Seattle Sounders vs D.C. United SC MLS Betting Prediction

MLS Seattle Sounders vs D.C. United SC Prediction 4/27/2024

Seattle Sounders (1-4-3) travel to face off against D.C. United SC (2-3-4) on Saturday, April 27th. This match will be played at Audi Field in Washington, D.C.. Both Seattle Sounders and D.C. United SC will be looking to bounce back from losses in their previous matches. The match is scheduled for 7:30 PM ET.

Seattle Sounders vs D.C. United SC

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Seattle Sounders Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

The Seattle Sounders will be looking to bounce back from a 2-0 shutout loss to the Vancouver Whitecaps. This match took place on their home pitch, but the over/under line was 5.5 goals, which was much higher than the two goals that were scored.

Heading into the match with the Whitecaps, the Sounders had a money line of -127, which was the second-best line on the board behind LAFC. Despite not scoring a goal, the Sounders had a total of eight shots and six corner kicks.

On the defensive end, Stefan Frei finished with two saves on four shots on goal. Overall, Vancouver took nine shots, and Seattle’s defenders finished with two blocked shots and three interceptions.

Through eight matches, the Seattle Sounders have struggled, posting a record of 1-4-3, which has them sitting in 12th place in the Western Conference. They have yet to win on the road, going 0-3-1, and have just one win overall in their last five matches. On April 21st, they were shutout by the Vancouver Whitecaps FC, who are currently ranked second in the Western Conference. Following this match, they will head out on the road once again, taking on the Philadelphia Union on Tuesday, April 30th.

D.C. United SC Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

D.C. United will be looking to bounce back from a 2-0 loss to New York City FC. This match was played on their opponent’s pitch, and they went into the match as the +335 underdog. The two goals scored were right on the over/under line of 2.5 goals.

Overall, D.C. United’s offense took 11 shots, with just one of those shots being on goal. Jared Stroud led the attack with three total shots, but no offensive player for D.C. United scored or had an assist.

On the defensive end, D.C. United allowed two goals on New York City FC’s eight total shots on goal. Alex Bono finished with six saves, and as a team, D.C. United had three blocks and seven interceptions.

Lucas Bartlett and the D.C. United’s defense also gave up seven corner kicks, while the offense generated four corners kicks of their own.

Through nine matches, D.C. United SC has a record of 2-3-4, which has them sitting in 11th place in the Eastern Conference. They have lost two straight matches, including a 2-0 loss to New York City FC on April 20th. Overall, they have struggled on the road, going 0-1-4, but have been solid at home, going 2-2-0. Their next match will be on May 4th vs. the Philadelphia Union.

Seattle Sounders Offense Breakdown

The Seattle Sounders have been an average offensive team this season, ranking 21st in MLS in goals scored. They have been able to create opportunities, ranking 20th in shots on goal and 10th in corner kicks. Raúl Ruidíaz has been the team’s top scorer this season, ranking 10th in MLS with four goals. He also leads the team in shots on goal and assists.

D.C. United SC Offense Breakdown

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Christian Benteke has been the top scorer for D.C. United SC this season, finding the back of the net six times, which is fourth in MLS. He also leads the club in shots on goal, which is sixth in the league. Jared Stroud has been the club’s top playmaker, as he has two assists, which is 39th in MLS. He also has one goal, which is 130th in the league. D.C. United SC is 16th in MLS in goals per match, averaging 1.3 per contest. They are also 13th in shots on goal and fifth in corner kicks. Their passing percentage is 29th in the league.

Seattle Sounders Defense Breakdown

Heading into their match against D.C. United SC, the Seattle Sounders’ defense is currently 7th in the MLS, allowing 1.1 goals per match. However, they are coming off a match where they gave up two goals to the Vancouver Whitecaps, who are 2nd in the league in scoring. Stefan Frei is 19th in the MLS with two clean sheets, and he is 33rd in saves. Overall, Seattle is 2nd in blocked shots and 25th in interceptions. They are also 25th in fouls committed.

D.C. United SC Defense Breakdown

Heading into their match against the Seattle Sounders, D.C. United’s defense is coming off a match where they gave up two goals to the 24th ranked scoring offense in the league. Over their last four matches, they have given up an average of 1.5 goals per match. On the season, they are 18th in goals allowed per match at 1.6. They are led by goalkeeper Alex Bono, who is 11th in clean sheets with two. He is also 6th in saves with 30. Overall, D.C. United’s defense is 1st in blocked shots and 11th in interceptions.

Seattle Sounders vs D.C. United SC Prediction

Coming into this match, D.C. United has been the better defensive club, allowing the 18th fewest goals in the MLS this season. Our projections have this one ending in a 1-1 draw, with the payout at +255. The Seattle Sounders’ Raúl Ruidíaz has the best chance to score a goal, while Cristian Dájome is the top projected goal scorer for D.C. United.

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