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Real Salt Lake vs. Austin FC 5/14/22 - Major League Soccer Picks & Predictions

Real Salt Lake vs Austin FC Odds & Info

Game Real Salt Lake vs Austin FC
Date & Time Saturday May 14, 2022, 9:30 PM (EDT)
Rio Tinto Stadium Sandy, UT
Latest odds
REAL +125 ; O/U 2.5
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Real Salt Lake hosts Austin FC on Saturday in a MLS Western Conference fixture. Real Salt Lake is fifth in the conference table at 4-4-3 on 16 points with a goal difference of -5. Real Salt Lake was defeated by Nashville SC 2-0 last Sunday in its most recent MLS fixture. The loss snapped a two-match unbeaten run for Real Salt Lake.

Real Salt Lake suffered its third shutout over the last four matches when losing to Nashville last weekend. Each of the three shutouts were on the road, but RSL has scored in each of its last 14 matches at home, where they will be on Saturday. Tate Schmitt and Bobby Wood are the leading goal scorers for Real Salt Lake with two each, while Pablo Ruiz and Maikel Chang are the leaders in assists with two apiece.

Austin FC is second in the conference table at 6-2-2 on 20 points with a goal difference of +13. Austin FC was defeated by the LA Galaxy 1-0 last Sunday in their most recent MLS fixture. The loss snapped a two-match winning streak for Austin. It was also the first time that Austin was held scoreless in its last eight matches.

Austin's winning streak of four consecutive matches, which was a club record, came to an end with its loss last Sunday to LA. However, Austin has won each of its two matches on the road where Austin will be playing RSL on Saturday. Sebastian Driussi is the leading goal scorer for Austin with seven, while Diego Fagundez is the leader in assists with six.

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Real Salt Lake +125

Home pitch has been advantageous in this matchup as the home side has won each of the two fixtures between Real Salt Lake and Austin. Last season, RSL was a 1-0 winner at home versus Austin and RSL has scored at least one goal in each of its last 14 matches on its home pitch. Look for Real Salt Lake to shut down the Austin attack and take all three points with a goal on the counter attack. Final Score Prediction, Real Salt Lake wins 1-0.

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