Seattle Sounders FC vs Houston Dynamo

Forward Jordan Morris leads the Seattle Sounders FC in scoring, while Houston has three players with four or more goals. How will the Sounders stop the Dynamo attack on Saturday?

How to Watch

Where: CenturyLink Field, Seattle, Washington

When: Saturday, May 11th at 10:00 PM EST

How (TV/Radio): TV: MLS LIVE on ESPN+, MLS LIVE on DAZN, Houston TV: KUBE 57, Seattle TV: ROOT Sports NW. Seattle Radio on KJR 950 AM, Houston Radio on KLAT 1010 AM

Team Notes

Seattle Sounders FC

Through ten games, the Sounders have a record of 5-4-1 with 19 goals scored and 13 goals allowed.

Seattle currently sits in 4th place in the Western Conference, one spot behind their opponent Houston.

The Sounders have 10-1 odds to win the MLS Championship in November.

Houston Dynamo

Houston holds a record of 6-1-1 through their first eight games in 2019.

The Dynamo has scored 17 goals against 9 allowed this year. They have 19 points this season, five behind the leader LAFC in the Western Conference.

Houston currently have 33-1 odds to win the MLS title.

Goalie Notes

Seattle: Stefan Frei (5-4-1, 1.3 goals allowed per game)

Despite the record, Frei has been one of the top keepers in the MLS with an impressive 74.5% save percentage.

The Seattle keeper has faced 51 shots in 2019 and allowed 13 of them to find the net.

  • Frei’s 38 saves this season, rank 2nd in the MLS, with only San Jose’s Daniel Vega (39 saves) saving more in 2019.
  • Seattle’s keeper has made four saves in three of his last four games, allowing eight goals over that span.
  • Frei has not faced a penalty kick this season for the Sounders.

Houston: Joe Willis (6-1-1, 1.13 goals allowed per game)

Willis has started all eight games on the season for the Dynamo, posting an impressive six wins in eight matches.

Houston’s keeper has allowed just 1.13 goals per game this season, one of the lowest totals in the MLS.

  • Willis has faced just 34 shots this year, allowing nine of them to find the net.
  • His 25 saves ranks 13th among keepers in the MLS this season.
  • Willis’ save percentage is 73.5% and he is one of seven keepers in the MLS with a save rate over 70%.

Players to Watch

Seattle Sounders

The Sounders are led in scoring by forward Jordan Morris who has four goals in ten games this season.

Midfielder Nicolás Lodeiro is tied for the lead in assists in the MLS with six.

  • Despite leading the Sounders in goals, Morris has only scored one goal in his last seven MLS appearances.
  • Morris’ last goal was scored in the 1st minute in the 1-1 draw against LAFC on April 28th.
  • Defender Kelvin Leerdam has scored three goals on seven shots this season, giving the Sounders back-line a boost in 2019.

Houston Dynamo

Houston is led by two players with nine points each, striker Mauro Manotas and forward Alberth Elis.

Elis has been scoreless in his last two appearances, while Manotas scored both goals in the Houston 2-1 win over FC Dallas on May 4th.

  • Elis has taken 23 shots this season with four goals and five assists in eight games.
  • Manotas has scored 5 goals on 28 shots this season with four assists also on his ledger.
  • In seven games this season, midfielder Memo Rodriguez has scored four goals on 17 shots.

Last Five Games

Seattle Sounders

  • The Sounders have posted draws in their last three matches against Minnesota, LAFC, and San Jose.
  • It’s been four matches since their last win, a 3-2 squeaker over Toronto FC.
  • Seattle has scored just one goal in three of their last four matches.

Houston Dynamo

  • Houston has been on fire with four wins in their last five matches.
  • They have scored at least two goals in each of their five games.
  • The Dynamo’s goal differential over the five-game span is plus 6 goals.

Game Odds

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Match

Sportsbook Seattle Sounders Tie Houston Dynamo Link
888Sport NJ -137 +280 +330

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Total

Sportsbook Over 2.5 Under 2.5 Link
888Sport NJ -175 +140

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