Houston also had Champions League matches to deal with at the start of the 2019 season. But they didn’t let that distract them from making a great start in the MLS. They are undefeated after two matches and will now look to extend that streak. Vancouver have made a poor start in the season, losing both their matches so far.

Date/Time: 3-16-2019, 15:00 EST

Spread: Houston Dynamo -0.75

Total: 2.75 Goals

Houston (1-0-1) did not have an easy job in the opener, where they struggled to grab a point. They hosted Real Salt Lake, who took the lead at the end of the first half. Houston pulled even at the 62nd minute but struggled to hold on to the result. In their next match they conceded the first goal against Montreal but managed to overturn that result in their favor, to win by 1-2. That win came in-between two losses against Mexican side Tigres in the Champions League.

On the other hand, Vancouver Whitecaps (0-2-0) will not be feeling confident after two consecutive losses in their first two matches. In their first match they took the lead against Minnesota United but ended up losing by 3-2 at home. Their next match was a really balanced match on the road against Real Salt Lake. Their opponents scored the only goal of the match through a penalty kick at the 21st minute for the final 0-1.

Vancouver Whitecaps won by 2-1 in this venue last season before a 2-2 draw at home. They have been great in this match-up in recent years, losing just once in the last eight against Houston (4-1-3).

But Houston have been excellent as hosts (4-1-1). They are traditionally better at home than they are on the road. I will go with Houston on this one, in what looks like 1-2 home win (+705).

MLS Houston Dynamo vs Vancouver Whitecaps Prediction: Houston Dynamo -0.75 (-120)

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