Toronto vs Seattle Sounders: Predictions, tips and betting odds

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Toronto and Seattle Sounders are aiming to recover from midweek MLS defeats when they go head-to-head in Canada this weekend.

Toronto were beaten on home soil by Columbus Crew while the Sounders went down 2-1 against Montreal in Seattle.

The result leaves Toronto sitting third-bottom of the Eastern Conference, while Seattle are still in a Western Conference play-off place.

Toronto vs Seattle Sounders latest odds

Toronto are slight favourites to win this clash with bet365 pricing them at 31/20 (2.55) while Seattle are available at 8/5 (2.6). The draw is 13/5 (3.6).

Toronto vs Seattle Sounders first goal scorer

Toronto's top scorer Jesus Jimenez has eight goals so far this season and is the favourite to score the first goal of the game at 5/1 (6.0).

Raul Ruidiaz has struck five times for Seattle Sounders in MLS this term and is also 5/1 (6.0). Co-star Fredy Montero only has one goal to his name but is available at 6/1 (7.0) to open the scoring.

Toronto vs Seattle Sounders preview

Toronto are six points adrift of the play-off places in MLS so they will be desperate for three points against the Sounders.

However, the Sounders have been the dominant side in matches against Toronto, having won 10 of the 17 meetings between these teams.

The home team are still waiting on Lorenzo Insigne to make his debut following his recent arrival in Canada, while Noble Okello is expected to miss the game with an injury.

The Sounders, meanwhile, are dealing with several fitness issues. Joshua Atencio, Joao Paulo, Xavier Arreaga and Obed Vargas are all missing, while forward Raul Ruidiaz may also be out of action for this game.

Toronto vs Seattle Sounders tips and predictions

There have been over 2.5 goals scored in 10 of Toronto's last 11 home games in MLS, a bet that can be backed at 13/20 (1.65).

Odds correct at the time of writing. Please gamble responsibly.

Best Bet Banner 28022020 Over 2.5 goals 13/20 (1.65) for a 2pt stake with bet365

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