Seattle Sounders vs Austin MLS Betting Prediction

MLS Seattle Sounders vs Austin Prediction 7/13/2024

Seattle Sounders (8-7-7) travel to face off against Austin (8-8-6) on Saturday, July 13th. This match will be played at Q2 Stadium in Austin, TX. Both club’s come into this one having won their previous match. The match starts at 8:30 PM ET.

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Seattle Sounders Is Coming Off A Win

In their last match, the Seattle Sounders hosted the New England Revolution and picked up a 2-0 win. The Sounders were the heavy favorite heading into this match, with a money line payout of -215 at home. The two combined goals fell short of the pre-match over/under goal line of 3.5 goals.

Seattle’s offensive attack took a total of 14 shots, with seven being on target. They scored their two goals on just seven total shots. Albert Rusnak and Jordan Morris each found the net one time apiece, with Rusnak and Obed Vargas both finishing with one assist.

On the defensive end, the Sounders had a clean sheet, and Stefan Frei finished with four saves. Seattle’s defenders intercepted 14 passes and blocked two shots. The Revolution also took eight corner kicks, compared to just nine for the Sounders.

The Seattle Sounders are in the midst of a three-match winning streak as they head on the road to take on Austin. Overall, they are 8-7-7, which has them in 7th place in the Western Conference. They have been much better at home, going 5-1-5, compared to 3-6-2 on the road. Over their last four matches, they are 3-0-1, with their only non-win coming in a draw vs. Houston. After this match, they will return home to take on St. Louis City SC on July 18th.

Austin Is Coming Off A Win

In their last match, Austin hosted New York City FC. Heading into the match, they were the underdog at +170. The over/under line for the match was 2.5 goals, which was just below the three total goals that were scored.

Austin’s attack was led by Gyasi Zardes, who scored both of the club’s goals. Zardes took a total of three shots and scored on both of his shots on goal. Jáder Obrian and Owen Wolff each finished with one assist.

On the defensive end, Austin gave up one goal on New York City’s four shots on goal. Brad Stuver finished with three saves. As a defensive unit, Austin blocked four shots and intercepted six shots.

In their last three matches, Austin has gone 2-1, with their only loss coming on the road against Sporting Kansas City. Overall, they are 8-8-6, putting them in 9th place in the Western Conference. At home, Austin has been strong, going 6-2-3. On the season, they have been favored in seven matches, going 4-2-1. Following this match, they will be on the road once again, taking on FC Dallas on July 18th.

Seattle Sounders Offense Breakdown

The Seattle Sounders have scored 1.4 goals per match this season, which is 17th in MLS. They have scored more than their season average in five straight matches. Raúl Ruidíaz is their top scorer, with eight goals, which is 25th in MLS. He also leads the team in shots on goal, with 26, which is 11th in the league. Albert Rusnák is their leader in assists, with eight, which is 10th in MLS. He is also second on the team in goals, with four.

Austin Offense Breakdown


The Austin attack has been led by Sebastián Driussi, who has scored five goals this season, which is 64th in MLS. He also leads the team in shots on goal, which is 74th in the league. Alexander Ring is the team’s leader in assists, with three, and he is also fourth on the team in goals scored. This season, Austin is 26th in MLS in goals scored, 29th in shots on goal, and 27th in corner kicks. In 59.1% of their matches, they have had fewer corner kicks than their opponent.

Seattle Sounders Defense Breakdown

Heading into their match against Austin, the Seattle Sounders’ defense is currently 4th in MLS in goals allowed per match at 1.2. Over their last seven matches, they have given up eight goals (1.1 per match). They are also 2nd in MLS in blocked shots and 9th in interceptions. Stefan Frei is 10th in MLS with five clean sheets this season.

Austin Defense Breakdown

Heading into their match against the Seattle Sounders, the Austin defense is 12th in MLS in goals allowed per match at 1.4. They are also 29th in blocked shots and 28th in interceptions. However, they have been playing better of late, allowing just six goals over their last five matches. Brad Stuver is 5th in MLS with six clean sheets this season.

Seattle Sounders vs Austin Prediction

With both teams coming in with below-average offenses, our projections have this one ending in a 1-1 draw, which is listed at +245. This season, both Austin and Seattle have been strong at converting their shot attempts, but they are also near the bottom of the league in shots on goal. Our projections are giving Sebastián Driussi the best chance to score a goal for Austin, while Raúl Ruidíaz has been given the best odds to score for the Sounders.

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