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Amarilla leads Minnesota United against the Colorado Rapids

August 5, 2022 GMT

Minnesota United FC (10-8-5, third in the Western Conference) vs. Colorado Rapids (7-9-6, 10th in the Western Conference)

Commerce City, Colorado; Saturday, 9 p.m. EDT

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Colorado -138, Minnesota United FC +336, Draw +294; over/under is 2.5 goals

BOTTOM LINE: Luis Amarilla leads Minnesota United into a matchup with the Colorado Rapids after scoring two goals against the Portland Timbers.

The Rapids are 5-9-3 against Western Conference teams. The Rapids have a 4-1-1 record in games they score a pair of goals.

United is 7-4-4 in conference matchups. United has a 5-0-1 record in games it records three or more goals.

Saturday’s game is the second time these teams square off this season. United won the last meeting 3-1.

TOP PERFORMERS: Diego Rubio has scored 10 goals and added five assists for the Rapids. Jonathan Lewis has three goals and two assists over the past 10 games.

Emanuel Reynoso has scored nine goals with three assists for United. Amarilla has five goals and three assists over the last 10 games.

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LAST 10 GAMES: Rapids: 3-4-3, averaging 1.6 goals, 4.4 shots on goal and 5.5 corner kicks per game while allowing 1.9 goals per game.

United: 5-3-2, averaging 2.0 goals, 5.4 shots on goal and 5.1 corner kicks per game while allowing 1.6 goals per game.

NOT EXPECTED TO PLAY: Rapids: Oliver Larraz (injured), Aboubacar Keita (injured), Braian Galvan (injured), Jack Price (injured).

United: Tanitoluwa Oluwatimikhin Oluwaseyi (injured), Patrick Weah (injured), Hassani Dotson (injured), Jacori Hayes (injured), Wil Trapp (injured), Romain Metanire (injured), Kervin Fabian Arriaga Villanueva (injured), Emanuel Reynoso (injured).

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.