Seattle Sounders take on Sporting Kansas City in Western Conference action
Sporting Kansas City (4-9-4, 12th in the Western Conference) vs. Seattle Sounders FC (6-6-2, seventh in the Western Conference)
Seattle; Saturday, 3 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Seattle -140, Sporting Kansas City +359, Draw +280; over/under is 2.5 goals
BOTTOM LINE: The Seattle Sounders host Sporting Kansas City in conference play.
The Sounders are 5-5-2 against Western Conference opponents. The Sounders rank fifth in the MLS allowing 17 goals.
Sporting KC is 4-6-2 against Western Conference opponents. Sporting KC has a -13 goal differential, scoring 16 goals while giving up 29.
The teams meet Saturday for the first time this season.
TOP PERFORMERS: Raul Ruidiaz has five goals and one assist for the Sounders. Nicolas Lodeiro has three goals and three assists over the past 10 games.
Johnny Russell has scored five goals for Sporting KC. Daniel Salloi has three goals over the past 10 games.
LAST 10 GAMES: Sounders: 5-4-1, averaging 1.6 goals, 4.3 shots on goal and 5.1 corner kicks per game while allowing 1.2 goals per game.
Sporting KC: 2-4-4, averaging 1.1 goals, 2.8 shots on goal and 2.7 corner kicks per game while allowing 1.8 goals per game.
NOT EXPECTED TO PLAY: Sounders: Stefan Cleveland (injured), Yeimar Gomez Andrade (injured), Joao Paulo (injured).
Sporting KC: Ozzie Cisneros (injured), Jake Davis (injured), Marinos Tzionis (injured), Nikola Vujnovic (injured), Gadi Kinda (injured), Alan Pulido (injured).