Minnesota United vs Real Salt Lake Match Preview and Prediction
On Sunday evening (UK time), Real Salt Lake head to Allianz Field to challenge Minnesota United at 10:30pm. This is a Major League Soccer fixture.
The match will be shown live on FreeSports.
The following sections explain the logic for the selection in this match.
The narrative of the preview introduces the dominant stats and analytics for this match, and summarises the thinking behind the pick. Don't forget to check the Match Stats panel.
Betting Odds for Minnesota United vs Real Salt Lake
Supporters of the hosts can get 1.87 about Minnesota United with Bet Victor; backers of the away side will be offered 4.0 about Real Salt Lake using Bet365. If you like the stalemate, Betfair Sportsbook is offering 4.0 for a draw.
On to the Total Goals lines, the best price for Over 2.5 goals is 1.53 via Bet365. The top price for Under 2.5 goals is 2.5 via Bet Victor.
Here are the current prices for the BTTS market. "Yes" is currently available at 1.5 with Bet365. "No" is available at 2.75 with Bet Victor.
Head To Head
Kicking this preview off, we start with their most recent match. Minnesota United played Real Salt Lake in July. It was a Major League Soccer match. The match was a draw, with a final score of 1-1.
Over the last decade, these sides have played 6 times. Minnesota United have won in 3 of these head-to-head matches. Real Salt Lake have won once. A stalemate has occurred 2 times.
Overall there has been an average of 3.33 goals. Minnesota United have scored an average of 2.0. Real Salt Lake score an average of 1.33.
Looking at the match-up on the road, whichever side has been away has won 16% of these encounters. The home side has won 50% of the time.
Minnesota United have 45 points in The Major League Soccer, putting them in 7th position.
There is a total of 49 matches played by this side over the recent 12 months. They have 22 wins; 10 draws; and 17 losses. To summarise, Minnesota United have a Win-Draw-Loss rate of: 44%-20%-34%, in recent form.
In this time, they have scored 1.69 goals on average per match; while conceding 1.41 goals on average.
A look at their home record in this time. They have a win rate of 56% (14 wins) from the most recent 25 home fixtures. 24% (6) of these matches have been a draw, with the remaining 20% (5) resulting in a loss for the home team.
Their home scoring record for this period shows that their average number of goals scored is 2.0 and they have conceded 1.08 on average.
In their last ten matches they have scored 11 times. In this time they have a win rate of 40%. The total number of times both Minnesota United and the other team have scored in these games is 4 out of the ten. The total number of matches with over 2.5 goals scored is 3 from these ten.
Real Salt Lake
In 5th place in Major League Soccer with 46 points are the visitors, Real Salt Lake.
Looking over the last year, they have played 43 matches. They have 17 wins; 7 draws; and 19 losses. This gives Real Salt Lake a recent Win-Draw-Loss rate of: 39%-16%-44%.
Over this period, they have scored 1.4 times per match, on average, while conceding 1.53.
When away from home in this period, they have a win rate of 23% (5 wins). There have been 21 away fixtures. 19% (4) of these matches have been a draw, with the remaining 57% (12) ending in a loss.
When on away turf over the last year, their average number of goals scored is 1.1. They have conceded 1.86 on average.
Their recent performance, across all formats, shows that they have scored a total of 16 goals in their last ten matches and in this time they have a win rate of 60%. Of those ten matches, 3 of them have seen both sides score. The frequency of matches with three match goals or more is 4 games in their last ten outings.
Frog's betting tip for Minnesota United vs Real Salt Lake
At least one of these sides is capable of keeping a clean sheet; we're taking the No view in the Both Teams To Score market. The expected value of this bet is positive, according to Frog's work.Bet Victor are offering "No" at 2.75 in their BTTS market.