D.C. United vs Austin FC Prediction, 4/16/2022 MLS Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: D.C. United vs Austin FC
Date: Saturday, April 16, 2022
Location: Audi Field in Washington, D.C.
Odds/Point Spread: D.C. (-105) Austin (+260)
Sebastian Driussi and Austin FC (3-2-1, 4th in Western Conference) travel to Audi Field on Saturday where they'll take on D.C. United (2-0-3, 10th in Eastern Conference). The starting goaltenders will be Bill Hamid for D.C. United and Brad Stuver for Austin FC. Austin FC is priced at +260 while the Black-and-Red are at -105. The total is set at 2.5.
D.C. took the field against Atlanta in their most recent match and went home with a loss by a final score of 1-0. The Black-and-Red tried 20 dribbles in this matchup and were successful in 10 of those dribbles for a percentage of 50.0%. When discussing the passing game, they ended the game with a 77.7% received passes rate by completing 278 out of their 358 pass targets in their last outing.
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In relation to shooting accuracy, D.C. wrapped this game up at a 20.0% clip by putting 2 SoT of 10 shots. D.C. averages 1.00 goal per 90 (5 goals in total) and have earned 1 assists in all competitions for this campaign.
Ola Kamara is a guy who should impact this matchup for D.C. United. Kamara has been a starter in 243 matchups in his career and he scores 0.54 goals per 90 mins. The forward born in Norway has 135 goals scored in 22,531 minutes played. He has 27 assists while tallying 12 yellow card cautions in his pro soccer career.
Another guy who could decide the outcome is Julian Gressel, the defender hailing from Germany. He has assisted on a goal 44 times so far in his career and he has scored 19 goals. Gressel has totaled 12,429 mins in 143 starting assignments and has been handed 16 yellow cards. He is averaging 0.14 goals per 90 mins for his pro soccer career.
The man who is expected to protect the net for D.C. United is Bill Hamid. Hamid (102-68-102 mark in his career) has tallied 80 clean sheets, which leaves him with a 29.1% shutout rate. The keeper born in the United States has had 1,302 shots tried at him in 275 starts. His goals against per 90 mins is 1.29 (350 total goals surrendered) and he has a save % of 73.9. Hamid has seen the field for a total of 24,475 minutes and has 958 saves in his career.
In their last outing, Austin took home the win by a final score of 1-0 against Minnesota. Austin FC finished the match with a 60.0% successful dribble percentage by converting 6 out of the 10 dribbles they pursued. They wrapped up this outing by completing 431 out of their 484 passes they tried earning a rate of 89.0%. Austin had 3 shots on target out of their 11 shots attempted which gave them a 27.3% clip when they last took the field. Having tallied 13 goals and 10 assists for all their games, Austin averages 2.17 goals and 1.67 assists per 90 minutes.
Sebastian Driussi should provide solid play for Austin FC. He sports an average of 0.37 goals per 90 minutes and has had a starting assignment in 144 games in his career. The forward from Argentina has been on the field for 12,310 professional minutes and has scored 51 goals. He has 15 yellow cards during his career and has helped on a goal 26 times. You should also watch out for Diego Fagundez, the forward who represents Uruguay. He has earned 61 goals during his pro soccer career while assisting a teammate on a goal 44 times. Fagundez has been given a total of 34 yellow card cautions in 19,822 mins played (221 starts). His G/90 average in his career is 0.28.
Brad Stuver will be looking after the goal for Austin FC. So far in his career, Stuver has given up 89 goals while tallying 212 saves in 59 starting assignments. He has allowed 1.51 goals per 90 minutes and he has a mark of 20-10-29. He sports a save percentage of 71.3 and his clean sheet rate sits at 16.9%. Stuver has earned 10 clean sheets while he has seen 300 shots tried against him in 5,310 career mins.
Who will win tonight's soccer game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take D.C. (-105)
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