The Chicago Fire FC and the Seattle Sounders will face each other on July 14 for a Group B match of the MLS is Back tournament. It will be the Fire's first game in the competition at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex. after they were moved to another group due to Nashville SC's withdrawal.
Meanwhile, the defending MLS Cup champions Sounders will try to get their first victory in the tournament after their scoreless draw against the San Jose Earthquakes in the group-stage opener for both sides. However, it will not be the first encounter between the Fire and the Sounders in 2020: Seattle beat Chicago 2-1 with two goals scored by Jordan Morris in a MLS regular season game.
According to oddsmakers, the Sounders are favorites to defeat the Fire and get the three points, although they will have to play better than they did in their first game. Seattle has +138 on SugarHouse and DraftKings, and +135 on FanDuel. Meanwhile, Chicago has +180 on SugarHouse and Draftkings, and +170 on FanDuel. A draw will have a +250 payout.
Chicago Fire FC vs Seattle Sounders Props
Although Seattle drew 0-0 in its first game and it will be Chicago's debut in the MLS is Back tournament, oddsmakers are confident about how many goals will be scored in this match and the "Both teams to score" wager. According to DraftKings, YES has -157 odds, while NO has +123.
For those who love to take risks, there always the "First goalscorer" bet. In this case, Sounder's Raúl Ruidíaz has +460 odds, while Chicago's Robert Beric has +575. Morris, who netted both goals in Seattle's 2-1 victory over the Fire in the MLS 2020 regular season, has +540 odds.
Chicago Fire FC vs Seattle Sounders Odds
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How to watch or stream Chicago Fire FC vs Seattle Sounders
Tuesday, July 14 at 9:00 AM ET
USA: ESPN, ESPN App, ESPN Deportes
Canada: TSN, TSN App