This Round 6 clash is between Vancouver Whitecaps and Montreal at the BC Place. Vancouver Whitecaps are still chasing their first win this season and they will hope they can grab that win in front of their fans. CF Montreal are gathering confidence, after picking up their first win against Philadelphia Union. Prior to that, they were on a 3 match losing streak. It will be interesting to see how this goes. Will Vancouver Whitecaps grab the first 3 points of the season or are we seeing a Montreal resurrection?Grab Your Signup Bonus
Vancouver Whitecaps (DDDLL)
The Whitecaps have been struggling since the opening day of the season up until this point. In the MLS they are yet to record a single win and in all 5 matches, they had 2 losses and 3 draws. Their only win this season was in the CONCACAF Champions League knockout stage, when they beat Real CD Espana 5-0 in the first leg.
Their last match against Minnesota United ended in a 1-1 draw. Minnesota United were first to score through Mender Garcia in the 40th minute, before Simon Becer drew Vancouver level in the 98th minute. However, Vancouver Whitecaps were dominant according to stats, as they had 63% possession, 5 shots on target and 10 corner kicks.
Vancouver Whitecaps are sitting in 11th place, after picking only 3 points from 5 matches.
Team Streaks:- no wins (3), without a clean sheet (4), both teams scoring (6/7), first to score (6/8), more than 10.5 corners (5/7).
CF Montreal (WLLLW)
Montreal have broken the jinx with their first win of the season and now they can focus on building on that for the remainder of the season. After three straight defeats in the opening 3 matches of the campaign, CF Montreal beat Philadelphia Union 3-2 in their last match. Romell Quioto opened the scoring for Montreal from the spot in just 3 minutes. The visitors started the second half strongly, scoring in the 46th minute through Julian Carranza. Unfortunately, their chances of a comeback was thrown out the window, after Julian Carranza was sent off for a foul. CF Montreal went on to win the game after scoring two goals in the 90th and 98th minutes.
Despite the win, CF Montreal remains at the bottom of the eastern conference, with just 3 points from 4 matches.
Team Streaks:- without a clean sheet (7), first to concede (⅘), less than 4.5 cards (⅞).
Head to Head
Vancouver and Montreal have played against each other 18 times prior to this match. Vancouver Whitecaps lead with 9 wins, while Montreal follow behind with 8 wins and 1 match ended in a draw.
- CF Montreal are without a clean sheet in the last 4 meetings.
- Vancouver Whitecaps opened scoring in 5/7 meetings.
- Less than 10.5 corners were played in 10/10 meetings.
- Vancouver Whitecaps (4-3-3): Yohei Takaoka, Ryan Raposo, Tristan Blackmon, Banko Veselinovic, Mathias Laborda, Alessandro Schopf, Sebastian Berhalter, Julian Gressel, Ryan Gauld, Brian White, Cristian Dajome.
- CF Montreal (3-4-1-2): Jonathan Sirois, Joel Waterman, Rudy Camacho, Kamal Miller, Lassi Lappalainen, Rida Zouhir, Victor Wayama, Mathieu Choiniere, Nathan Saliba, Mason Toye, Romell Quioto.
Expert Betting Tips
Applause for Montreal's win in the last round against Philadelphia Union. I think it's a great way to build confidence; beating one of the best teams in the league. Vancouver Whitecaps are yet to get the winning feeling this season and they will be very anxious about that. If it's going to happen, this would be a good place to get it, at home right in front of thousands of fans. I'm sticking with the home side to at least earn a draw here. Because I just don't see the visitors as a good team yet despite beating Philadelphia Union in the last game.
- Bet on Under 3.5 Goals at 1.62 Odds
- Bet on Home Win or Draw and Under 3.5 Goals at 1.75 Odds
- Bet on Correct Score 1-0 at 8.5 Odds