DC United vs Colorado Rapids, Saturday, 29 February 2020
Major League Soccer, Kick-Off at 18:00 UK
Venue: Audi Field, Washington.
Brand new MLS season 2020 is starting this Saturday at Audi Field in Washington where DC United welcomes Colorado Rapids. None of these two sides have championship ambitions truth be told.
As the matter of fact, visitors are priced at huge 101.00 odds to win the league, so this pretty much shows what bookies think of their quality.
Despite the departure of Wayne Rooney, DC United are still favorites to win this clash, currently priced at 2.00 odds. Let’s take a look at previous h2h stats and forms during the pre-season.
DC United vs Colorado Rapids Head-to-head
These two opponents have met 34 times so far, and team from Washington District have 14-10 lead in terms of victories.
They have met just once in the previous season in Denver. DC United won the match 3-2 and scored all three goals in the first half.
Five out of the last six head to head duels ended with Over 2.5 goals FT.
DC United vs Colorado Rapids Prediction
DC United had a great time preparing for this season. The initial test game saw them lose to New York Red Bulls, followed by two back-to-back victories against Louisville City and Orlando City.
The last two friendly duels included a 1-1 draw against Nashville, and a 3-1 win against Philadelphia Union.
Home team won the 5th position in Eastern Conference last season, and fans are expecting to see similar performances this time around. The record at this stadium was solid – seven wins, six draws and four losses.
As for their opposition, Colorado Rapids were extremely inconsistent during the pre-season. They were defeated in two occasions, 4-0 to Toronto FC and 3-1 against New England Revolution. Rapids were six points short from playoffs in the previous campaign.
We are expecting DC United to open the new season in victorious fashion. Besides home win, we will also go for Over 2.5 FT option.
DC United vs Colorado Rapids Betting Tips
Home win @ 2.00
Over 2.5 goals FT @ 1.58.