Vancouver Whitecaps were the MLS’ 17th franchise, joining the Western Conference in 2010. They were the first Canadian team to qualify for the MLS playoffs after making it to the postseason in 2012. The Whitecaps won their first game 4-2 in a thriller, with Eric Hassli scoring the team’s first MLS goal. They failed to win any of their next eleven, however, and endured a predictably tough first season. In 2016, Vancouver endured another tough season, finishing eighth in the Western Conference and seven points adrift of the playoffs.
Vancouver Whitecaps FC Betting Lines Today
Can the Vancouver Whitecaps win their next game? Take a look at the current betting lines, reference where the game is being played and find out what kind of form both teams are in.
Vancouver Whitecaps FC Scores & Schedule
The Whitecaps schedule is a great resource for bettors as it allows you to source stints when Vancouver is expected to put a run together.
Vancouver Whitecaps FC Standings Right Now
Vancouver hope to be in contention for a playoff spot come season end. Find out how they’re progressing in the current campaign.
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How To Win At Vancouver Whitecaps FC Betting
Vancouver have their mediocre home record to blame for missing the playoffs in 2016. They won six of 17 games in Vancouver, the second worst total in the Western Conference. Only Houston won fewer games at home.
The Whitecaps need to solve their sub-par home record. It’s been their achilles heal and will continue to cause the team nightmares if they don’t start winning at home.
Vancouver were also terrible defensivey. The Whitecaps conceded 52 goals in 34 games, the second most in the conference. Only Portland, who conceded 53, allowed more goals. This is a major cause for concern for Vancouver supporters.
On the upside, the Whitecaps didn’t have trouble scoring goals. They scored 45 goals, the fourth most in the Western Conference. That makes things a little bit easier for betters, who can lean on the overs market in the majority of Vancouver games until the trends change.