St. Louis City SC vs Vancouver Whitecaps MLS Betting Prediction

St. Louis City SC vs Vancouver Whitecaps Prediction 6/29

St. Louis City SC (3-6-10) travel to face off against Vancouver Whitecaps (7-7-4) on Saturday, June 29th. This match will be played at BC Place Stadium in Vancouver, BC. St. Louis City SC is coming off a draw while Vancouver Whitecaps is coming off a loss. The match is scheduled for 10:30 PM ET.

St. Louis City SC vs Vancouver Whitecaps

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St. Louis City SC Is Coming Off A Draw

In their last match, St. Louis City SC hosted Atlanta United FC. The match ended in a 1-1 draw. St. Louis City SC had a money line payout of -106, and the two combined goals fell short of the over/under goal line of 2.5 goals.

St. Louis City SC’s attack took a total of 16 shots, four of which were on target. Indiana Vassilev scored on his only shot on goal while taking two total shots. Klauss finished the match with an assist.

On the defensive end, St. Louis City SC blocked eight shots and intercepted five passes. Roman Burki made a total of seven saves on Atlanta United’s 13 shots, with the club’s only goal allowed coming on a penalty kick.

St. Louis City SC is looking to snap a seven-match winless streak (0-4-3) as they take on the Vancouver Whitecaps on the road. Overall, St. Louis City SC is 3-6-10, which has them in 12th place in the Western Conference. They are tied with CF Montréal with 19 points, but Montréal holds the tiebreaker. After this match, St. Louis City SC will return home to take on the San Jose Earthquakes on July 4th.

Vancouver Whitecaps Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

The Vancouver Whitecaps will be looking to get back on track after falling to the Portland Timbers by a score of 2-0. This match took place on the road, and the Whitecaps were the heavy underdog at +210. The two combined goals were just short of the pre-match over/under line of 2.5 goals.

On offense, the Whitecaps were rather limited in their attack, taking just seven shots and two shots on goal. Giuseppe Bovalina was the only player to take more than one shot, finishing with two total shots.

Defensively, Vancouver allowed a total of 14 shots and seven shots on goal, with Yōhei Takaoka making five saves. The club’s defenders had a busy day overall, with Portland finishing with four corners and the Whitecaps’ back line either blocking a shot or intercepting a pass a total of 10 times.

Heading into their match against St. Louis City SC, the Vancouver Whitecaps are looking to snap a two-match losing streak. Overall, they are 7-7-4, which has them sitting 9th in the Western Conference. Over their last six matches, they have gone 2-3-1. This season, they have been favored in nine matches, going 4-3-2 in those contests. After this match, they will head on the road to take on Minnesota United FC on July 4th.

St. Louis City SC Offense Breakdown

St. Louis City SC has struggled to find the back of the net this season, as they are 27th in the MLS in goals per match at 1.1. They have scored less than their season average in four straight matches. Klauss is the team’s top scorer, as he has found the back of the net five times this season, which is 45th in the MLS. He also leads the team in shots on goal, which is 20th in the league. Overall, St. Louis City SC is 9th in the MLS in shots on goal and 6th in corners.

Vancouver Whitecaps Offense Breakdown

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The Vancouver Whitecaps have scored 1.4 goals per match this season, which is 14th in the MLS. Ryan Gauld is the top scorer for the Whitecaps, as he has found the back of the net nine times this season, which is 15th in the league. Gauld also leads Vancouver in shots on goal, as he has 18 this season, which is 28th in the MLS. Overall, the Whitecaps are 23rd in shots on goal and 18th in corner kicks.

St. Louis City SC Defense Breakdown

St. Louis City SC’s defense has struggled this season, allowing the 21st most goals in MLS. However, they have been better of late, allowing just one goal to Atlanta United FC, who is 19th in scoring. They have also had success against the Portland Timbers, who are 6th in scoring. Overall, they are 14th in goals allowed. Keeper Roman Bürki is 5th in clean sheets and 14th in saves. Over their last six matches, they have given up 10 goals, which is 1.7 per match.

Vancouver Whitecaps Defense Breakdown

Heading into their match with St. Louis City SC, the Vancouver Whitecaps’ defense is 12th in goals allowed per match (1.3). Over their last five matches, they have given up an average of 1.8 goals per match. This includes giving up three goals to the 29th ranked offense (New England Revolution) and two goals to the 6th ranked offense (Portland Timbers). Yōhei Takaoka is 16th in clean sheets this season (4) and 13th in saves (53).

St. Louis City SC vs Vancouver Whitecaps Prediction

Coming into the match, Vancouver has the edge on offense, as they are 6th in the MLS in shooting percentage. Fafà Picault is our top projected goal scorer for Vancouver, and we are predicting them to score one goal on four shots on goal. On the other side, St. Louis is one of the top defensive teams in terms of interceptions, but they are also 28th in shooting percentage. We have this one ending in a 1-1 draw, with a payout of +290.

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