Toronto FC vs Sporting KC: Prediction, Odds and Roster Notes

How to Watch

Where: BMO Field, Toronto, Canada.

When: Friday, June 7th at 8:00 PM EST

How: (TV) TSN2, MLS LIVE on ESPN+, KC TV: FOX Sports KC Plus · FOX Sports Midwest Plus. (Radio), Toronto FC: TSN 1050, Sporting KC: 810 AM WHB.

Team Notes

Toronto FC

Toronto FC has a 5-6-3 (W-L-D) record through 14 games with 24 goals scored and 23 conceded.

Toronto is tied for 7th place this year in the Eastern Conference with 18 points.

Currently, Toronto FC stands at 25-1 odds to win the MLS title.

Sporting KC

Sporting KC has a 3-5-6 (W-L-D) record through 14 games but has a modestly impressive minus-1 goal differential despite the record.

Despite the decent goal differential, Sporting KC are in 10th place this year in the Western Conference with 15 points.

Sporting KC sits at 33-1 odds to win the MLS title.

Goalie Notes

Toronto FC: Quentin Westberg (1-5-2, 1.63 goals allowed per game)

Westberg has started the last five matches for Toronto FC and appears to have the starting job over Alex Bono.

In eight appearances, Westberg has faced 25 shots and made 13 saves with 13 goals allowed.

  • Westberg has two clean sheets on the season for Toronto FC.
  • Westberg has allowed eight goals in his last five matches.
  • In his last five starts, Westberg has faced 15 shots on goal.

Sporting KC: Tim Melia (3-5-5, 1.85 goals allowed per game)

Melia has faced 67 shots, allowing 24 to find the net against his 42 saves.

Sporting KC’s keeper ranks in the top ten in total saves in the MLS with the 42 through 13 matches.

  • Melia continues to post a middling save percentage of 62.7% for the season.
  • His 24 goals allowed in 2019 are tied for 4th worst in the MLS with Vito Mannone of Minnesota.
  • Melia has one clean sheet this season.

Players to Watch

Toronto FC

Midfielder Alejandro Pozeulo has been Toronto’s best scorer this season with five goals and six assists.

Forward Jozy Altidore is tied with Pozeulo for Toronto FC lead in goals with five.

  • Pozuelo has 29 shots with 16 on goal, that has led to his five goals on the year.
  • Midfielder Jonathan Osorio has scored three goals and posted four assists in 12 appearances for Toronto.
  • Pozuelo has scored all five of his goals at BMO Field in 2019.

Sporting KC

Forward Krisztian Nemeth and Johnny Russell have seven goals to lead Sporting KC.

Nemeth has 13 shots on goal and Russell is tied for the team lead with 15.

  • Russell has scored his seven goals on 13 appearances with just one coming on the road.
  • Midfielder Felipe Gutiérrez has four goals against his 15 shots on goal this season.
  • Gutiérrez and Russell each lead the team with 15 shots on goal.

Last Five Games

Toronto FC

  • Toronto FC has posted a record of 0-3-2 over their last five matches.
  • In their last three home matches, Toronto has been outscored 4-2.
  • Toronto FC has a goal differential of minus-5.

Sporting KC

  • Sporting KC has a record of 1-2-2 over their last five matches.
  • In their last five matches, Kansas City has scored five goals.
  • Sporting KC’s goal differential in the last five matches is minus-2.

Game Odds Toronto FC vs Sporting KC

If you are in New Jersey you can bet on Toronto FC vs Sporting KC with 888Sport and BetStars. Here are the latest odds. Good luck!

Match

SportsbookToronto FCTieSporting KCLink
888Sport NJ+110+260+210
BetStars NJ+110+260+230

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Total

SportsbookOver 2.5Under 2.5Link
888Sport NJ-157+128
BetStars NJ-162+130

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