Sporting Kansas City seeks to stop losing streak in matchup with Austin

Updated May. 17, 2024 2:15 a.m. ET

Sporting Kansas City (2-5-5, 13th in the Western Conference) vs. Austin FC (5-4-4, sixth in the Western Conference)

Austin, Texas; Saturday, 8:30 p.m. EDT

BETMGM SPORTSBOOK: LINE Austin FC +115, Sporting Kansas City +208, Draw +262; over/under is 2.5 goals

BOTTOM LINE: Sporting Kansas City will try to stop a three-game losing streak when it visits Austin.


Austin is 5-3-3 in Western Conference play. Austin ranks eighth in the league allowing only 15 goals.

Sporting KC is 1-4-4 against Western Conference opponents. Sporting KC ranks ninth in the Western Conference drawing 58 corner kicks, averaging 4.8 per game.

The teams meet Saturday for the first time this season.

TOP PERFORMERS: Sebastian Driussi has four goals and one assist for Austin. Diego Rubio has scored three goals over the past 10 games.

Erik Thommy has scored four goals and added two assists for Sporting KC. Memo Rodriguez has three assists over the last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Austin: 5-3-2, averaging 1.3 goals, 3.1 shots on goal and 4.5 corner kicks per game while allowing 1.1 goals per game.

Sporting KC: 2-5-3, averaging 1.7 goals, 4.7 shots on goal and 4.8 corner kicks per game while allowing 1.9 goals per game.

NOT EXPECTED TO PLAY: Austin: Guilherme da Trindade Dubas (injured), Ethan Finlay (injured).

Sporting KC: Kayden Pierre (injured), Logan Ndenbe (injured), Dany Rosero (injured), Remi Walter (injured).


The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.


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