Philadelphia Union vs Colorado Rapids Predictions

Jon Wilde 28 May 2019
  • Philadelphia Union vs Colorado Rapids predictions for their MLS match on Wednesday

  • We are backing Philadelphia Union for a narrow victory

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Ray Gaddis in action for Philadelphia Union (PA Images)

Philadelphia Union vs Colorado Rapids Score Prediction

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Philadelphia Union vs Colorado Rapids Match Info

Date: Wednesday May 29 2019
Kick-off time: 00.30am BST Thursday
Venue: Talen Energy Stadium

Philadelphia Union vs Colorado Rapids Head-To-Head Record

Last 3 matches

April 1 2018: Colorado Rapids 3-0 Philadelphia Union
May 21 2017: Philadelphia Union 2-1 Colorado Rapids
May 29 2016: Colorado Rapids 1-1 Philadelphia Union

Total head-to-head MLS matches played: 11
Philadelphia Union wins: 2
Colorado Rapids wins: 4
Draws: 5

Philadelphia Union vs Colorado Rapids Stats

  • Philadelphia Union have won only one of their six home matches against Colorado Rapids
  • Both teams have scored in nine of their 11 previous meetings
  • Colorado Rapids have not drawn any of their six away games so far this year

Philadelphia Union vs Colorado Rapids Match Preview

Philadelphia Union will know they cannot afford to be complacent here even though they host the bottom team of the entire MLS standings.

Union are top of the Eastern Conference and even have games in hand of the two clubs immediately below them, which suggests they could be on course for their best ever campaign – they have never got beyond the overall last eight since joining MLS in 2010.

With five home wins out of eight this term, Jim Curtin’s side ought to be confident against Colorado Rapids, who are propping up the other 23 clubs – but it may not be a walk in the park because the visitors to this venue beside the Delaware River are improving.

Colorado have benefited for a change of manager at the start of this month with Conor Casey replacing Anthony Hudson on an interim basis. It took Casey a couple of games to have an effect but they have won their last two, including away to LA Galaxy.

That represented a rare clean sheet against opponents without suspended Zlatan Ibrahimovic but even since Casey took over from his English predecessor, the Rapids have continued to concede goals – eight in four matches despite those couple of victories.

There should be plenty of entertainment in this contest and while it may not be easy for the Union, they are expected to have just too much firepower for Colorado.

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Philadelphia Union vs Colorado Rapids Betting Tips

Philadelphia Union to win and both teams to score @ 13/8 with bet365
Philadelphia Union to win and over 2.5 goals in the match @ 10/11 with bet365

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Philadelphia Union vs Colorado Rapids Match Info Date: Wednesday May 29 2019 Kick-off time: 00.30am BST Thursday Venue: Talen Energy Stadium Philadelphia Union vs Colorado Rapids Head-To-Head Record Last 3 matches April 1 2018: Colorado Rapids 3-0 Philadelphia Union May 21 2017: Philadelphia Union 2-1 Colorado Rapids May 29 2016: Colorado Rapids 1-1 Philadelphia Union…

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