Houston Dynamo vs Sporting KC Prediction, 10/3/2020 Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Houston Dynamo vs Sporting KC
Date: Saturday, October 3, 2020
Location: BBVA Stadium in Houston, TX
TV: FOX Sports KC
Odds/Point Spread: Houston (+120) Kansas City (+180)
BBVA Stadium is the site where Johnny Russell and Sporting KC (6-2-5, 3rd in the Western Conference) will play the Houston Dynamo (3-7-4, 10th in the Western Conference) on Saturday. The goalkeepers protecting the net are Marko Maric for the Houston Dynamo and Tim Melia for Sporting KC. The Dynamo are priced at +120 while Sporting Kansas City is at +180. The over/under has been set at 3.
Houston controls possession for 48.8% of matches while successfully dribbling 58.1% of the time (19th in MLS). They have attempted 194 shots at their opponents with 69 of them being on target, which calculates to a 35.6% shots on target percentage. The Dynamo as a team have 21 goals this year, which ranks 11th in the league. They have caught 5,560 passes on 6,410 targets for the campaign, giving them a receiving percentage of 86.7%.
Carlos Darwin Quintero is a player who can be a difference maker for Houston Dynamo. He has accounted for 84 assists while tallying 52 yellow card warnings in his pro soccer career. Quintero has started 282 outings during his career and he scores 0.33 goals per 90 mins. The forward who represents Colombia has 92 goals scored in 25,291 mins. Memo Rodriguez is a guy who should be able to impact this match for Houston Dynamo. He has accounted for 13 assists while tallying 12 yellow cards in his career. Rodriguez has been in the starting lineup in 69 games during his pro soccer career and he tallies 0.34 G/90. The midfielder from the United States has earned 24 goals scored in 6,366 professional minutes played.
The guy who will defend the goal for Houston is Marko Maric. Maric has defended the goal for a total of 9,180 mins and has 234 saves during his MLS career. His goals against per 90 minutes is 1.48 (151 goals given up) and he has a save percentage of .679. The goalkeeper from Croatia has seen 343 shots tried against him in 102 career starting assignments. Maric (28-36-38 mark during his career) has totaled 21 clean sheets, which has earned him a 20.6% shutout percentage.
Sporting KC have had success dribbling 60.2% of the time so far this season while accumulating 23 goals. They have earned a receiving percentage of 88.1% while controlling possession of the ball 52.1% of the time. Kansas City has totaled 5,985 targets so far this season (16th in the league) and they have 5,270 successful received passes. They have connected on 27.6% of their SOT on 196 total shots.
Johnny Russell is a guy who should impact this matchup for Sporting KC. Russell has started 287 outings in his career and scores 0.32 goals per 90 minutes. The forward from Scotland has earned 90 goals in 25,474 professional minutes. He has totaled 47 assists while earning 25 yellow card cautions in his MLS career. Alan Pulido is a guy who should be able to impact this match for Sporting KC. Pulido has been in the starting lineup in 135 matchups in his pro soccer career and scores 0.42 goals per 90 mins. The forward who represents Mexico has racked up 61 goals in 13,119 minutes. He has totaled 21 assists while earning 17 yellow cards so far in his pro soccer career.
The guy who will defend the goal for Sporting KC will be Tim Melia. Melia (72-47-64 mark in his career) has earned 55 clean sheets, which leaves him with a 30.2% shutout percentage. The goalie from the United States has seen 794 shots tried against him in 182 career starts. His goals allowed per 90 mins is 1.29 (234 total goals conceded) and he has earned a save percentage of .719. Melia has played for 16,343 mins and has 569 saves so far in his pro soccer career.
Who will win tonight's MLS game ATS?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Kansas City (+180)
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