FC Dallas vs Austin MLS Betting Prediction

MLS FC Dallas vs Austin Prediction 3/31/2024

FC Dallas (1-3-0) travel to face off against Austin (0-2-3) on Sunday, March 31st. This match will be played at Q2 Stadium in Austin, TX. Both FC Dallas and Austin will be looking to bounce back from losses in their previous matches. The match is scheduled for 8:30 PM ET.

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FC Dallas Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

FC Dallas will be looking to bounce back from a 3-1 loss to the Vancouver Whitecaps. This match took place on their home pitch, and they were the slight favorite at +123. The four combined goals surpassed the over/under line of 2.5 goals.

Sebastian Lletget was the only FC Dallas player to score, doing so on his only shot attempt. No other player for the club finished with an assist, and as a whole, they took just three shots on goal and 12 shots overall.

On the defensive end, FC Dallas allowed three goals on the Whitecaps’ six total shots. Maarten Paes didn’t come up with a save on the three shots on goal he faced. The club’s defense intercepted eight passes and finished with just one blocked shot.

Through four matches, FC Dallas has struggled, going just 1-3-0, which has them 11th in the Western Conference. They have dropped three straight matches, with their only win coming on February 25th against the San Jose Earthquakes. In their last match, they fell to the Vancouver Whitecaps FC, who are currently 3rd in the Western Conference. Overall, they have been favored in three of their four matches, going just 1-2 in those matches. Following this match, they will take on St. Louis City SC on April 7th.

Austin Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

The Austin soccer club will be looking to bounce back from a 2-0 loss to Orlando City SC. This loss came on the road and despite the club’s +350 money line payout, the two goals fell short of the over/under goal line of 0.5 goals.

Overall, Austin took three shots, with just one of those shots being on target. No player took more than one shot, and the club didn’t have any corner kicks in the match.

On the defensive end, Austin allowed a total of 22 shots, six of which were corner kicks. Brad Stuver finished with six saves on Orlando City SC’s eight shots on goal. The club’s defenders finished with just seven interceptions.

Through five matches, Austin has yet to win a match, going 0-2-3. They have played two matches on the road and three at home, with their only win coming on the road. In their last five matches, they have gone 0-2-3. In the Western Conference, they are 13th, just behind the San Jose Earthquakes, who they will face on April 7th. So far, they have been favored twice, but have yet to win a match in that situation.

FC Dallas Offense Breakdown

Illarramendi is the top scorer for FC Dallas this season, and his one goal is 51st in MLS. Petar Musa is the leader in shots on goal for FC Dallas, and his five shots on goal are 29th in MLS. He has also scored one goal this season. Jesús Ferreira has one assist this season, which is 93rd in MLS. This season, FC Dallas is 16th in the league in goals per match, 10th in shots on goal per match, and 6th in passing percentage.

Austin Offense Breakdown


Julio Cascante is the top scorer for Austin this season, with one goal, which is also the most on the team. His one goal is 72nd in MLS. Cascante also leads Austin in shots on goal, with one, which is 185th in the league. This season, Austin is 21st in MLS in goals per match, averaging one per contest. They are 29th in shots on goal and 28th in corner kicks. Their passing percentage is 24th in the league at 79.0%.

FC Dallas Defense Breakdown

FC Dallas’ defense has struggled to start the season, allowing an average of 2.0 goals per match, which is 26th in MLS. They have also struggled to create turnovers, as they are 21st in interceptions. They will be facing an Austin offense that is 21st in scoring. Maarten Paes has started four matches and is 12th in MLS with 15 saves. He has yet to record a clean sheet this season. Over their last four matches, they have allowed an average of 2.0 goals per match.

Austin Defense Breakdown

Heading into their match against FC Dallas, the Austin defense is giving up 1.6 goals per match, which is 18th in the league. They have given up two goals in three of their last five matches, including their most recent match against Orlando City SC, who is 27th in the league in scoring. Brad Stuver is the top goalkeeper in the league in saves, and he has one clean sheet this season. Overall, Austin is 26th in blocked shots and 24th in interceptions.

FC Dallas vs Austin Prediction

Given that both Austin and FC Dallas are below average in terms of shots on goal, we have this one ending in a 1-1 draw at +245. Looking at our projections, Gyasi Zardes has the best chance to score a goal for Austin, while Jesús Ferreira has the best chance to score for FC Dallas.

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