Sporting Kansas City vs Columbus Crew soccer match will take place at Children’s Mercy Park in Kansas City, Kansas  on Saturday, April 23rd. The betting line has had some movement and it current sits with Kansas City -106 and Columbus at +290. The over/under is set at 2.5.

Columbus is 9th in the Eastern Conference at 2-2-3 on the season and Sporting is 12th in the Western Conference with a 2-0-5 record. Eloy Room is expected to be in goal for the Columbus Crew and Tim Melia for Sporting KC. In their last soccer match, Sporting KC lost 3-1 to Los Angeles where SKC only managed 85.2% received pass percentage. they also put two shot of 10 on target for a goal and average for the season 0.60 goals per 90 minutes of play. Goalkeeper Tim Melia, is 94-54-79 in his career with 30.1% clean sheets in 226 starts.

The Columbus Crew lost their last match to Orlando City 2-0 but finished with a 89.6% passing rate. They were accurate in 3 shots on goal out of 16 attempts.  Columbus is averaging 1.43 goals and 0.86 assists per 90 minutes of play. Goalkeeper Eloy Room has allowed 31 4 goals with 765 stops in 229 starts. He has given up 1.35 goals peer 90 minutes of play and has a lifetime record of 90-60-81.


Sporting Kansas City vs Columbus Crew Prediction:

Take Columbus (+290) also consider a draw.


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