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Blessing leads the Houston Dynamo against D.C. United

Houston Dynamo (6-6-6, seventh in the Western Conference) vs. DC United (4-8-7, 10th in the Eastern Conference)

Washington; Saturday, 7:30 p.m. EDT

BETMGM SPORTSBOOK: LINE DC United +112, Houston +217, Draw +246; over/under is 2.5 goals

BOTTOM LINE: Latif Blessing leads the Houston Dynamo into a matchup with D.C. United after scoring two goals against the Seattle Sounders.

United is 3-4-3 at home. United is second in the Eastern Conference drawing 118 corner kicks, averaging 6.2 per game.

The Dynamo are 3-4-2 in road games. The Dynamo have an even goal differential, scoring and conceding 22.

Saturday's game is the first meeting between these teams this season.

TOP PERFORMERS: Christian Benteke has 13 goals and two assists for United. Christopher McVey has one goal over the last 10 games.

Blessing has five goals for the Dynamo. Sebastian Kowalczyk has scored two goals over the past 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: United: 2-5-3, averaging 1.3 goals, 4.8 shots on goal and 6.3 corner kicks per game while allowing 1.9 goals per game.

Dynamo: 2-3-5, averaging 1.3 goals, 5.6 shots on goal and 4.7 corner kicks per game while allowing 1.4 goals per game.

NOT EXPECTED TO PLAY: United: William Conner Antley (injured), Jackson Hopkins (injured), Christopher McVey (injured), Steve Birnbaum (injured), Russell Canouse (injured).

Dynamo: Nelson Quinones (injured), McKinze Gaines (injured).

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

The Associated Press