Both Houston Dynamo FC and Charlotte FC need points to escape their current position at the wrong end of the Major League Soccer table. The match takes place at PNC Stadium and could be labelled a serious six-pointer. Having never played each other in the Major League Soccer before, this is the first time Houston Dynamo FC comes up against Charlotte FC in this tournament. Thus, any eventual h2h stats stems from meetings in the cup.
Their upcoming match is a difficult challenge for Charlotte FC, who next face Houston Dynamo FC in their continuous fight to avoid relegation. They should be highly motivated to spring a surprise, even against a tough opponent like Houston Dynamo FC.
Houston Dynamo FC are relatively average in the art of goal-scoring these days. They claimed a steady 11 goals in their previous ten matches, for an average of 1.1 goals per game. They simultaneously allowed their opponents 14 goals, or an average of 1.4 goals a game. Furthermore, they fought their way to three clean sheets in this run.
Charlotte FC travel to their next Major League Soccer match, averaging a lowly 0.9 goals per game in their last ten matches. They scored a disappointing total of nine goals, while also conceding 11 goals. That amounts to an average of 1.1 per game, in which they kept their opponents from scoring three times.
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Houston Dynamo FC lost two of their last three matches, as they went down 2-1 in a meeting with Orlando City. They replied by beating Chicago Fire FC 2-0, before losing again, this time 2-1 against Portland Timbers. In their last six Major League Soccer home matches, Houston Dynamo FC have three wins, while they've drawn one and lost two. They scored nine and conceded six goals.
Charlotte FC got away with only one point from their previous three games, and they claimed it in a 1-1 draw with Columbus Crew. Then CF Montreal proved too strong in a 2-1 defeat, just like Austin FC who won 0-1. Charlotte FC didn't manage a single away win in their last six Major League Soccer matches, but managed two draws, while suffering four defeats. They conceded nine and scored five goals themselves.
Charlotte FC are among the three worst away teams in the Major League Soccer, with a gloomy two points collected on their travels. They managed to score six times, while also conceding 16.
Houston Dynamo FC won seven points from their last five encounters with teams from the bottom six, like their upcoming opponent. They won two, scored seven and let in seven goals. Charlotte FC recorded one points following zero wins from their last two games against teams placed among the bottom six. They scored zero goals, but also conceded three.
We are a little surprise to see the prices on offer at the bookies for a home win, as we think the form of Houston Dynamo FC is better than odds suggest. We back them to claim a home win against Charlotte FC.
Houston Dynamo FC vs Charlotte FC Stats
- Houston Dynamo FC have not lost 9 of the last 11 home matches
- Houston Dynamo FC have scored in 8 of the last 10 home matches
- Houston Dynamo FC have scored in 6 of the last 8 matches
- Houston Dynamo FC have lost 3 of the last 4 matches
- Houston Dynamo FC have won 3 of the last 4 home matches
- In 8 of the last 9 away matches Charlotte FC played, both teams scored
- Charlotte FC have conceded in 11 of the last 12 away matches
- Charlotte FC have not won 10 of the last 12 away matches
- Charlotte FC have scored in 12 of the last 14 matches
- In 5 of the last 6 matches Charlotte FC played, both teams scored
Houston Dynamo FC vs Charlotte FC Team News
Houston Dynamo FC vs Charlotte FC H2H
Having never shared a spot in the Major League Soccer before, this is the first time Houston Dynamo FC comes up against Charlotte FC in this context. Houston Dynamo FC picked up zero wins in their previous zero matches against Charlotte FC, while the latter claimed zero wins in these, with the remaining finishing a draw. The bookies best betting odds on a draw at full-time are at 3.40.
Houston Dynamo FC vs Charlotte FC Betting Tips
Carlos Darwin Quintero is the most prolific Major League Soccer marksman for the home team, scoring twice recently. Charlotte FC look to Andre Shinyashiki, hoping he can add to his current total of two Major League Soccer goals in his latest games.
Houston Dynamo FC claimed six wins in the previous 10 matches at home across all tournaments, as well as drawing two and losing two. Charlotte FC won two of their last 10 away games, as they also drew two and lost six of these matches. Just three of the last 10 Major League Soccer home matches for Houston Dynamo FC had over 2.5 goals. In six of the previous 10 league games away for Charlotte FC the match had over 2.5 goals.
Over 2.5 goals came out five times in the ten matches across the tournaments for Houston Dynamo FC, who scored an average of 1.1 goals along the way. Over 2.5 goals came up in five of the last ten matches Charlotte FC played across all tournaments. They managed to score an average of 1.4 goals in these matches.