Two NWSL teams at the bottom of the table will try to turn their fortunes around when the North Carolina Courage host the Washington Spirit on Friday on Paramount+. The visitors have just one win in their first 13 games of the season and are coming off back-to-back matches without a goal, most recently a 0-0 draw against the Orlando Pride. The Courage sit two points behind the Spirit and last in the NWSL standings, but have two wins through nine matches. They are also coming off a draw, a 2-2 match on July 10 against the Chicago Red Stars. You can stream the match live on Paramount+.
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How to watch North Carolina Courage vs. Washington Spirit
- Courage vs. Spirit date: Friday, July 29
- Courage vs. Spirit time: 7:30 p.m. ET
- Courage vs. Spirit streaming: Paramount+
NWSL picks for North Carolina Courage vs. Washington Spirit
Before you tune in to Sunday’s match, you need to see the North Carolina Courage vs. Washington Spirit picks from SportsLine’s soccer insider Brandt Sutton. Sutton, a former collegiate soccer player, has been SportsLine’s top soccer editor for nearly five years. He has followed soccer closely for much longer and factors in managerial tactics, projected lineups and past performances to make the most informed decisions possible, keeping his finger on the pulse of the game all over the globe. Sutton has also been on a roll with his best bets, going 113-82 in his last 195 soccer picks, returning over $3,100 for $100 bettors.
For Courage vs. Spirit, Sutton is picking North Carolina to win 2-0. While the home team is in last place on the NWSL table, they have played better than the Spirit as of late and the expert sees them collecting all three points on Friday.
The Courage have been scoring plenty of goals even though the standings don’t show it and have registered two or more goals in four of their last five matches. They also haven’t played since July 10, so they should be well-rested. Their opponent, on the other hand, has been held without a goal in two straight games and had their lone win this season at home. Sutton believes both sides will stay true to this form when they face off Friday and that North Carolina will get a much-needed confidence boost.
“I’m backing the better team to get the win on Friday, so give me the Courage at home to collect all three points,” Sutton told SportsLine. Stream the match now here.
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