Dick’s Sporting Goods Park
Commerce City, USA
Colorado Rapids will host Vancouver Whitecaps at the Dick’s Sporting Goods Park. If the Rapids are serious about turning their poor form around, then this will be the sort of game they will need to win. With just 1 win in their last 6 games in a row, FC Dallas have been in very poor form. The Whitecaps have also had back-to-back defeats in their last 2 games, but they feel confident they can rectify their poor form and get back to winning ways.Grab Your Signup Bonus
The Rapids lost their second game in a row last time when they faced Portland Timbers away from home. They conceded 2 early goals in the 19th and 29th minutes, but they did well enough to equalize through Diego Rubio and Andrew Gutman. And in the second half, things went south again for Colorado and they conceded yet another goal and this time, they failed to equalize.
It comes as no surprise that the Rapids are bottom of their conference with 22 points. There’s been no real ambition for the team and at the moment, LA Galaxy in 13th place, leads them with over 10 points. The Rapids played a goalless draw with Vancouver Whitecaps back in April. This will make little meaning in this current result as they have been the worse team of the two, since that clash. However, they beat Vancouver Whitecaps 3-1 on this ground back in 2022.
- Without a clean sheet in 8 games.
- More than 2.5 goals scored in 7/8 games.
- Conceded first in 7/8 games.
- First half loss in 5/7 games.
- More than 4.5 cards in 6/7 games.
- More than 10.5 corners in 4/5 games.
The Whitecaps will take little comfort from the fact that they are the better side against The Rapids. Their own form has been something of a worry after back-to-back defeats against Houston Dynamo and most recently, Real Salt Lake.
The whitecaps have a lot to lose if their results continue ending in defeat. They are with 41 points, same as San Jose Earthquakes who are behind them and FC Dallas are with 39. The Whitecaps are 7th in the western conference, and a win would ensure they maintain that position or climb higher.
The last time Vancouver Whitecaps faced Colorado Rapids, they played a goalless draw but the circumstances of both clubs have changed since then, with The Whitecaps being the better team.
- Without a clean sheet in 4 games.
- Both teams scored in 5/6 games.
Head to Head
After the goalless draw back in April, both teams have now drawn against each other 6 times, and Colorado Rapids won 7 games, while Vancouver Whitecaps won 7 games in their 20 matches against each other.
- Both teams scored in 5/7 games.
- 5/5 games ended with less than 4.5 cards.
Analysis and Betting Tips
The result of this game points to a Colorado Rapids defeat for obvious reasons. The team is sitting at the bottom of the table with no real ambitions, which is a huge factor on how teams play. I don’t see them breaking any sweat to grab a win. But it's different for the visitors who eye a Playoff-spot finish. The Whitecaps will need to justify their quality when they face Colorado Rapids and another defeat against such a team, will seriously damage their confidence.
- Away to Win Either Half at 1.66 Odds
- Under 39.5 minutes Draw at 1.85 Odds
- Draw/Vancouver Whitecaps at 6.00 Odds