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Houston Dynamo were recently crowned champions of the US Open Cup after beating Inter Miami CF 2-1. Now they are back in action as they prepare to face FC Dallas in the league. Houston were not in their best form in the league prior to the Leagues Cup and it is important they can carry that winning mentality into the next league games.
FC Dallas have struggled to find a win after their last 2 games ended in a draw. They are still unbeaten in their last 5 games in a row but finding a win after a lot of draws is very important for this club.Grab Your Signup Bonus
Houston Dynamo found a way to inspire their fans with their latest triumph in the US Open Cup, beating Inter Miami CF 2-1 in regulation time. The celebrations are now over and they return to the league with the aim of returning to winning ways when they meet FC Dallas. They are coming off a 2-1 defeat to Sporting Kansas City in their last league game. Sporting Kansas City drew first blood in just 7 minutes after Johnny Russell converted a penalty and in the 51st minute William Agada doubled their lead. Houston managed to pull one goal back through Teenage Hadebe in the 54th minute but they ended up losing the game at full time.
Houston Dynamo are still 4th in the western conference, with 43 points and a goal aggregate of +7.
- Without a clean sheet in 4 games.
- Both teams scored in 4/5 games.
- First to score in 8/10 games.
- First half winner in 8/10 games.
- More than 4.5 cards in 5/6 games.
- Less than 10.5 corners in 4/5 games.
FC Dallas need a win quickly and it would be of great importance to get one here. They have had 4 draws and 1 win in their last 5 games in the league. Their last 2 matches both ended in a 1-1 draw, with the latest being against Philadelphia Union. Quinn Sullivan gave Philadelphia Union the lead in the 25th minute before Alan Velasco equalized in the 36th minute to bring the game level.
In their latest 5 games, they had 1 win and 4 draws. FC Dallas will be hoping for a better result in this game after playing a 1-1 draw with Houston Dynamo in their previous meeting back in May.
Dallas are currently in 16th spot on the MLS table with 40 points and a goal aggregate of +1.
- No losses in 5 games.
- Without a clean sheet in 6 games.
- Both teams scored in 6/6 games.
- Less than 4.5 cards in 5/5 games.
Head to Head
Houston Dynamo and FC Dallas have played 20 matches against each other. FC Dallas won 6 games, while Houston Dynamo won 4 games and 10 games ended in a draw.
- Houston Dynamo have no losses in 3 games.
- FC Dallas are without a clean sheet in 8 games.
- There were more than 2.5 goals in 5/7 games.
- Both teams scored in 7/8 games.
- There were less than 10.5 corners in 6/7 games.
Analysis and prediction
Houston Dynamo have the advantage of playing at home and their recent US open Cup win should give them a lift coming into this game. FC Dallas have struggled to win games in recent times and it looks like they might continue that way in this game. Houston Dynamo are risky outright winners but there’s no way they will lose to FC Dallas at home.
- HT 1-2 Multi Goals at 1.62 Odds
- Home Win FT at 1.85 Odds
- Home Win FT at 1.82 Odds