The Colorado Rapids will host Real Salt Lake in the 2023 U.S. Open Cup Round of 16 on Wednesday on the CBS Sports Golazo Network. These two teams squared off in MLS play last Saturday, with Real Salt Lake securing a 3-2 win. Real Salt Lake enters Wednesday’s U.S. Open Cup 2023 clash unbeaten in their last four games across all competition on the road. The Rapids limp into this contest having lost their last three games.
The Rapids are the +135 favorites in the latest Colorado Rapids vs. Real Salt Lake odds, while Real Salt Lake are +185 underdogs. A draw returns +230 on the 90-minute money line. The over/under for total goals is 2.5. Kickoff from DSG Park in Commerce City, Colorado, is at 10 p.m. ET on Wednesday. You can stream Colorado Rapids vs. Real Salt Lake on the CBS Sports Golazo Network.
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How to watch Colorado Rapids vs. Real Salt Lake
- Colorado Rapids vs. Real Salt Lake date: Wednesday, May 24
- Colorado Rapids vs. Real Salt Lake time: 10 p.m. ET
- Colorado Rapids vs. Real Salt Lake live stream: CBS Sports Golazo Network
What you need to know about Real Salt Lake
Real Salt Lake have been dominant on the road in recent weeks, winning three of their last four road fixtures. They’ve been lethal in the attacking third on the road, scoring 10 goals during their four-match unbeaten streak away from home. In Saturday’s 3-2 victory over the Rapids, Real Salt Lake registered seven shots, including four on target.
Pablo Ruiz opened the scoring for Real Salt Lake in the 12th minute, with Danny Musovski and Damir Kreilach also finding the back of the net in the first half. Musovski was also on the scoresheet in Real Salt Lake’s 4-3 victory over the Portland Timbers in the U.S. Open Cup Round of 32. Real Salt Lake are unbeaten in their last four meetings with the Rapids, securing two wins and two draws. Stream the match here.
What you need to know about the Colorado Rapids
The Rapids will be looking for revenge after suffering a 3-2 setback against Real Salt Lake over the weekend. Despite the defeat, Colorado dominated possession and created more scoring opportunities than the visitors. The Rapids controlled possession for 63% of the match, while registering 12 shots, including four on target.
Colorado sits in 12th place in the MLS Western Conference standings after securing just two wins in their first 14 matches. Lalas Abubakar is one of three players who have scored two goals in league play and found the back of the net in the 73rd minute against Real Salt Lake last Saturday. Connor Ronan leads the team in assists, having recorded six in 14 league appearances. Stream the match here.
How to watch, live stream, pick Salt Lake vs. Colorado in the 2023 U.S. Open Cup
SportsLine soccer expert Brandt Sutton’s best bet for this matchup is Over 2.5 goals at -125 odds. “These two clubs squared off in MLS play last Saturday, with Real Salt Lake securing the 3-2 victory on the road,” Sutton said. “Real Salt Lake have scored three or more goals in three of their last four road matches across all competitions, while Colorado have conceded 11 times in their last four games overall.”
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