Vancouver Whitecaps vs St. Louis City SC MLS Betting Prediction

Vancouver Whitecaps vs St. Louis City SC Prediction 7/13

Vancouver Whitecaps (9-7-5) travel to face off against St. Louis City SC (4-8-10) on Saturday, July 13th. This match will be played at Citypark in St. Louis, MO. Vancouver Whitecaps is coming off a draw while St. Louis City SC is coming off a loss. The match is scheduled for 8:30 PM ET.

Vancouver Whitecaps vs St. Louis City SC

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Vancouver Whitecaps Is Coming Off A Draw

The Vancouver Whitecaps played to a draw vs. CF Montréal in their last match. This match finished with two total goals, which was just short of the line of 2.5 goals. The Whitecaps were on the road for this match and came in as the +165 underdog.

Vancouver’s offense took a total of 12 shots and five shots on goal. Brian White was the only player on the club to score, doing so on his two total shots and his two shots on goal. Overall, the club had seven corner kicks.

On the defensive end, the Whitecaps allowed one goal on CF Montréal’s three total shots on goal. Yōhei Takaoka finished with two saves on the match, and as a club, the Whitecaps blocked five shots and intercepted 12 passes.

The Vancouver Whitecaps are in the midst of a tight Western Conference race, as they are tied with Charlotte FC with 32 points, one point behind the Seattle Sounders. Over their last six matches, Vancouver has gone 3-2-1, including a win over St. Louis City SC on June 30th. Overall, they are 9-7-5, and their road record is 5-4-3. Following this match, they will return home to face Sporting Kansas City on July 18th.

St. Louis City SC Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

St. Louis City SC will be looking to bounce back from a 4-1 loss to the Colorado Rapids. This match was played on the road, and going into the match, they were the heavy underdog at +360. The five combined goals surpassed the pre-match over/under line of 3.5 goals.

John Klein was the only St. Louis City player to score, with Roman Burki picking up the assist on his goal. Overall, St. Louis City took nine shots and three shots on goal. Klein himself took two shots.

On the defensive end, St. Louis City allowed four goals on Colorado’s 13 total shots. Benjamin Lundt played the most minutes at the keeper position, finishing with one save and allowing three goals. Burki played the first 32 minutes and allowed one goal.

St. Louis City SC will be hosting the Vancouver Whitecaps in this match. So far this season, St. Louis has a record of 4-8-10, which has them in 12th place in the Western Conference. They have struggled on the road, going 0-5-5, but have been much better at home, going 4-3-5. Overall, they have been favored in 12 matches, going 4-3-5, and have been the underdog in 10 matches, going 0-5-5. After this match, they will hit the road to take on the Seattle Sounders FC on July 18th. Over their last seven matches, St. Louis has gone just 1-4-2.

Vancouver Whitecaps Offense Breakdown

The Vancouver Whitecaps have been an average offensive team this season, scoring 1.6 goals per match, which is 10th in the MLS. They are 22nd in shots on goal and 17th in corners. Brian White is the team’s leading scorer, as he has found the back of the net 10 times, which is 17th in the league. He also leads the team in shots on goal. Ryan Gauld is the team’s leader in assists, as he has six on the year, which is 20th in the MLS. He is also second on the team in goals scored.

St. Louis City SC Offense Breakdown

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St. Louis City SC’s offense has been solid this season, averaging 1.2 goals per match, which is 25th in the league. Klauss is the team’s top scorer, finding the back of the net five times, which is 58th in MLS. He also leads the club in shots on goal, ranking 26th in the league. Indiana Vassilev is the team’s leader in assists, dishing out four, and he is also second on the team in goals scored.

Vancouver Whitecaps Defense Breakdown

Heading into their match against St. Louis City SC, the Vancouver Whitecaps’ defense is currently 11th in MLS in goals allowed per match at 1.4. Over their last four matches, they have given up an average of 1.8 goals per match. They are also 27th in blocked shots and 13th in interceptions. Keeper Yōhei Takaoka is 21st in clean sheets this season with four.

St. Louis City SC Defense Breakdown

St. Louis City SC’s defense has struggled as of late, giving up four goals to both the Colorado Rapids SC and Vancouver Whitecaps FC. Overall, they are 22nd in MLS, giving up 1.8 goals per match. They are also 12th in fouls per match. Keeper Roman Bürki is 4th in clean sheets with six, and he is 16th in saves. However, he has given up nine goals over his last four starts.

Vancouver Whitecaps vs St. Louis City SC Prediction

Our projections have this MLS matchup between Vancouver and St. Louis City ending in a 1-1 draw, which is listed at +270. This season, St. Louis has been the better offensive team, as they are 25th in goals scored and 8th in shots on goal. We give Klauss the best chance to score a goal for St. Louis. On the other side, Fafa Picault is the top projected goal scorer for Vancouver. Look for St. Louis to finish with four shots on goal compared to three for Vancouver.

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