Minnesota United FC vs. Colorado Rapids Prediction, Preview, and Odds - 10/10/21
Minnesota United will be trying to put an end to their two-game winless streak when they face the Colorado Rapids on Sunday afternoon. United is coming off a 0-0 draw against FC Dallas. The Rapids are coming off a 3-0 loss to Seattle.
Colorado is 5-1-4 in its last 10 games against Minnesota.
United Going For Third Consecutive Home Win
Minnesota United has played well in recent weeks, with two wins and one draw in their last four games. They are currently seventh in the Western Conference standings, one point behind the LA Galaxy and Real Salt Lake. They will try to move into fifth place with a win over the Rapids, which will give them their third straight home win.
Minnesota has struggled offensively, scoring 30 goals in 27 games. They failed to score a goal in their last game, despite having six of their 17 shots on target.
Robin Lod leads Minnesota with seven goals. Emanuel Reynoso has four goals, while Franco Fragapane leads the team with seven assists.
Minnesota has done a better job defensively, giving up 32 goals so far. They didn’t give up a goal in their last game and will need a similar effort if they want to win this game.
Rapids Going For Second Win In Three Games
The Rapids followed up their 3-0 win over Austin with a 3-0 loss to Seattle in their last game. They will try to bounce back from the loss with a win over United, which will give them their second win in their last three games.
Colorado is a good offensive team, scoring 38 goals in 27 games. They didn’t score a goal in their last game, even though five of their 10 shots were on target.
Michael Barrios leads Colorado with seven goals. Jonathan Lewis has five goals, while Jack Price leads the team with 11 assists.
Colorado is one of the best defensive teams in the league, giving up 27 goals so far. They gave up three goals in their last game and will need a significantly better performance if they want to get the win.
Side: Minnesota United +120
The Rapids have played well on the road, but they have only one win in their last four road contests. They lost their scoring touch during the stretch, scoring only four goals and will have a hard time scoring against United, who have given up only one goal in their last five home games. Scoring hasn’t been a problem for United, who scored seven goals in their last five home games. With Colorado giving up five goals in their last three road games, expect United to score a few goals and pick up the win.
Total: Under 2.5
Minnesota is averaging 1.11 goals per game and 1.3 goals per game at home. They averaged 1.66 goals per game in their last three games against the Rapids. With Colorado giving up one goal per game, United will hit their average in this game. The Rapids are averaging 1.4 goals per game and 1.23 goals per game on the road. They averaged 1.66 goals per game in their last three games against United. With United giving up one goal per game at home, the Rapids won’t score enough goals to push the score over the total.