Sporting Kansas City vs. Real Salt Lake Prediction, Preview, and Odds - 11/7/21
Sporting Kansas City will be trying to snap their two-game losing streak when they face Real Salt Lake on Sunday night. Kansas City is coming off a 3-1 loss to Austin. Real Salt Lake is coming off a 3-1 loss to Portland.
Real Salt Lake is 5-2-3 in its last 10 games against Kansas City.
Kansas City Trying To Clinch Top Seed
Sporting Kansas City lost their last two games, which dropped them to second place in the Western Conference standings. They will try to put an end to the streak with a win over Salt Lake, which will give them the top seed in the conference in the playoffs.
Kansas City is one of the best offensive teams in the league, scoring 58 goals in 33 games. They scored one goal in their last game, with four of their 13 shots on target.
Johnny Russell scored the lone goal for Kansas City, while Luis Martins picked up an assist.
Kansas City has also played well defensively, giving up 38 goals so far. They gave up three goals in their last game and will need to do a better job if they want to get the win.
Real Salt Lake Trying To Clinch Playoff Spot
Real Salt Lake has struggled in recent weeks, with the team losing three of their last four games. They are currently eighth in the Western Conference standings, two points behind LA Galaxy, and will try to clinch the final spot with a win over Kansas City.
Real Salt Lake has played well offensively, scoring 54 goals in 33 games. They scored a goal in their last game, with seven of their 20 shots on target.
Albert Rusnák scored the lone goal for Real Salt Lake in their last game.
Real Salt Lake isn’t very good defensively, giving up 54 goals so far. They gave up three goals in their last game and can’t afford to give up as many goals in this game.
Side: Sporting Kansas City -140
Sporting Kansas City struggled in their last two games, but both games were on the road. They are back at home, where they have won four of their last five games and they’re going up against a team that has struggled in the road and has one of the worst defenses in the league, so go with Kansas City to pick up the win.
Total: Over 3
Sporting Kansas City is averaging 1.75 goals per game and two goals per game at home. They averaged 1.66 goals per game in their last three games against Salt Lake. With Salt Lake giving up 1.63 goals per game, Kansas City will hit their average in this game. Real Salt Lake is averaging 1.63 goals per game and 1.5 goals per game on the road. They averaged one goal per game in their last three games against Kansas City. With Kansas City giving up 1.18 goals per game, Real Salt Lake will score enough goals to push the score over the total.