Dallas faces Nashville following shutout victory
FC Dallas (11-7-9, third in the Western Conference) vs. Nashville SC (8-9-9, seventh in the Western Conference)
Nashville, Tennessee; Sunday, 8:30 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Nashville SC -120, FC Dallas +309, Draw +264; over/under is 2.5 goals
BOTTOM LINE: A game after shutting out the Philadelphia Union 1-0, Dallas visits Nashville.
Nashville is 5-7-6 in conference games. Nashville ranks seventh in the Western Conference giving up 36 goals.
Dallas is 9-5-5 against Western Conference opponents. Dallas is fourth in the MLS allowing 28 goals.
Sunday’s game is the second meeting between these teams this season. Dallas won the last meeting 2-0.
TOP PERFORMERS: C.J. Sapong has scored five goals with four assists for Nashville. Hany Mukhtar has eight goals and two assists over the past 10 games.
Alan Velasco has scored four goals and added four assists for Dallas. Sebastian Lletget has two assists over the last 10 games.
LAST 10 GAMES: Nashville: 2-4-4, averaging 1.5 goals, 4.7 shots on goal and 5.1 corner kicks per game while allowing 1.8 goals per game.
Dallas: 4-2-4, averaging 1.2 goals, 4.1 shots on goal and 4.4 corner kicks per game while allowing 0.8 goals per game.
NOT EXPECTED TO PLAY: Nashville: Ake Arnaud Loba (injured), Handwalla Bwana (injured).
Dallas: Brandon Servania (injured), Facundo Quignon (injured).