Vancouver Whitecaps vs FC Dallas MLS Betting Prediction

MLS Vancouver Whitecaps vs FC Dallas Prediction 3/17/2024

Vancouver Whitecaps (1-0-1) travel to face off against FC Dallas (1-2-0) on Sunday, March 17th. This match will be played at Toyota Stadium in Frisco, TX. Vancouver Whitecaps is coming off a win in their previous match, while FC Dallas will be looking to get back on track from a loss to the Vancouver Whitecaps. The match is scheduled for 8:30 PM ET.

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Vancouver Whitecaps Is Coming Off A Win

The Vancouver Whitecaps will be looking to build off their last performance, which came on the road vs. the San Jose Earthquakes. Overall, the Whitecaps won by a score of 2-0, and this win came despite being the heavy underdog at +195.

The two combined goals fell short of the over/under goal line of 2.5 goals. Going off the money line payout, this road shutout win would have paid out nicely on the clean sheet payout as well.

Ali Ahmed and Alessandro Schöpf were the two offensive players to score, with Ahmed taking two shots and Schöpf scoring on his only shot attempt. Overall, the club had four shots on goal and scored twice on their eight total shots.

Yōhei Takaoka picked up a clean sheet between the sticks, and he also made two saves. The Whitecaps’ defense intercepted 12 passes and blocked two shots. San Jose finished with eight corners and took a total of nine shots.

FC Dallas Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

FC Dallas will be looking to bounce back from a 2-1 loss to the New York Red Bulls. This match took place on the road, and going into the match, they were the heavy underdog at +475. The three combined goals surpassed the over/under line of 2.5 goals.

Overall, Dallas took 13 shots, with two being on target. Jesús Ferreira was the only player to score for Dallas, taking two shots total and scoring on his only shot on goal. This was his second goal of the season.

On the defensive end, Dallas allowed a total of 18 shots and nine shots on goal, with Maarten Paes making seven saves. The Red Bulls finished with just one corner kick, and the Dallas defense blocked five shots while intercepting seven passes.

Through three matches, FC Dallas has a record of 1-2-0, putting them 9th in the Western Conference. After starting the season with a win over the San Jose Earthquakes, they have dropped two straight matches. Both losses came by a score of 2-1, with the first coming at home against CF Montréal and the second on the road against the New York Red Bulls. Overall, they are 1-1 at home and 0-1 on the road. After this match, they will hit the road once again, taking on Austin FC on Sunday, March 31st.

Vancouver Whitecaps vs FC Dallas Prediction

Looking at how we expect this one to play out, we have it finishing in a 1-1 draw with a payout of +235. This season, Vancouver has been the better defensive team, coming in 3rd in goals allowed. On the offensive end, both teams have been average, with FC Dallas 13th in goals scored and Vancouver 10th. Our projections are giving FC Dallas’ Jesús Ferreira the best chance to score a goal, while Ryan Gauld has been given the best odds to score for Vancouver.

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