Colorado Rapids will face Minnesota United in Sunday’s MLS clash.
Full predictions, stats & game poll for the Colorado Rapids v Minnesota United match are shown here - plus the latest betting odds.
Colorado Rapids fans will want a repeat of their previous result, being a 0-1 MLS victory versus Vancouver Whitecaps.
In that game, Colorado Rapids managed 43% possession and 16 attempts at goal with 6 on target. The only player to score for Colorado Rapids was Rubio (26'). For their opponents, Vancouver Whitecaps got 9 shots at goal with 4 of them on target.
Robin Fraser's Colorado Rapids have celebrated scoring a sum total of 5 times over their last six outings. Conversely, the number of goals that have been scored against them in those fixtures amounts to 7.
After being defeated in their last game at the hands of Austin FC in MLS competition, Minnesota United will be hoping to turn things around here.
In that game, Minnesota United managed 44% possession and 13 attempts at goal with 2 on target. Austin FC had 12 shots at goal with 4 of them on target. Fagúndez (17') was the scorer for Austin FC.
In a total of 5 out of the previous 6 games involving Minnesota United, three or more goals have been hit. The overall average number of goals per game during that spell is 3.17, with the number of goals averaged by Minnesota United coming out as 1.5.
Head to head
Looking at their most recent head-to-head meetings dating back to 09/06/2019 tells us that Colorado Rapids have won 1 of these games & Minnesota United 3, with the number of draws standing at 2.
16 goals were shared by the two clubs throughout the course of those matches, with 6 of them for Rapids and 10 belonging to Loons. This gives an average number of goals per game equal to 2.67.
Team News: Colorado Rapids
Sam Vines (Unknown Injury), Lalas Abubakar (Unknown Injury), Braian Galván (Unknown Injury) and Steven Beitashour (Unknown Injury) will not be able to play for Rapids manager Robin Fraser.
Team News: Minnesota United
Minnesota Utd boss Adrian Heath has multiple availability issues to deal with. Bakaye Dibassy (Hamstring Injury), Niko Hansen (Hamstring Injury) and Ike Opara (Concussion) will miss out on this game.
We’ve got the feeling that Minnesota United are likely to break down this Colorado Rapids side, although it might not quite be as many as they’ll concede.
We think that it’s going to be a 2-1 win for Colorado Rapids after 90 minutes. Hopefully this is a good one.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Dick's Sporting Goods Park (18,061)
Captain: Jack Price
Chairman: Pádraig Smith
Manager: Robin Fraser
Competitions: MLS (Parent), MLS (Western Conference)