Vancouver Whitecaps vs Houston Dynamo prediction: Vancouver is still showing an unconvincing face this season. If they keep playing like this, it is very difficult for them to squeeze into the top 7 of the Western regional rankings. However, Vancouver’s upcoming opponent, Houston, is also under great pressure on the spirit of competition.
- Match date: 02:00 am on 2021/07/21
- Event: MLS
- Stage: Matchday 14th
- Location: BC Place
VANCOUVER WHITECAPS VS HOUSTON DYNAMO PREDICTION: TEAM COMPARISON & TIPS
Playing at home BC Place is an advantage for Vancouver. Will they be able to take advantage to earn their own points?
Vancouver Whitecaps’ form in the last 5 matches: L L D D L
Vancouver is receiving a lot of criticism for their poor performance. Considering this season, 12 is the total number of matches played by this team. However, the best Vancouver can get is only 2 wins. On the contrary, they drew 3 and lost 7 matches. So until now, Vancouver has exactly 9 points. With that meager score, they are at the bottom of the table in the Western region.
The incompetence in play is also being clearly shown by Vancouver in the last matches. Specifically, with the past 5 matches, The Village earned exactly 2 draws. The remaining 3 matches they all had to lose, accounting for 60%. By extension, Vancouver is on an eight-match winless streak. Recently, coach Marc Dos Santos’s team lost to Salt Lake 0-4 at home.
Houston Dynamo’s form in the last 5 matches: D D D D L
Houston is also one of the teams that receive a lot of criticism when they are showing a less convincing performance. After 13 matches played, the number of victories that Houston has is 3. Notably, this team only lost 4 times. So Houston’s problem lies in the fact that they draw too much with 6 games. Up to the present time, El Naranja is ranked 8th in the Western region with 15 points.
Like the opponent, Houston also did not win in the last 5 games played. The best result they got was 4 draws and 1 loss. Expanding on previous games, 6 is Houston’s consecutive winless streak. So the mentality of this team is also weighed down. Recently as a guest of Seattle, Tab Ramos and his students lost 0-2.
Select: Houston FT.
In the past 10 years, the total number of direct confrontations between the two teams is 19. In which Vancouver is having better results when earning 9 victories. In contrast, Houston is not inferior with 7 times defeating the opponent. Thus, only 3 matches ended with a draw.
If looking at recent times, the two teams are in balance. Each side has earned themselves 2 victories in the last 5 encounters. The last time they competed, Houston won 2-1 at home.
Select: Draw FT.
In 19 matches between the two teams, the total number of goals scored is 52. Thus, the respective scoring efficiency is 2.73 goals/match. Notably, that number has increased to 3.6 goals/match if only the last 5 matches are counted. So the next match promises to explode.
At the moment, the defense is the weak point of these two teams. After 13 games played, Houston has conceded 19 times. On the other side of the front line, Vancouver also lost 22 goals after 12 matches.
With Over/Under 2.25, Vancouver’s last 5 matches have won 5 Over times, corresponding to a rate of 100%. On the Houston side, Over won once in the last 5 matches they attended.
Select: Over 2.25 FT.
Vancouver Whitecaps vs Houston Dynamo Prediction: Vancouver 2-2 Houston FT (1-1 H1).
The above is information about the prediction in the 14th match of MLS between Vancouver Whitecaps vs Houston Dynamo on 2021/07/21 of the CMD368 bookie.