FC Dallas vs Nashville SC Betting Preview

The regular season begins in Major League Soccer with the third week of the schedule. Since the stoppage of play due to the pandemic, Dallas nor Nashville has had a chance to play. Both were left home due to Covid-19 positive tests upon entry to the bubble in Orlando. The is a back-to-back schedule as they hit the field against each other on the weekend. The contest is to kickoff at 8:30 ET.

This is the first EVER contest between these teams as Nashville just entered this year as an expansion team. 

FC Dallas

Head Coach Luchi Gonzalez has waited five months to continue the season and admitted that it was difficult to watch the MLS is Back tourney.Dallas has a stockpile of young talent  with forward Jesus Ferreira, midfielder Paxton Pomkyal and a host of others. In the first two weeks of the season, FC Dallas secured four points beating the Philadelphia Union 2-0 and getting a 2-2 draw facing the Montreal Impact. 

Currently, there are no players that are deemed out for this contest. The starting lineup appears to be:

Striker Zdenek Ondrasek

Left Wing Fafa Picault

Right Wing Michael Barrios

Attacking Mid  Jesus Ferreira

Midfielder Paxton Pomkya

Center Mid Thiago Santos

Left Back Ryan Hollingshead

Right Back  Reggie Cannon

Left Center Back Reto Ziegler

Right Center Back Matt Hedges

Goalkeeper Jimmy Maurer

Nashville SC

This club is looking forward to getting back on the field after a five month delay and they are also looking for their first franchise victory. Nashville also had to leave the bubble due to Covid-19 positive test results but they got back home and began working and preparing for the inaugural season. 

During the lull in play, Nashville SC announced they had signed Walker Zimmerman, center back, a contract extension through 2023 with a club option for 2024. Zimmerman scored the first goal in their franchise history in front of nearly 50,000 fans at Nissan Stadium. signed extension through 2023

Forward Dom Badji will be out with a quad injury as will defenseman Jimmy Medranada due to a hip injury. The projected starters are: Joe Willis; Eric Miller, Walker Zimmerman, Dave Romney, Daniel Lovitz; Dax McCarty, Anibal Godoy; Randall Leal, Hany Mukhtar, David Accam; Daniel Rios.

FC Dallas vs Nashville SC Series Matchup

This is the first all-time meeting between FC Dallas and Nashville SC

 

Our Pick: FC Dallas shouldn’t have any trouble winning this contest and as soon as a couple of goals are scored, Nashville is in too deep.  Also like Dallas over 1.5 goals. 

 

Upcoming Schedule

7:30 PM

FC Dallas

Nashville SC

August 16

Sunday

7:30 PM

FC Dallas

Nashville SC

August 20

Thursday

6:00 PM

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New York City FC

 

6:30 PM

Columbus Crew SC

Chicago Fire FC

 

August 21

Friday

6:30 PM

FC Cincinnati

D.C. United

 

6:30 PM

Minnesota United FC

Sporting Kansas City

 

7:00 PM

Houston Dynamo

FC Dallas

 

7:00 PM

New England Revolution

Philadelphia Union

 

August 22

Saturday

5:00 PM

 

Los Angeles Football Club

LA Galaxy

 

6:00 PM

Atlanta United FC

Nashville SC

 

7:00 PM

Inter Miami CF

Orlando City SC

 

8:00 PM

Colorado Rapids

Real Salt Lake

 

August 23

Sunday

9:00 PM

Portland Timbers

Seattle Sounders FC

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Just a reminder on how to bet MLS Soccer is known as the most popular sport in the world. Kids in virtually every country kick around the soccer ball. Where there are games, there are people that bet on it. In order to bet soccer, you must understand it and how the numbers work. There are hundreds of matches every week and many sportsbooks readily available to accept your bet.

 

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