Seattle Sounders vs Houston Dynamo
Major League Soccer
Date: Monday, 5th June 2017
Kick-off at 3:00 UK/ 4:00 CET
Venue: CenturyLink Field (Seattle).
Seattle Sounders will be happy to get back to the home turf after failing to impress in away trips so far this season. Last we saw the get thrashed in the away match at Columbus by a 3-0 margin after picking back-to-back wins at home.
However, the home form has been slightly better with 3 of their 2 wins this season coming from last two games. They lost 1 and drew back-to-back games prior to that, which states they are very inconsistent in their approach.
Houston Dynamo are performing better this season and are second in the Western Conference standings as opposed to Seattle, who are at eight.
However, Houston’s success is completely down to their strong performances at home, who are unbeaten in 8 matches with 7 wins and a draw. Meanwhile, they are yet to win an away match this season, with a terrible record of 1 draw and 5 losses.
Seattle Sounders vs Houston Dynamo: Head-to-head
Houston won 2-1, when they played hosts to Sounders for the MLS fixture earlier this season.
An away team haven’t won an MLS meeting between the two as far as we can dig the record from 2009. Also, 7 of the 17 matches during the period are draws, while Seattle and Houston share 5 wins each.
The three league matches of last season were all draws, two at Houston ending in 1-1 and the lone fixture at Seattle finishing with a goal being scored.
Seattle Sounders vs Houston Dynamo: Predictions
Seattle could be the firm favourites to win this one, much owe to their current home form, which is further consolidated by the overall poor showing of Dynamo in away trips this season.
On top of that, the Dynamo have failed to score in their last 4 trips to the CenturyLink Field and also in 6 from the last 8. Therefore, punters must grab the home win, best priced by Betfair at 1.83 odds.