Real Salt Lake vs Sporting KC

MLS: Sunday, October 22nd, 4:00 PM @Rio Tinto Stadium

Line: Sporting KC +0.5

Free MLS Pick Real Salt Lake vs Sporting KC

As the season winds down, the Eastern Conference has their six teams locked up for the postseason. However, in the Western Conference, there are three teams fighting for the final spot, one of which happens to be Real Salt Lake. With one game remaining and a point behind San Jose, who currently occupies the final playoff spot, this match is a must win for Real Salt Lake. In addition, they have to hope that Dallas or San Jose does not win on their final game. Their latest match was a frustrating 1-0 loss to the lowly Colorado Rapids which will definitely be looked back on as a wasted opportunity.

Sporting KC is currently in the fourth seed in the Eastern Conference, but with a win and a Portland and Seattle loss/draw, they could find themselves with the 2nd seed. However, the team is 0-2-2 in their last four matches, so unfortunately they have nobody but themselves to blame if they do not earn the 2nd seed in the conference. Their home/away record are nearly polar opposites, with a 10-1-6 record at home and a 2-7-7 record on the road. In order to accomplish their goals, they must do better than that on the road.

Free Real Salt Lake vs Sporting KC Prediction

Expect both teams to be passive at the start because they don’t want to screw it up at the beginning. However, as the game goes on, the situation will become more intense and more attacks will form. Both teams have something to play for on the final game this season so it should bring about a good contest. Although the competition will be fierce, there should be no more than 3 goals scored in today’s game.

Sporting KC +0.5