FC Dallas vs Inter MiamiMLS, KO: 02:00 Jul 5, 2022, Toyota Stadium
FC Dallas are aiming to snap out of a recent slump as they welcome Inter Miami for a cross-conference MLS clash on Tuesday. Despite their recent struggles, the Texas club will fancy their chances of seeing off Inter Miami, who have been poor travellers lately.
Although FC Dallas have shown plenty of overall improvement from last season’s campaign, they appear to have lost their way a little in recent weeks. They head into Tuesday’s clash with one victory in five MLS matches and are winless in their last three.
Dallas are coming off a 3-1 defeat to Los Angeles FC in their previous MLS fixture with Jesus Ferreira’s first half effort proving to be a mere consolation. Despite their recent struggles, Nico Estevez’s side remain in the mix for the playoffs as they sit fifth in the Western Conference.
FC Dallas were on a five match winning streak in front of their fans before their recent slump, with impressive victories over Portland Timbers and Seattle Sounders among their results in that run.
Inter Miami have looked slightly better than Dallas in recent weeks but remain just outside the playoff places in the Eastern Conference. They travel to Toyota Stadium with three wins from their last four MLS matches.
Phil Neville’ men claimed a 2-1 victory over Minnesota United in their previous MLS fixture. They appeared to be headed for defeat after going behind midway through the second half but a late brace from Indiana Vassilev earned them all three points.
While Inter Miami are showing signs of life in recent weeks, they continue to struggle on their travels. They are winless in their last four away matches, suffering three defeats in that run and also failing to score a single goal.
How the bookies view it
The bookies have installed FC Dallas as overwhelming favourites with a home win priced at 11/20 by William Hill. A victory for Inter Miami is valued at 26/5 by SBK while a draw is set at odds of 31/10 by BetVictor.
Head to head
FC Dallas have never lost to Inter Miami, winning the two previous fixtures between both teams. The Texas club claimed a 2-1 victory in the most recent meeting at the Toyota Stadium.
Players to watch
A large chunk of Dallas’ attacking play comes from Jesus Ferreira and Paul Arriola, who have scored a combined 18 goals this season. Ferreira has found the net 10 times this season and is priced at 11/10 by bet365 to score anytime while Paddy Power has Arriola at 15/8 in the same market.
With Gonzalo Higuain still struggling to find his best form, Leonardo Campana will be the one to watch for Inter Miami. The attacker has seven goals this season and is priced at 5/2 by bet365 to find the net on Tuesday.
Anything else catch the eye?
Dallas and Inter Miami have plenty of quality in attack and given their defensive vulnerability in recent weeks, both clubs could be backed to score at 6/7 with SBK. Over 2.5 goals is priced at 10/13 by 10bet while SBK is offering odds of 45/23 for over 3.5 goals.
Given the minimal odds for a straight Dallas victory, a win and over 2.5 goals should add more value at 13/10 with 10bet.
This MLS match between FC Dallas and Inter Miami will be played on Jul 5, 2022 and kick off at 02:00. Check below for our tipsters best FC Dallas vs Inter Miami prediction. You may also visit our dedicated betting previews section for the most up to date previews.