Sporting Kansas City vs Houston Dynamo
Major League Soccer 2016 (USA)
Date: Saturday; 10 September 2016
Kick-off: 01:00 UK / 8:00 pm Eastern Time
Venue: Children’s Mercy Park, Kansas.
Sporting Kansas City rely on their strong home form to end their bad run of results against the visiting Houston Dynamo on Friday evening.
Kansas City’s 2-0 defeat at Philadelphia Union in their previous fixture summarize their poor run of form on the road this season. They have only won two away games so far, both coming in their first two trips at the beginning of the season. At the same time they are on a 6-match winning run at home and kept clean sheets in the last three.
While Houston Dynamo are literally struggling at the foot of the Western Conference table with 25 points from 26 matches. They managed five wins all season along with 10 draws and 11 losses. Their latest fixture was a 3-1 home defeat to FC Dallas, which came eight days after they registered their first away win of the season at San Jose.
Kansas City vs Houston Dynamo: Head-to-Head Stats
These two sides have already met twice this season and Houston Dynamo won in front of their home crowd on both occasions. The first of which was the league meeting on May which finished 2-0 and the second in the US Open Cup which ended in 3-1.
Houston Dynamo are currently on a three match winning run against Kansas City, with all the three wins coming at Houston.
While Kansas City have won the last two home meetings against Houston. However, the 15 meetings at Kansas is evenly split as both teams share 5 wins each along with 5 draws.
Kansas City vs Houston Dynamo: Prediction
Kansas City are currently putting up a strong show in front of their home crowd and are on a 6 match winning run at the stadium. So they will be pretty confident to get a win against Houston, who have managed just five wins all season.
Kansas City have scored at least 2 goals in 5 of their last six home games and also kept clean sheets in four. Besides, five of those matches have seen at least one goal in the first half, so this is a smart bet for this particular fixture.
Kansas City vs Houston Dynamo: Betting Tips
Kansas City to win at 6/5 (1.65)
First Half – Over 0.5 goals at 4/11 (1.36).