St. Louis City SC vs Sporting Kansas City MLS Betting Prediction

St. Louis City SC vs Sporting Kansas City Prediction 4/21

St. Louis City SC (2-1-5) travel to face off against Sporting Kansas City (2-2-4) on Sunday, April 21st. This match will be played at Children’s Mercy Park in Kansas City, MO. St. Louis City SC is coming off a win in their previous match, while Sporting Kansas City will be looking to get back on track from a loss to the St. Louis City SC. The match is scheduled for 8:30 PM ET.

St. Louis City SC vs Sporting Kansas City

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St. Louis City SC Is Coming Off A Win

In their last match, St. Louis City SC hosted Austin FC and picked up a 1-0 win. The money line payout for St. Louis City SC was -132, and the single goal scored fell short of the over/under goal line of 2.5 goals.

St. Louis’ offensive attack was led by Klauss, who scored on his only shot on goal while taking three total shots. Rasmus Alm picked up the assist on Klauss’ score, and as a club, St. Louis City SC had four shots on goal and 11 total shots.

On the defensive end, St. Louis City SC’s goalkeeper Roman Burki didn’t face a single shot on goal, picking up a clean sheet. Austin FC finished with six corners compared to St. Louis City SC’s five corners.

Through eight matches, St. Louis City SC has a record of 2-1-5, putting them in 8th place in the Western Conference. They have yet to win on the road, going 0-1-2, but have been strong at home, going 2-0-3. Overall, they have been favored in five matches, going 2-0-3, while going 0-1-2 as the underdog. Their last five matches have resulted in just one win, going 1-1-3. Following this match, they will hit the road again to take on the Houston Dynamo on May 5th.

Sporting Kansas City Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

Sporting Kansas City will be looking to bounce back from a tough 3-2 loss to Inter Miami CF. This match took place on their home pitch, but they were still the +170 underdog on the money line. The five combined goals surpassed the over/under line of 0.5 goals.

On offense, Sporting Kansas City was led by Erik Thommy, who scored both of the club’s goals. Thommy took two shots and scored on both of his shots on goal. The rest of the club finished with just three shots on goal and 10 shots overall.

In net, Tim Melia finished with two saves on Inter Miami CF’s five total shots on goal. Overall, the defense intercepted 14 passes and finished with four blocked shots. Despite the loss, Melia’s offensive still finished with a total of five corner kicks to just one for Inter Miami CF.

Through eight matches, Sporting Kansas City has a record of 2-2-4, putting them in 9th place in the Western Conference. They have been favored in four matches, going 1-1-2 in those contests. At home, they have a record of 1-2-2. In their last six matches, they have gone 2-2-2. Following this match, they will be on the road against Minnesota United FC on Sunday, April 28th.

St. Louis City SC Offense Breakdown

St. Louis City SC has scored 1.4 goals per match this season, which is 16th in MLS. They have scored fewer goals than their season average in three straight matches. Célio Martins is the top scorer for St. Louis City SC and has scored two goals this season, which is 59th in MLS. He also leads the team in shots on goal and is 17th in MLS in that category. St. Louis City SC is 12th in MLS in shots on goal and 5th in corners.

Sporting Kansas City Offense Breakdown

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So far this season, Sporting Kansas City has been one of the most efficient offenses in MLS, ranking sixth in goals per match at 1.8. They have scored more than their season average in five straight matches. Erik Thommy is the team’s top scorer and 14th in MLS with three goals. William Agada is 13th in MLS in shots on goal and has also scored three times. He is also the team’s leader in assists, with one.

St. Louis City SC Defense Breakdown

St. Louis City SC’s defense has been solid this season, allowing just 1.4 goals per match, which is 13th in the MLS. They are coming off a shutout win over Austin FC, who is 15th in scoring. However, in their last match against a top-15 scoring offense, they gave up three goals to Real Salt Lake. Roman Bürki has been the top goalkeeper for St. Louis City SC, as he leads the MLS with three clean sheets. Overall, he is 25th in saves. St. Louis City SC is 5th in blocked shots and 8th in interceptions, but they are last in fouls committed.

Sporting Kansas City Defense Breakdown

Heading into their match against St. Louis City SC, Sporting Kansas City’s defense is coming off a rough stretch, as they have given up seven goals over their last three matches (2.3 goals per match). On the season, they are allowing 1.6 goals per match, which is 21st in the MLS. They will be facing an offense that is 16th in goals scored. Keeper Tim Melia is 18th in clean sheets and 6th in saves.

St. Louis City SC vs Sporting Kansas City Prediction

Our prediction for this MLS matchup between St. Louis City SC and Sporting Kansas City is to take Sporting on the money line at -130. Looking at our projections, we have Sporting Kansas City holding St. Louis City scoreless, with a projected final of 2-0. Sporting comes in with the edge on offense, as they are 6th in goals scored and 3rd in shots on goal. William Agada is our top projected goal scorer for Sporting, and he has the best odds to score for the match.

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