With these two teams playing out four MLS encounters with two or fewer goals since the start of 2018, all with 0-0 HT results, both history and current form point to a low-scoring match here.
📝 Quick preview & tip
San Jose Earthquakes finally scored their first opening goal of the 2020 MLS season, having previously taken points from three of the four previous fixtures (W1, D2, L1), even when failing to score first or at all. With the visiting side on the day not having won a match between these sides since 2015 (D4, L6), Real Salt Lake will be happy to contest this round of 16 match in the neutral venue of Orlando. All five of their regular season fixtures in 2020 have produced no more than two goals. so we could be in for a right affair.
🔑 Key betting facts
- San Jose took the most corner kicks in all three group stage matches.
- RSL’s three group stage fixtures all produced at least five total cards (average six per game).
- Veteran Chris Wondolowski (SJE) will be looking to record a run of at least three consecutive MLS scoring appearances for the 11th time since the start of 2011.
- RSL’s Damir Kreilach has scored in two fixtures this season as well as in two of four starts against San Jose.
✅ Futaa Best Bet: Back under 2.5 goals