorado sitting at the bottom of the Western Conference standings with only 13 points from 18 games, they have a lot to prove against Vancouver, who are currently sitting in eighth place with a nine-point lead over the Rapids. The last MLS meeting between these two teams ended in a 0-0 draw, so we can expect some intense action on the field this time around!
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Colorado Rapids Form
A solitary draw point prevents Colorado Rapids from having nothing to show for their previous three games. They came up short in a 3-2 defeat against Columbus Crew, before drawing 0-0 with San Jose Earthquakes. They came up empty-handed once again when Orlando City ran out as 2-0 winners. The Rapids did not win any of their last six Major League Soccer matches at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park. They came through these matches with a record of one draw and four defeats, in which they conceded eight and scored six goals.
Vancouver Whitecaps Form
Vancouver Whitecaps are unbeaten in their previous three matches, winning 6-2 against Houston Dynamo FC, before sharing the points in a 1-1 draw with Sporting Kansas City. Another draw followed, this time 1-1 against FC Cincinnati. The Whitecaps are winless in their last six away games in Major League Soccer, in which they drew three and lost three. They conceded ten goals while scoring five themselves.
Colorado Rapids vs Vancouver Whitecaps Stats
Here are some facts that might be useful for placing bets on the upcoming game between Colorado Rapids and Vancouver Whitecaps. The facts are based on statistics from the last couple of matches that these teams played across all tournaments.
- Colorado Rapids have lost 7 of the last 8 matches
- Colorado Rapids have not won the last 8 matches in a row
- In the last 3 Colorado Rapids home matches the sum of goals was under 1.5
- In 10 of the last 12 Colorado Rapids home matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- Colorado Rapids have not won 9 of the last 10 home matches
- Vancouver Whitecaps have not won 17 of the last 19 away matches
- Vancouver Whitecaps have scored in the last 10 matches in a row
- Vancouver Whitecaps have conceded in 17 of the last 19 away matches
- In 8 of the last 10 matches Vancouver Whitecaps played, both teams scored
- In 8 of the last 10 Vancouver Whitecaps matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
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Colorado Rapids vs Vancouver Whitecaps Betting Tips
Colorado Rapids have yet to win a home game this MLS season, with an eight-match winless streak at home. Vancouver Whitecaps FC are also looking for their first victory in away league matches this season, with a 15-match away winless streak dating back to June 2022.
Both teams to score
Colorado Rapids scored first in half of their last 10 games, while Vancouver Whitecaps broke the deadlock four times in comparison. The Whitecaps have scored in their last four consecutive games, and are likely to score at least one goal against the Rapids, who have only had two clean sheets in their last 10 games. BTTS has paid out in five straight meetings between these teams at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park.
Colorado Rapids saw over 2.5 goals in five of their last ten matches across all tournaments, as they scored an average of 0.9 goals during this run. Over 2.5 goals came up in five of Vancouver Whitecaps’s previous ten matches across all tournaments. They managed to score an average of 1.6 goals in these matches. Vancouver Whitecaps scored at least once in their previous 8 matches on the bounce.
Match predictions: Colorado Rapids vs Vancouver Whitecaps
To sum up, the upcoming match between Colorado Rapids and Vancouver Whitecaps seems to be a good betting opportunity.