Top Soccer Betting Picks for the Week – July 1st Edition

Top Soccer Betting Picks for the Week – July 1st Edition

Written by on July 1, 2019

We head to Major League Soccer for our top picks of the week. Saturday figures to be a competitive one in MLS. Seattle takes on Columbus while LAFC battles Vancouver. There’s also a great matchup between San Jose and Real Salt Lake. Check out soccer betting analysis and free picks for four top matches in MLS on Saturday, July 6!

Top Soccer Betting Picks for the Week – July 1st Edition

Saturday, July 6

Columbus Crew vs Seattle Sounders

  • MLS Betting Odds: TBA

Neither one of these squads provides confidence. Columbus is 1-1-3 in their last 5 matches. The draw happened versus New York City FC on June 1. The win happened versus the Pittsburgh Riverhounds, a USL squad, while the Crew has lost three in a row. Three losses occurred against MLS teams Sporting KC, Atlanta United, and Orlando City SC.

Seattle is only 1-4 in their last 5 as well. However, the Sounders have battled Major League Soccer teams in their last 5 matches. The loss to the Portland Timbers 1-2 happened at the United States Cup. Portland is Seattle’s major rival. Another reason to like Seattle here is that their lone win in their last 5 happened in their last match, a 1-0 victory over Vancouver on June 29. Seattle takes this.

Soccer Betting Pick: Seattle Sounders

Sporting KC vs Chicago Fire

  • MLS Betting Odds: TBA

With a 4-7-6 record, Sporting KC is at the bottom of the Western Conference. At least KC has one more draw than loss. That’s a positive. They beat Columbus 1-0, but if we take out that match, they haven’t played well. Minnesota dominated them 4-1 on June 12. On June 29, Real Salt Lake beat Sporting KC 2-0.

Luckily for KC, the Chicago Fire have played much worse than they have. Chicago Fire is 0-2-3 in their last 5 matches. Although that’s a bad record, the Fire drew against both Real Salt Lake and DC United. Chicago can step it up here. They should beat Sporting KC on Saturday.

Soccer Betting Pick: Chicago Fire

LAFC / Vancouver Whitecaps

  • MLS Betting Odds: TBA

The top team in Major League Soccer, LAFC is dominating the standings ala Barcelona in La Liga. The Los Angeles Football Club has a ridiculous 11-4-2 record. They enter this week off a 1-0 loss to the Colorado Rapids, though.

Vancouver lost 0-1 to the Seattle Sounders in their last match. The Whitecaps posted 3 draws and a win before the loss. They drew against FC Dallas, the Rapids, and Toronto FC. This feels like a draw. LAFC can dominate at times, but their form could be sloping downward while Vancouver takes on the top team in MLS at home.

Soccer Betting Pick: Draw

San Jose Earthquakes vs Real Salt Lake

  • MLS Betting Odds: TBA

Real Salt Lake has turned their form around in their last couple of matches. They drew 1-1 with the Chicago Fire and then beat Sporting KC 2-0. Salt Lake and San Jose haven’t battled since 2018. In those two matches, the teams drew in both.

The Earthquakes have looked great in their last couple of MLS matches, though. On June 26, they beat Houston 2-0. They beat the L.A. Galaxy 3-0 on June 29. San Jose should play well enough for the victory on July 6.

Soccer Betting Pick: San Jose Earthquakes