Vancouver Whitecaps vs San Jose Earthquakes Prediction & Match Preview

Vancouver Whitecaps vs San Jose Earthquakes
Major League Soccer
Date: Thursday, 16 July 2020
Kick-off at 02:00 UK/ 03:00 CET
Venue: ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex.

The Village were the worst team in the Western Conference in the previous edition of the MLS, and only the newly-formed Cincinnati had a worse record than them in the whole of the league.

Their counterparts, the Goonies have begun on a positive note, after holding the Sounders to a draw in their opener. Keep note that the Seattle Sounders are the reigning champions of the MLS.

Considering this drawn game, if Matias Almeyda’s men manage to secure a win this Thursday, they stand a good chance to make it to the knockouts.

Taking into account the recent h2h results in their favor, and the stature of Marc Dos Santos’s men as the worst of the West, expect a winning performance from San Jose.

Vancouver Whitecaps vs San Jose Earthquakes: Head-to-head (h2h)

  • The latest clash had ended in a 3-1 win for the Goonies.
  • They have scored goals in 11 of the previous 13 encounters.
  • They have scored two or more goals in four of the preceding five meetings.
  • Since 2018, they are on a 100% winning run against this opponent.

Vancouver Whitecaps vs San Jose Earthquakes: Prediction

The Village were one of the worst teams in the whole of the league the last season, while Almeyda’s men are high in confidence after trapping the reigning champions to a draw in their first game. Now, with a win in this fixture, they could make serious inroads towards knockouts qualification.

They are also on a two-game winning run against this opponent in h2h clashes, and have scored three or more goals in both the matches. Moreover, they are on a scoring streak in the past five h2h meetings, and netted two or more goals in four of the preceding five such clashes.

Taking into account these observations, expect San Jose Earthquakes to record a win this Thursday.

Vancouver Whitecaps vs San Jose Earthquakes: Betting Tips

  • San Jose Earthquakes to Win @ 1.75 (3/4)
  • Over 1.5 Team Goals by San Jose Earthquakes @ 1.75 (3/4).