Houston Dynamo vs FC Dallas MLS Betting Prediction

MLS Houston Dynamo vs FC Dallas Prediction 4/28/2024

Houston Dynamo (4-3-1) travel to face off against FC Dallas (1-5-2) on Sunday, April 28th. This match will be played at Toyota Stadium in Frisco, TX. Both Houston Dynamo and FC Dallas will be looking to bounce back from losses in their previous matches. The match is scheduled for 8:30 PM ET.

Houston Dynamo vs FC Dallas

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Houston Dynamo Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

The Houston Dynamo will be looking to bounce back from a tough 1-0 loss to Austin FC. This match took place on their home pitch, but they still came up short despite a money line of -152. The lone goal of the match fell short of the over/under line of 2.5 goals.

Offensively, the Dynamo finished with six shots on goal and 17 total shots. Aliyu Ibrahim was the only player to have multiple shots on goal, with the club finishing with two corners.

On the defensive end, Houston allowed just one goal on Austin FC’s four total shots on goal. Overall, Steve Clark made three saves. The Dynamo’s defense blocked five shots but only intercepted three passes.

The Houston Dynamo enter this match against FC Dallas with a record of 4-3-1, which has them in 6th place in the Western Conference. They have been solid on the road, going 2-1-0, but have struggled at home, going 2-2-1. Over their last six matches, they have gone 4-2, with their only losses coming against teams in the top 8 of their respective conferences. Following this match, they will return home to take on St. Louis City SC on May 5th.

FC Dallas Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

FC Dallas will be looking to bounce back from a 2-1 loss to the Colorado Rapids. This match was played on the road, and going into the match, they were the heavy underdog at +390. The three combined goals surpassed the over/under line of 2.5 goals.

On offense, FC Dallas took a total of 14 shots and three shots on goal. The midfielders also had eight corner kick opportunities. Petar Musa was the only player to score for Dallas, and he needed four total shots to do so.

Maarten Paes and the FC Dallas defense allowed just three corner kicks and blocked six shots, but they also had a defensive own goal. Overall, the defense allowed two goals on Colorado’s four shots on target.

In their last three matches, FC Dallas has gone 0-1-2, including a loss to the 4th ranked Colorado Rapids. On the season, they are 1-5-2, which has them in 13th place in the Western Conference. Their only win came at home, where they are 1-2-1. After this match, they will head on the road to take on Toronto FC on May 4th.

Houston Dynamo Offense Breakdown

Aliyu Ibrahim is the top scorer for the Houston Dynamo this season, with three goals, which is also 33rd in the MLS. He also leads the team in shots on goal, with 11, which is 12th in the league. The Dynamo are 23rd in the MLS in goals per match, averaging 1.0, and 17th in shots on goal per match, with 4.5. They are 19th in the league in corner kicks, averaging 4.4 per match, and have had fewer corner kicks than their opponents in half of their matches this season. Houston is fourth in the MLS in passing percentage, at 85.3%.

FC Dallas Offense Breakdown

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FC Dallas has struggled to find the back of the net this season, as they are 28th in MLS in goals scored at 0.9 per match. Petar Musa is the team’s leading scorer, as he has found the back of the net twice this season, which is 76th in MLS. He also leads the team in shots on goal, which is 46th in the league. Overall, FC Dallas is 19th in MLS in shots on goal and 21st in corners.

Houston Dynamo Defense Breakdown

While the Houston Dynamo’s defense is currently 4th in the MLS in goals allowed per match, they have not faced a lot of strong offenses this season. In fact, they have only faced two teams that are currently in the top 10 in scoring. However, they have been able to hold their own against the weaker offenses, as they have only allowed more than one goal in two of their seven matches. Steve Clark is currently 9th in the MLS with two clean sheets, and he is 14th in saves with 24. Overall, the Dynamo’s defense is 24th in blocked shots and 29th in interceptions.

FC Dallas Defense Breakdown

Heading into their match against the Houston Dynamo, FC Dallas is 17th in MLS in goals allowed per match at 1.5. However, over their last three matches, they have given up just one goal. They will be facing a Houston offense that is 23rd in scoring. Maarten Paes is 13th in MLS with two clean sheets this season.

Houston Dynamo vs FC Dallas Prediction

Looking at how we expect this one to play out, we have FC Dallas and Houston Dynamo both finding the net once, with the draw paying out at +220. This season, both offenses have struggled, coming in 28th in goals scored, and they are also near the bottom of the league in shooting percentage. Our projections have Houston getting off more shots and also more interceptions on defense. Our top projected goal scorer for the match is Sebastián Ferreira of the Dynamo, while we are giving Paul Arriola the best chance to score for FC Dallas.

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