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Minnesota United FC vs. Sporting Kansas City Online MLS Betting Odds

Posted by: Anthony Yaylor
Minnesota United FC vs. Sporting Kansas City

The 2018 online MLS betting season continues this weekend with a flurry of eye-catching matchups. One pairing worth betting on this weekend has to be the Minnesota United FC vs. Sporting Kansas City matchup. Considering how dominant Kansas City has been this year, we can expect a Sporting blowout this weekend. Let’s check on the online betting odds to see what the bookies are predicting.

Minnesota United FC vs. Sporting Kansas City – Saturday, August 25th  

When: 8:30 pm ET

Where: Children’s Mercy Park, Kansas City, Kansas

TV: ESPN+

Stream: Watch ESPN

Online MLS Betting Odds:

Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Sporting Kansas City -1,-1½ (-150) 3,3½ (-113) -369
Minnesota United FC +1,+1½ (+135) 3,3½ (-107) +641
LA Galaxy/Seattle Sounders FC Draw +404
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Minnesota United FC         

Coming into this matchup sporting a 9-2-14 record, it’s looking like Minnesota will be missing out on this year’s postseason. Right now the club is sitting on 29-points on the season. The 6th seeded Portland Timbers are sitting on 37 on the year. With that in mind, it’s clear Minnesota will have a hard time bridging that 8-point gap. After all, the club has picked up but a single win in their last 5 matchups. Last season Minnesota finished 19th in the MLS and by the looks of it, they’ll be right at the bottom of the league once again. Furthermore, Minnesota United FC’s -12 goal differential on the year makes it perfectly clear that they have some defensive issues. Kansas City will be looking to capitalize on those issues this Saturday.

Players to Watch: Darwin Quintero (19 GP, 10 G, 7 A), Miguel Ibarra (24 GP, 6 G, 6 A), and Ibson (23 GP, 4 G, 1 A).

Sporting Kansas City

Coming into this matchup with a 12-6-6 record, it’s easy to see why Sporting Kansas City is pegged as this weekend’s betting favorite. All in all their 42 points on the season puts them in an excellent position within the Western Conference. Right now FC Dallas leads the West with 46 points on the year but Sporting isn’t too far behind. This matchup will be the third time this season these two clubs have crossed paths. So far Sporting has gotten the best of Minnesota since they beat them once and drew against them the other time.

Players to Watch: Johnny Russell (21 GP, 8 G, 3 A), Daniel Salloi (22 GP, 7 G, 7 A), and Diego Rubio (14 GP, 6 G, 3 A).

Minnesota United FC vs. Sporting Kansas City Betting Predictions

Trends

  • Minnesota United FC has posted a 1-1-10 SU record on the road this season
  • Minnesota United FC has posted a 0-1-3 SU record on the road in their last 4 away games
  • The TOTAL has gone OVER in 7 of Minnesota’s 13 away games this season
  • Sporting Kansas City has posted 7-3-2 SU record at home this season
  • Sporting Kansas City has posted a 2-1-1 SU record at home this season
  • The TOTAL has gone OVER in 7 of Kansas City’s 11 home games this season
Minnesota United FC vs. Sporting Kansas City Betting Picks

So which way should mobile betting players lean in this Minnesota United FC vs. Sporting Kansas City matchup? All things considered, it’s best to stick with Sporting here. They’re having the better season and will be playing at home. Sign up today to make your online betting prediction!

Score Prediction: 2-0 Sporting.

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