New England Revolution vs San Jose Earthquakes

Leading scorer Carles Gil and the Revolution are sitting in last in the Eastern Conference with just two wins on the season, but will San Jose and keeper Daniel Vega overlook New England on the road?

How to Watch

Where: Gillette Stadium, Boston, MA

When: Saturday, May 11th at 7:30 PM EST

How: (TV) MLS LIVE on ESPN+, MLS LIVE on DAZN, NE TV: NBC Sports Boston, San Jose TV: NBC Sports California. (Radio) NE Revolution: 98.5 FM, San Jose: KNBR 1050 AM.

Team Notes

New England Revolution

Through twelve games, the Revolution are 2-8-2 (W-L-D) for eight points this season.

New England currently sits in last place in the Eastern Conference, with a negative-19 goal differential this year.

The Revolution have 250-1 odds to win the MLS Championship in November.

San Jose Earthquakes

San Jose has a 3-5-2 (W-L-D) record through ten games in 2019 with a negative-6 goal differential.

The Earthquakes are in 7th place this year in the Western Conference with 11 points.

San Jose currently have 200-1 odds to win the MLS title.

Goalie Notes

New England: Cody Cropper (2-4-1, 2.43 goals allowed per game)

New England has used three keepers this season with Cropper getting the main share of the starts.

Cropper has faced 49 shots this year with just 29 saves.

  • Cropper’s 2.43 goals against per game average is one of the five worst in MLS.
  • New England’s keeper has a save percentage below 60%, standing at 59.2% on the year.
  • Cropper has allowed both penalty kicks he’s faced this season to score against the Revolution.

San Jose: Daniel Vega (3-5-2, 1.9 goals allowed per game)

Vega has faced too many shots in 2019, allowing 19 goals against 58 shots.

San Jose’s keeper leads the MLS in total saves with 39 through 10 games.

  • Vega has faced more shots this season, than any other MLS keeper, indicating a weak defense for San Jose.
  • His 19 goals allowed ranks 2nd most in the MLS, next to Tim Howard’s 27 for Colorado.
  • Despite all the goals allowed, Vega’s save percentage of 67.2% ranks among the top ten in the MLS.

Players to Watch

New England Revolution

The Revolution is led by the attacking style of midfielder Carles Gil who has three goals and two assists in twelve games.

Nine New England players have one assist on the year, all tied for second on the team.

  • Forward Juan Fernando Caicedo has four shots on goal this season for a 36.4 SOG%.
  • Gil leads the Revolution with 20 shots this season, with seven shots on goal.
  • Gil has taken two penalty kicks for the Revolution, scoring one and missing one.

San Jose Earthquakes

Midfielder Shea Salinas has four goals and one assist to lead San Jose in scoring.

Magnus Eriksson and Cristian Espinoza have three assists each to lead the Earthquakes.

  • Espinoza has 25 shots on the year with 11 of them coming on goal for an elite 44% shot on goal percentage.
  • Forward Danny Hoesen has three goals on 24 shots.
  • Midfielder Vako has only started four games but has managed four shots on goal.

Last Five Games

New England Revolution

  • The Revolution have lost their last two games by a cumulative score of 11-1.
  • New England has scored one goal in their last three games at home.
  • The Revolution have scored one goal or less in four of their last five matches.

San Jose Earthquakes

  • San Jose has posted a record of 2-1-2 over their last five matches.
  • The Earthquakes have scored three goals in their last three road games.
  • San Jose’s goal differential in the last five games is plus three.

Game Odds

Match

Sportsbook New England Revolution Tie San Jose Earthquakes Link
888Sport NJ -107 +280 +240

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Total

Sportsbook Over 3.5 Under 3.5 Link
888Sport NJ +140 -175

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