The Mental Model Theory of MLS Weekend Soccer Betting

July 17th, 2019 Football Soccer

Major League Soccer weekend soccer betting will show you the life of the mind with this trifecta of primo matchups.

New York City FC vs. Seattle Sounders FC
Date: Saturday, 17th June
Venue: Yankee Stadium

Sportsbook odds for fans who bet on soccer:
Seattle Sounders +½ (-109) 2½ (-137) +285
New York City FC -½ (-106) 2½ (+122) EV
Seattle Sounders/New York City FC Draw +279

The Sounders have won three of their last four games, including a 1-0 win over the Houston Dynamo on June 4th. Will Bruin scored the game-winning goal – and his fourth of the season –in the 69th minute. Christian Roldan had the assist. Bruin had to carry the team in spite of a dislocated shoulder given the absence of Clint Dempsey and Jordan Morris, who were doing national team duty. Seattle is coming off a 2-1 win over the Portland Timbers in the US Open Cup on Tuesday.

NYCFC beat the Union 2-1 on June 3rd. The Blues were down 0-1 with 10 minutes left but Maxime Chanot made it even in the 80th minutes and Alexander Callens scored the go-ahead goal five minutes later. NYCFC is 2-1-1 in the last four games and was knocked out in the fourth round of the Open Cup by the Red Bulls on Wednesday.

New England Revolution vs. Chicago Fire soccer betting preview
Date: Saturday, 17th June
Venue: Gillette Stadium

Sportsbook odds for fans who bet on soccer:
Chicago Fire +½ (-120) 2½ (-128) +270
New England Revolution -½ (+105) 2½ (+113) +107
Chicago Fire/New England Revolution Draw +261

The Fire extended their undefeated streak to seven games with a 2-0 win over Atlanta on Saturday. Nemanja Nikolic scored his league-leading 12th goal of the season on a penalty kick. The Fire eliminated Saint Louis FC from the Open Cup on Wednesday.

The Revs defeated Toronto 3-0 on June 3rd. Benjamin Angoua scored his first MLS goal. New England dispatched the Rochester Rhinos in the Open Cup by an identical score.

San Jose Earthquakes vs. Sporting Kansas City soccer betting preview
Date: Saturday, 17th June
Venue: Avaya Stadium

Sportsbook odds for fans who bet on soccer:
Sporting Kansas City PK (+124) 2½ (+120) +224
San Jose Earthquakes PK (-139) 2½ (-135) +139
Sporting Kansas City/San Jose Earthquakes Draw +237

The Quakes lost a second straight game, 0-2 to the Portland Timbers on June 2nd. Darwin Ceren saw two back-to-back yellow cards less than one minute apart and thus left his team with 10 men on the pitch. San Jose bested the San Francisco Deltas 2-0 on Wednesday to advance to the 5th round of the US Open Cup.

The Wizards held a 1-0 lead for close to 60 minutes but ended up conceding a draw with the Impact on Saturday. Nevertheless, KC remains atop the Western Conference as well as unbeaten at home. Gerso scored his team-best sixth goal of the season. The Wiz Kids routed Minnesota 4-0 on Wednesday in the 4th round of the Open Cup.

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