Seattle Sounders-DC United Betting Preview: Sounders to breeze home in a high scoring game

Sides from the Eastern and Western Conferences face off in the early hours of Thursday morning, our tipster is backing goals again and an 11/8 value bet
DC United travel to Seattle Sounders with both sides desperate for a win. Both teams sit in the lower regions of their conferences, with DC United bottom of the Eastern Conference with nine points from 17 matches. Seattle sit in seventh place in the Western Conference, three points behind LA Galaxy who occupy fifth.

DC United come into this match in mixed form. Despite only one win in their last 15 league matches, Ben Olsen’s men have found some form in the cup, winning their last two US Open Cup matches 3-1.

With three wins in their last five matches in all compeititons, confidence is starting to grow again, but William Hill don’t give them much chance for the three points, pricing them at 13/2 (7.50).

Seattle have been in and out of form over the last few weeks. Sigi Schmid’s men have won five of their last eight matches, losing the other three. However, the Sounders have been deadly at home, winning their last three, scoring 11 goals in the process.

William Hill price them at 1/2 (1.50) to take the win early tomorrow morning. The same firm prices the draw at 14/5 (3.80).

With goals currently flowing for the home side, it’s a surprise to see the over 2.5 goals bet at evens (2.00) for this fixture.

This seems like a fantastic price considering Seattles last three home games have all paid out on over 2.5 goals, producing 15 goals in total.

When you also consider this bet would have paid out in three of DC United’s last five games, it cannot be ignored.

For those looking for more value, William Hill offer Seattle Sounders to win and over 2.5 goals in the match at 11/8 (2.36). When you take into mind DC United’s current league form and Seattle’s home form, then this bet is certainly worth investing in.

Over 2.5 goals at even money (2.00) with William Hill Seattle to win with Over 2.5 goals in the match at 11/8 (2.36) with William Hill

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