Colorado Rapids vs. Real Salt Lake 8/21/21 - MLS Picks & Predictions

Game: Colorado Rapids vs Real Salt Lake
Date & Time: 8/22/2021, 1:00 AM UTC
Location: Dick's Sporting Goods Park,
Address: Commerce City, CO
Latest Odds: COL -143 O/U 2.5
TV Channel: ESPN+

The Colorado Rapids host Real Salt Lake on Saturday in an MLS Western Conference match. Colorado is fourth in the conference table at 10-4-4 on 34 points with a goal difference of +9. Colorado picked up all three points on the road with a 2-1 victory over LA Galaxy on Tuesday. The victory moved Colorado to within one point of 3rd place LA and four points behind second place Sporting Kansas City.

Colorado has three wins, one draw and one loss in its last five matches in the MLS and over that span has scored six goals and allowed five. Colorado's back line and goalkeeper have two clean sheets in the last four matches played. Michael Barrios is the leading goal scorer for Colorado with five and Andre Shinyashiki has scored four. Jack Price is the leader in assists with six.

Real Salt Lake is fifth in the conference table at 7-6-6 on 27 points with a goal difference of +8. Real Salt Lake is coming off a 2-1 victory at home over the Houston Dynamo on Wednesday. Justin Meram opened the scoring for Real Salt Lake in the 6th minute and Anderson Julio scored the winner in the 88th minute to give all three points to the hosts.

Real Salt Lake has two wins, one draw and two losses in its most recent five matches in the MLS and over that span has scored five goals and conceded five. Real Salt Lake has been held scoreless in two of its last five matches. Damir Kreilach is the leading goal scorer for Real Salt Lake with eight and Rubio Rubin has scored five. Aaron Herrera is the leader in assists with five.

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Free Soccer Pick: Colorado Rapids -143

Both Colorado and Real Salt Lake have won each of their last two outings and in the first meeting between the two Real Salt Lake defeated Colorado 3-0 at home but will be playing at a mile-high altitude in Colorado on Saturday. Colorado is unbeaten in each of its last eight matches at home and has lost just once at home this season, back in the second match of the season. Final Score Prediction, Colorado Rapids win 2-1


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