There’s been lots of questions raised about the Whitecaps poor form in their last 3 games. They lost back-to-back games against Houston Dynamo and Real Salt and then played a draw in their last game. This is the sort of result that should worry the team and they will be eager to set things right when they face DC United. DC United are also in very poor form and are searching for their first win in 4 games. This will be the very first meeting between these two clubs in the league and a win for either side would be a great advantage.Grab Your Signup Bonus
Vancouver Whitecaps find themselves in close contention for their position on the table. With Portland Timbers, San Jose Earthquakes and DC United all within reachable distance, Vancouver Whitecaps need to find their winning form or risk dropping off the playoff zone. The Whitecaps have won 1 game, lost 2 and drawn 2 of their last 5 games in a row.
They played a 2-2 draw against Colorado Rapids in their last game. They went behind to Mathias Laborda’s goal in just 11 minutes and then replied with 2 goals from Diego Rubio and Cole Bassett. But Rapids drew level in the 78th minute through Brian White to end the game as a draw.
The Whitecaps are 6th on the western conference table with a total of 42 points and a goal difference of +4.
- No wins in 3 games.
- Without a clean sheet in 5 games.
- More than 2.5 goals in 4/5 games.
- Both teams scored in 5/5 games
- Less than 10.5 corners in 8/10 games.
DC United are in very poor form no doubt and their struggles won’t be ending anytime soon. They lost 5-3 against New York Red Bulls in their last match after playing 3 draws in a row. DC United have won only once in their last 5 matches, drawing 3 and losing 1.
In the 5-3 defeat to The Red Bulls, they conceded the first goal in the 17th minute from Omir Fernandez, but Christian Benteke fired them into the lead with 2 quick goals in the 21st and 36th minute. They lost the lead with Omir Fernandez converting a penalty in the 44th minute, but Benteke was on target with the hat trick in the 47th minute. The Bulls leveled with the third goal from Cameron Harper in the 50th minute, before going on to win the game with 2 more goals by Sean Nealis and John Tolkin in the 59th and 93rd minutes.
If DC United hope to get any positive result from this game, then they must stop conceding cheap goals.
DC United are only 1 point off the playoff zone. They are 10th in the eastern conference with 36 points and -3 goals difference.
- No wins in 4 games.
Head to Head
Vancouver Whitecaps and DC United have played 11 games against each other. DC United have 5 wins, while Vancouver Whitecaps have 3 wins and 3 games ended in a draw.
- DC United are without a clean sheet in 3 games.
- DC United scored first in 4/5 games.
- 8/10 games ended with less than 4.5 cards.
Expert Betting Tips
There is no strong assurance on either side turning up in this game as both sides are in bad form at the moment. DC United were particularly abysmal in their last game with such a shambolic defending. That will be the deciding factor will be the porosity of both defenses. We can expect a couple of goals going into the net of both teams to say the least.
- More than 2.5 Goals at 1.63 Odds
- Both Teams to Score at 1.6 Odds