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Seattle Sounders vs Minnesota United prediction, odds and best betting tips (16/04/2021)

Both teams faced off in the Western Conference finals last year, where the Sounders triumphed 3-2 in injury time in a thrilling game. Minnesota will aim for revenge to get their season started in the right manner.

Seattle Sounders vs Minnesota United free betting tips for the game

We’re expecting an action-packed 90-minutes in this MLS game between Seattle Sounders and Minnesota Utd.

These odds from Betfred were correct at the time of writing. Check your bet slip before confirming.

Total Goals Over/Under: Over 2.5

The Sounders and Minnesota were amongst the top scoring teams in the Western Conference last year, with Seattle ranking 3rd with 2 goals a game and Minnesota 5th with 1.7 goals per game. Even their meeting in the conference finals last year had 5 goals in the contest, so it is sure to be a game of many chances.

Sounders Win

Seattle have won 70% of the games between the two sides, with Minnesota only winning 20%. The Sounders have more pedigree in the MLS and have more silverware in the past 10 years compared to Minnesota who have none. Seattle also finished above them in the regular season last year by 2 places and 5 points, so the Sounders are likely to triumph.

Draw or Sounders Win

80% of the ties between Seattle and Minnesota have ended in either of these outcomes and with there likely to be goals from both sides in the tie, it will depend on which team’s attack is most potent. Seattle has shown theirs to be superior statistically so the tie will most likely be won by them.

Seattle Sounders vs Minnesota United Preview and Team News

Seattle Sounders

2019 MLS All-Star Nicolás Lodeiro is out for an undisclosed amount of time after an injury suffered on April 13. He will be a big miss for Seattle, as he has had at least 10 goal involvements each for the past 5 years. Brian Schmetzer, manager of the Sounders, has been involved with Seattle football for over 40 years, playing for earlier iterations of the Seattle Sounders in the 1980s. He has been the boss since 2016 and has a 49.66 win% from over 100 games; winning the MLS Cup twice during his time in charge.

Minnesota United 

The Loons begin the MLS season with a full, fit squad. The attacking thrust of Finnish forward Robin Lod will be vital to Minnesota’s success, with 10 regular season goal involvements last season. He will want to get amongst the goals immediately in the new season. Minnesota have been coached by Englishman Adrian Heath since 2016, his win percentage is 37.23% from over 75 games in charge.

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Information regarding Seattle Sounders vs Minnesota United

Team A vs Team B tips

Where is the match scheduled?

Lumen (Formerly CenturyLink) Field will be the location for the opening game, it is the home stadium of Seattle Sounders FC. It has a capacity of 72,000 people.

When does this match start?

The game kicks off at 1:30am GMT on 16 April 2021

Which team is ranked as the favourite to win?

The Sounders are favourites with bookmakers odds of 50/59.