D.C. United vs Sporting Kansas City: Predictions, Odds and Betting Lines

How to Watch

Where: Audi Field, Washington D.C.

When: Sunday, May 12th at 7:00 PM EST

How: (TV) FS1, TSN, FOX Sports GO, FOX Deportes. (Radio) D.C. United: 106.7 FM, Sporting KC: 810 & 1480 AM.

Team Notes

D.C. United

Through eleven matches, D.C. United has a record of 6-3-2 (W-L-D) for twenty points this season.

D.C. United currently sits tied for first place in the Eastern Conference, with a plus-5 goal differential.

The D.C. United are 9-1 to win the MLS Championship in November.

Sporting KC

Sporting KC has a 2-3-4 (W-L-D) record through nine games but has a surprising plus-1 goal differential.

Despite the decent goal differential, Sporting KC are in 10th place this year in the Western Conference with 10 points.

Sporting KC currently have 20-1 odds to win the MLS title.

Goalie Notes

D.C. United: Bill Hamid (6-3-2, 1.00 goals allowed per game)

Bill Hamid has been one of the best keepers in the MLS this season for D.C. United.

Hamid has five clean sheets on the season and a spectacular goals against average of one per game.

  • Hamid’s 1.00 goals against per game average is one of the five best in MLS.
  • D.C. United’s keeper has a save percentage at 73.3%, one of the top three percentages in the MLS in 2019.
  • Hamid has stopped both penalty kicks he’s faced this season for D.C. United.

Sporting KC: Tim Melia (2-3-3, 2.13 goals allowed per game)

Melia has faced 43 shots this year, allowing 17 goals with 26 saves.

Sporting KC’s keeper leads the MLS in total saves with 39 through 10 games.

  • Melia is ranked 11th in shots faced in the MLS, with a mediocre save percentage of 60.5%.
  • His 17 goals allowed are tied 4th worst in the MLS with Cody Cropper of New England and Evan Bush of Montreal.
  • Melia has stopped both penalty kicks that he has faced this season.

Players to Watch

D.C. United

D.C. United is led by soccer great Wayne Rooney who has six goals and three assists in ten matches.

Rooney and Junior Moreno share the team lead with three assists.

  • Rooney leads D.C. with 11 shots on goal for a SOG% of 20%.
  • Luciano Acosta is second on the team with five points from three goals and two assists.
  • Rooney is two for two in scoring penalty kicks and has scored four goals at home.

Sporting KC

Forward Krisztian Nemeth has six goals and one assist to lead Sporting KC with seven points.

Forward Johnny Russell has scored four goals along with three assists to also have seven points for KC.

  • Russell has scored his four goals on 22 shots for a scoring percentage of 18.2%.
  • Midfielder Felipe Gutiérrez has four goals this season with two coming on penalty kicks.
  • Gutiérrez and Nemeth each lead the team with ten shots on goal.

Last Five Games

D.C. United

  • D.C. United has scored no goals in three of their last four games at home.
  • D.C. beat Columbus 3-1 in their last match behind a Wayne Rooney penalty kick.
  • D.C. United is 3-2-0 in their last five matches.

Sporting KC

  • Sporting KC has posted a record of 0-2-3 over their last five matches.
  • At home against Atlanta last Sunday, Kansas City lost 3-0.
  • Sporting KC’s goal differential in the last five games is minus-6.

Game Odds

Here we give you the latest odds and betting lines on the DC United vs Sporting KC.

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Match

SportsbookD.C. UnitedTieSporting KCLink
888Sport NJ+110+285+190

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Total

SportsbookOver 2.5Under 2.5Link
888Sport NJ-175+140

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