2021 MLS action continues today with an exciting midweek fixture in which Seattle Sounders host Houston Dynamo at Lumen Field. The Sounders want to take the lead of the Western Conference standings with a win againt a rival who is in mid-table. Here, you'll find everything there is to know about this exciting Major League Soccer game, such as the preview, information, storylines, predictions, odds, and even how to watch the game.
Brian Schmetzer's boys will be seeking to get back to winning ways after dropping two points in last weekend's visit to Colorado. The Sounders got off to an impressive start to the season, however, remaining unbeaten after 12 rounds, and are one game away from becoming the first MLS team to be undefeated in its first 13 matches.
Meanwhile, Tab Ramos' men will make the trip to Seattle looking to finally grab the three points after failing to do so in their last four matches. Will Houston prevent the hosts from breaking an MLS record?
Seattle Sounders vs Houston Dynamo: Match Information
Date: Wednesday, July 7, 2021
Time: 9 PM (ET)
Location: Lumen Field, Seattle
Seattle Sounders vs Houston Dynamo: Time by State in the US
ET: 9 PM
CT: 8 PM
MT: 7 PM
PT: 6 PM
Seattle Sounders vs Houston Dynamo: Storylines and Head-to-Head
Seattle Sounders have begun their MLS campaign in such a strong way that they would break a league record should they win this match. Brian Schmetzer's side is still unbeaten after twelve games and would make history if it makes it thirteen.
On the other hand, the outlook seems much more complicated for Houston Dynamo, who drew in their last four games. After tying with Cincinnati at home last Saturday, they've made it five games winless, as they haven't claimed the three points since beating Vancouver Whitecaps on May 22.
This will be the 20th meeting between these two sides in the MLS. Seattle Sounders have the edge with ten victories, while Houston Dynamo won four times, and they've tied in five matches. Moreover, Seattle have won their last seven encounters against Houston.
Seattle Sounders vs Houston Dynamo: 2021 MLS Regular Season Standings
After Week 11, Seattle Sounders are currently second in the Western Conference Standings, only behind Sporting Kansas City for having one less game but both have 26 points so far. Meanwhile, Houston Dynamo stand seventh with 15 points.
Seattle Sounders vs Houston Dynamo: 2021 MLS Regular Season Top Scorers
Raúl Ruidíaz is Seattle Sounders' leading goalscorer in the 2021 MLS Regular Season as he found the net 9 times so far, while Maximiliano Urruti is Houston Dynamo's top scorer with 6 goals.
How to watch or live stream Seattle Sounders vs Houston Dynamo in the US
The game to be played between Seattle Sounders and Houston Dynamo for Week 12 of the 2021 MLS Regular Season will be broadcast in the US by MLS LIVE on ESPN+, MLS LIVE on DAZN, JOEtv, and QuestTexas 55.
Seattle Sounders vs Houston Dynamo: Predictions and Odds
Oddsmakers have already unveiled their predictions for this match and they believe the hosts will continue with their unbeaten run. FanDuel has given Seattle Sounders odds of -195, while Houston Dynamo have +430, and a tie would result in a +310 payout.
* Odds via FanDuel.