Toronto FC vs Vancouver Whitecaps
Major League Soccer
Date: Saturday, 6th October 2018
Kick-off at 22.00 UK/ 23:00 CET
Venue: BMO Field (Toronto).
The reigning champions host the struggling Vancouver Whitecaps in this exciting Canadian derby. With a playoff spot to play for, Toronto is giving everything to still be part of the equation. At home, Toronto is still a force to be reckoned with.
Vancouver come into this game with a disheartening three-game losing streak. Nothing seems to be working for the visiting side and against the spirited Toronto players, Vancouver is expected to suffer.
Toronto is high in confidence after demolishing New England last week. The home team walked away with three points in three out of last four occasions. At home, Toronto attack has been able to score at will, and Vancouver backline will have to be on constant vigil not to concede.
The home team will have high hopes on Sebastian Giovinco who has scored eight and assisted two in his last nine outings. The visiting side will try to trump with playmaker Yordy Reyna who has assisted five and scored two in his last five games.
The last meeting between the teams resulted in a 2-0 win for the Toronto side. The meetings between these two sides tend to be usually high-scoring games.
Toronto FC vs Vancouver Whitecaps Head-to-head
- Both Toronto FC and Vancouver Whitecaps had more than 1.5 match goals in their last 10 matches.
- Vancouver has lost three games in a row and has only one win in last five games.
- Season long, 66.7% of Toronto’s games and 70% of Vancouver’s games have ended with both teams scoring.
- Ten of Toronto’s last 12 games have ended with both teams scoring, whereas it is ten out of 11 games for Vancouver.
- 13 of Vancouver’s last 20 away matches have resulted in a loss for them.
Toronto FC vs Vancouver Whitecaps Prediction
With a playoff spot still to play for, in their home ground, against the low-in-confidence Whitecaps, Toronto is expected to dominate the visiting side from the get-go. The presence of in-form striker Sebastian Giovinco and the consistent home record of the team points towards a home win.
Vancouver is currently in a streak of three losses in a row. They also had a four away-match losing streak, and two separate instances of three away-match losing streaks. Vancouver is not looking hot right now. Toronto is expected to win against this failing side.
Both Vancouver and Toronto are usually part of matches where both the teams score. Both teams have weaknesses in their defence and it usually reflects in their score lines.
It is imminent that Both teams will score in the Canadian Derby.
Toronto FC vs Vancouver Whitecaps Betting Tips
Toronto FC to win @ 1.50 (1/2)
Both Teams to Score @ 1.53 (6/11).