Houston Dynamo vs. Colorado Rapids 3/19/22 - Major League Soccer Picks & Predictions

Last Updated: 03/18/2022 at 10:17 AM ET

Houston Dynamo vs. Colorado Rapids 3/19/22 - Major League Soccer Picks & Predictions

The Houston Dynamo host the Colorado Rockies on Saturday in a MLS Western Conference matchday 4 fixture. Houston is ninth in the conference table 1-1-1 on four points with a goal difference of 0. Houston defeated the Vancouver Whitecaps 2-1 last Saturday on a brace by Darwin Quintero. Houston opened the regular season with a 0-0 draw at home against Real Salt Lake followed by 1-0 loss on the road to Sporting KC.

Houston’s six-match winless streak with one draw and five losses, was snapped when the Dynamo defeated Vancouver last Saturday. However, the last time Houston won two straight matches was in 2020. Darwin Quintero is the leading goal scorer for Houston with two, while Corey Baird, Carlos Ferreira and Adalberto Carrasquilla have one assist each.

The Colorado Rapids are fourth in the conference table at 2-0-1 on six points with a goal difference of +2. Colorado defeated Sporting Kansas City 2-0 last Saturday. Diego Rubio opened the scoring for Colorado in the 21st minute and Mark-Anthony Kaye scored Colorado’s second goal in the 51st minute. Colorado has won each of its last two matches by a combined 5-0.

Colorado opened the season with a loss and has won each of his last two with clean sheets in both against Atlanta and Sporting Kansas City, but Colorado has not had three consecutive clean sheets since 2015 and have not had three straight victories with clean sheets since 2010. Diego Rubio is the leading goal scorer for Colorado with two and Lucas Esteves is the leader in assists with two.

Colorado has four consecutive victories over Houston and is unbeaten in 21 of his last 24 matches versus the Dynamo. Colorado is coming off a 2-0 victory over Sporting Kansas City and prior to that defeated Atlanta 3-0. Houston has struggled to open the campaign, scoring just two goals in its first three matches and will be on the road against the Rapids. Final Score Prediction, Colorado Rapids win 2-0. 

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