Sporting Kansas City plays its 33rd Major League Soccer match on Wednesday at 9:30 p.m. against Minnesota United at Children’s Mercy Park. Sporting Kansas City came into this after a 2-0 win over Chicago Fire over the weekend. They led 2-0 after six minutes and controlled the game from there. That ended a winless streak and now they face a Minnesota team that was defeated away.
Adrian Heath’s Minnesota remains inside the top seven and playoff spots, but they come into this after a season with very little scoring. They have appeared in 22 games with a combined total of 49 goals.
Check out all about the Major League Soccer group stage, plus an analysis of each of the teams and the betting odds for the US tournament.
Betting line and relevant MLS match information:
Where: Children’s Mercy Park | Kansas City
Time: 19:30 E.T
Moneyline Odds: Sporting KC -140 | Minnesota U +290
Draw Odds: +275
Where to watch: ESPN Play, Star +
How Sporting Kansas City are coming into the MLS showdown:
Sporting Kansas City head into Matchday 33 on the back of a 2-0 home win over Chicago Fire at Children’s Mercy Park, with goals from Mauri and Russell. Since the start of the competition, the home side have picked up 43 points after winning 12 of their 24 matches, scoring 39 goals and conceding 26. The team is in second place in the table.
How Minnesota United are coming into the MLS showdown:
Minnesota United, coached by Adrian Heath, were defeated 1-0 in their last match against Seattle Sounders. Minnesota have won eight of their 22 Major League Soccer matches to date, scoring 24 goals and conceding 25. They are sixth in the overall standings with 31 points.
Prediction for the matchday in MLS between Sporting KC and Minnesota United:
We feel Sporting Kansas City could well get on the scoreboard at least twice when they compete against Minnesota United, who could find it difficult to get on the scoreboard. We predict a comfortable 2-0 scoreline for Sporting Kansas City when all is said and done.