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Major League Soccer
May 30, 2024 at 1.30am UK
Children's Mercy Park
Vancouver Whitecaps

Kansas
1 - 2
Vancouver

Tzionis (90+2')
Shelton (43'), Castellanos (75')
FT(HT: 0-1)
Gauld (39', 82')
Inge Utvik (7')

The Match

Preview

Sports Mole previews Thursday's Major League Soccer clash between Sporting Kansas City and Vancouver Whitecaps, including predictions, team news and possible lineups.

Form, Standings, Stats

Last Game: Portland 2-1 Kansas
Sunday, May 26 at 3.30am in Major League Soccer
Last Game: Vancouver 1-2 Inter Miami
Sunday, May 26 at 3.30am in Major League Soccer

We said: Sporting Kansas City 1-1 Vancouver Whitecaps

Neither side are in great form at the moment, while three of the previous four meetings between these two have resulted in either a draw or a one-goal victory. They are both low on confidence and struggling to create much going forward, which is why we are projecting a stalemate in this midweek clash. Read more.

Data Analysis

Our analysis of all available data, including recent performances and player stats up until an hour before kickoff, suggested the most likely outcome of this match was a Sporting Kansas City win with a probability of 52.13%. A win for Vancouver Whitecaps had a probability of 25.34% and a draw had a probability of 22.5%.

The most likely scoreline for a Sporting Kansas City win was 2-1 with a probability of 9.66%. The next most likely scorelines for that outcome were 1-0 (8.24%) and 2-0 (7.74%). The likeliest Vancouver Whitecaps win was 1-2 (6.42%), while for a drawn scoreline it was 1-1 (10.28%). The actual scoreline of 1-2 was predicted with a 6.4% likelihood.

Result
Sporting Kansas CityDrawVancouver Whitecaps
52.13% (0.13500000000001 0.14) 22.52% (-0.027999999999999 -0.03) 25.34% (-0.109 -0.11)
Both teams to score 60.4% (-0.017999999999994 -0.02)
Goals
Over 2.5Under 2.5
60.46% (0.029000000000003 0.03)39.54% (-0.032000000000004 -0.03)
Over 3.5Under 3.5
38.11% (0.032000000000004 0.03)61.89% (-0.036000000000001 -0.04)
Sporting Kansas City Goals
Over 0.5Under 0.5
84.71% (0.054999999999993 0.05)15.29% (-0.057 -0.06)
Over 1.5Under 1.5
56% (0.104 0.1)44% (-0.107 -0.11)
Vancouver Whitecaps Goals
Over 0.5Under 0.5
71.3% (-0.067999999999998 -0.07)28.7% (0.065000000000001 0.07)
Over 1.5Under 1.5
35.48% (-0.082999999999998 -0.08)64.52% (0.079999999999998 0.08)
Score Analysis
    Sporting Kansas City 52.13%
    Vancouver Whitecaps 25.34%
    Draw 22.52%
Sporting Kansas CityDrawVancouver Whitecaps
2-1 @ 9.66% (0.0060000000000002 0.01)
1-0 @ 8.24% (0.0040000000000013 0)
2-0 @ 7.74% (0.019 0.02)
3-1 @ 6.05% (0.016 0.02)
3-0 @ 4.84% (0.021 0.02)
3-2 @ 3.78% (0.0030000000000001 0)
4-1 @ 2.84% (0.013 0.01)
4-0 @ 2.28% (0.015 0.02)
4-2 @ 1.77% (0.0049999999999999 0)
5-1 @ 1.07% (0.0069999999999999 0.01)
Other @ 3.88%
Total : 52.13%
1-1 @ 10.28% (-0.0099999999999998 -0.01)
2-2 @ 6.03% (-0.0069999999999997 -0.01)
0-0 @ 4.39% (-0.0069999999999997 -0.01)
3-3 @ 1.57% (-0.0010000000000001 -0)
Other @ 0.25%
Total : 22.52%
1-2 @ 6.42% (-0.02 -0.02)
0-1 @ 5.48% (-0.018 -0.02)
0-2 @ 3.42% (-0.017 -0.02)
1-3 @ 2.67% (-0.013 -0.01)
2-3 @ 2.51% (-0.0070000000000001 -0.01)
0-3 @ 1.42% (-0.01 -0.01)
Other @ 3.42%
Total : 25.34%

How you voted: Kansas vs Vancouver

Sporting Kansas City
39.4%
Draw
48.5%
Vancouver Whitecaps
12.1%
33
Head to Head
Jul 2, 2023 1.30am
Kansas
3-0
Vancouver
Walter (33'), Pulido (45+3'), Thommy (53')
Thommy (57'), Davis (89')

Berhalter (66')
Jun 4, 2023 3.30am
Vancouver
1-1
Kansas
Gauld (88' pen.)
White (39'), Blackmon (63'), Cubas (69'), Gauld (78'), Sartini (86')
Pulido (20')
Castellanos (7'), Kinda (79'), Kinda (79+79'), McIntosh (90+5')
May 29, 2022 2am
Kansas
0-1
Vancouver
Ford (13'), Fontas (44'), Russell (58')
Berhalter (27'), Gutierrez (52')
Apr 3, 2022 1am
Vancouver
1-0
Kansas
Raposo (73')
Teibert (37'), Berhalter (45'), Cavallini (60'), Godinho (90+4')
Nov 20, 2021 10pm
Kansas
3-1
Vancouver
Shelton (17'), Isimat-Mirin (45+3'), Zusi (58')
Dajome (39' pen.)
Gaspar (86'), Cavallini (89'), Godoy (90+2')
rhs 2.0
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Eastern Conference

TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Inter MiamiInter Miami18105342271535
2FC CincinnatiCincinnati1610332316733
3New York City FCNY City169252417729
4New York Red BullsNY Red Bulls178542923629
5Charlotte FCCharlotte FC177461818025
6Columbus Crew146622113824
7Toronto177372626024
8Philadelphia UnionPhiladelphia164842723420
9Nashville SCNashville164752022-219
10DC United174762531-619
11Orlando City164571624-817
12CF MontrealMontreal164572335-1217
13Atlanta UnitedAtlanta164482221116
14Chicago Fire173681729-1215
15New England RevolutionNew England1541101227-1513

Western Conference

TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Real Salt LakeSalt Lake1796236191733
2Los Angeles FCLos Angeles169342819930
3Minnesota UnitedMinnesota Utd168532821729
4Los Angeles GalaxyLA Galaxy177733125628
5Vancouver WhitecapsVancouver167452419525
6Austin FCAustin176562125-423
7Houston DynamoHouston166461818022
8Colorado RapidsColorado176472931-222
9Portland TimbersPortland185673232021
10Seattle SoundersSeattle174672021-118
11St Louis City163942325-218
12Sporting Kansas CityKansas173592632-614
13Dallas163581825-714
14San Jose EarthquakesEarthquakes1632112439-1511


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