Minnesota United vs Charlotte MLS Betting Prediction

MLS Minnesota United vs Charlotte Prediction 4/21/2024

Minnesota United (3-2-2) travel to face off against Charlotte (3-3-2) on Sunday, April 21st. This match will be played at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, NC. Charlotte is coming off a win in their previous match, while Minnesota United will be looking to get back on track from a loss to the Charlotte. The match is scheduled for 6:00 PM ET.

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Minnesota United Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

Minnesota United will be looking to bounce back from a 2-1 loss to the Houston Dynamo. This match took place on their home pitch, but they were still edged out by the Dynamo, despite having a money line of +123 as the favorite. The three combined goals were just above the over/under line of 2.5 goals.

On offense, Minnesota United was busy, taking a total of 24 shots and seven shots on goal. Franco Fragapane was the most productive player, scoring on two of his three total shots and two of his three shots on goal. Robin Lod finished the match with three assists.

Defensively, Minnesota United allowed two goals on just three shots on goal by the Dynamo. One of the goals was a defensive own goal, with the other being scored by Tyler Pasher. Overall, the club blocked six shots and intercepted eight passes.

In their first season in the MLS, Minnesota United has been up and down, going 3-2-2 through their first seven matches. They have been slightly better on the road, going 2-1-0 compared to 1-1-2 at home. Overall, they are tied with Charlotte in the Western Conference standings, both with 11 points. Following this match, they will return home to take on Sporting Kansas City on Sunday, April 28th.

Charlotte Is Coming Off A Win

In their last match, Charlotte hosted Toronto FC. The two teams combined for five goals, which surpassed the line of 2.5 goals. Going into the match, the over/under line and money line odds were set at 2.5 goals and -182, respectively.

Charlotte’s offensive attack took a total of 11 shots, five of which were on goal. They scored three times on these five shots, with Kerwin Vargas, Liel Abada, and Patrick Agyemang all finding the net. Scott Arfield finished with an assist for the club.

Kristijan Kahlina picked up the win for Charlotte, despite giving up two goals and making just three saves. Overall, Toronto FC took 11 shots and five shots on goal. Charlotte’s defenders finished with just one block while the midfielders had five interceptions.

In their first season in the MLS, Charlotte has been up and down, going 3-3-2 through their first eight matches. They have been solid at home, going 3-0-1, but have yet to win on the road, going 0-3-1. Overall, they are tied for 7th in the Eastern Conference with 11 points, along with Atlanta United and their opponent in this match, Minnesota United. Over their last three matches, Charlotte has gone 1-1-1, including a win over Toronto FC on April 13th.

Minnesota United Offense Breakdown

Robin Lod is the top scorer for Minnesota United this season, and his two goals are 40th in MLS. He is also the team’s leader in shots on goal, which is fifth in the league. Teemu Pukki is also a top offensive threat for Minnesota United, as he has scored twice and is 22nd in MLS in shots on goal. This season, Minnesota United is averaging 1.4 goals per match, which is 12th in the league. They have scored less than that in three straight matches. They are also fifth in the league in shots on goal and second in corners. Their passing percentage is 26th in MLS.

Charlotte Offense Breakdown


The Charlotte offense has been led by Patrick Agyemang, who has scored two goals this season, which is 67th in MLS. He also leads the team in shots on goal, which is 32nd in the league. Brecht Dejaegere is the team’s leader in assists, ranking 18th in MLS. He also has one goal this season, which is 76th in the league. Overall, Charlotte is 23rd in MLS in goals scored and 25th in shots on goal. They have had fewer corners than their opponents in half of their matches this season.

Minnesota United Defense Breakdown

Minnesota United’s defense has been up and down this season, but they have been trending in the right direction of late, allowing just 1.2 goals per match over their last six matches. They are coming off a match against the Houston Dynamo where they gave up two goals, but Houston is 21st in scoring. Overall, they are 11th in goals allowed, and they are 3rd in blocked shots and 1st in interceptions. Dayne St. Clair has just one clean sheet this season, and he is 16th in saves.

Charlotte Defense Breakdown

Charlotte’s defense has been solid this season, allowing just 1.0 goals per match, which is 8th in the MLS. However, they are coming off a match where they allowed two goals to a Toronto FC offense that is 25th in the league. Overall, they are 16th in interceptions and 29th in blocked shots. Keeper Kristijan Kahlina is 9th in the MLS with two clean sheets this season. He is 21st in saves and has given up 1.3 goals per match over his last three starts.

Minnesota United vs Charlotte Prediction

Even though Charlotte comes in with the edge in terms of goals allowed, we see this one ending in a 1-1 draw between Minnesota United and Charlotte. This season, Minnesota has been much better at getting shots on goal, and they also have a better chance to force interceptions. Look for Teemu Pukki to have the best chance to score a goal for Minnesota, while Kerwin Vargas has the best chance to score for Charlotte.

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