Vancouver Whitecaps vs SJ Earthquakes Prediction & Match Preview

Vancouver Whitecaps vs San Jose Earthquakes 2018 MLS by LeagueLane

Vancouver Whitecaps vs San Jose Earthquakes
2018 Major League Soccer
Date: Sunday, 2nd September 2018
Kick-off at 3:00 UK/ 4:00 CET
Venue: BC Place (Vancouver).

The Whitecaps will be hosting be the Goonies for this matchup in the BC Place Stadium for the third time this year.

Whitecaps will be coming into this match having made a 4-match unbeaten run. They settled for a 2-2 draw in their last league fixture against New York Red Bulls.

They are undefeated in 19 of their 21 home matches. This is a clear indication that they will not easily go down in this matchup. Notably, they also concede at least 2 goals in most of their matches.

For this home game, Vancouver will be without Jose Aja as he recovers from an injury. More so, Doniel Henry and Jordon Mutch are also listed as doubts for this matchup.

San Jose Earthquakes are currently struggling to end their consistency woes. In their last 3 matches, they have obtained different unsatisfying results including a draw, loss and a win in that order.

They will be on the road for this match at a time they are trailing in the last position on the Western Conference. This away match will not be easy for them putting in mind of the current team form and performance.

Kelvin Partida is still away after an ACL surgery while it remains doubtful whether or not Harold Cummings will make it for the match with a thigh injury.

Vancouver Whitecaps vs San Jose Earthquakes: Head-to-Head

  • The last h2h meeting was last Sunday where Vancouver scooped a 3-2 win.
  • In the last 5 h2h meeting, The Whitecaps have won twice with the other 3 matches ending in a draw.
  • Most h2h encounters have ended with over 2.5 goals.

Vancouver Whitecaps vs San Jose Earthquakes: Prediction

This is may be yet another time for the Whitecaps to shine again, this time at their home ground. We shall also see as many as more than 2.5 goals being netted here.

The home side are the favorite to clinch the three points in this matchup.

Vancouver Whitecaps vs San Jose Earthquakes: Betting tip

Vancouver Whitecaps @ 7/10 (1.70)

Over 2.5 goals @ 3/5 (1.60).