Colorado Rapids SC vs Vancouver Whitecaps MLS Betting Prediction

Colorado Rapids SC vs Vancouver Whitecaps Prediction 6/2

Colorado Rapids SC (6-6-4) travel to face off against Vancouver Whitecaps (6-5-4) on Sunday, June 2nd. This match will be played at BC Place Stadium in Vancouver, BC. Vancouver Whitecaps is coming off a win in their previous match, while Colorado Rapids SC will be looking to get back on track from a loss to the Vancouver Whitecaps. The match is scheduled for 10:30 PM ET.

Colorado Rapids SC vs Vancouver Whitecaps

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Colorado Rapids SC Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

The Colorado Rapids will be looking to bounce back from a 3-1 loss to the Houston Dynamo. This match was played on the Rapids’ opponent’s home pitch, and going into the match, they were the heavy underdog at +325. The four combined goals surpassed the line of 2.5 goals.

Colorado’s attack took a total of 16 shots, with 10 being on goal. Djordje Mihailović was the only player to score for the Rapids, with his offensive production coming on three total shots and two shots on goal. Overall, the Rapids’ offense had six more corner kicks than the Dynamo.

Zack Steffen finished with three saves for the Rapids, but he also allowed three goals on Houston’s six on target shots. The Dynamo took a total of 12 shots, which included the one penalty kick miss. Colorado’s defenders blocked two shots and intercepted nine passes.

The Colorado Rapids SC are looking to get back on track after going 0-2-1 in their last three matches. Overall, they are 6-6-4, which has them tied with the Vancouver Whitecaps and Charlotte FC for 7th in the Western Conference. On the road, the Rapids are 3-4-2, and they will be on the road for this match against the Whitecaps. Following this match, they will return home to take on Austin FC on Sunday, June 16th.

Vancouver Whitecaps Is Coming Off A Win

The Vancouver Whitecaps will be looking to build off their 2-1 win over Sporting Kansas City. This win came on the road, and they were +150 on the money line. The three combined goals surpassed the over/under line of 2.5 goals.

Offensively, the Whitecaps were led by Ryan Gauld, who scored both of the club’s goals. Gauld took a total of four shots, two of which were on target. Overall, Vancouver had just two shots on goal and 14 total shots.

On the defensive end, the Whitecaps allowed just one goal on Sporting Kansas City’s three shots on target. Yōhei Takaoka finished with two saves, and as a defensive unit, the club blocked three shots and intercepted 13 passes.

Through 15 matches, the Vancouver Whitecaps have a record of 6-5-4, which has them in 6th place in the Western Conference. They have been favored in eight matches, going 3-3-2, while going 3-2-2 as the underdog. Over their last five matches, they have just one win, going 1-3-1. On May 30th, they picked up a win over Sporting Kansas City, but have lost to the 1st place team in the Eastern Conference, Inter Miami CF, and the 3rd place team in the Western Conference, Los Angeles FC. On the season, they have played seven matches at home, going 2-3-2. After this match, they will head on the road to take on the New England Revolution on June 15th.

Colorado Rapids SC Offense Breakdown

The Colorado Rapids SC have been an above-average offensive team this season, ranking 9th in MLS with 1.6 goals per match. They’ve also been efficient, as their 5.2 shots on goal per match is 8th in the league. They’ve taken more shots on goal than their season average in three straight matches. Rafael Navarro has been their top scorer this season, as his 9 goals are 7th in MLS. He also leads the team in shots on goal, which is 6th in the league. Djordje Mihailović is their leader in assists, as his 4 are 19th in MLS.

Vancouver Whitecaps Offense Breakdown

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The Vancouver Whitecaps have been an average offensive team this season, scoring 1.5 goals per match, which is 13th in the league. Ryan Gauld has been their top scorer, finding the back of the net seven times, which is 14th in the MLS. Gauld also leads the team in shots on goal, which is 24th in the league. Ryan Raposo is the team’s leader in assists, with three, and he has also scored two goals this season.

Colorado Rapids SC Defense Breakdown

Heading into their match against the Vancouver Whitecaps, the Colorado Rapids’ defense is currently 24th in MLS, allowing 1.8 goals per match. Over their last five matches, they have given up 14 goals (2.8 per match). They have struggled against some of the better offenses in the league, giving up five goals to Real Salt Lake and three goals to the Houston Dynamo. However, they did shut out the Whitecaps back on May 16th. Keeper Zack Steffen is 8th in MLS with 49 saves and has three clean sheets on the season.

Vancouver Whitecaps Defense Breakdown

Heading into their match against the Colorado Rapids SC, the Vancouver Whitecaps’ defense is currently 9th in the MLS, allowing 1.2 goals per match. Over their last four matches, they have given up five goals, which is right at their season average. They are also 23rd in blocked shots and 18th in interceptions. Keeper Yōhei Takaoka is 10th in clean sheets this season with four, and he is 14th in saves with 42. In their last match, they gave up one goal to Sporting Kansas City, who is 12th in scoring.

Colorado Rapids SC vs Vancouver Whitecaps Prediction

Coming into this match, Vancouver has been the better offensive team, as they are 4th in shooting percentage and are projected to take 16 shots compared to just six for Colorado. Our prediction is a 1-1 draw, with Ryan Gauld having the best chance to score for Vancouver. As for Colorado, they are 14th in shooting percentage and taking on a Vancouver club that is 24th in goals allowed.

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