Philadelphia Union vs Houston Dynamo Preview, Tips and Odds

Philadelphia Union and Houston Dynamo will meet at Talen Energy Stadium on Sunday. The U are top of the table on East with 42 points gained from 25 matches, while Houston are currently 9th on the West with 30 points.

Philadelphia Union vs Houston Dynamo Head to Head

Head to Head Last Game Last games Last games home/away
Philadelphia Union Loss 6 W/ 4 D/ 9 L 3 W/ 4 D/ 2 L
Houston Dynamo Win 9 W/ 4 D/ 6 L 2 W/ 4 D/ 3 L

Last game between the teams: 27.09.2018 US Open Cup Final: Houston Dynamo – Philadelphia Union 3:0; Mauro Manotas 4′, 25′, Auston Trusty 65′ (own goal)
Last game at this venue: 15.05.2017 MLS: Philadelphia Union – Houston Dynamo 2:0; Fafa Picault 17′, Ilson 38′

Worth mentioning: No draw has been registered in the last five H2H clashes. Only two of the previous ten encounters between the two sides featured over 2,5 goals, while just one witnessed goals at both ends. Philadelphia Union did not concede in any of the last four home matches with Houston, as two ended in goalless draws and the other two saw the U claim 2:0 victories.

Philadelphia Union vs Houston Dynamo Stats

As of 10.08 Last Game Last 10 games Last 5 games home/away
Philadelphia Union Win 4 W/ 3 D/ 3 L 2 W/ 2 D/ 1 L
Houston Dynamo Loss 2 W/ 1 D/ 7 L 1 W/ 0 D/ 4 L

Last game Philadelphia Union: 05.08.2019 MLS: DC United – Philadelphia Union 1:5; Frederic Brillant 54′; Alejandro Bedoya 3′, Marco Fabian 45′, 70′, Kacper Przybylko 52′, Fafa Picault 90′; Junior Moreno from the home side was sent off with straight red card in the 37′; Kacper Przybylko missed a penalty for the away side in the 37′
Top performers Philadelphia Union: Kacper Przybylko 10 goals 1 assist, Marco Fabian 6 goals 1 assist, Ilson 4 goals 7 assists.
Last game Houston Dynamo: 09.08.2019 MLS: New York City – Houston Dynamo 3:2; Alexandru Ionut Mitrita 16′, Valentin Castellanos 83′, 90′; Juan Cabezas 26′, Mauro Manotas 77′; Rommel Quioto from the visiting side was sent off with straight red card in the 29′
Top performers Houston Dynamo: Mauro Manotas 9 goals 5 assists, Albert Ellis 7 goals 7 assists, Memo Rodriguez 5 goals 3 assists.

Last 10 games GF:GA Over 2,5 BTTS Clean Sheets
Philadelphia Union 18:19 7 6 2
Houston Dynamo 13:20 7 6 1

Worth mentioning: Philadelphia Union have been struggling for consistency lately, as they have been alternating wins with losses. All but one of their last five outings produced over 2,5 goals, while just two saw both involved sides hitting the back of the nets. The leaders on East lost only one of the previous eleven games in Philadelphia.
Houston Dynamo are currently without a victory in four matches and on a three game losing streak. Two of their last five encounters featured over 2,5 goals, and three witnessed goals at both ends. The team lost nine and won just one of their last ten visits.

Philadelphia Union vs Houston Dynamo News

Missing players Philadelphia Union: Matthew Freese, Carlos Miguel, Michee Ngalina and Sergio Santos are all under question.
Missing players Houston Dynamo: No reports of injuries. Rommel Quioto is suspended.

Philadelphia Union vs Houston Dynamo Predictions

Philadelphia Union to win -1 handicap – 2.20 @ bet365