New York Red Bulls vs Vancouver Whitecaps Predictions

Jon Wilde 20 May 2019
  • New York Red Bulls vs Vancouver Whitecaps predictions for their MLS match on Wednesday

  • We are backing Vancouver to return home with at least a point

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Russell Teibert (right) in action for Vancouver Whitecaps (PA Images)

New York Red Bulls vs Vancouver Whitecaps Score Prediction

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New York Red Bulls vs Vancouver Whitecaps Match Info

Date: Wednesday May 22 2019
Kick-off time: 1.00am Thursday BST
Venue: Red Bull Arena

New York Red Bulls vs Vancouver Whitecaps Head-To-Head Record

Last 3 MLS matches

August 19 2018: Vancouver Whitecaps 2-2 New York Red Bulls
October 7 2017: New York Red Bulls 3-0 Vancouver Whitecaps
September 4 2016: Vancouver Whitecaps 0-1 New York Red Bulls

Total head-to-head MLS matches played: 9
New York Red Bulls wins: 2
Vancouver Whitecaps wins: 3
Draws: 4

New York Red Bulls vs Vancouver Whitecaps Stats

  • Over 2.5 goals have been scored in five of the last six MLS matches between these clubs
  • But nine of Vancouver Whitecaps’ latest 10 games have contained under 2.5 goals
  • New York Red Bulls have not drawn any of their last 19 MLS home games

New York Red Bulls vs Vancouver Whitecaps Match Preview

New York Red Bulls did precisely what we predicted when they won 1-0 at home to Atlanta United on Sunday, but there could be some value in taking them on against Vancouver.

Our recommended correct score bet came up at odds of 9/1 as the Red Bulls made it four victories out of five, ending a sequence of five consecutive triumphs for the MLS champions.

Unsurprisingly, the team from the Big Apple are red-hot favourites this time having been 29/20 to beat Atlanta – and we would much rather have the other two options on our side now at long odds-against.

Vancouver Whitecaps are admittedly not in as good form as Atlanta or the Red Bulls, but they have lost only one of their last four games on the road.

The key for the Whitecaps is keeping things tight defensively and, as the stats above outline, most of their matches this season have been low-scoring.

A 1-1 draw away to Sporting Kansas City at the weekend, gained via a last-gasp equaliser, will have put the Canadian side in good heart and they are backed to thwart the Red Bulls from making it a fifth win in six.

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New York Red Bulls vs Vancouver Whitecaps Betting Tips

Vancouver Whitecaps/Draw double chance @ 9/5 with bet365
Under 2.5 goals @ 6/5 with Paddy Power

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    New York Red Bulls vs Vancouver Whitecaps Predictions

    New York Red Bulls vs Vancouver Whitecaps Match Info Date: Wednesday May 22 2019 Kick-off time: 1.00am Thursday BST Venue: Red Bull Arena New York Red Bulls vs Vancouver Whitecaps Head-To-Head Record Last 3 MLS matches August 19 2018: Vancouver Whitecaps 2-2 New York Red Bulls October 7 2017: New York Red Bulls 3-0 Vancouver…