Free MLS Pick Minnesota Utd vs. FC Dallas
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Minnesota Utd vs. FC Dallas
Date: Sunday May 22
Time: 06:00 PM
Venue: Toyota Stadium
MLS Moneyline Odds: Minnesota Utd -149 / Draw 285/ FC Dallas 370 (Bet Now!)
MLS Spread Betting Odds: Minnesota -0.5 / Dallas 0.5
MLS Betting Total: O/U 2.5
Heading into this matchup, Minnesota United are the betting favorites, with the spread set at -0.5 goals. Through 12 matches, they have won by this margin 4 times. As for the FC Dallas, they enter the match as 0.5-goal underdogs. Through 12 matches, they have covered this margin 10 times.
The Minnesota United travel to take on the FC Dallas, with an above .500 record, at 4-3-5. This mark places them 9th in the Western Conference. Minnesota comes into this match off having played to a 1-1 draw against LA Galaxy. So far, Minnesota United has turned in 3 performances with one goal or less. On defense, Minnesota has played 3 games in which they held their opponent to one goal or less.
So far, Minnesota United is the 20th-rated scoring team, averaging 1.08 goals per 90 minutes of action. Defensively, Minnesota is off to a good start, ranking 5th in scoring defense. So far, the team is giving up an average of just 1.0 goals per 90 minutes.
Heading into the match, Robin Lod leads Minnesota with 5 goals through 11 matches. Behind him is Emanuel Reynoso, who has also found the net 2 times. In terms of goalie play, Minnesota Utd has gotten good performances from Dayne St. Clair. On the season, opposing teams have accumulated 59 shots on target, in which Clair has turned away at a rate of 82.4%. This percentage is good for 2nd in the MLS.
The FC Dallas will host the Minnesota United, with an above .500 record, at 6-4-2. This mark places them 3rd in the Western Conference. In their last match, Dallas lost to the Vancouver by a score of 2-1. So far, the FC Dallas has turned in 3 performances with one goal or less. While on defense, Dallas’s defense has given up at least two goals 7 times this year.
So far, the FC Dallas has been an above-average scoring team, at 1.67 goals per 90 minutes (6th). Defensively, Dallas is off to a good start, ranking 3rd in scoring defense. So far, the team is giving up an average of just 0.83 goals per 90 minutes.
On offense, FC Dallas is led by the strong play of Jesus Ferreira and Paul Arriola, who have each found the net 9 times. So far, their combined goals account for 65.0% of the team’s overall scoring. In terms of goalie play, FC Dallas has gotten good performances from Maarten Paes. On the season, opposing teams have accumulated 32 shots on target, in which Paes has turned home at a rate of 80.0%. This percentage is good for the 6th in the MLS.
Free Minnesota Utd vs. FC Dallas MLS Final Analysis:
When looking at how each team has fared while possessing the ball, the Minnesota United have been the better squad at generating opportunites near their opponent’s goal. So far, Minnesota ranks 10th in attacking area touches. This compares favorably to the FC Dallas sitting at 26th in the MLS. Given that Minnesota has been better at putting pressure on opposing defenses, look for this to continue as FC Dallas’s defense ranks 18th in attacking possessions allowed. However, even though the FC Dallas is a below-average unit in generating attacking possessions, they could benefit from taking on a Minnesota United defense that also gives up an above average amount of attacking area possessions.
On offense, Minnesota Utd has been able to generate shots at a higher rate than FC Dallas. So far, Minnesota Utd ranks 10th in shots taken compared to FC Dallas at 21st. For the year, Minnesota Utd has turned 8.0% of their shot into goals. As for FC Dallas, their current shooting percentage is 14.00%. So far, 33.6% of Minnesota Utd’s shots have been on target. On the other side, FC Dallas has a season long on target percent of 37.3%. For Minnesota Utd, they have converted on 24.0% of these on-target shots compared to FC Dallas at 38.0%.
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