Philadelphia Union-Chivas USA Betting Preview: Expect the home side to cruise to victory

There's MLS action in the early hours of Saturday morning with Hugh Wilson backing the home side to dominate proceedings and also a 9/1 value bet
Chivas USA travel to Philadelphia Union in woeful form. The Western Conference side sit at the bottom of the table, seven points behind San Jose Earthquakes in eighth position.

Union, on the other hand, are looking good in the Eastern Conference, sitting in fourth position, four points behind Montreal Impact who top the table.

Philadelphia come into this match having recorded some frustrating results in recent weeks. John Hackworth’s men have conceded a 95th and 97th minute equalisers in two matches since the end of June, which has severly damaged hopes of topping the conference.

Despite these draws, Union have been in decent form, especially at home, winning four of their last five games. Bet365 price them as huge favourites at 1/2 (1.50) to take all three points.

Chivas USA, on the other hand, haven’t won in the league for 13 matches. Jose Luis Real's men have drawn their last three games but just can't buy a victory at the moment, with their last three points coming at home to Vancouver Whitecaps back at the end of March.

Bet365 don’t give them much hope this time around either, pricing them at 13/2 (7.50) to turn around recent form with three unlikely points. The same firm offer the draw at 11/4 (3.75).

With Philadelphia’s outright price too short to back, it’s worth looking at the handicap market.

Union to win -1 handicap at 6/5 (2.20) seems like a fantastic price. This bet would have paid out against Chivas in six of their last 10 matches, as well as landing in two of Union’s last three home league games.

With Union not wanting another slip-up in terms of conceding a late goal, expect them to attack Chivas throughout the match.

For those looking for more value, backing the correct score to be 3-0 at 9/1 (10.00) with Bet365 is certainly worth investing in. This has been the scoreline for Philadelphia in their last two victories at home, and 9/1 certainly offers fantastic value.
Philadelphia -1 handicap at 6/5 (2.20) with bet365
Philadelphia to win 3-0 at 9/1 (10.00) with bet365

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