Register for FREE to read this article.

Already have an account?

You have article views left.
Register for FREE to read more articles.

Already have an account?

Remind me next time

Sporting Kansas City go up against Vancouver Whitecaps at Children's Mercy Park on Sunday in a thrilling Major League Soccer match. Sporting Kansas City were defeated by 1-0 in their last Major League Soccer encounter with Vancouver Whitecaps, but did win the reverse match 3-1, though.

Sporting Kansas City are relatively average in the art of goal-scoring these days. They claimed a steady ten goals in their previous ten matches, for an average of one goals per game. They simultaneously allowed their opponents 17 goals, or an average of 1.7 goals a game. Furthermore, they fought their way to three clean sheets in this run.

Vancouver Whitecaps average 1.3 goals a game in their last ten outing, scoring a total of 13 goals. They conceded an average of 1.9 per game, for a total of 19 goals, whilst keeping their opponents from scoring two times.

Sporting Kansas City vs Vancouver Whitecaps Preview

Sporting Kansas City Form

Sporting Kansas City delivered a bit of everything as their last three matches added four points to their tally. An encounter with New York City FC brought a 0-0 draw, which was followed by a 7-2 defeat at the hands of Portland Timbers. Their most recent game had them back on the winning trail, as they beat Colorado Rapids by 2-1. Sporting Kansas City are unbeaten in their previous three home matches at Children's Mercy Park.

Vancouver Whitecaps Form

In their last three matches, Vancouver Whitecaps beat Toronto FC 1-0, drew 3-3 with San Jose Earthquakes and beat FC Dallas by 2-1. Vancouver Whitecaps didn't pick up a single point in their previous seven away matches, as they lost them all.

Vancouver Whitecaps do not particular enjoy leaving their home ground this season. They managed to win none, handing them the worst away record in the Major League Soccer.

Vancouver Whitecaps earned two wins and six points from their past three matches against teams placed in the bottom six of the Major League Soccer table. They scored twice and allowed four goals against on their way.

The crowd usually get a very entertaining encounter, when Sporting Kansas City face Vancouver Whitecaps, and we see no reason for this to end this coming Sunday. The value bet lies with goals.

Sporting Kansas City vs Vancouver Whitecaps Stats

  • Sporting Kansas City have scored in 24 of the last 26 home matches
  • In 7 of the last 9 matches Sporting Kansas City played, both teams scored
  • In the last 3 home matches in a row Sporting Kansas City played, both teams scored
  • Sporting Kansas City have not won 8 of the last 10 matches
  • Sporting Kansas City have not lost 6 of the last 7 matches
  • Vancouver Whitecaps have not won 28 of the last 30 away matches
  • Vancouver Whitecaps have conceded in 33 of the last 35 away matches
  • In 9 of the last 11 away matches Vancouver Whitecaps played, both teams scored
  • Vancouver Whitecaps have lost the last 7 away matches in a row
  • Vancouver Whitecaps have scored in 10 of the last 11 matches

Sporting Kansas City vs Vancouver Whitecaps Team News

Sporting Kansas City vs Vancouver Whitecaps H2H

Sporting Kansas City lost to 1-0 Vancouver Whitecaps in their last Major League Soccer encounter. This served as payback for the 3-1 win, which Sporting Kansas City dished out the match before that. Sporting Kansas City won 60% of their last Major League Soccer meetings against Vancouver Whitecaps for at total record of 7-1-2, as their next visitors won two matches. A record worth keeping in mind before you make a choice for your next accumulator, depending on your betting strategy.

In the past ten matches between home side Sporting Kansas City and Vancouver Whitecaps both teams found the back of the net five times. Best priced odds on both teams to score with the bookies are at 1.75.

Sporting Kansas City vs Vancouver Whitecaps Betting Tips

Tosaint Ricketts shows decent form right now for Vancouver Whitecaps, as he scored twice goals in his last six games in the Major League Soccer. The visitors need more from him, though, when facing Sporting Kansas City, who are strong favourites this coming Sunday. Siding with Johnny Russell also look a nice prospect as he scored three goals in his last six Major League Soccer matches.

Sporting Kansas City claimed all three points five times in their last 10 home matches across all tournaments, while also drawing two along the way. They endured defeat in three of the games in this run. Vancouver Whitecaps won one of their last 10 games away, while drawing two and losing seven in this series of matches. Sporting Kansas City will be optimistic of getting on the scoresheet on Sunday, as Vancouver Whitecaps have been unable to keep a single clean sheet in their last 10 away games. The hosts fought their way to three clean sheets in their last 10 games on home soil.

Over 2.5 goals came out seven times in the last ten encounters between these two teams. Sporting Kansas City managed an average of 2.4 goals, with Vancouver Whitecaps averaging 0.7 goals in these. Both teams to score was a winning bet five times in this run of matches. Sporting Kansas City saw over 2.5 goals in six of their last ten matches across the tournaments, as they scored an average of 1.3 goals during this run. Over 2.5 goals came up in seven of the last ten matches Vancouver Whitecaps played across all tournaments. They managed to score an average of 1.4 goals in these matches.