San Jose Earthquakes vs Toronto FC
2018 Major League Soccer
Date: Sunday, 19 August 2018
Kick-off at 3:00 UK/ 4:00 CET
Venue: Avaya Stadium (San Jose).
Both teams meet at a time the suffered a thrashing in their respective previous league matches.
San Jose are trailing in the standings of the Western Conference with 16 points only after 23 games. Over the recent past, they have been struggling with a chronic poor performance.
They are able to have won only 1 game in their last 6 league games while they have consequently been winless in the other 5 games. Last weekend, they were put down with a 2-1 loss to Colorado Rapids. This home game is just another great chance to redeem themselves.
Toronto Fc is in the 10th position in the Eastern Conference standings. They are also facing the same performance challenges as their counterparts in this fixture.
Inconsistency has been the main cause of their woes. Particularly, in five league matches, they have only won twice, drawn once and lost twice. If winning this matchup is anything to go by, they need to put up a huge fight against the home side.
San Jose Earthquakes vs Toronto FC: Head-to-Head
- In the last 5 h2h2 meetings, San Jose Earthquakes have won twice.
- Toronto has won 3 matches in the last 5 encounters.
- Toronto won the latest h2h meeting played late last year.
- Most of the h2h encounters have ended in over 2.5 goals.
San Jose Earthquakes vs Toronto FC: Prediction
The home side will have a hard time trying to win this matchup. It won’t be easy for them, especially with their current team form. This fixture will be a major showdown as two trailing teams from both conferences compete in a bid to demonstrate their supremacy.
Toronto Fc are the favorites for this matchup. Currently, they have a better team form than their opponents in this form. Additionally, Toronto FC will be aiming to continue with their dominance over San Jose Earthquakes after a major victory against them in the last meeting which ended 4-0 in their favor.
San Jose Earthquakes vs Toronto FC: Betting Tip
Toronto win @ 9/5 (2.80)
Over 2.5 goals full-time @ 8/5 (2.60).