Inter Miami CF vs Sporting Kansas City MLS Betting Prediction

Inter Miami CF vs Sporting Kansas City Prediction 4/14/2024

Inter Miami CF (3-2-3) travel to face off against Sporting Kansas City (2-1-4) on Sunday, April 14th. This match will be played at GEHA Field at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, MO. Inter Miami CF will be looking to bounce back from a loss in their last match, while Sporting Kansas City is coming off a draw. The match will get started at 8:30 PM ET.

Inter Miami CF vs Sporting Kansas City

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Inter Miami CF Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

Inter Miami CF played to a draw in their last match, facing off against the Colorado Rapids SC. This match took place on their home pitch, but they were unable to pull out the win despite going into the match as the favorite and playing to a 2-2 draw. The four combined goals jumped past the over/under line of 2.5 goals.

Lionel Messi scored the only goal for Inter Miami CF, with David Ruíz picking up the assist on his score. Overall, Miami took 17 shots and had seven shots on goal. Messi was very active on offense, finishing with five total shots.

On the defensive end, Inter Miami CF allowed two goals on the four total shots on goal by the Colorado Rapids. Drake Callender finished with two saves, and the Miami CF defense had a total of 13 interceptions while blocking two shots.

Through eight matches, Inter Miami CF has a record of 3-2-3, putting them in 3rd place in the Eastern Conference. They have drawn their last two matches, and their record over their last seven matches is 2-2-3. Overall, they have been favored in six matches, going 2-1-3 in those contests. Following this match, they will return home to take on Nashville SC on April 20th.

Sporting Kansas City Is Coming Off A Draw

In their last match, Sporting Kansas City hosted the Portland Timbers in a high-scoring affair that ended in a 3-3 draw. The over/under line heading into the match was 2.5 goals, and the six combined goals easily surpassed this figure. The draw payout was +250, while the payout for the Timbers was +333.

On the offensive end, Sporting Kansas City took a total of 16 shots and six shots on goal. They also had seven corner kicks compared to just one for the Timbers. William Agada was the top overall scorer for Kansas City, finding the net twice on his five total shot attempts.

Turning to the defensive side, Kansas City’s back line allowed a total of eight shots on goal, with Tim Melia making five saves. Dany Rosero was one of three defenders to score for the Timbers, with Melia’s saves coming on a total of eight shot attempts.

Through seven matches, Sporting Kansas City has a record of 2-1-4, which has them in 7th place in the Western Conference. They have been favored in four of their matches, going 1-1-2 in those contests. Over their last four matches, they have gone 2-1-1. This match vs. Inter Miami CF will be their third straight at home. Following this match, they will take on St. Louis City SC on Sunday, April 21st.

Inter Miami CF Offense Breakdown

Inter Miami CF has been one of the most potent offenses in MLS this season, ranking fourth in the league in goals per match at 1.9. However, they have scored less than their season average in each of their last three matches. Luis Suárez has been their top scorer this season, finding the back of the net five times, which is also third in MLS. He also leads the team in shots on goal, ranking second in the league in that category. Overall, Inter Miami is fifth in shots on goal and sixth in passing percentage.

Sporting Kansas City Offense Breakdown

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William Agada is the top scorer for Sporting Kansas City this season, and he is also 19th in the MLS in goals scored. Agada has scored three goals this season, and he leads the team in shots on goal. Sporting Kansas City is 6th in the MLS in goals scored this season, and they have scored more than their season average in four straight matches. They are also 3rd in the league in shots on goal, and they have had fewer corners than their opponents in 57.1% of their matches.

Inter Miami CF Defense Breakdown

Inter Miami CF’s defense has struggled this season, as they are 17th in MLS in goals allowed per match (1.5). They are also 23rd in blocked shots and 7th in interceptions. They are coming off a match where they allowed two goals to the 20th ranked offense in the league (Colorado Rapids SC). Drake Callender is the top goalkeeper for Inter Miami CF, and he is 2nd in MLS in clean sheets (2). He is also 6th in saves (24).

Sporting Kansas City Defense Breakdown

Heading into their match against Inter Miami CF, Sporting Kansas City’s defense is currently 15th in MLS in goals allowed, giving up an average of 1.4 goals per match. They are coming off a match against the Portland Timbers in which they gave up three goals. However, they have also had some strong showings, including a shutout against Los Angeles FC. Overall, they have given up three goals or more in three of their seven matches. Tim Melia is 15th in MLS with one clean sheet this season.

Inter Miami CF vs Sporting Kansas City Prediction

Our prediction for this Inter Miami CF vs. Sporting Kansas City matchup is to take Sporting Kansas City on the money line at +120. Looking at our projections, we have this one finishing with a final score of 2-1 in favor of Sporting Kansas City. They come in with the edge in shots on goal and our projections are giving William Agada the best chance to score for Sporting KC. On the season, Sporting Kansas City has been the better team in terms of goals scored and shots on goal, and they are also slightly better in terms of passing percentage.

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