Match day 15
Seattle Sounders are once again playing back at home as they chase a vital win after 2 straight defeats in their last 2 games.They were beaten 2-0 last time out by Vancouver Whitecaps away from home and now they will need the support of the home fans to get back to winning as they welcome New York Red Bulls to the Lumen Field. New York Red Bulls are also coming from a poor result in their last game against Cincinnati as they were defeated on penalties.
Seattle Sounders are 2nd in the western conference with 23 points, while New York Red Bulls are 11th in the eastern conference table with 16 points.Grab Your Signup Bonus
Seattle Sounders (LLWLL)
Seattle Sounders might be sitting at the top end of the table, but their statistics look really poor and they might be heading down in no time. In their last 5 matches, they had 4 defeats and 1 win. Their most recent match ended in a 2-0 defeat to Vancouver Whitecaps away from home. They also have worrying statistics at home as they have lost back-to-back matches in their last 2 home games. In their last 5 home games they recorded 2 defeats and 3 wins. And their most recent home game ended in a 2-1 defeat to Austin FC.
Seattle Sounders are currently in the 2nd spot on the western conference table, with 23 points and a goal ratio of 20:13. They have 7 wins, 2 draws and 5 defeats in 14 matches played this season.
Seattle Sounders were disappointed after losing 2-0 to Vancouver Whitecaps in their last game. The Whitecaps were ahead in the 44th minute of the match, with a goal from Pedro Vite. In the second half, they stretched their lead even further with an own goal from Stefan Frei in the 58th minute. Seattle Sounders did little to change the scoreline and the game ended in a 2-0 win at full time in favor of Vancouver Whitecaps. According to statistics, Seattle Sounders had 55% possession, 1 shot on target and 9 corner kicks.
Team streak: first to concede (4/5), first half loser (4/5), more than 4.5 cards (5/6).
New York Red Bulls (LWDWW)
New York Red Bulls had been in fine form until their elimination in the US Open Cup by FC Cincinnati. That was their only defeat in their last 5 matches, as they had 3 wins and 1 draw in the remaining 4 games. However, their away form is very poor as they are yet to win a single match away from home this season. They played 3 draws and 2 defeats in their last 5 away games, with the most recent game ending in a 0-0 draw against Toronto FC.
New York Red Bulls were hoping to progress to the next round in the US Open Cup match against FC Cincinnati at home. But they lost 5-3 on penalties after playing a 1-1 draw at full time. Yuya Kubo gave FC Cincinnati the lead in the 42nd minute and into the break. In the second half, Dante Vanzeir pulled a shocker with a goal in the 92nd minute to give New York Red Bulls the equalizer. At the end of full time, New York Red Bulls had 64% possession, 8 shots on target and 10 corner kicks.
Team streak: less than 2.5 goals (9/10), less than 10.5 corners (10/10).
Head to Head
Seattle Sounders and New York Red Bulls are facing each other for the 15th time in this match. In the previous 14 meetings, Seattle Sounders had 6 wins, while New York Red Bulls had 5 wins and 3 matches ended in a draw.
- Seattle Sounders are without a clean sheet in 10 meetings.
- New York Red Bulls are without a clean sheet in 3 meetings.
- There were more than 2.5 goals in 5/6 meetings.
- Both teams scored in 8/9 meetings.
- There were less than 10.5 corners in 7/8 meetings.
Expert Analysis and Tips
Seattle Sounders scored 20 goals and conceded 13 in 14 games this season. They scored an average of 1.4 goals per game and had a 11% conversion rate. They created an average of 2.6 chances per game and played an average of 12.6 shots per game. They played an average of 4.1 shots on target per game and an average of 5.6 corners per game. Defensively, they managed to concede an average of 0.9 goals per game and they have kept 7 clean sheets.
New York Red Bulls have scored 14 goals and conceded 12 in 14 games this season. They scored an average of 0.7 goals per game and had a 5% conversion rate. They created an average of 1.6 chances per game and played an average of 13.6 shots per game. They played an average of 4.2 shots on target per game and an average of 4.3 corners per game. Defensively, they managed to concede an average of 0.9 goals per game and they have kept 3 clean sheets.
- Team 1 to Score Goal 1 at 1.72 Odds
- Home or Away to Win First Half at 1.68 Odds
- Home Win FT at 1.90 Odds