Toronto FC host Vancouver Whitecaps in the second round of the new 2021 MLS season today, April 24, 2021, at 3:00 PM (ET). Here, you will find everything there is to know about this exciting soccer match, such as predictions, odds, storylines, and how to watch or live stream the game.
This will be their 17th MLS meeting. Toronto FC are the slight favorites in head-to-head games, winning a total of seven matches so far; Vancouver Whitecaps have celebrated a victory on six occasions, while the remaining three games has ended in a draw.
Their most recent game was played on September 6, 2020, and it ended in a thriller 3-2 victory for the Whitecaps. It promises to be a more exciting clash as they meet for the first time in the 2021 MLS campaign.
Toronto FC vs Vancouver Whitecaps: Match Information
Date: Saturday, April 24, 2021
Time: 3:00 PM (ET)
Location: BMO Field, Toronto
Toronto FC vs Vancouver Whitecaps: Times by State in the US
ET: 3:00 PM
CT: 2:00 PM
MT: 1:00 PM
PT: 12:00 PM
Toronto FC vs Vancouver Whitecaps: Storylines
Toronto FC finished the 2020 season in second place of the Eastern Conference with 44 points in 23 games. Meanwhile, Vancouver Whitecaps ended the last term in the ninth position of the Western Conference with 27 points in 23 games. It was Toronto who qualified for the 2020 MLS Cup Playoffs, only to lose to Nashville SC after extra time in the First round.
The Reds played away at Montreal in the opening round, where they lost 4-2. Thus, they are located a the bottom of the Eastern Conference. On the other hand, the Blue-and-White met with Portland Timbers, winning 1-0. As a result, they are sitting in the sixth position of the Western Conference table.
These opponents have a 12-year-long history of clashes as their first one dates back to June 30, 2008, and it ended in a 1-0 win for the Vancouver side in Canada's Championship. Thanks to this exciting clash, we will see who gets to go home with a win in Round 2.
How To Watch Or Stream Live Free Toronto FC vs Vancouver Whitecaps in the U.S.
The 2021 MLS Round 2 game between Toronto FC and Vancouver Whitecaps, to be played today, at the BMO Field in Toronto, will be broadcasted on ESPN+ in the United States.
Toronto FC vs Vancouver Whitecaps: Predictions And Odds
All odds are in favor of the Toronto FC. FanDuel see them as the firm favorites to claim their first win this season and they have given them -130 odds. The away side Vancouver Whitecaps, meanwhile, have +400 odds, while a tie would result in a +300 payout.
* Odds via FanDuel