Colorado Rapids vs Seattle Sounders FC Predictions, Betting Tips and Match Preview

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Kickoff: 02:00 Hrs

Venue: Dick's Sporting Goods Park

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Colorado Rapids vs Seattle Sounders FC Match Prediction

By William Hall

Colorado Rapids managed to recover from a three-game losing streak and secure a 3-1 win over Houston Dynamo. Goals from Kevin Doyle and Erick Torres saw the scores at 1-1 going into the break, but a brace from Marlon Hairston saw Colorado secure three points. Seattle Sounders are winless in the last four games of all competitions, and they could only manage a 2-2 draw with Portland Timbers in the last MLS game. Fanendo Adi cancelled out a goal from Joevin Jones, while David Asprilla’s goal was equalised by Clint Dempsey. In the midweek action, Seattle Sounders were knocked out of the US Open Cup by San Jose Earthquakes.

Here we have our SBAT match preview with all the best predictions, betting tips and match stats.

Betting Tips and Predictions

The midweek US Open Cup defeat raises further questions about Seattle Sounders’ ability to recover from a poor run of form, which has seen them go without a win in the last four games of all competitions. Colorado Rapids, on the other hand, have been quite spectacular – at home – with five wins in the last six. Colorado have been one of the inform teams over the last six matches and they have taken only four fewer points (12) than Chicago Fire (16) in this period. I would back Colorado Rapids to secure a win.

An area of concern for Colorado has been the lack of clean sheets, while Seattle have failed to score only once in the last seven MLS games. I would back both teams to score.

Colorado Rapids win – 5/6

Both teams to score – 8/13

Colorado Rapids saw over 1.5 goals in 9 out of their last 10 games played

AVG Goals

0.6

BTTS

Over 2.5

Over 3.5

Over 1.5 1H Goals

Over 1.5 2H Goals

Colorado Rapids Form Guide

Colorado Rapids Team Logo

Colorado Rapids

Won

0

Draw

1

Lost

9
L A

22-04-2018

Major League Soccer

Real Salt Lake Team Logo Real Salt Lake

FT 3 - 0

(HT 0 - 0)

L H

29-04-2018

Major League Soccer

Orlando City Team Logo Orlando City

FT 1 - 2

(HT 1 - 0)

L A

06-05-2018

Major League Soccer

Sporting Kansas City Team Logo Sporting Kansas City

FT 1 - 0

(HT 1 - 0)

L H

13-05-2018

Major League Soccer

New York Red Bulls Team Logo New York Red Bulls

FT 1 - 2

(HT 0 - 1)

L A

19-05-2018

Major League Soccer

New York City FC Team Logo New York City FC

FT 4 - 0

(HT 1 - 0)

L H

27-05-2018

Major League Soccer

Portland Timbers Team Logo Portland Timbers

FT 2 - 3

(HT 1 - 2)

L H

02-06-2018

Major League Soccer

Vancouver Whitecaps Team Logo Vancouver Whitecaps

FT 1 - 2

(HT 1 - 2)

L A

07-06-2018

US Open Cup

Nashville SC

FT 2 - 0

(HT 1 - 0)

L A

10-06-2018

Major League Soccer

Houston Dynamo Team Logo Houston Dynamo

FT 2 - 0

(HT 2 - 0)

D H

14-06-2018

Major League Soccer

Chicago Fire Team Logo Chicago Fire

FT 2 - 2

(HT 2 - 2)

Seattle Sounders FC Form Guide

Seattle Sounders FC Team Logo

Seattle Sounders FC

Won

3

Draw

1

Lost

6
W H

22-04-2018

Major League Soccer

Minnesota United Team Logo Minnesota United

FT 3 - 1

(HT 2 - 0)

L A

30-04-2018

Major League Soccer

Los Angeles FC

FT 1 - 0

(HT 0 - 0)

D H

05-05-2018

Major League Soccer

Columbus Crew Team Logo Columbus Crew

FT 0 - 0

(HT 0 - 0)

W A

10-05-2018

Major League Soccer

Toronto FC Team Logo Toronto FC

FT 1 - 2

(HT 1 - 1)

L A

13-05-2018

Major League Soccer

Portland Timbers Team Logo Portland Timbers

FT 1 - 0

(HT 0 - 0)

L H

26-05-2018

Major League Soccer

Real Salt Lake Team Logo Real Salt Lake

FT 0 - 1

(HT 0 - 0)

L A

03-06-2018

Major League Soccer

Real Salt Lake Team Logo Real Salt Lake

FT 2 - 0

(HT 0 - 0)

L A

07-06-2018

US Open Cup

Sacramento Republic FC Team Logo Sacramento Republic FC

FT 2 - 1

(HT 0 - 0)

W H

10-06-2018

Major League Soccer

DC United Team Logo DC United

FT 2 - 1

(HT 0 - 0)

L A

14-06-2018

Major League Soccer

New York Red Bulls Team Logo New York Red Bulls

FT 2 - 1

(HT 1 - 0)

Colorado Rapids Preview

Colorado Rapids continue their rise up the Eastern Conference table, but it has been largely down to the home form. After having tasted just one win in the opening four home matches, Colorado have now managed four wins in the last five at the Dick’s Sporting Goods Park. Despite possessing one of the best MLS goalkeepers in the form of Tim Howard, the club has not kept a clean sheet in the last five league games. The club’s scoring record has improved with eight goals in the last five games. Kevin Doyle is now level with Dominique Badji at the top scorers list with four goals.

Colorado Rapids Team News

The revival in form shown by Seattle Sounders during May appears to have dissipated, as the club has managed just a solitary win in the last five games. The primary reason for this poor form is results on the road, which have been extremely poor in recent matches. Since the spectacular thrashing of LA Galaxy towards the end of April, Seattle Sounders have taken just one point from the last five away games. Clint Dempsey and Will Bruin are the top scorers for the club with five goals each this season.

Seattle Sounders FC Preview

Bobby Burling (foot) is the only player unavailable for Colorado Rapids manager Pablo Mastroeni.

Seattle Sounders FC Team News

Seattle Sounders manager Brian Schmetzer does not have any injury or suspension worries coming into this match.

Colorado Rapids Last 10 Games Stats

Win Draw Loss

AVG Goals

0.7

BTTS

Over 0.5

Over 1.5

Over 2.5

Over 3.5

BTTS+Win

BTTS+Draw

BTTS+Lose

Cleansheets

H/T Win

Won to Nil

Seattle Sounders FC Last 10 Games Stats

Win Draw Loss

AVG Goals

0.9

BTTS

Over 0.5

Over 1.5

Over 2.5

Over 3.5

BTTS+Win

BTTS+Draw

BTTS+Lose

Cleansheets

H/T Win

Won to Nil

Colorado Rapids vs Seattle Sounders FC Sidelined Players