MLS Free Soccer Picks: DC United vs. Toronto FC

Lee Phelps

Saturday, June 27, 2015 12:37 PM GMT

The East's top team test its away form again, this time at Toronto and William Hill's Lee Phelps isn;t sure he can trust them. Check out which odds he goes for in his free betting pick.

Fourth versus top is the betting event we have in the MLS when Toronto welcome DC United to town and it promises to be an intriguing encounter.

 

Toronto FC
Inconsistency reigns for Toronto at the moment, with a poor defeat to New York followed by a really impressive 3-1 home win over Montreal Impact on Wednesday.

But before all that they had won three and drawn one, so the form guide is good for them overall.

Toronto’s overall home record shows three wins and two loss so far, having won three of their last four on home turf. The goals have been coming from two men in particular with Giovinco on eight goals and Premier League flop Jozy Altidore on six, so two men to consider if you’re looking for a scorer bet.


DC United
Successive wins against New England and Chicago Fire have extended DC’s lead at the top to 10 points. They have largely built that lead courtesy of excellent home form, losing one game all season, with seven wins, scoring 18 and conceding 10. But away from home frankly it’s not so great, with three wins, a draw and four losses, scoring just five goals and seven.

Wednesday’s win at Chicago stopped the rot but the goals were still low, in fact only one of DC’s away matches have seen over 2.5 goals come in. Those away gremlins aren’t the only issue, United have doubts over the fitness of Halsti, Johnson, Pontius, Farfan and Franklin.

 

Soccer picks
I could honestly see any of the three outcomes here, but DC United’s away form isn’t good enough to trust, despite that most recent win. Toronto are capable of winning but despite the ability to score, they dry up against the better teams.

I’m playing goals here, with under 2.5 the soccer pick at 1.78 (8/11).

Free soccer pick: Under 2.5 goals 1.78 (8/11) at Bet365

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