Expect goals at both ends when Houston Dynamo face Chicago Fire
The Fire go into the game on a good run of form, but face a side unbeaten at home in the Eastern Conference. Al Hain-Cole thinks that they may struggle in a high-scoring encounterChicago Fire travel to Houston this evening hoping to halve the six-point gap between them and DC United at the top of the Eastern Conference.
Frank Klopas's side have two games in hand on the leaders, and will be looking to extend their three-match winning streak by collecting maximum points against Dynamo.
The Fire are available at 49/20 (3.45) with Panbet to win tonight, but they should have their work cut out for them at the BBVA Compass Stadium.
Dynamo are yet to taste defeat at their new ground since its opening in May, and will have their eyes set on the top of the table themselves as they look to improve on last season's runner-up spot in the Playoffs.
Houston lost out to LA Galaxy in last season's MLS Final thanks to a solitary goal from Landon Donovan, and will be desperate to pick up all three points tonight in order to stay in contention for this year's title.
The hosts have won four and drawn two at their home fortress, and are understandably 6/5 (2.20) favourites to continue that record with all three points.
The two sides have drawn their last three consecutive encounters, including a 1-1 stalemate in April, and are at 47/20 (3.35) to share the spoils this time out.
Whatever happens, we should be in for an entertaining encounter tonight, as the two teams tend to score and concede in almost equal measure.
In fact, goals have gone in at both ends in 13 of the last 16 games featuring these sides, so backing both teams to score at 69/100 (1.69) must be the safe way to go.
If you're after a slightly bigger return, then it might be worth backing Dynamo to win 2-1 at lucrative 36/5 (8.20) odds.
Dominic Kinnear's team have benefitted from that scoreline in three of their last five home ties, whilst their opponents have suffered that very same defeat in two of their last four on the road.
|Both teams to score at 69/100 (1.69) with PanBet||
Houston to win 2-1 at 8.20 (36/5) with PanBet
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