It’s an 8:00 pm CT kick-off at Children’s Mercy Park on Saturday as Sporting KC (3-7-4; 13 points), currently in 13th place in the league, host Vancouver Whitecaps (3-7-2; 11 points), who are in 14th place in the league. Kansas City, who have four draws in six matches, head into this clash with vital home advantage.
Sporting KC and Vancouver Whitecaps last encountered each other in April 3, 2022 and the match resulted in a 1-0 win for wizards. Kansas City have a record of 5-3-2 in their last matches against Vancouver Whitecaps. Kansas City have outscored Whitecaps across these head-to-head matches, scoring 24 goals to their seven.
Sporting KC vs Vancouver Whitecaps Prediction
FanDuel have the Sporting KC as strong favorites going into this match with odds of -145, while the Vancouver Whitecaps are +340 outsiders. 2 total goals are predicted.
Sporting KC step into this game in 13th place in the league having secured three wins, seven losses and four draws in their last 14 matches. The team has had four draws in the last six matches and have netted a total of 13 so far, conceding 25. This has generally been due to the performances of Johnny Russell, who has four goals, and Daniel Salloi who has four. In their last match, Sporting KC drew with San Jose Earthquakes 1-1.
Vancouver Whitecaps have a tally of 11 points so far this campaign and will maximize every opportunity in front of them. They beat Charlotte FC 2-1 last Sunday. The squad has had seven losses in the most recent twelve matches and to date, they’ve earned three wins, seven losses and two draws. When they have managed to win, it’s generally been because of the talent exemplified by Lucas Cavallini and Brian White. Can the pair guide Whitecaps to success here?
The latest squad news is that Sporting KC will be missing Alan Pulido, Gadi Kinda and Ozzie Cisneros. Vancouver Whitecaps will be without Thomas Hasal, Tristan Blackmon and Caio Alexandre.
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Moneyline Pick: Sporting KC (-145) at FanDuel
Kansas City are considered to be the favorite according to the market. The club could be experiencing a more fruitful month, coming into the matchup with a recent win percentage that’s been pretty subpar. In comparison Whitecaps have a win percentage of 50% this May (two wins, one loss and one draw).
Sporting KC vs Vancouver Whitecaps Betting Odds
- Moneyline: Sporting KC (-145), Vancouver Whitecaps (+340)
- Spread: Sporting KC -0.5 (-138), Vancouver Whitecaps 0.5 (+109)
- Over/Under: Under 2.5 Goals (-115), Over 2.5 Goals (-125)
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Sporting KC vs Vancouver Whitecaps Betting Trends
- Record last 10 games: Sporting KC 2-4-4, Vancouver Whitecaps 3-6-1
- Home/Road Split: Sporting KC (3-7-4), Vancouver Whitecaps (3-7-2)
- Head-To-Head: Sporting KC’s record is 5-3-2 in their last 12 matches against the Vancouver Whitecaps
- Match Type: League
Over/Under Pick: Under 2.5 Total Goals (-115) at BetMGM
Kansas City have averaged 1.2 goals per game up through now this month. Whitecaps have recorded an average of 1.1 goals per game so far this month in comparison.
Spread Pick: Sporting KC -0.5 Goals (-138) at FOX Bet
For the bet to be a winner, Sporting KC must win by the amount of the spread or more.