Montreal Impact vs Houston Dynamo: Preview and Prediction

Montreal Impact vs Houston Dynamo:
MLS Regular Season,
Date: Sunday, 7 August, 2016
Kick-off: 0:30 UK
Venue: Stade Saputo (Montreal).

Inconsistent Montreal host struggling western conference side “Houston Dynamo”

Montreal Impact sits 5th on the Eastern Conference log with 30 points from 21 games. Montreal Impact failed to follow on their impressive 5-1 thrashing of Philadelphia Union on Sunday. Biello men struggled for a point in their Sunday encounter away with Dc United, with their top man Drogba getting sent off.

Houston Dynamo sits bottom of the Western conference with 20 points form 21 games. Barrett led team have failed to get the game maximum point in their last 4 league games.

Key facts

  • Montreal Impact gathered 6 points from possible 15 games in their last 5 games
  • Montreal Impact has lost once in their last five home games, winning 2, and sharing point twice.
  • Houston Dynamo gathered 3 points from possible 15 in their last 5 games
  • Houston Dynamo have failed to win in their last 10 league games played away.

Montreal Impact: Team news

Coach Biello will be without the services of is to man “Didier Drogba” who was sent off in their clash with Dc united on Sunday. Drogba is Montreal second top scorer with 8 goals, 4 short of Ignacio Piatti 12 for the 2016 season.

Montreal Impact: Predicted Line-Up (4-2-3-1)

Bush: Oyongo, Ciman, Cabrera, Camara: Donadel, Bekker – Shipp, Piatti, Salazar: Mancosu.

Houston Dynamo: Predicted Line-Up (4-4-2)

Willis: Williams, Horst, Anibaba, Mansally: Alex, Clark, Garcia, Warner: Bruin, Manotas.

Montreal Impact vs Houston Dynamo: Head-To-Head-Stats

Going down memory lane, encounter between this two sides have always produce goals. However, Houston Dynamo had the better smile in the last 2 times both sides met. The Texas based side defeated Montreal 3-0, 3-2 respectively.

Moreover in the last 3 games, Houston Dynamo has failed to get a point in their visit to Montreal, and also failed to net a goal in those last 3 visits.

Montreal Impact vs Houston Dynamo: Prediction

Considering Houston Dynamo poor away form i.e. failing to win in 11 league games so far this season and Montreal good home form, it will right to say Houston Dynamo have an high mountain to climb when they visit Montreal.

Montreal had dropped points just 5 times in their last 10 home games of the season. Therefore, I think it will be safe if I pitch my tent with Montreal Impact win, and give a Houston Dynamo a slim chance of the leaving Montreal with a point.

Montreal Impact vs Houston Dynamo:Tips

  • Double Chance: Montreal/Draw
  • Over 2.5 goals.