Match day 16
Children’s Mercy Park
Sporting Kansas won big last week when they faced Portland Timbers. They needed a solid response after the 4-0 defeat to Saint Louis City in the previous game and they did against the Timbers. Now in this game they face FC Dallas at the Children’s Mercy Park.
FC Dallas have failed to win in back-to-back games with their last 2 games both ending in a 1-1 draw. They are eager to pick up an important win in this game.
FC Dallas and Sporting Kansas are both in the western conference division separated by10 points. FC Dallas are 4th with 23 points, while Sporting Kansas City are 12th with 13 points.Grab Your Signup Bonus
Sporting Kansas City (WLDWL)
Sporting Kansas City have not been in their best form in recent times. In their last 5 matches they recorded 2 wins, 1 draw and 2 defeats. Their most recent game was against Portland Timbers at home and they won 4-1.
Sporting Kansas City also have a fair form in their home games this season. They have played 6 home games and they had 2 wins, 3 defeats and 1 draw in those games. They have won their last 2 games at home, including their latest 4-1 win against Portland Timbers.
They put up a very brilliant display in their last match against Portland Timbers. Franck Boli opened the scoring in the opening 8 minutes to give Portland Timbers the lead, but Erik Thommy equalized in the 33rd minute. And in the second half, Daniel Salloi, Larrys Mabiala (own goal) and Felipe Hernandez all scored before the final whistle. Sporting Kansas City cruised to a 4-1 win at full time. According to statistics, Sporting Kansas City had 63% possession, 7 shots on target and 8 corner kicks.
Sporting Kansas City are 12th in the western conference table, with 13 points and a goal ratio of 13:22. They played 15 games this season and they had 3 wins, 4 draws and 8 defeats.
Team streak: Without a clean sheet (3), first to concede (4/5), less than 4.5 cards (5/5).
Dallas FC (DDWWL)
Dallas FC are in fine form despite failing to win in their last 2 games. In their last 5 matches they recorded 2 wins, 2 draws and 1 defeat. Their last game ended in a 1-1 draw with San Jose Earthquakes at home.
Dallas FC have also had a fair performance away from home this season. They played 7 games away from home and won 2, drew 3 and lost 2. They have not lost in their last 3 away games in the MLS. and in their last 5 away games, they had 2 wins, 2 draws and 1 defeat, with the latest away game ending in a draw with San Jose Earthquakes.
Dallas FC were resilient in their 1-1 draw with San Jose Earthquakes in the last game. Both clubs played a 0-0 draw in the first half and in the 70th minute, Benjamin Kikanovic scored for San Jose Earthquakes. And in the 94th minute Alan Velasco gave Dallas FC the equalizer to earn a point. According to statistics, FC Dallas had 56% possession, 4 shots on target and 0 corner kicks.
Dallas FC are 4th in the western conference table, with 23 points and a goal ratio of 17:14. They had 6 wins, 5 draws and 3 defeats in 14 matches played this season.
Team streak: no losses (4), without a clean sheet (3), less than 2.5 goals (5/6), less than 4.5 cards (5/7), less than 10.5 corners (8/9).
Head to Head
Sporting Kansas City and FC Dallas have faced each other 20 times. Dallas FC had 9 wins, while Sporting Kansas City have 7 wins and 4 matches ended in a draw.
- Sporting Kansas City are without a clean sheet in 5 meetings.
- FC Dallas are without a clean sheet in 7 meetings.
- There were more than 2.5 goals in 5/5 meetings.
- Both teams scored in 5/5 meetings.
Expert Analysis and Betting Tips
Sporting Kansas City scored 13 goals and conceded 22 in 15 games this season. They scored an average of 0.9 goals per game and had a 7% conversion rate. They created an average of 1.2 chances per game and played an average of 13.1 shots per game. They played an average of 5.1 shots on target per game and an average of 6.3 corners per game. They managed to concede an average of 1.5 goals per game and they have kept 4 clean sheets.
FC Dallas have scored 17 goals and conceded 14 in 14 games this season. They scored an average of 1.2 goals per game and had a 11% conversion rate. They created an average of 1.7 chances per game and played an average of 11.3 shots per game. They played an average of 3.8 shots on target per game and an average of 4.4 corners per game. They managed to concede an average of 1.0 goals per game and they have kept 3 clean sheets.
Betting Tips: -
- More than 2.5 Goals at 1.95 Odds
- Both Teams to Score at 1.76 Odds
- Under 9 Corners at 2.20 Odds