Minnesota United FC vs Colorado Rapids Odds & Info
|Game||Minnesota United FC vs Colorado Rapids|
|Date & Time||Sunday November 22, 2020, 7:30 PM (EST)|
Allianz Field Allianz Field, Saint Paul, USA
MIN +110 O/U 2.5
Minnesota United hosts Colorado on Sunday in the first round of the MLS Cup playoffs. Minnesota defeated Dallas 3-0 in its final regular-season fixture to finish fourth in the Western Conference six points ahead of fifth place Colorado, its opponent on Sunday. Kevin Molino opened the scoring for Minnesota United in the 17th minute and added a second goal in the 79th minute while Emanuel Reynoso added a goal for Minnesota in the 47th minute.
Reynosa was an off-season acquisition as well as Kei Kamara, while midfield has been held down by Molino after returning from an injury. Minnesota ended the regular season going unbeaten in its last eight fixtures. The leading goal scorer for Minnesota during the regular season was Robin Lod with nine and Jan Gregus was the leader in assists with six.
Colorado earned its spot in the postseason with a victory over the Portland Timbers in the next-to-last fixture of the season and followed that with a 2-1 victory over the Houston Dynamo on Decision Day. A winner by Diego Rubio during stoppage time moved Colorado into fifth place in the conference standings after beginning Decision Day in seventh. This season on the road, the Rapids are 5-3-1 and are tied with three other clubs for the most victories on the road.
Colorado began its 2020 campaign with two consecutive victories before a four month hiatus due to the pandemic. Upon returning, Colorado did not advance from the MLS is BackTournament group stage and was winless in his first seven matches. However, Colorado won three of four matches during September and is now beginning the postseason in fifth. The leading goal scorers for Colorado during the regular season were Jonathan Lewis and Cole Bassett with five each. Jack Price was the leader in assists with five.
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Over the most recent five matches played between these two MLS Western Conference rivals, Minnesota has two victories, Colorado has two victories and one has ended in a draw. Minnesota defeated Colorado 2-1 on October 28th in the most recent meeting between the two. Minnesota finished the regular season in fourth and rightfully so as the Loons scored 42 goals while allowing just 31 and will dominate Colorado at home on Sunday and move on to round two. Final Score Prediction, Minnesota United wins 3-1