Seattle Sounders vs San Jose Earthquakes MLS Betting Prediction

Seattle Sounders vs San Jose Earthquakes Prediction 3/24

Seattle Sounders (0-1-2) travel to face off against San Jose Earthquakes (0-4-0) on Sunday, March 24th. This match will be played at PayPal Park in San José, CA. Seattle Sounders is coming off a draw while San Jose Earthquakes is coming off a loss. The match is scheduled for 10:30 PM ET.

Seattle Sounders vs San Jose Earthquakes

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Seattle Sounders Is Coming Off A Draw

The Seattle Sounders will be looking to get back on the winning track after drawing their last match 1-1 against the Colorado Rapids. This match took place on their home pitch, and they had a money line payout of -159, despite not getting the win. The two combined goals were well short of the line of 5.5 goals.

Seattle’s offense took a total of eight shots, three of which were on target. The club’s only goal came on a penalty kick, which was taken by Raúl Ruidíaz. Overall, Ruidíaz took two shots, both coming on target.

On the defensive end, the Sounders’ back line did a good job of fending off the Colorado attack, despite the Rapids getting off a total of 17 shots. Andrew Thomas finished with seven saves on eight total shots. Seattle’s defenders also blocked two shots and intercepted 10 passes.

The Seattle Sounders are looking for their first win of the season as they head on the road to take on the San Jose Earthquakes. Through three matches, Seattle has yet to win, going 0-1-2, which has them sitting in 13th place in the Western Conference. The Sounders have drawn their last two matches, including a 1-1 draw with the Colorado Rapids on March 16th. Following this match, Seattle will head back on the road to take on the Los Angeles Galaxy on Sunday, March 31st.

San Jose Earthquakes Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

The San Jose Earthquakes will be looking to bounce back from a 2-1 loss to Sporting Kansas City. This match was played on Sporting Kansas City’s home pitch and the Earthquakes went into the match as the heavy underdog at +360.

The three combined goals surpassed the line of 2.5 goals. San Jose’s only goal came from Vitor Costa, who took just one shot and scored on his only shot on goal. Cristian Espinoza finished the match with four shots, with the Earthquakes having a total of six shots on goal.

On the defensive end, Daniel made just one save on Sporting Kansas City’s three shots on goal. Overall, the Earthquakes’ defense blocked three shots while intercepting 12 passes.

Through four matches, the San Jose Earthquakes have yet to pick up a win, sitting at 0-4-0 and 14th in the Western Conference. Their losing streak dates back to February 25th, and they have dropped two matches at home and two on the road. Overall, they have been favored in two matches but have yet to come away with a win. After this match vs. the Seattle Sounders, they will hit the road to take on the Houston Dynamo on March 31st.

Seattle Sounders Offense Breakdown

So far this season, the Seattle Sounders have struggled to find the back of the net, as they are 27th in MLS in goals scored. Their leading scorer is Raúl Ruidíaz, who has found the back of the net once this season, which is 49th in MLS. Ruidíaz also leads the team in shots on goal, as he is 27th in MLS in that category. Overall, the Sounders are 20th in MLS in shots on goal and 11th in passing percentage.

San Jose Earthquakes Offense Breakdown

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The San Jose Earthquakes have struggled to score goals this season, as they are 24th in MLS with 0.8 goals per match. Their top scorer is Preston Judd, who has found the back of the net once this season. That is 85th in MLS. Benjamin Kikanovic is second on the team in shots on goal and goals scored. He has three shots on goal, which is 59th in MLS. Overall, San Jose is 22nd in shots on goal and 10th in passing percentage.

Seattle Sounders Defense Breakdown

The Seattle Sounders’ defense has been solid this season, allowing just one goal per match, which is 9th in the MLS. They will be facing a San Jose Earthquakes offense that is 24th in the league in scoring. Andrew Thomas has three starts in goal for the Sounders and has made 12 saves, which is 13th in the MLS. He has one clean sheet this season.

San Jose Earthquakes Defense Breakdown

Heading into their match against the Seattle Sounders, the San Jose Earthquakes’ defense is currently 27th in the MLS, allowing 2.2 goals per match. They have given up two goals in each of their last four matches, including a match against the 2nd ranked offense in the league. Keeper Daniel is 34th in the MLS with zero clean sheets and 10th in saves with 13. Overall, the Earthquakes are 18th in blocked shots and 9th in interceptions.

Seattle Sounders vs San Jose Earthquakes Prediction

Coming into this matchup, the Sounders have been the better defensive club, allowing the 9th fewest goals in the MLS this season. Our projections have this one ending in a 1-1 draw, with Raul Ruidiaz having the best chance to score a goal for the Sounders. As for San Jose, look for Amahl Pellegrino to find the net. The payout for a draw is sitting at +225.

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