Minnesota United vs FC Dallas MLS Betting Prediction

MLS Minnesota United vs FC Dallas Prediction 6/20/2024

Minnesota United (8-4-5) travel to face off against FC Dallas (4-8-5) on Thursday, June 20th. This match will be played at Toyota Stadium in Frisco, TX. FC Dallas 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 FC Dallas. The match is scheduled for 8:30 PM ET.

Minnesota United vs FC Dallas

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Minnesota United Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

Minnesota United will be looking to bounce back from a 2-0 loss to the Seattle Sounders. This match took place on the road, and going into the match, they were the heavy underdog at +480. The two combined goals fell short of the over/under goal line of 2.5 goals.

Minnesota’s offense took a total of five shots and three corners, but they didn’t have a single shot on goal or a single player take more than one shot. Caden Clark was the only player to take a shot for Minnesota, and as a team, they had just one shot blocked.

On the defensive end, Minnesota allowed two goals on Seattle’s four total shots on goal. Clint Irwin finished with two saves, and the entire Minnesota United defense finished with just one interception while the offense had three corners.

Minnesota United heads on the road to take on FC Dallas. Through 17 matches, Minnesota United sits 4th in the Western Conference with a record of 8-4-5. They have been favored in seven matches, going 3-1-3, while as an underdog, they are 5-3-2. Over their last four matches, they have gone 1-2-1. Following this match, they will return home to take on Austin FC on Sunday, June 23rd.

FC Dallas Is Coming Off A Win

In their last match, FC Dallas hosted St. Louis City SC and picked up a 2-0 win. The money line payout for FC Dallas was +125, and the two combined goals fell short of the over/under goal line of 2.5 goals.

On offense, FC Dallas scored their two goals on just four shots on goal and 10 total shots. Jesús Ferreira and Nkosi Tafari were the two players to score, with Ferreira converting on a penalty kick.

Maarten Paes finished with a clean sheet and made a total of eight saves. He now has a clean sheet in two straight matches and has a total of 10 saves over his last two matches.

Through 17 matches, FC Dallas has a record of 4-8-5, which has them in 12th place in the Western Conference. They have been much better at home, going 4-2-2, compared to 0-6-3 on the road. Over their last six matches, they have just one win, going 1-2-3. Their most recent match was a 2-0 win over St. Louis City SC on June 16th. Following this match vs. Minnesota United, they will head on the road to take on Seattle Sounders FC on June 23rd.

Minnesota United Offense Breakdown

Minnesota United has been a solid offensive team this season, ranking 7th in the MLS in goals scored. They are led by Tani Oluwaseyi, who is 17th in the league in goals scored. He also leads the team in shots on goal. Robin Lod is the team’s leader in assists and is 4th in the league in that category. He is also 2nd on the team in goals scored. Overall, Minnesota is 8th in the league in shots on goal and 9th in corner kicks. They have had more corners than their opponents in 52.9% of their matches this season.

FC Dallas Offense Breakdown

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FC Dallas has struggled to generate shots on goal this season, as they are currently 21st in MLS in that category. In fact, they have taken fewer shots on goal than their season average in each of their last three matches. Their top scorer this season has been Petar Musa, who is 44th in MLS with five goals. Musa also leads the team in shots on goal, as he is 26th in the league in that category.

Minnesota United Defense Breakdown

Minnesota United’s defense has been inconsistent of late, giving up three goals to the Colorado Rapids on May 26th and two goals to the Seattle Sounders on June 16th. However, in between those two matches, they held the Sporting Kansas City offense to just one goal. Overall, they are 13th in goals allowed this season and will be facing an FC Dallas offense that is 20th in goals scored. Goalkeeper Dayne St. Clair is 25th in clean sheets and 20th in saves this season.

FC Dallas Defense Breakdown

FC Dallas’ defense has been up and down over the last seven matches, but they have been trending in the right direction of late. After giving up three goals to Real Salt Lake and the LA Galaxy, they have given up just two goals over their last two matches. They will be facing a Minnesota United offense that is 7th in the MLS in scoring. Maarten Paes is 10th in the MLS with four clean sheets this season.

Minnesota United vs FC Dallas Prediction

Looking at how we expect this one to play out, we have FC Dallas and Minnesota United both finding the net once. This match features two offenses that are below average in terms of scoring, with FC Dallas coming in 20th and Minnesota United 7th. Our projections have FC Dallas taking four shots on goal compared to three for Minnesota United. Jesús Ferreira is the top projected goal scorer for FC Dallas, while we are giving Teemu Pukki the best odds to score for Minnesota United. The payout for a draw is sitting at +270.

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