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Real Salt Lake vs Rapids Predictions & Best Bets | Picking Against the Spread

Posted: Jul 8, 2022Last updated: Jul 13, 2022

It’s an 8:00 pm MT kick-off at Rio Tinto Stadium on Saturday as Real Salt Lake (8-5-5; 29 points), currently in 3rd place in the league, host Rapids (5-8-4; 19 points), who are in 12th place in the league. Salt Lake, may have won in five of the most recent nine matches, but this match sees them playing in front of their own fans.

Real Salt Lake and Rapids’ most recent encounter occurred in April 3, 2022 with the match ending in a 1-1 stalemate between the two. Salt Lake have a record of 5-4-1 in their last matches against Rapids. Salt Lake have scored 22 goals across these head-to-head matches compared to Colorado’s 12.

Real Salt Lake vs Rapids Prediction

FanDuel have the Real Salt Lake as strong favorites going into this match with odds of -115, while the Rapids are +270 outsiders. 2 total goals are predicted.

With a record of eight wins, five losses and five draws after 18 games, Real Salt Lake head into this game in 3rd place in the league. The team has won in five of the latest nine matches, netting a total of 22 goals so far while conceding 22. This has largely been because of the accomplishments of Bobby Wood, who has three goals, and Sergio Cordova who has three. In their last game they took all three points from Minnesota United 3-2.

Rapids have a tally of 19 points so far this campaign and will maximize every opportunity in front of them. They fell to Austin FC 2-3 last Tuesday. The squad has had seven losses in the most recent twelve matches and to date, they’ve managed five wins, eight losses and four draws. When they have done well, it’s mostly been because of the agility displayed by Diego Rubio and Jonathan Lewis. Can the pair steer Colorado to a win here?

The latest squad news is that Real Salt Lake have no injured players ruled out Rapids have ruled out zero players so far

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Moneyline Pick: Real Salt Lake (-115) at FanDuel

Salt Lake are considered the favorite per oddsmakers. The club enters this matchup with a recent win percentage of 50% in their last 10 games (five wins). In comparison, Colorado have a win percentage of 30% in their last 10 games (three wins).

Real Salt Lake vs Rapids Betting Odds

  • Moneyline: Real Salt Lake (-115), Rapids (+270)
  • Spread: Real Salt Lake -0.5 (-103), Rapids 0.5 (-123)
  • Over/Under: Under 2.5 Goals (-115), Over 2.5 Goals (-125)

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Real Salt Lake vs Rapids Betting Trends

  • Win-Loss record last 10 games: Real Salt Lake 5-3-2, Rapids 3-5-2
  • Home/Road Splits: Real Salt Lake (8-5-5), Rapids (5-8-4)
  • Head-To-Head: Real Salt Lake’s record is 5-4-1 in their last 27 matches against Rapids
  • Type of Match: League

Over/Under Pick: Under 2.5 Total Goals (-115) at BetMGM

Salt Lake have bagged an average of 0.6 goals per game over their last 10 matches. Colorado have averaged 0.8 goals per game over their last 10 matches in comparison.

Spread Pick: Real Salt Lake -0.5 Goals (-103) at BetMGM

For the bet to be a winner, Real Salt Lakewill need towin by the amount of the spread or more in order to cover.

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