Match day 16
Columbus Crew and Colorado Rapids are in similar positions form-wise at the moment. They have endured a poor run of games lately and they now face each other in the 16th match of the MLS. Columbus Crew are coming off a poor run of 3-match losing streak, while Colorado Rapids have not tasted a win in their last 5 matches in all competitions. Columbus Crew lost their most recent game 3-1 against Nashville SC away from home, while Colorado Rapids were beaten 1-0 by Cincinnati at home.
Columbus Crew are 10th in the eastern conference, while Colorado are 13th in the western conference.Grab Your Signup Bonus
Columbus Crew (LLLWD)
Columbus Crew have failed to win in their last 3 games in a row after their recent defeat to Nashville SC away from home. In their last 5 matches they recorded 3 defeats, 1 win and 1 draw, which is a poor result. At home Columbus Crew have better statistics. They have played 7 home games in the MLS this season and they recorded 4 wins, 2 draws and 1 defeat. Their last 5 home games ended in 2 wins, 2 draws and 1 defeat with their latest home game against LA Galaxy ending in a 2-0 win.
Columbus Crew lost their last game against Nashville SC by 3-1 scoreline despite Columbus Crew grabbing the early goal. Columbus Crew opened scoring in just 2 minutes into the game as Yaw Yeboah fired home and in the second half, Fafa Picault equalized for Nashville SC. Nashville SC further stretched their lead with the second goal in the 80th minute through Teal Bunbury and then the third came in the 97th minute through Hany Mukhtar to secure all 3 points for the home side. According to statistics, Columbus Crew had 53% possession, 6 shots on target and 5 corner kicks.
Columbus Crew are currently 10th in the eastern conference with 18 points and a goal ratio of 26:20. They had 5 wins, 4 draws and 3 defeats in 14 matches they have played so far.
Team streak: losses (3), without a clean sheet (3), more than 2.5 goals (5/7), both teams scoring (5/7), less than 4.5 cards (8/9).
Colorado Rapids (LLLLL)
5 defeats in their last 5 matches and Colorado Rapids don’t seem to be improving their statistics any time soon. They lost their last game against Cincinnati FC at home and the game ended 1-0. Their away form is better in the MLS this season. They have played 8 matches away from home so far and they recorded 2 wins, 3 draws and 3 defeats in those games. Their last 5 away games ended in 1 defeat, 2 wins and 2 draws, with their most recent away game being the 4-0 defeat to Atlanta United.
Colorado Rapids lost their last game against Cincinnati FC by very low margins. The game was tight at both ends but FC Cincinnati managed to snatch a goal in the 33rd minute through Dominique Badji. After that neither team could change the scoreline until the final whistle. According to statistics, Colorado Rapids had 50% possession, 3 shots on target and 2 corner kicks.
Colorado Rapids are currently 13th in the western conference with 12 points and a goal ratio of 12:22. They have played 15 matches and they had 2 wins, 6 draws and 7 defeats.
Team streak: losses (5), without clean sheet (7), more than 2.5 goals (5/7), first to concede (4/5), first half loser (4/5), less than 10.5 corners (6/7).
Head to Head
Columbus Crew and Colorado Rapids have faced each other 20 times before now. Colorado Rapids and Columbus Crew both had 8 wins while 4 matches ended in a draw.
- Columbus Crew are without a clean sheet in 16 meetings.
- Colorado Rapids are without a clean sheet in 7 meetings.
- Both teams scored in 7/7 meetings.
- Columbus Crew scored first in 4/5 meetings.
- There were less than 4.5 cards in 8/10 meetings.
Expert Analysis and Betting Tips
Columbus Crew scored 26 goals and conceded 20 in 14 games this season. They scored an average of 1.9 goals per game and had a 13% conversion rate. They created an average of 1.9 chances per game and played an average of 13.8 shots per game. They played an average of 5.1 shots on target per game and an average of 4.6 corners per game. They managed to concede an average of 1.4 goals per game and they have kept 4 clean sheets.
Colorado Rapids have scored 12 goals and conceded 22 in 15 games this season. They scored an average of 0.8 goals per game and had a 7% conversion rate. They created an average of 2.1 chances per game and played an average of 11.5 shots per game. They played an average of 4.3 shots on target per game and an average of 4.1 corners per game. They managed to concede an average of 1.5 goals per game and they have kept 4 clean sheets.
Betting Tips: -
- Both Teams to Score at 1.66 Odds
- More than 2.5 Goals at 1.66 Odds
- Correct Score 2-1 at 8.50 Odds