Houston Dynamo vs Colorado Rapids SC MLS Betting Prediction

Houston Dynamo vs Colorado Rapids SC Prediction 3/24/2024

Houston Dynamo (1-1-1) travel to face off against Colorado Rapids SC (1-1-2) on Sunday, March 24th. This match will be played at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park in Denver, CO. Houston Dynamo is coming off a win in their previous match, while Colorado Rapids SC played to a draw vs. Houston Dynamo. The match is scheduled for 9:30 PM ET.

Houston Dynamo vs Colorado Rapids SC

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Houston Dynamo Is Coming Off A Win

The Houston Dynamo will be looking to build off their 1-0 win over the Portland Timbers. This match took place on their home pitch, but despite this, they were only slight favorites at -112.

The lone goal of the match was scored by Aliyu Ibrahim, with his goal coming on his only shot on goal and three total shot attempts. As a team, the Dynamo’s offense was held to just three shots on goal and nine shots overall.

Steve Clark picked up a clean sheet for the Dynamo, and he also finished with four saves. Overall, the Timbers’ offense took four shots on target and 16 shots overall. The Dynamo’s defense was busy intercepting five passes and blocking one shot.

Through three matches, the Houston Dynamo have a record of 1-1-1, putting them in 9th place in the Western Conference. They have yet to play a match on the road, going 1-1-1 at home. Overall, they have been favored in all three matches, going 1-1-1 in those contests. After this match, they will return home to take on the San Jose Earthquakes on Sunday, March 31st.

Colorado Rapids SC Is Coming Off A Draw

The Colorado Rapids will be looking to get back on the winning track after playing to a draw vs. the Seattle Sounders. This puts their overall record at 2-1-1. They played this last match on the road and were a big underdog at +430.

Colorado’s offense was led by Kevin Cabral, who scored on his only shot on goal. As a team, the Rapids took eight shots on goal and 17 shots overall. They needed just one more shot on goal to surpass the over/under line of 5.5 goals.

Zack Steffen and the Colorado defense did a good job of keeping the Sounders in check, allowing just one goal on Seattle’s three shots on goal. Steffen finished with two saves, and the defense as a whole blocked seven shots.

Through four matches, the Colorado Rapids have a record of 1-1-2, putting them in 7th place in the Western Conference. They have played three of their first four matches on the road, going 1-1-1. Their only home match resulted in a draw against Nashville SC. Overall, they have been favored in just one match, going 0-0-1. Following this match against the Houston Dynamo, they will return home to take on Los Angeles FC on March 30th.

Houston Dynamo Offense Breakdown

Aliyu Ibrahim has been the most productive player for the Houston Dynamo this season, leading the team in both goals and assists. His two goals are the most on the team and 21st in MLS. Ibrahim also leads the team in shots on goal and is 58th in the league in that category. Overall, Houston is 17th in MLS in goals per match and 19th in shots on goal per match. They have a passing percentage of 85.7%, which is 3rd in the league.

Colorado Rapids SC Offense Breakdown

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So far this season, the Colorado Rapids have scored an average of 1.0 goal per match, which is 19th in MLS. Their top scorer is Rafael Navarro, who has found the back of the net once this season, which is 71st in the league. Navarro also leads the team in shots on goal, with four, which is 33rd in MLS. Overall, the Rapids have a passing percentage of 83.0, which is 12th in the league.

Houston Dynamo Defense Breakdown

Heading into their match against the Colorado Rapids, the Houston Dynamo’s defense is currently 8th in the MLS, allowing just 1.0 goal per match. However, they have struggled in terms of blocked shots and interceptions, ranking 27th and 28th in those categories, respectively. Steve Clark is the team’s top goalkeeper, as he has made three starts and is 9th in the MLS with one clean sheet.

Colorado Rapids SC Defense Breakdown

Heading into their match against the Houston Dynamo, the Colorado Rapids SC defense is currently 23rd in MLS in goals allowed per match at 1.8. However, they have been trending in the right direction, as they have given up just three goals over their last three matches. This includes a match against the Seattle Sounders FC, who are 27th in the league in scoring. Zack Steffen is 29th in MLS with six saves and has yet to record a clean sheet this season.

Houston Dynamo vs Colorado Rapids SC Prediction

Given the projections for this match, we have Sebastián Ferreira with Houston Dynamo as the top projected goal scorer. On the other side, we are giving Kevin Cabral the best chance to score for Colorado. As for the match, we have this one ending in a 1-1 draw, with the payout at +240. This season, Houston has been the better defensive club, coming in 8th in goals allowed. Our projections also have both teams getting two shots on goal.

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