ORLANDO CITY VS VANCOUVER WHITECAPS (Preview, Prediction & Betting Tips) / 19.04.2019

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Perennial battlers Orlando City are suffering their worst start to a league season since their debut year (W2, D2, L3), but are presented with an opportunity against an opposition, Vancouver Whitecaps, suffering from a much worse start (D2, L4).
The Lions’ defensive woes, which amounted to them shipping more goals than any other franchise in 2018, have not abated. Orlando have conceded two or more goals in each of their four home fixtures this term, and have collected just one MLS clean sheet inside their opening seven matches.
Amongst four remaining teams yet to register a league win going into this round, Vancouver are enduring their worst ever start to an MLS season. In addition, the visitors have failed to win any of their last five trips across the border (D2, L3), trailing at half-time in all but one of those five. Like their hosts, they have maintained just one clean sheet in 2019.
If Orlando can turn around a 0-7 aggregate scoreline inside the first 30 minutes of their league matches so far, they could be in a good position to take advantage of Vancouver’s -5 goal difference this term in the final 30 minutes (plus stoppage time).
Players to watchNani (ORL) has played a big role in his club’s resurgence, scoring three in his last two appearances.
Hwang In-Beom (VAN) won’t be far from his first assist of the season if he continues to average nearly two (1.8) key passes per game.
Stat attack: Orlando’s last six MLS home matches have all produced over 2.5 total goals, while Vancouver’s last three overall have fallen under 2.5.
Both teams have scored in all but one of Orlando’s 2019 MLS matches.
The Whitecaps are one of four MLS franchises whom Orlando have never defeated in a minimum of four league encounters (D1, L3).

Head-to-head matches: ORLANDO CITY – VANCOUVER WHITECAPS
27.08.17 MLS Orlando City 1-2 Vancouver Whitecaps
22.03.15 MLS Orlando City 0-1 Vancouver Whitecaps

Betting tips we recommend:
Prediction: Home Win
Selection odds: 1,50
Bookmaker: LS Bet

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