MLS Match Preview: San Jose Earthquakes vs FC Dallas – Latest Odds, Picks, and Predictions for May 27
The San Jose Earthquakes and FC Dallas will clash at PayPal Park in a Major League Soccer (MLS) match on Thursday, May 27, and fans and pundits alike are excited to see what could be an exhilarating match. The two teams have faced-off twenty times, with FC Dallas winning ten times and San Jose winning four times, while six matches ended in a draw. The history between the two teams tells us to expect a close match with plenty of drama and excitement.
The San Jose Earthquakes
San Jose is currently seventh in the Western Conference Standings with a 3-4-0 record and ten points. They will be looking to bounce back from a 1-0 loss to last-place Austin FC in their last match. The Earthquakes have been inconsistent this season, losing matches they were expected to win and winning matches they were expected to lose.
They will rely on their goalkeeper JT Marcinkowski to keep them in the game as he has been one of the best keepers this season. The team will also look to forward Cade Cowell and midfielder Cristian Espinoza to contribute goals and assists.
FC Dallas is currently in ninth place in the Western Conference Standings with a 1-2-4 record and seven points. They have not won a match since the opening day of the season when they defeated the Colorado Rapids 3-0. FC Dallas comes into this game with a two-game losing streak, having lost 2-1 to the Houston Dynamo and 3-1 to Real Salt Lake in their previous two games.
Head Coach Luchi Gonzalez will be hoping the team can turn their season around and get a much-needed win against San Jose. Fafa Picault will be the key player for FC Dallas in this match, as he has scored two goals and one assist this season.
Latest Odds, Picks, and Predictions
The latest odds for this match show that FC Dallas is a narrow +200 favorite, while San Jose is priced at +140. The match is expected to be a close one, with the total goals over/under set at 2.5.
As for picks and predictions, many experts predict a tight match with both teams scoring at least one goal. Ultimately, San Jose may have the edge at home, which could result in a 2-1 victory for the Earthquakes.
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The San Jose Earthquakes and FC Dallas will meet again in an anticipated Major League Soccer match on Thursday, May 27, with both teams eager to pick up a win. The history between the two teams hints that this could be an exciting match. San Jose has had inconsistent performances this season but will hope to rely on Marcinkowski, Cowell, and Espinoza. FC Dallas wants to turn their season around, considering their recent failed attempts. The latest odds suggest that this match could be tight, but San Jose may secure the win. #SPORT