Austin FC vs Real Salt Lake Prediction, 10/2/2021 MLS Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Austin FC vs Real Salt Lake
Date: Saturday, October 2, 2021
Location: Q2 Stadium in Austin, TX
Odds/Point Spread: Austin (+110) Salt Lake (+257)
Cecilio Dominguez and Austin FC (6-4-17, 13th in Western Conference) play Real Salt Lake (11-6-10, 5th in Western Conference) at Q2 Stadium on Saturday. The starting goalkeepers will be Brad Stuver for Austin FC and David Ochoa for Real Salt Lake. Austin FC is priced at +110 while RSL is at +257. The over/under opens at 2.75.
Austin stepped onto the pitch against Colorado in their most recent game and took a loss by a score of 3-0. Austin FC attempted 15 dribbles in this contest and were able to convert 9 of those attempts for a percentage of 60.0%. When talking about passing the ball, they had a 80.5% passes received percentage by connecting on 335 out of their 416 targeted passes last match.
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In terms of shooting accuracy, Austin wrapped this game up at a 50.0% clip by hitting 4 shots on target of 8 total shots. Austin has an average of 1.00 goal per 90 (27 total goals) and are sitting with 21 assists in all games for the season.
Cecilio Dominguez is a player you are going to want to keep your eye on for Austin FC. Dominguez has started 110 matches in his career and he accounts for 0.38 goals per 90 mins. The forward from Paraguay has accumulated 41 goals scored in 9,836 mins played. He has accounted for 12 assists while accumulating 16 yellow card warnings during his career.
One more player who should impact this match is Diego Fagundez, the forward who represents Uruguay. Fagundez has been on the field for 18,779 minutes in 209 career starting assignments and has been given 31 yellow card cautions. He has assisted on a goal 39 times so far in his pro soccer career and he has scored 59 total goals. He has an average of 0.28 goals per 90 during his career.
The guy who will defend the goal for Austin FC is Brad Stuver. Stuver (14-8-24 mark during his soccer career) has tallied 8 clean sheets, which has earned him a 17.4% clean sheet percentage. The goalie hailing from the United States has had 239 shots tried against him in 46 starts. His GA/90 is 1.54 (71 total goals allowed) and he has a save % of 71.1. Stuver has played for a total of 4,140 minutes and has 168 saves in his career.
For their last outing, Salt Lake took a loss by a final score of 6-1 against Portland. They finished the match by converting 429 out of their 494 passes they tried earning a rate of 86.8%. RSL earned a 46.7% successful dribble percentage by completing 7 out of the 15 dribbles they tried. Salt Lake connected on 9 shots on goal out of their 18 shots tried earning them a 50.0% rate in their last outing. With 43 goals and 36 assists in all competitions, Salt Lake is averaging 1.59 goals and 1.33 assists per 90.
Damir Kreilach will need to provide a spark for Real Salt Lake. He averages 0.26 goals per 90 minutes and has been in the starting lineup in 350 matches during his career. The forward from Croatia has been on the field for 31,002 professional minutes while scoring 90 goals. He has tallied 69 yellow card cautions during his pro soccer career and has helped on a goal 31 times. Be sure to keep an eye out for Rubio Rubin, the forward born in the United States. His goals per 90 average during his pro soccer career is 0.29. He has scored 18 goals in his career while assisting a teammate on a goal 10 different times.
David Ochoa will be residing in front of the goal for Real Salt Lake. Ochoa has racked up 8 clean sheets while seeing 181 shots attempted against him in 3,690 mins throughout his career. He holds a save percentage of 67.4 and his clean sheet rate is currently 19.5%. He has surrendered 1.49 goals per 90 minutes while he holds a mark of 17-8-16. During his professional soccer career, Ochoa has allowed 61 goals while earning 124 stops in 41 starting assignments.
Who will win tonight's MLS game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Austin (+110)
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