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Austin FC vs. Sporting Kansas City 8/13/22 - Major League Soccer Picks & Predictions

Austin FC vs Sporting Kansas City Odds & Info

Game Austin FC vs Sporting Kansas City
Date & Time Saturday August 13, 2022, 9:00 PM (EDT)
Location
Q2 Stadium Austin, TX
Latest odds
AUS -210 ; O/U 2.5
TV Channel
ESPN+

Austin FC hosts Sporting Kansas City on Saturday in a MLS Western Conference fixture. Austin FC is second in the conference table at 13-6-5 on 45 points with a goal difference of +19. Austin was held at home to a 3-3 draw by San Jose last Saturday. Sebastian Driussi scored a brace with goals in the 26th and 44th minute, while Julio Cascante scored in the sixth minute. Austin gave up an equalizer to San Jose in the 88th minute.

Austin scored its 50th goal through 24 matches thus far this season and only one other MLS Club over the last 20 years has scored more through 24 matches when LA Galaxy scored 65 during 2019. Maximiliano Urruiti is the leading goal scorer for Austin with seven, while two others have scored five apiece. Diego Fagundez is the leader in assists with nine.

Sporting Kansas City is 14th or last in the conference table at 6-5-14 on 23 points with a goal difference of -21. Sporting Kansas City took all three points at home last Saturday when defeating LA Galaxy 4-2. William Agada scored a brace for Sporting Kansas City with goals in the 40th minute and first-half stoppage time, while Erik Thommy scored in the 10th minute and Daniel Salloi scored in second-half stoppage time.

Sporting Kansas City snapped its losing run of three consecutive matches by defeating LA Galaxy this past Saturday. Sporting Kansas City scored three goals over its previous seven matches in the MLS prior to scoring four in one match versus LA Galaxy. Johnny Russell is the leading goal scorer for Sporting Kansas City with six, while Felipe Hernandez is the leader in assists with three.

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Austin FC -210

Austin took only one point through its first two matches head-to-head with Sporting Kansas City but Austin has won each of his last two versus Sporting Kansas City including a victory of 2-0 on July 30. Austin will be looking to take out its frustration on giving up a late goal and sharing spoils with San Jose last Saturday by taking all three points at home on Saturday against Sporting Kansas City. Final Score Prediction, Austin FC wins 2-1. 

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