Dick’s Sporting Goods Park
Commerce City, USA
Colorado Rapids are back in action against Philadelphia Union in the 12th round of the MLS. They recorded back-to-back wins in the league and US Open Cup and hold a record of 9 matches unbeaten in all competitions. Philadelphia Union are doing below expectations and they are yet to show any signs that their struggles are ending any time soon. They come into this game following a disappointing defeat in the US Open Cup game against Minnesota United.Grab Your Signup Bonus
Colorado Rapids (WWDWD)
Based on form, Colorado Rapids are surely favorites to come out on top in this game. Their last 5 matches ended in 3 wins and 2 draws, plus they have not lost in their last 9 matches in all competitions. Colorado Rapids were clinical in their last game. That was a US Open Cup game against Sacramento Republic, and they won 4-2 at full time. Colorado Rapids were 2-1 up in the first half as Jonathan Lewis and Michael Joseph Edwards both scored in the 4th and 15th minute of the game. Sacramento Republic were able to get the game level by the 52nd minute, but unfortunately, they had Shane Wiedt sent off and then went on to concede two goals in the 55th and 831st minutes.
Colorado Rapids are 23rd in the MLS and 10th in the western conference with 12 points and a goal ratio of 9:12. They had 2 wins, 6 draws and 3 defeats in 11 matches played.
- Team streak: no losses (9), both teams scoring (5/6), first to score (5/7), less than 10.5 corners (5/6).
Philadelphia Union (LWLDW)
Philadelphia Union are nowhere near the team they were last season and they are currently struggling this season. They recorded 2 wins, 2 defeats and 1 draw in their last 5 matches and their latest game ended in a defeat. They came up against Minnesota United in the US Open Cup game and lost 7-6 on penalties after playing 3-3 after extra time. The first half ended goalless as neither side could break the deadlock. But in the second half Minnesota United scored two quick goals in the 68th and 73rd minutes and in the 78th and 94th minutes Philadelphia Union scored both goals to bring the game level at full time. In extra time, Bongokuhle Hlongwane gave Minnesota United the lead once again and Kai Wagner brought Philadelphia Union in the 120th minute. The game went on to penalties and Philadelphia Union eventually lost 7-6.
Philadelphia Union are 12th in the MLS and 7th in the eastern conference, with 14 points and a goal ratio of 15:13. They won 4 matches, drew 2 and lost 4 in 10 matches played.
- Team streak: more than 2.5 goals (5/7), both teams scoring (5/7), less than 10.5 corners (7/9).
Head to Head
Both teams have met each other 14 times according to the head-to-head records. Philadelphia Union and Colorado Rapids have 4 wins each and 6 matches ended in a draw.
- Philadelphia Union have no losses in 3 meetings.
- Colorado Rapids are without a clean sheet in 3 meetings.
- There were more than 2.5 goals in 4/5 meetings.
- There were less than 4.5 cards in 5/6 meetings.
- There were less than 10.5 corners in 8/9 meetings.
Expert Analysis and Tips
Colorado Rapids have scored 9 goals and conceded 12 in 11 games this season. They scored an average of 0.8 goals per game and had a 7% conversion rate. They created an average of 2.4 chances per game and played an average of 11.9 shots per game. They played an average of 4.5 shots on target per game and an average of 4.3 corners per game. Defensively, they managed to concede an average of 1.1 goals per game and they have kept 4 clean sheets.
Philadelphia Union have scored 15 goals and conceded 13 in 10 games this season. They scored an average of 1.5 goals per game and had a 11% conversion rate. They created an average of 1.8 chances per game and played an average of 14.0 shots per game. They played an average of 4.6 shots on target per game and an average of 4.0 corners per game. Defensively, they managed to concede an average of 1.3 goals per game and they have kept 3 clean sheets.
- More than 2.5 Goals at 1.92 Odds
- Home More than 4.5 Corners at 1.58 Odds
- Correct Score 2-1 at 6.8 Odds