San Jose Earthquakes vs. FC Dallas Match Analysis and Prediction

The American Major League Soccer (MLS) will continue this weekend with several matches scheduled to take place. On Saturday 8th June 2019, FC Dallas will travel to Avaya Stadium to log horns with San Jose Earthquakes. The match will kick off at 22:30 GMT.

The hosts, San Jose Earthquakes are currently 9th placed in the MLS Western Conference with 18 points from 14 fixtures. San Jose Earthquakes hope to use their meeting with FC Dallas to move above the playoff line. They are currently unbeaten in 3 of their last straight matches.

FC Dallas ended their 6 match winless streak to record a 2-1 win over Seattle Sounders last week. They look forward to start a winning streak. FC Dallas is currently in position 5 of the MLS Western conference table. They have managed 21 points form 15 encounters.

San Jose Earthquakes enjoy a 5-match unbeaten record in their last meetings with FC Dallas. Of the 5, three were wins in their favor. On the other hand, FC Dallas has only registered one victory in its last 8 head to head with San Jose Earthquakes. But as they head to Avaya Stadium, FC Dallas is ready to overturn this trend. We believe there is a great value in betting for a draw.

San Jose Earthquakes vs. FC Dallas Head to Head

The two sides San Jose Earthquakes and FC Dallas have so far played 47 matches between them. San Jose Earthquakes has won 21 of the matches while FC Dallas has managed 10 victories. 16 of the matches ended in equal strength. Here is a look into the two side’s 8 most recent matches and how they scored:

  • FC Dallas 0-0 San Jose Earthquakes
  • San Jose Earthquakes 4-3 FC Dallas
  • FC Dallas 1-3 San Jose Earthquakes
  • FC Dallas 0-1 San Jose Earthquakes
  • San Jose Earthquakes 1-1 FC Dallas
  • San Jose Earthquakes 0-1 FC Dallas
  • San Jose Earthquakes 0-0 FC  Dallas
  • FC Dallas 2-2 San Jose Earthquakes

Team News

After serving yellow card accumulation suspensions, Cristian Espinoza (midfield) and Tommy Thompson (defense) will return to the pitch for San Jose Earthquakes. The two have been crucial players in the starting team.

FC Dallas has been playing without some of its key players due to international call-ups and injuries. However, its roster is almost coming to normalcy. However, they will still miss the services of Christian Colman and Santiago Mosquera who are nursing cruciate ligament rupture and knee injury respectively. Reto Ziegler and goalkeeper Jesse Gonzalez are also doubtful.

Prediction and Odds

The match is expected to be a close encounter. San Jose Earthquakes are proud of Chris Wondolowski who has scored 7 goals from their last 3 matches. They are looking forward to seeing him score this weekend as well. FC Dallas is still missing some of its key players due to injuries and international duties but nevertheless they have all it takes to force a draw. Here are our best bets for the outcome of the match:

  • The match to end in a draw
  • Both teams to score
  • Chris Wondolowski to score for San Jose Earthquakes
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