Chicago Fire vs Vancouver Whitecaps
USA – Major League Soccer
Date: Thursday, 23 July 2020
Kick-off at 14:00 UK/ 15:00 CET
Venue: ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex (Bay Lake, Florida).
Chicago Fire will need a win to jump into the top two spots in Group B. Vancouver Whitecaps have taken a dip in form and will probably end the tournament without even a point in the group.
Chicago Fire vs Vancouver Whitecaps Match preview
Chicago Fire had their first bout in MLS is back tournament against Seattle Sounders, and they took all three points in an entertaining 2-1 scoreline.
Raphael Wicky and his men then faced San Jose Earthquakes, and they had to surrender to the table-toppers with a 0-2 clean sheet loss in the game.
Vancouver Whitecaps had their opening match with San Jose Earthquakes and lost the match in a close battle with a 3-4 score on the board.
Their previous encounter was against Seattle Sounders and that also ended in a loss with a 3-0 scoreline, pushing the Caps to the bottom of the table with no points at all.
Since Chicago Fire has a better position in the league and is in a slightly better form, they will probably create more chances in the encounter.
Chicago Fire vs Vancouver Whitecaps Head-to-head (h2h)
- The Caps have recorded five of the overall seven wins.
- Their previous encounter resulted in a 1-1 draw.
- Three of the recent four fixtures have seen both teams score.
- Only one of their last four matches has ended in a draw.
Chicago Fire vs Vancouver Whitecaps Prediction
Chicago Fire has a slightly better form considering the Caps without even a point so far. Their last h2h encounter was a year before, and the match ended in a draw. Besides, Vancouver Whitecaps have lost both their games, which summon their form in the tournament.
The home win in full-time will be the best bet for the punters in the clash to earn some decent returns with 1.60 odds for the bet. It will still be a tight encounter regarding their h2h history and the tip for under 3.5 goals with 1.44 odds will be another suitable option for the ninety minutes.
Chicago Fire vs Vancouver Whitecaps Betting tips
Chicago Fire to win @ 1.60 (3/5).
Under 3.5 goals @ 1.44 (4/9).