Seattle Sounders FC vs. FC Dallas Prediction, Preview and Odds - 6/4/21
The Seattle Sounders will be trying to snap their two-game losing streak when they face FC Dallas on Wednesday night. The Sounders are coming off a 1-0 loss to San Jose. Dallas is coming off a surprising 2-1 win over Sporting Kansas City.
Seattle is 5-2-3 in its last 10 games against Dallas.
Sounders Trying To Increase Conference Lead
The Sounders have played well this season and they currently lead the Western Conference with 32 points through 17 games. However, they lost their last two games and they’ve seen their lead in the conference drop to two points over Sporting Kansas city. They will try to increase their conference lead with a win over Dallas, which will give them their second win in their last five games.
Seattle is one of the best offensive teams in the league, with 25 goals in 17 games, they failed to score a goal in their last game, with three of their 11 shots on target.
Raúl Ruidíaz leads Seattle with 11 goals. Brad Smith has three goals and three assists, while João Paulo leads the team with four assists.
Seattle’s defense is also one of the best in the league, giving up 13 goals so far. They gave up one goal in their last game and will need to keep it up if they want to get the win.
Dallas Going For Third Consecutive Win
Dallas bounced back from their two-game losing streak by winning their last two games. They will try to keep the momentum going with a win over Seattle, which will give them their third win in a row and second consecutive road win.
Dallas is an average offensive team with 20 goals in 16 games. They scored two goals in their last game, with five of their 12 shots on target.
Paxton Pomykal and Jesús Ferreira scored a goal apiece for Dallas, while Ryan Hollingshead and Szabolcs Schön picked up an assist.
Dallas isn’t very good defensively, with the team giving up 24 goals so far. They gave up one goal in their last game and will need another solid defensive effort if they want to win this game.
Side: Seattle Sounders -125
Dallas is coming off a big road win against Kansas City and will likely be susceptible to a letdown after a big win. They have picked up the pace defensively in recent games, but they are still shaky on the road with only one win in eight road games. They are facing a Seattle team that is great defensively and is coming off an embarrassing loss to San Jose, so expect the Sounders to bounce back with a better performance and pick up the win.
Total: Over 2.5
The Sounders are averaging 1.47 goals per game and 1.7 goals per game at home. They averaged 1.66 goals per game in their last three games against Dallas. With Dallas giving up two goals per game on the road, the Sounders will go over their average in this game. Dallas is averaging 1.25 goals per game and 0.85 goals per game on the road. They averaged one goal per game in their last three games against the Sounders. With Seattle giving up 1.14 goals per game at home, Dallas will score enough goals to push the score over the total. Dallas and Seattle played under the total in two of their last three meetings.