Both San Jose Earthquakes and Chicago Fire FC need points to escape their current position at the wrong end of the Major League Soccer table. The match takes place at PayPal Park and could be labelled a serious six-pointer. The last time the pair played each other San Jose Earthquakes came away as 0-2 winners.
San Jose Earthquakes took down Chicago Fire FC in their most recent meeting, and bookmakers deem another win for the home side a likely scenario on Monday.
San Jose Earthquakes average 1.6 goals per game in their last ten games, scoring 16 times. They conceded 19 goals or an average of 1.9 per game, with two clean sheets along the way.
Chicago Fire FC travel to their next Major League Soccer match, averaging a lowly one goals per game in their last ten matches. They scored a disappointing total of ten goals, while also conceding 20 goals. That amounts to an average of two per game, in which they kept their opponents from scoring two times.
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A solitary draw point prevents San Jose Earthquakes from having nothing to show for their previous three games. They came up short in a 3-2 defeat against Los Angeles FC, before drawing 0-0 with Nashville SC. They came up empty-handed once again when Real Salt Lake ran out 2-0 winners. In their last six Major League Soccer home matches, San Jose Earthquakes have three wins, while they've drawn three and remained without defeat. They scored 13 and conceded ten goals.
Six points is Chicago Fire FC have to show from their past three matches, as they beat DC United by 1-0. This was followed by a 2-0 defeat against Houston Dynamo FC, before winning 1-0 against Philadelphia Union. Chicago Fire FC are winless in their last six away games in the Major League Soccer, in which they drew one and lost five. They conceded 16 goals while scoring six themselves.
No side conceded more goals at home than San Jose Earthquakes so far in the Major League Soccer this season. No less than 16 times did they pick the ball out from the back of their own goal at the PayPal Park.
San Jose Earthquakes won four points from their last two encounters with teams from the bottom six, like their upcoming opponent. They won one, scored two and let in one goals. Chicago Fire FC recorded nine points following three wins from their last four games against teams placed among the bottom six. They scored eight goals, but also conceded four.
We've thought long and hard which bet offers the best price at the bookies, as the match against Chicago Fire FC could turn out a bit slippery for San Jose Earthquakes. Considering form and strength in squad, we nevertheless ended up siding with the latter this coming Monday.
San Jose Earthquakes vs Chicago Fire FC Stats
- San Jose Earthquakes have scored in the last 15 home matches in a row
- In 9 of the last 11 home matches San Jose Earthquakes played, both teams scored
- San Jose Earthquakes have not lost 11 of the last 12 home matches
- San Jose Earthquakes have not won the last 5 matches in a row
- San Jose Earthquakes have conceded in 9 of the last 11 home matches
- Chicago Fire FC have not won 15 of the last 17 away matches
- Chicago Fire FC have conceded in 15 of the last 17 away matches
- Chicago Fire FC have not won 12 of the last 14 matches
- Chicago Fire FC have lost 6 of the last 7 away matches
- Chicago Fire FC have conceded in 9 of the last 11 matches
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San Jose Earthquakes vs Chicago Fire FC H2H
San Jose Earthquakes hope to extend their grip on Chicago Fire FC, whom they outclassed in their last two meetings, winning 4-1 and 2-0, respectively. San Jose Earthquakes enter the match against Chicago Fire FC with a 5-1-4 record in their previous ten encounters. A win rate of 50%, which is perhaps worth keeping in mind before you make a choice for your next accumulator, depending on your betting strategy.
Of the last ten encounters between San Jose Earthquakes Chicago Fire FC over 2.5 goals came out four times. Odds on over 2.5 goals are at 1.70 with bookies.
San Jose Earthquakes vs Chicago Fire FC Betting Tips
It is the beginning of a new Major League Soccer campaign, and both San Jose Earthquakes and Chicago Fire FC will be looking for their main strikers this season. Accordingly, we have listed some of the in-form players who are expected to be getting it on for each team this season.
San Jose Earthquakes claimed four wins, drew five and lost one of their previous 10 home matches across all tournaments. Chicago Fire FC won one, drew two and lost seven of their last 10 games away. San Jose Earthquakes have seen six of their previous 10 matches at PayPal Park offer over 2.5 goals. In four of the last 10 league games away for Chicago Fire FC the match had over 2.5 goals.
Over 2.5 goals came up six times in the previous ten encounters between San Jose Earthquakes and Chicago Fire FC, as San Jose Earthquakes scored two goals on average per game and Chicago Fire FC averaging 1.4 goals. Both teams scored in seven times of these matches. Over 2.5 goals happened in five of San Jose Earthquakes’s last ten matches across all tournaments. They scored an average of 2.2 goals along the way. Over 2.5 goals happened in six of the visitor's last ten games this season. On average, they scored one times in those matches.