Seattle Sounders FC vs Sporting KC Prediction, 6/25/2022 MLS Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Seattle Sounders FC vs Sporting KC
Date: Saturday, June 25, 2022
Location: Lumen Field in Seattle, WA
Odds/Point Spread: Seattle (-143) Kansas City (+400)
Lumen Field is the venue where Johnny Russell and Sporting KC (4-4-9, 12th in Western Conference) will play the Seattle Sounders FC (6-2-6, 7th in Western Conference) on Saturday. The goalkeepers protecting the net will be Stefan Frei for the Seattle Sounders FC and Tim Melia for Sporting KC. Sporting Kansas City is priced at +400 while the Sounders are at -143. The over/under is set at 2.5.
Seattle stepped onto the pitch against Los Angeles in their last game and got the draw with a final of 1-1. In the passing game, they earned a 94.3% rate by connecting on 430 out of their 456 passing attempts last match. The Sounders tried 14 dribbles in this game and converted 6 of the tries for a percentage of 42.9%.
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In terms of shooting accuracy, Seattle walked away from the pitch at a 38.5% rate by putting 5 shots on target of 13 total shots. Seattle is averaging 1.36 goals per 90 min (19 goals in total) and are sitting with 11 assists in all matches this year.
Nicolas Lodeiro is a player who can be a difference maker for the Seattle Sounders FC. He has 54 assists while earning 27 yellow cards during his soccer career. Lodeiro has been in the starting lineup in 164 games in his pro soccer career while he scores 0.26 goals per 90 mins. The midfielder from Uruguay has racked up 43 goals scored in 15,129 professional minutes.
Another guy who could decide the outcome is Fredy Montero, the forward born in Colombia. Montero has played 24,611 mins during 270 starts and has been given 51 yellow card warnings. He has assisted on a goal 44 times thus far in his career and he has scored 120 total goals. He is averaging 0.44 G/90 during his pro soccer career.
The man who is expected to protect the net for Seattle Sounders FC will be Stefan Frei. Frei has defended the goal for 29,406 mins and has 1,054 saves in his career. His goals allowed per 90 minutes is 1.28 (419 goals given up) and his save percentage is 72.8. The goalie hailing from Switzerland has had 1,461 shots attempted against him in 327 career starting assignments. Frei (141-75-110 record during his career) has totaled 88 shutouts, which leaves him with a 26.9% shutout percentage.
When they last stepped on the pitch, Kansas City walked away with a victory by a final of 2-1 against Nashville. They wrapped up this match by connecting on 306 of the 374 attempted passes earning a percentage of 81.8%. Sporting KC ended the game with a 50.0% successful dribble percentage by completing 5 out of the 10 dribbles they pursued. Kansas City landed 4 shots on target out of the team's 8 shots attempted earning them a 50.0% rate in their last outing. With a total of 15 goals and 8 assists in all their contests, Kansas City has an average of 0.88 goals and 0.47 assists per 90.
Johnny Russell should be someone to watch for Sporting KC. He scores 0.33 goals per 90 minutes and has been a starter in 334 contests during his career. The forward from Scotland has totaled 29,587 mins while scoring 109 goals. He has accumulated 31 yellow cards in his career and has helped on a goal 56 times. You should also keep an eye on Roger Espinoza, the defender representing Honduras. Espinoza has been given a total of 72 yellow cards in 25,134 mins played (286 career starts). His goals per 90 minute average so far in his pro soccer career is 0.05. He has tallied 13 goals during his soccer career while helping on a goal 30 times.
Tim Melia will reside in front of the goal for Sporting KC. Melia has totaled 70 clean sheets and has defended 975 shots attempted against him in 20,933 minutes in his career. He holds a save % of 71.0 and his clean sheet rate sits at 30.0%. He has allowed 1.28 goals per 90 while holding a record of 95-58-81. In his pro soccer career, Melia has conceded 298 goals and has tallied 687 saves in 233 starting assignments.
Who will win tonight's MLS game ATS?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Kansas City (+400)
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