Charlotte vs Houston Dynamo MLS Betting Prediction

MLS Charlotte vs Houston Dynamo Prediction 6/29/2024

Charlotte (9-6-5) travel to face off against Houston Dynamo (7-6-6) on Saturday, June 29th. This match will be played at Shell Energy Stadium in Houston, TX. Both club’s come into this one having won their previous match. The match starts at 8:30 PM ET.

Charlotte vs Houston Dynamo

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Charlotte Is Coming Off A Win

Charlotte will be looking to build off their last performance, which came against the Philadelphia Union. They picked up a 2-0 win on the road, and going into the match they were the +220 underdog. The two combined goals fell short of the over/under goal line of 2.5 goals.

The offensive attack for Charlotte was led by Patrick Agyemang, who scored both of the club’s goals. Agyemang took a total of six shots and scored on each of his two shots on goal. Liel Abada finished with an assist and was second on the team with six shot attempts.

On the defensive end, Charlotte was led by the five saves of Kristijan Kahlina. Overall, the club blocked five shots and intercepted four passes. Kahlina’s clean sheet was the result of a solid overall defensive effort by Charlotte.

In their last three matches, Charlotte has gone 2-0-1, and they are 9-6-5 overall, sitting in 4th place in the Eastern Conference. They have been much better at home, going 6-1-4, compared to 3-5-1 on the road. After this match, they will return home to take on Inter Miami CF on July 3rd. In the standings, they are two points behind the New York Red Bulls and two points ahead of the Colorado Rapids.

Houston Dynamo Is Coming Off A Win

The Houston Dynamo will be looking to build off their 4-1 win over D.C. United. This win came on the road, and they went into the match with a money line payout of +205. The five combined goals surpassed the pre-match over/under line of 2.5 goals.

Sebastián Ferreira was the offensive star for the Dynamo, scoring three times on his five total shots. This hat trick was made even more impressive by the fact that Ferreira scored on all three of his shots on goal. Gabe Segal also found the net for the club.

On the defensive end, the Dynamo had to deal with seven corner kicks from D.C. United. Overall, they allowed just one goal on D.C. United’s three shots on goal. Steve Clark finished the match with two saves and allowed one goal.

In their last three matches, the Houston Dynamo have gone 1-0-2, including a win over D.C. United SC. On the season, they are 7-6-6, which has them in 7th place in the Western Conference. At home, they are 3-2-4, and overall, they have been favored in 10 matches, going 3-3-4. After this match, they will head on the road to take on Real Salt Lake on July 4th.

Charlotte Offense Breakdown

Patrick Agyemang is the top scorer for Charlotte this season, finding the back of the net five times, which is also 53rd in MLS. He also leads the team in shots on goal, with 14, which is 45th in the league. This season, Charlotte is 28th in MLS in goals per match, averaging 1.1. Their passing percentage is 24th in the league, at 80.6%. They are 17th in the league in corners, and in 50% of their matches, they have had fewer corners than their opponent.

Houston Dynamo Offense Breakdown

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Latif Blessing is the top scorer for the Houston Dynamo this season, ranking 50th in MLS with five goals. He has scored in five straight matches, and the Dynamo have scored more than their season average in each of those contests. Aliyu Ibrahim is second on the team in goals scored and leads the club in shots on goal, ranking 26th in MLS. Amine Bassi is the top assist man for Houston, ranking 25th in MLS. He is also fourth on the club in goals scored.

Charlotte Defense Breakdown

Charlotte’s defense has been solid this season, allowing just 1.0 goals per match, which is the 2nd best mark in the MLS. They are coming off a shutout against the 10th ranked Philadelphia Union offense. However, they did give up two goals to the 24th ranked Orlando City SC offense in their last match. Keeper Kristijan Kahlina leads the MLS with nine clean sheets, and he is 6th in saves with 62. Overall, Charlotte’s defense is 26th in interceptions and 28th in blocked shots.

Houston Dynamo Defense Breakdown

Heading into their match against the 28th ranked scoring offense in the MLS, the Houston Dynamo’s defense is currently 4th in goals allowed at 1.2 per match. However, they are coming off a stretch where they have given up two goals in two of their last three matches. Steve Clark is 18th in clean sheets with three on the season, and he is 16th in saves with 48. Overall, the Dynamo’s defense is 20th in blocked shots and 29th in interceptions.

Charlotte vs Houston Dynamo Prediction

Even though Charlotte comes in as the 2nd best defense in the league, we see this match between Charlotte and Houston Dynamo ending in a 1-1 draw. The Dynamo offense hasn’t been great this season, coming in 18th in goals scored and 27th in shooting percentage. On the flip side, Houston is 4th in MLS in goals allowed. Our top projected scorer for the match is Sebastián Ferreira for Houston, while Júnior Urso has the best odds to score for Charlotte.

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