Minnesota United vs Real Salt Lake Preview and Prediction

Minnesota United vs Real Salt Lake MLS 14 July 2018 by LeagueLane

Minnesota United vs Real Salt Lake
Major League Soccer
Date: Sunday 15th July 2018
Kick off at 01:00 UK/ 02:00 CET
Venue: TCF Bank Stadium (Minneapolis).

Minnesota need to get back to winning ways as Adrian Heath’s team have been struggling in recent weeks and the coach’s job might be on the line. The club are in 9th place and are 7 points from a play-off position.

What is worse is their current form which has seen them lose 4 of their last 5 games. Their only recent win has come against Toronto who are struggling themselves and that game ended 4-3.

At home Minnesota’s record is slightly better where they have won 5 of their 9 games. They have lost one match in their past four and they do seem more happy and stable when playing in front of their home fans.

Real Salt Lake in the same conference are in 4th place and are 10 points in front of Minnesota.

RSL are looking good for a play-off place but if they can get a win here and Dallas slipped up then they could have a chance to try and challenge for the conference. Their form has vastly improved and they have won back to back matches after having a poor June.

The biggest concern for Real Salt Lake has been their dreadful away form where from 11 games they have just 1 victory and they have lost 7 of those. They have only been able to score 6 goals on the road this season.

Minnesota United vs Real Salt Lake: Head to Head

  • The teams have only played each other 3 times in 6 years with Minnesota winning 2 and Real Salt Lake 1.
  • 11 goals has been scored in the 3 meetings.

Minnesota United vs Real Salt Lake: Prediction

Minnesota have been poor but Real Salt Lake are very poor themselves away from home. Our main bet will be to see more goals in the 2nd half of this game as it opens up. For smaller stakes we will predict the half time score at 0-0. Both teams do not want to drop points here so we expect a cautious start to the game.

Minnesota United vs Real Salt Lake: Bet Tips

  • Highest scoring half: 2nd half at 2.00
  • Half time correct score: 0-0 at 3.50.