Vancouver Whitecaps vs Real Salt Lake Predictions & Best Bets | Picking Against the Spread
In 12th place in the league right now, Vancouver Whitecaps (4-7-2; 14 points) welcome Real Salt Lake (7-3-4; 25 points), who are in 3rd place in the league, at BC Place on Saturday. Kick off is at 4:00 pm PT. Whitecaps, may have had seven losses in the last 13 matches, but this clash sees them playing in front of their own supporters.
Vancouver Whitecaps and Real Salt Lake last encountered each other in August 30, 2021 and the match ended in a 4-1 win for the Village. Whitecaps have a record of 7-3-0 in their last matches against Real Salt Lake. Whitecaps have outscored Salt Lake across these head-to-head matches, scoring 15 goals to their 16.
Vancouver Whitecaps vs Real Salt Lake Prediction
The bookmakers are in no doubt about who will win this game. FanDuel have the Vancouver Whitecaps as big favorites with odds of +140, while the Real Salt Lake are +170. 2 total goals are predicted.
Vancouver Whitecaps head into this game in 12th place in the league having secured four wins, seven losses and two draws in their last 13 matches. The squad has had seven losses in the latest thirteen matches and have netted a total of 14 so far, conceding 23. This has principally been due to the vigor demonstrated by Lucas Cavallini, who has four goals, and Brian White who has two. In their most recent match, Vancouver Whitecaps lost against Sporting KC 0-1.
Real Salt Lake have a tally of 25 points so far this campaign and are also a team in the top three. They took all three points from Houston Dynamo 3-0 last Sunday. The squad has experienced some painful losses and thrilling wins recently and to date, they’ve recorded seven wins, three losses and four draws. When they have managed to win, it’s mostly been because of the accomplishments of Justen Glad and Bobby Wood. Can the pair guide Salt Lake to a win here?
Going into this match, Vancouver Whitecaps will be missing Thomas Hasal, Tristan Blackmon and Russell Teibert. Real Salt Lake will be without Bret Halsey, Damir Kreilach, Jonathan Menendez and Zack Farnsworth.
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Moneyline Pick: Vancouver Whitecaps (+140) at FanDuel
Whitecaps are considered to be the favorite according to the market. The squad starts the month from a position of strength with a recent win percentage of 60% (three wins, one loss and one draw). In contrast Salt Lake have a win percentage that’s been delicated.
Vancouver Whitecaps vs Real Salt Lake Betting Odds
- Moneyline: Vancouver Whitecaps (+140), Real Salt Lake (+170)
- Spread: Vancouver Whitecaps -0.5 (+142), Real Salt Lake 0.5 (-181)
- Over/Under: Under 2.5 Goals (-130), Over 2.5 Goals (-110)
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Vancouver Whitecaps vs Real Salt Lake Betting Trends
- Win-Loss record last 10 games: Vancouver Whitecaps 4-5-1, Real Salt Lake 4-3-3
- Home/Road Splits: Vancouver Whitecaps (4-7-2), Real Salt Lake (7-3-4)
- Head-To-Head: Vancouver Whitecaps’ record is 7-3-0 in their last 12 matches against the Real Salt Lake
- Type of Match: League
Over/Under Pick: Under 2.5 Total Goals (-130) at BetMGM
Whitecaps averaged 1.2 goals per game last month. By comparison, Salt Lake bagged an average of 0.75 goals per game last month.
Spread Pick: Vancouver Whitecaps -0.5 Goals (+142) at BetMGM
For the bet to be a winner, Vancouver Whitecaps must win by the amount of the spread or more.