Our betting experts preview the Major League Soccer match between Vancouver Whitecaps and Seattle Sounders FC and offers team stats, betting tips and the latest odds.
This Saturday, the Seattle Sounders will take on the Vancouver Whitecaps at BC Place in the MLS.
Currently sitting in second place in the Western Conference standings, the Sounders hope to cut their three-point gap to leaders St. Louis City by defeating the ninth-placed Vancouver, who trail them by seven points. It won’t be an easy task though. The Whitecaps won the last MLS meeting between the two teams with an impressive 2-0 victory at BC Place in May.
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Vancouver Whitecaps Form
Vancouver Whitecaps went through the last three matches with a 1-1 draw against FC Cincinnati, a 2-3 win against Los Angeles FC, and a 3-0 defeat against Sporting Kansas City. The Whitecaps won half of their previous six matches on home soil in Major League Soccer, while also drawing three. They suffered zero defeats, while they scored 13 and conceded six goals.
Seattle Sounders FC Form
Seattle Sounders FC collected four points in the past three outings. The visitors kicked things off with a 1-0 loss against Los Angeles FC. They followed up, drawing 0-0 with Orlando City, before winning 1-0 against Houston Dynamo FC. The Sounders claimed just one win from the last six away games in Major League Soccer. They also drew two and were defeated three times, as they were outscored by ten goals to five.
Vancouver Whitecaps vs Seattle Sounders FC Stats
Here are some facts that might be useful for placing bets on the upcoming game between Vancouver Whitecaps and Seattle Sounders FC. The facts are based on statistics from the last couple of matches that these teams played across all tournaments.
- Vancouver Whitecaps have not lost 11 of the last 12 home matches
- Vancouver Whitecaps have scored in 15 of the last 17 home matches
- In 6 of the last 7 matches Vancouver Whitecaps played, both teams scored
- Vancouver Whitecaps have scored in 12 of the last 13 matches
- In the last 4 home matches in a row Vancouver Whitecaps played, both teams scored
- In 6 of the last 7 Seattle Sounders FC matches the sum of goals was under 1.5
- Seattle Sounders FC have conceded in 17 of the last 19 away matches
- In 11 of the last 13 Seattle Sounders FC matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- In 7 of the last 8 Seattle Sounders FC matches the sum of goals was under 2.5
- Seattle Sounders FC have not won 6 of the last 7 away matches
Vancouver Whitecaps vs Seattle Sounders FC – In-form players
Recently, Raul Ruidiaz has been the most productive player in the final third for the Seattle Sounders, scoring twice in three games. Meanwhile, Brian White has stood out for Vancouver this season, with seven goals – three of which were scored in his last five appearances – making him the club’s top scorer.
Vancouver Whitecaps vs Seattle Sounders FC Betting Tips
The Vancouver Whitecaps are a formidable opponent with an unbeaten streak of nine matches. In their last three home meetings with the Seattle Sounders FC, the Whitecaps did not suffer a defeat. Moreover, They’ve won five, drawn four, and lost one of their previous 10 home matches. On the other hand, Seattle Sounders FC won three, drew twice, and lost five of their last 10 away games.
Both teams to score
Vancouver Whitecaps scored in the last three home games against Seattle Sounders FC. Out of their last ten games, the Whitecaps were the first to score in five of them, while Seattle Sounders FC scored the opening goal in four of them.
Over 2.5 goals came out seven times in the previous ten matches across all tournaments for Vancouver Whitecaps, who scored an average of 1.9 goals along the way. Over 2.5 goals came up in two of Seattle Sounders FC’s previous ten matches across all tournaments. They managed to score an average of 0.7 goals in these matches. Vancouver Whitecaps conceded a goal in their previous 6 matches on the spin. Seattle Sounders FC’s last 3 matches had less than three goals.
Match predictions: Vancouver Whitecaps vs Seattle Sounders FC
To sum up, the upcoming match between Vancouver Whitecaps and Seattle Sounders FC seems to be a good betting opportunity.