|Written by Vincent Di Mello|
MLS betting will have a special Independence Day soccer betting treat as two of the best teams in the league hook up from the nation’s capital as Columbus meets DC United. MLS betting fans will handicap the two of the top teams in the western conference that are synonymous with soccer betting success and profits on the board.
The Columbus Crew had a MLS betting record of 4 wins, 3 losses, and 7 ties while DC United was in first place in the east to start the soccer betting season with a mark of 5 wins 3 losses and 8 ties. DC United has gone undefeated against the soccer betting odds at home while Columbus has just 1 MLS betting win on the road this year.
The Columbus Crew are led by one of the top players in all of MLS betting in Guillermo Barros Schelotto who had 10 goals and 2 assists. Schelotto is from Argentina and has a total of 59 goals in 63 games in his MLS betting career. Goalkeeper Andy Gruenebaum has been another MLS betting asset with a goals against average of 1.22 and a record of 4 wins, 1 loss and 4 ties with 1 shutout.
DC United was the top scoring team in MLS betting to start the season but they were also one of the worst defensive teams in the league, which makes for an exciting MLS betting commodity. DC United is one of the better balanced teams in the MLS with a deep lineup of potential goal scorers. Luciano Emillo was tied with Jamie Moreno atop the team in scoring as they each had 5 goals and 2 assists.
Chris Pontius had 4 goals and 2 assists. Christian Gomez had 3 goals and 1 assist while Santino Quaranta had 2 goals but an impressive 6 assists. Rodney Wallace closed out the leaders with 2 goals and 3 assists. Josh Wicks and Louis Crayton split time in goal and Wicks had a 1.50 goals against average while Crayton had a 1.33 goals against average.