MLS Betting Odds: There are three MLS games for Monday, July 4th including the Vancouver Whitecaps visiting the Los Angeles Galaxy. The Whitecaps are in 4th place in the West with 24 points while the Galaxy are in 6th place with 23 points. Only two points separate five teams from 4th place to 8th place in the West. The teams met earlier this season in Vancouver and played to a scoreless draw.
Here is a look at the three games for Monday and MLS picks.
Monday, July 4th (All Times Eastern)
Portland Timbers at Colorado Rapids – 9:00 pm
The Colorado Rapids are favored at home on Monday night as they host the Portland Timbers. The Timbers come into this game in 5th place in the Western Conference with 23 points while the Rapids are in first place in the conference with 32 points. The Timbers are winless on the road at 0-4-4 while the Rapids are 7-0 at home with 1 draw. The teams met twice last season with Portland winning both games.
3 Way: Colorado Rapids -125, Portland Timbers +340, Draw +260
Spread: Colorado Rapids -1/2 -125, Portland Timbers +1/2 +105
Total: 2.5 over -115
Portland has won six of the last ten meetings with Colorado winning twice with two draws. Seven of the last ten have gone over the total.
I will take Colorado and the game over the total.
Orlando City SC at FC Dallas – 9:00 pm
FC Dallas is a slight favorite on Monday night as they host Orlando City. Dallas comes into this game in second place in the West with 31 points while Orlando City is in 6th place in the East with 20 points. Orlando City is 1-3 on the road with 2 draws while Dallas is 6-0 at home with 3 draws. Dallas won 2-0 in Orlando last season.
3 Way: FC Dallas +105, Orlando City +270, Draw +235
Spread: FC Dallas -1/2 +105, Orlando City +1/2 -125
Total: 2.5 over -125
The only previous meeting between the teams was the 2-0 win by Dallas in Orlando last season.
I will take Dallas to get the home win.
The Los Angeles Galaxy are slight favorites on Monday as they host the Vancouver Whitecaps. The Whitecaps are 3-5 on the road this season while the Galaxy are 4-0 at home with 4 draws. The teams played to a scoreless draw at home against the Galaxy earlier this season.
3 Way: Los Angeles Galaxy +105, Vancouver Whitecaps +255, Draw +245
Spread: Los Angeles Galaxy -1/2 +105, Vancouver Whitecaps +1/2 -125
Total: 2.5 over -130
The Galaxy have won five of the last ten meetings in this series with Vancouver taking three with two draws. Six of the last ten have gone under the total.
I will take the Galaxy and the game under the total.
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