Seattle Sounders vs FC Dallas MLS Betting Prediction

MLS Seattle Sounders vs FC Dallas Prediction 4/14/2024

Seattle Sounders (1-3-2) travel to face off against FC Dallas (1-4-1) on Sunday, April 14th. This match will be played at Toyota Stadium in Frisco, TX. Seattle Sounders is coming off a win in their previous match, while FC Dallas played to a draw vs. Seattle Sounders. The match is scheduled for 8:30 PM ET.

Seattle Sounders vs FC Dallas

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Seattle Sounders Is Coming Off A Win

The Seattle Sounders will be looking to keep things rolling after a dominant 5-0 win over CF Montréal. This win came on their home field, and they were the heavy favorite at -186. The five combined goals surpassed the pre-match over/under line of 2.5 goals.

Seattle’s offensive attack took a total of 24 shots and put 11 of those on goal. Four different players scored for the Sounders, and Raúl Ruidíaz finished with a team-high two goals. Alex Roldán and Jordan Morris were the other two players to score.

On the defensive end, the Seattle Sounders didn’t allow a goal and kept a clean sheet. This comes after giving up just one goal in their first match of the season. Stefan Frei finished with two saves, and CF Montréal’s penalty kick was their only one for the match.

Through six matches, the Seattle Sounders have struggled to find consistency, posting a record of 1-3-2, which has them sitting 12th in the Western Conference. Their only win came in their most recent match, a 5-0 victory over CF Montréal. Overall, Seattle has been favored in three matches, going 1-0-2, while they are 0-3 when listed as the underdog. Following this match, the Sounders will return home to take on Vancouver Whitecaps FC on Sunday, April 21st.

FC Dallas Is Coming Off A Draw

FC Dallas will be looking to get back in the win column after playing to a 0-0 draw vs. St. Louis City SC. This draw came on the road and despite not getting the win, they did avoid the upset as they were the heavy underdog at +335.

The offensive attack for FC Dallas was limited in terms of shots, taking just 10 total and five on goal. They didn’t take any corner kicks, compared to St. Louis City SC’s nine. No goal was scored in the match, which fell short of the over/under goal line of 2.5 goals.

Defensively, FC Dallas did a great job of making stops despite St. Louis taking a total of 27 shots. This includes making seven saves on the seven shots on goal. The FC Dallas defense also blocked one shot while intercepting eight passes.

Through six matches, FC Dallas has struggled, posting a record of 1-4-1, which has them sitting in 13th place in the Western Conference. They have yet to win on the road, going 0-2-1, while they are 1-2-0 at home. Overall, they have been favored in three matches, going 1-2, while they are 0-2-1 as the underdog. Following this match, they will head on the road to take on the Colorado Rapids SC on Sunday, April 21st. Over their last six matches, they have just one win, which came against the San Jose Earthquakes on February 25th.

Seattle Sounders Offense Breakdown

The Seattle Sounders have been a solid offensive team this season, ranking 13th in MLS in goals scored. They have been able to generate shots on goal at a high rate, ranking 8th in the league in that category. Raúl Ruidíaz has been the team’s top offensive weapon, leading the club in goals scored and shots on goal. He is also 8th in MLS in goals scored and 1st in the league in shots on goal. Daniel Musovski has been the team’s top playmaker, leading the club in assists and ranking 87th in MLS. Overall, the Sounders have been able to generate more corners than their opponents in 83.3% of their matches this season.

FC Dallas Offense Breakdown

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FC Dallas has been averaging 1.0 goal per match this season, which is 23rd in MLS. They are 11th in the league in shots on goal, averaging 5.0 per match. They have increased their number of shots on goal in each of their last three matches. They are 26th in the league in corner kicks, and they have had fewer corners than their opponents in 50.0% of their matches. Illarramendi is their top scorer this season, and he is 75th in MLS with one goal. Petar Musa is 60th in MLS in shots on goal, and he leads the team in assists and goals scored.

Seattle Sounders Defense Breakdown

After a slow start to the season, the Seattle Sounders’ defense has been solid over their last five matches, allowing just one goal per match. However, they have yet to face an offense that is ranked higher than 17th in the league. Andrew Thomas has started the last three matches for Seattle, and he has one clean sheet on the season. Overall, the Sounders are 10th in goals allowed this season, and they are 2nd in blocked shots.

FC Dallas Defense Breakdown

FC Dallas’ defense has struggled this season, as they are 20th in MLS, allowing 1.7 goals per match. However, they are coming off a clean sheet against St. Louis City SC, who is 18th in scoring. Overall, they have given up two or more goals in three of their five matches. Maarten Paes is 17th in clean sheets and 10th in saves.

Seattle Sounders vs FC Dallas Prediction

Our projections have this MLS matchup between the Seattle Sounders and FC Dallas ending in a 1-1 draw, which is listed at +220. Looking at the projected stats for the match, we have Seattle taking 12 shots compared to just five for FC Dallas. Seattle’s Raúl Ruidíaz is our top projected goal scorer for the match, while we are giving Paul Arriola the best chance to score for FC Dallas.

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