Montreal Impact - Houston Dynamo Betting Preview: Home side to dominate proceedings

Top meets fourth in the Eastern Conference of MLS in the early hours of Thursday morning, with our tipster backing the hosts to romp to victory with a 3/1 value bet
Houston Dynamo travel north to Montreal Impact for a crucial fixture in MLS. Despite being separated by three places in the Eastern Conference, the two sides are kept apart by only four points with the league hotting up. Columbus Crew, in seventh, trail leaders Montreal by six points, which gives you an idea of how tight the conference is.

Impact come into the match in fine form at the Saputo Stadium. Marco Schallibaum's men have won six of their eight matches at home so far this season, drawing the other two.

They sit on top of the Eastern Conference with games in hand over their rivals. Paddy Power price them at evens (2.00) to come away with three points.

Houston Dynamo come into this fixture with only two away wins to their name in nine fixtures. Dominic Kinnear's men have played just one more game than their opponents - a victory would close the gap to one point.

The Orange Crush have recorded only one victory in their last six, losing three of those matches. Paddy Power price them as underdogs at 12/5 (3.40) to win the match. The same firm price the draw at 11/5 (3.20).

The outright result of Montreal winning at evens (2.00) seems like a price too good to miss. Schallibaum's men have been in fantastic form in front of their own crowd and, with Dynamo on a shaky run of form, this price is certainly worth taking advantage of.

For those looking for more value, the handicap market throws up an interesting bet. Montreal to win -1 at 3/1 (4.00) seems to offer fantastic value.

Had you backed this bet in Impact's last five home matches, the bet would have landed in three of those matches. With the home side not struggling to score (14 goals in their last four home matches) expect them to continue that trend tonight and dispose of Houston.

Montreal Impact to win at evens (2.00) with Paddy Power
Montreal to win -1 handicap at 3/1 (4.00) with Paddy Power

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