Discover key betting insights for the Sporting Kansas City vs Real Salt Lake matchup, with the latest stats, expert tips, and the most favorable odds.
This Wednesday, Sporting Kansas City takes on Real Salt Lake at Children’s Mercy Park in the MLS.
Currently sitting in 10th place in the Western Conference with 25 points, Sporting KC has a tough challenge. The hosts will face off against the fourth-placed Real Salt Lake, who have an impressive 33 points. The away team cruised to a 3-0 victory in the last stand-off between the sides at America First Field last season.
Sporting Kansas City vs Real Salt Lake Preview
Sporting Kansas City Form
Sporting Kansas City had an eventful run in their last three matches, earning four points. They came out empty-handed in a 0-1 defeat against Chicago Fire FC, but then secured a 3-0 win against Vancouver Whitecaps. In their latest match, they tied 2-2 against Houston Dynamo FC. In the Major League Soccer, the Wizards won four out of their last six home matches, losing twice, and drawing none. During this series, they scored 14 goals while conceding six.
Real Salt Lake Form
Real Salt Lake has proven to be a strong team, earning seven points from three matches, including a draw with Minnesota United and victories over Toronto FC and Orlando City. With a record of five wins and one draw in the last six away matches in the Major League Soccer, the Claret and Cobalt demonstrated their impressive skills on the road while scoring 12 goals and conceding only six.
Sporting Kansas City vs Real Salt Lake Stats
Based on statistics from the last few matches played across all tournaments, these facts could be useful for betting on the upcoming game between Sporting Kansas City and Real Salt Lake.
- Sporting Kansas City have conceded in 12 of the last 14 matches
- In 6 of the last 7 Sporting Kansas City home matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
- In 7 of the last 9 Sporting Kansas City matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
- In 6 of the last 8 matches Sporting Kansas City played, both teams scored
- In 8 of the last 10 Sporting Kansas City home matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- Real Salt Lake have not lost the last 10 away matches in a row
- Real Salt Lake have not lost 16 of the last 18 matches
- Real Salt Lake have won 7 of the last 8 away matches
- In 7 of the last 9 matches Real Salt Lake played, both teams scored
- In 6 of the last 8 away matches Real Salt Lake played, both teams scored
Sporting Kansas City vs Real Salt Lake – In-form players
Anderson Julio is on fire, scoring in his last two games, but can he lead Real Salt Lake to victory against the formidable Sporting KC? And let’s not forget about Alan Pulido, who’s been on a goal-scoring rampage with eight goals in his last six matches in Major League Soccer.
Sporting Kansas City vs Real Salt Lake Betting Tips
Sporting Kansas City won five and lost five in the 10 most recent matches at Children’s Mercy Park. In contrast, Real Salt Lake claimed five victories, two draws, and only three defeats in the last 10 away games. And get this – the Claret and Cobalt haven’t lost any of their last seven matches on the road!
Both teams to score
Sporting Kansas City has been on fire lately, managing to open the scoreline in an impressive seven out of the last 10 games. But the Wizards have to watch out for their opponent, Real Salt Lake, who have also been scoring early and often. In fact, the Claret and Cobalt has opened the scoring in seven of the last 10 games as well.
There were over 2.5 goals scored in eight of Sporting Kansas City’s previous ten matches. They scored an average of 1.9 goals during this run. Over 2.5 goals came up in seven of Real Salt Lake’s previous ten matches across all tournaments. They managed to score an average of two goals in these matches.
Match predictions: Sporting Kansas City vs Real Salt Lake
In summary, the upcoming game between Sporting Kansas City and Real Salt Lake appears to present a favorable opportunity for betting.