Houston Dynamo vs FC Dallas
2018/19 Major League Soccer
Date: Friday, 24 August 2018
Kick-off at 2:00 UK/ 3:00 CET
Venue: BBVA Compass Stadium (Houston).
Houston Dynamo hosts their Western Conference counterparts, FC Dallas, in the BBVA Compass Stadium. This comes at a time they are trailing in the third last place of the Western Conference standings.
Conspicuously, they are winless in the last 6 consecutive matches. In addition, they have not won any of their last 4 successive home matches, something that has got their fans more than irritated. This matchup may not be any different!
From some of their last few matches, it is evident that they are not able to hold onto any lead they make. They are easily defeated even after leading their opponents.
Dallas bounced back for 2 consecutive losses to clinch a win against Minnesota United this past weekend. They may have rejuvenated their morale for another win, particularly form this away fixture.
They will come into this match will high expectations. Unless they put up a great fight against the home toughs, they may just be surprised to draw or lose even as odds indicate that they are the most viable to scoop the 3 points.
Even with this said, it is imperative to note that FC Dallas is undefeated in their last 7 matches against Houston in all competitions. They will not let this matchup be different.
Houston Dynamo vs FC Dallas: head to head
- The last 4 h2h meetings have ended in a draw.
- FC Dallas has won 2 matches in the last 6 meetings.
- The last 3 encounters have ended with both teams being able to score.
Houston Dynamo vs FC Dallas: Prediction
Honestly, with the current tribulations facing the home side, we should not expect much from them in this one. Perhaps, they will be willing to give up the fight quite easily but they may not be able to scoop a win here.
The away side is stronger and will strive to dominate the home side in this matchup. We should not expect FC Dallas to lose here unless they lose focus. However, there is a high likelihood for both teams to score.
Houston Dynamo vs FC Dallas: Betting tips
Both teams to score @ 3/5 (1.60)
FC Dallas to win @ 11/5 (3.20).