New York City v Houston Dynamo Predictions & Betting Odds – 9th August 2019

Routine home win for New York

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New York City v Houston Dynamo Betting Tips – MLS, 9th August 00.00am

New York City and Houston Dynamo lock horns in an intriguing MLS fixture at the Yankee Stadium on Friday. New York have slipped down to fifth in the Eastern Conference after suffering three defeats in their last five. Meanwhile, Dynamo sit ninth in the Western Conference at the time of writing. The home side go into this one as the odds-on favourites, and the Blues will be desperate to find the winning formula again. Meanwhile, Houston will be hoping to avoid a third successive league defeat.

New York City v Houston Dynamo Betting Odds*

New York City 4/9
Draw 16/5
Houston Dynamo 13/2
* (Betting Odds were taken from bet365 on August 7th, 2019 at 14:30 p.m.)
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New York City News and Form – Blues back to winning ways?

Domenec Torrent’s New York City have been in patchy form in MLS of late, winning two and losing three of their last five. Prior to that, the Boys in Blue had gone 12 league games unbeaten, winning seven and drawing five.

Last weekend, New York crashed to a somewhat surprise defeat at Real Salt Lake. Despite Alexander Ring putting the Blues in front after just four minutes, goals from Jefferson Savarino, Albert Rusnak and Nick Besler were enough to give the home team a 3-1 win at the Rio Tinto Stadium.


Over/under 4.5 goals

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After 21 MLS matches, New York City currently occupy fifth spot in the Eastern Conference. Torrent’s side have only lost four times, although three of defeats have come in the last month. Meanwhile, the Blues have won nine and drawn eight of the other 17. Overall, City have picked up 35 points.

New York have been very solid on their own patch this season, with Portland Timbers being the only side to have won at the Yankee Stadium so far. Will Torrent’s team get back to winning ways on Friday?

New York City v Houston Dynamo Head to Head

Houston beat New York 3-1 in the last meeting

City’s last win in Texas was back in October 2016, with David Villa scoring both goals in a 2-0 victory

There have been goals in all of the previous New York v Houston meetings


Key-Facts – New York City v Houston Dynamo

  • New York have lost just one MLS fixture on home turf this term
  • Dynamo have the joint worst away record
  • City have won four of their last five in the league at the Yankee Stadium


Houston Dynamo News and Form – Another defeat on the road for Dynamo?

Houston head to the Yankee Stadium in very poor form, as Matt Jordan’s boys have lost nine of their last 12 MLS fixtures. Since securing an impressive 3-1 victory at Toronto a few weeks back, Orange Crush have suffered back-to-back home defeats to Seattle Sounders and Chicago Fire.

In fact, Dynamo have been woeful at the BBVA Stadium in recent weeks, losing successive home games to Los Angeles, Seattle and Chicago. Prior to that poor run, Houston had won seven and drawn three of their opening ten home league games. Last weekend, Nemanja Nikolic’s goal on the stroke of half time gave Fire a 1-0 victory in Texas.

Away from home, Houston have been terrible all season, losing eight of their ten away fixtures. However, they stopped a run of eighth consecutive away league losses in their previous away matchup, beating Toronto 3-1 at BMO Field.

Overall, Houston have won nine, drawn three and lost 11 of their 23 MLS encounters so far. The Texas club find themselves in ninth spot in the Western Conference with just 30 points to their name.

New York City v Houston Dynamo Tips & Odds

New York City to win by two goals at 7/2
2-0 correct score – New York City at 7/1
* (Betting Odds were taken from bet365 on August 7th, 2019 at 14:33 p.m.)

New York City v Houston Dynamo Predictions

New York City win: Torrent’s Blues have been very hard to beat at home up until now, losing only one of their MLS fixtures at the Yankee Stadium. Meanwhile, Houston have the joint worse away record in Major League Soccer this season. This could be a walk in the park for the hosts, so back New York to win by two goals at 7/2. New York have picked up nine league victories this term, with three of those ending in 2-0 scorelines. bet365 are offering 7/1 for City to win 2-0 again on Friday.