Prepare for exciting MLS action in the match between Vancouver Whitecaps and San Jose Earthquakes. Our expert analysts offer key team insights, betting tips, and the latest odds to enhance your betting experience.
The BC Place will host a Major League Soccer showdown between Vancouver Whitecaps and San Jose Earthquakes this Sunday.
Going into the game, Vancouver Whitecaps hold the 7th spot in the Western Conference and sit one point behind the San Jose Earthquakes, who are placed 6th in the same conference.
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Vancouver Whitecaps Form
Vancouver Whitecaps had a varied performance in their last three games. They suffered a penalty shootout loss to Leon after a 2-2 draw, then secured a 1-2 victory against LA Galaxy, but were defeated by Tigres on penalties after a 1-1 draw. In their last six Major League Soccer home matches, Vancouver Whitecaps recorded three wins, two draws, and one loss, scoring 16 goals and conceding ten.
San Jose Earthquakes Form
San Jose Earthquakes had a mixed run in their recent three matches. They began with a 2-0 victory over Seattle Sounders FC, but then faced setbacks with a 2-0 loss against Portland Timbers and a 1-0 defeat against Tigres. In their last six Major League Soccer away matches, San Jose Earthquakes secured only one win, drew two, and suffered three defeats, scoring five goals while conceding nine.
Vancouver Whitecaps vs San Jose Earthquakes Stats
Here are some facts that might be useful for placing bets on the upcoming game between Vancouver Whitecaps and San Jose Earthquakes. The facts are based on statistics from the last couple of matches that these teams played across all tournaments.
- In 11 of the last 12 matches Vancouver Whitecaps played, both teams scored
- In the last 8 home matches in a row Vancouver Whitecaps played, both teams scored
- Vancouver Whitecaps have conceded in the last 12 matches in a row
- In 11 of the last 13 Vancouver Whitecaps matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
- Vancouver Whitecaps have scored in 19 of the last 21 home matches
- San Jose Earthquakes have not won 26 of the last 28 away matches
- San Jose Earthquakes have conceded in 22 of the last 24 away matches
- In 13 of the last 15 San Jose Earthquakes matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- In 7 of the last 8 San Jose Earthquakes away matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- In the last 4 San Jose Earthquakes matches the sum of goals was under 2.5
Vancouver Whitecaps vs San Jose Earthquakes – Players in Form
Cristian Espinoza is in good form for San Jose Earthquakes, netting three goals in his recent six Major League Soccer games. However, the team will rely on him to deliver even more against strong favorites Vancouver Whitecaps. Another promising choice is Ryan Gauld, who has scored five goals in his last six Major League Soccer matches.
Vancouver Whitecaps vs San Jose Earthquakes Betting Tips
Vancouver Whitecaps secured five victories in their last 10 matches at BC Place, drawing four and losing one. On the other hand, San Jose Earthquakes struggled on the road, winning only once in their last 10 away games, with three draws and six losses. Notably, San Jose Earthquakes remain unbeaten against Vancouver Whitecaps in their four most recent meetings.
Both teams to score
Vancouver Whitecaps scored first in six of their last ten home games, while San Jose Earthquakes only managed the opening goal in three of their last ten matches. Both teams have scored in the last six consecutive home games for Vancouver Whitecaps, who haven’t kept a clean sheet in their last 10 matches. In contrast, San Jose Earthquakes have managed three clean sheets. Additionally, Vancouver Whitecaps have scored in 17 consecutive home meetings against San Jose Earthquakes.
Over 2.5 goals came out seven times in the previous ten matches for Vancouver Whitecaps, who scored an average of 1.8 goals along the way. Over 2.5 goals came up in four of San Jose Earthquakes’ previous ten matches. They managed to score an average of 0.9 goals in these matches.
Match predictions: Vancouver Whitecaps vs San Jose Earthquakes
To sum up, the upcoming match between Vancouver Whitecaps and San Jose Earthquakes seems to be a good betting opportunity.