The new 2021 MLS season continues this weekend with Round 5 soccer action from Wednesday, May 12, to Sunday, May 16. Thanks to the previous four Rounds, Seattle Sounders are now sitting on top of the Western Conference table with 10 points, while New York City are the current leaders of the Eastern Conference with seven points.
In Week 5, the current Western Conference top spot holders, Seattle Sounders travel to San Jose to face the Quakes on Wednesday, May 12. On the same day, Inter Miami will host CF Montreal at the DRV PNK Stadium in Miami.
This round provides an opportunity for the bettor to play around with parlays, picks in the over/under, or goalscorers. Here are some betting predictions to consider when placing a bet on these MLS matchups.
San Jose Earthquakes vs Seattle Sounders betting picks (Wednesday, May 12)
Seattle Sounders have been unbeatable in the MLS so far. They can boast of beating Minnesota, Los Angeles Galaxy, and Portland Timbers while being held only by LAFC. Meanwhile, San Jose Earthquakes have three victories, against FC Dallas, DC United, and Real Salt Lake, but they were defeated by Houston Dynamo in the opening game.
Thanks to their perfect score so far, FanDuel have labeled Seattle Sounders as the favorites to continue their winning streak. The Seattle outfit team are at +130, San Jose Earthquakes are at +165, and a tie would bring a +260 payout. Thus, betting that the game ends in a 2-1 victory for the away side could sure be a thrilling bet, at +1500, a $100 bet could earn the bettor $1,500.
Inter Miami vs CF Montreal betting picks (Wednesday, May 12)
David Beckham's franchise still needs a lot of work, as Miami are hoping that they will snatch their second win in five matches, over their Wednesday's opponent, CF Montreal. Miami have lost to Los Angeles Galaxy, drawn twice, against Nashville and Atlanta United, and triumphed over Philadelphia Union.
On the other side of the field, they have Montreal who have an equal result of one win, two draws, and a loss. The Quebec side managed to beat Toronto FC, only to draw against Nashville and Columbus Crew, and lose to Vancouver Whitecaps. Montreal are +420 underdogs, while the home side Inter Miami are the ones FanDuel consider the firm favorite in this clash, with odds of -180. A correct score of 2-0 win for Inter Miami is paying out +800.
Parlays for these two matchups of MLS Week 5
A solid parlay bet could be the following: Seattle Sounders to beat San Jose Earthquakes with a final result of 2-1, and the Inter Miami vs CF Montreal matchup to end in a 2-0 win for the home side. At $100, the bettor could win up to $2,300.
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