San Jose Earthquakes vs Minnesota United
Major League Soccer
Date: Sunday, 8 March 2020
Kick-Off at 01:00 UK
Venue: Earthquakes Stadium, San Jose.
San Jose Earthquakes were only four points short from a playoffs spot in the previous MLS campaign, so having a good start this time around could be crucial.
The second round once again brings them to the home venue and the opponent on other side of pitch will be Minnesota United. All stats and signs are pointing at direction of another high-scoring affair.
In terms of the full-time winner odds, hosts are hot favorites for the win at 1.70. That does come as a surprise after seeing Minnesota demolish Portland Timbers last weekend in Oregon.
San Jose Earthquakes vs Minnesota United Head-to-head
San Jose and Minnesota have met seven times so far in the MLS. Team from California has won five encounters, while losing two.
Interestingly, those two losses happened in the previous season. Minnesota were victorious both as hosts and visitors with total goal difference of 6-1.
The average number of goals scored in all h2h’s so far is 3.30 per duel.
Earthquakes have high 75% win rate when it comes to matches against Minnesota at home.
San Jose Earthquakes vs Minnesota United Prediction
San Jose’s form during the preparations for this season was extremely inconsistent. At one point they were playing great and demolishing opponents like 5-1 win against Reno, but they losing to Columbus Crew 1-4 just a couple of days after.
The new MLS campaign has started with a home 2-2 draw against Toronto FC, which can be taken as a solid result considering the quality of opposition.
San Jose were two goals down but managed to recover and snatch a point thanks to the goal of Oswaldo Alanis in the 95th minute.
Minnesota United also have high hopes for upcoming months. Their 3-1 win against Portland in the first round was one of the flashiest performances of the week.
This game should be all about goals honestly. The first betting tip is Over 2.5 goals and both teams to score at 1.83.
Value seekers can also place small stake bet on both teams to score in both halves at 9.00.
San Jose Earthquakes vs Minnesota United Betting Tips
Both teams to score and Over 2.5 goals FT @ 1.83
Both teams to score in both halves @ 9.00.