Real Salt Lake vs Austin FC Predictions and Free Tips from our expert tipsters when the teams go head-to-head in the Major League Soccer on Sunday, 12 March 2023.
Both Austin FC and Real Salt Lake had an average start to this fresh MLS season. Austin lost to St. Louis City and won their second fixture against Montreal while Real Salt Lake won their opening fixture against Vancouver and lost the next against Seattle Sounders.
However, both sides had a decent form throughout the past season. They have made it into the pre-quarters and locked horns in the match-up. Austin defeated Real Salt Lake in that match in penalties.
Real Salt Lake vs Austin FC Head-to-head Stats
Austin FC is on a two-match winning streak against Real Salt Lake, including that pre-quarter match-up the last season. Their meeting have often been high-scoring.
They have met only twice at this stadium and Real Salt Lake won both the fixtures.
Who will win the match between Real Salt Lake vs Austin FC?
This match will be Real Salt Lake’s first home fixture this season. We can see a decent display when analyzing their home form on the basis of their last season’s recordings.
Meanwhile, Austin FC is on a long losing streak on the road at present. They ended up the past season recording five losing matches on the road and have extended it with three defeats in their post MLS 2022 outings.
In addition, Real Salt Lake won all the h2h fixtures against Austin at this stadium. Therefore, we expect a win for Real Salt Lake on Sunday.
How many goals will be scored in the match?
The recent match-ups of both sides at respective patches display high-scoring affairs at a good rate. Moreover, their h2h tradition suggests a high-scoring display. Thus, we expect this match to have goals over 2.5 ft.
Will Both teams score in the match?
We do expect a both teams scoring scenario here as both these teams have leaked goals consistently in the past many matches at respective patches.
Real Salt Lake vs Austin FC Prediction
Austin FC have lost the past 8 consecutive road trips, leaking a total of 22 goals. Their defensive numbers alone goes past the over 2.5 line.
While placing Real Salt Lake to win at 2.20 odds as the main betting tip, we like to back the over 2.5 goals option at 1.73 odds as the second tip.