Minnesota United FC vs Real Salt Lake Prediction, 9/6/2020 Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Minnesota United FC vs Real Salt Lake
Date: Sunday, September 6, 2020
Location: Allianz Field in Saint Paul, MN
TV: Fox Sports North
Odds/Point Spread: Minnesota (-120) Salt Lake (+275)
Allianz Field is the site where Albert Rusnak and Real Salt Lake (2-5-1, 7th in the Western Conference) will take on Minnesota United (3-2-3, 4th in the Western Conference) on Sunday. The starting goalkeepers will be Greg Ranjitsingh for Minnesota United and Zac MacMath for Real Salt Lake. The Loons are priced at -120 while RSL is at +275. The O/U opens at 2.75.
Minnesota has been able to control possession for 47.3% of contests while dribbling successfully 59.2% of the time (15th in MLS). They have tried 102 shots at the goal with 38 on target, which is a 37.3% SOT percentage. The Loons as a team have accumulated 12 goals for the season, which has them 13th in the league. They have caught 2,914 passes on 3,405 targets on the campaign, which gives them a receiving percentage of 85.6%.
Osvaldo Alonso is a guy who should be able to impact this game for the Loons. Alonso has had a starting assignment in 322 contests so far in his career and tallies 0.05 goals per 90 minutes. The midfielder who hails from Cuba has tallied 16 goals scored (130th among active players) in 28,285 professional minutes played. He has 15 assists while accumulating 68 yellow card cautions during his MLS career. Someone else who should impact this match is Jan Gregus, the midfielder who is from Slovakia. He has helped on a goal 25 times during his MLS career and he has scored 16 goals. Gregus has been on the field for 15,698 minutes in 172 career starts and has been given 36 yellow card warnings. He scores 0.09 G/90 thus far in his career (201st among active MLS players).
The man who is expected to protect the net for Minnesota is Greg Ranjitsingh. Ranjitsingh has defended the goal for a total of 7,246 mins and has earned 189 stops during his MLS career. His goals allowed per 90 mins is 1.09 (88 goals given up) and his save percentage is .703. The goalie from Trinidad and Tobago has seen 269 shots attempted against him in 82 career starts. Ranjitsingh (39-24-18 mark during his career) has earned 32 clean sheets, which gives him a 39.0% clean sheet percentage.
Salt Lake has 3,764 targets on the year (12th in the league) and they have 3,343 completed passes. They have a receiving percentage of 88.8% while controlling possession of the ball 56% of the time. RSL have dribbled successfully 62.8% of the time so far this year while earning 13 goals. The have hit on 31.7% of their SOT on 104 shots.
Albert Rusnak will be someone to watch for Salt Lake. The midfielder who represents Slovakia has played 14,242 minutes while he has scored 40 goals (53rd among active MLS players). He has tallied 13 yellow cards in his MLS career and has assisted a teammate on a goal 29 times. He scores 0.25 goals per 90 minutes and has been given a starting assignment in 284 outings thus far in his career. Make sure to watch out for Damir Kreilach, the midfielder who was born in Croatia. He has accounted for 74 goals so far in his career while assisting a teammate on a goal 26 times. Kreilach has earned himself a total of 59 yellow cards in 27,678 professional minutes played (313 starts). His goals per 90 average so far in his career is 0.24 (106th among active MLS players).
Zac MacMath will be residing in front of the net for RSL. In his pro soccer career, MacMath has surrendered 191 goals while he has earned 430 saves in 145 starts. He has conceded 1.31 goals per 90 minutes and he has a mark of 48-43-54. He has a save % of .698 and his shutout rate is 26.9%. MacMath has racked up 39 clean sheets while he has defended 616 shots attempted against him in 13,163 minutes throughout his career.
Who will win tonight's MLS game ATS?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Salt Lake (+275)
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