Houston Dynamo and Sporting Kansas City will meet at BBVA Compass Stadium on Saturday for their encounter of the regular MLS season. The hosts in this tie are 4th in the Eastern Conference after collecting 23 points from 12 games, while their next opponents are languishing in 11th place in the same Conference with 14 points after 13 matches.
Houston Dynamo vs Sporting Kansas City Head to Head
|Head to Head||Last game||Last games||Last games home/away|
|Houston Dynamo||Loss||6 W/ 7 D/ 7 L||5 W/ 2 D/ 3 L|
|Sporting Kansas City||Win||7 W/ 7 D/ 6 L||3 W/ 2 D/ 5 L|
Last game between the teams: 14.02.2019 Houston Dynamo – Sporting Kansas City 1:4; Alberth Elis 4′; Johnny Russell 11′, 23′, Krisztian Nemeth 28′, 90′; Rommel Quioto from the home side was sent off with straight red card in the 73′; Roger Espinoza from the visiting side was sent off in the 88′ for two yellow cards.
Last game at this venue: 14.02.2019 Houston Dynamo – Sporting Kansas City 1:4; Alberth Elis 4′; Johnny Russell 11′, 23′, Krisztian Nemeth 28′, 90′; Rommel Quioto from the home side was sent off with straight red card in the 73′; Roger Espinoza from the visiting side was sent off in the 88′ for two yellow cards.
Worth mentioning: The two sides met just over 2 months ago in an exhibition game which Sporting Kansas City won convincingly by 4:1. Three of the previous five H2H clashes featured over 2,5 goals and the same matches witnessed goals at both ends. Absolutely the same goes for the last five encounters held in Houston.
Houston Dynamo vs Sporting Kansas City Stats
|As of 31.05||Last game||Last games||Last games home/away|
|Houston Dynamo||Loss||6 W/ 1 D/ 3 L||4 W/ 1 D/ 0 L|
|Sporting Kansas City||Loss||1 W/ 4 D/ 5 L||0 W/ 2 D/ 3 L|
Last game Houston Dynamo: 26.05.2019 Minnesota United – Houston Dynamo 1:0; Romain Metanire 20′
Last game Sporting Kansas City: 30.05.2019 Sporting Kansas City – Los Angeles Galaxy 0:2; Favio Alvarez 55′, Zlatan Ibrahimovic 86′
Top performers Houston Dynamo: Mauro Manotas 6 goals 4 assists, Memo Rodriguez 5 goals 2 assists, Alberth Elis 4 goals 6 assists.
Top performers Sporting Kansas City: Johnny Russell 7 goals 3 assists, Krisztian Nemeth 7 goals 1 assist, Felipe Gutierrez 4 goals 1 assist.
|Last 10 games||GF : GA||Over 2,5 goals||BTTS||Clean Sheets|
|Sporting Kansas City||14:25||6||7||0|
Worth mentioning: None of the previous eight games involving Houston Dynamo were won by the visiting sides as the hosts recorded seven victories in the process. No team managed to score more than two goals in any of those matches, with half of them finishing with a score of 2:1 after the final whistle. Houston are undefeated in their last seven home outings and won six of them, but just once with more than one goal margin.
Sporting Kansas City lost their recent meeting with LA Galaxy, and have won just one of their previous eleven meetings. The team is without a victory on the road in seven consecutive visits and managed just two draws in the process.
Houston Dynamo vs Sporting Kansas City News
Missing players Houston Dynamo: Eric Bird and Ronaldo Pena are under question.
Missing players Sporting Kansas City: Roger Espinoza, Erik Hurtado, Jaylin Lindsey and Rodney Wallace will all miss the game. Gerso Fernando and Kuzain Wan are doubtful.
Houston Dynamo vs Sporting Kansas City Predictions
Houston Dynamo to win – 1.85 @ bet365