D.C. United Odds

D.C. United 2022 Schedule Game Odds
DC United stadium

D.C. United is closing out a tough season, but fans have two more MLS matches to bet on. The next United match is Oct. 1 at CF Montreal. United closes the season at home — Oct. 9 vs. FC Cincinnati. It caps Unite the District Festival weekend. After that, fans around the globe turn their attention to the winter FIFA World Cup.

Audi Field is a great place to watch a match. It’s a great place to bet on soccer too. Audi is the first MLS stadium to house a sportsbook, through its partnership with FanDuel.

You’re able to get some bets in while watching the game either at the window or on your phone in the stands.

When Major League Soccer formed, D.C. United was one of the first member clubs to arrive and its fan base has steadily grown throughout the region. Here in Virginia, rooting interest in D.C. United is even more widespread now. Legal sports betting is a go here in VA, and more of the state’s fans are betting on soccer because of the great, legal sportsbooks in the state.

In this complete guide to betting on the DC United online in VA, we’ll get you up to speed on the team and also show you some great places to bet.

Updated odds for next DC United match

For each DC United match, you can make your bets online at legal sportsbooks. Odds are released well in advance of game time, with some line movement as bets come in. Check the best available odds on DC United at VA online sportsbooks below; click on any odds to go right to the sportsbook and claim your bonus.

DC United odds to win MLS title

Does DC United have what it takes to win the MLS crown? You can place your bets on it happening via the futures market. Check below for the best current odds you can get on DC United’s prospects at VA online sportsbooks. Click on any odds to claim your bonus and open a new betting account.

DC United player props and futures

You can go much further than just betting on the outcome of DC United matches with prop bets and futures bets. Props are side bets within the match, while futures are bets on the season or players in total.

Proposition bets revolve around game circumstances, such as an accomplishment of a player or a team-based metric. You can find the available offerings for DC United games by clicking through on the match listing. Here are some examples:

  • What will be the halftime result — DC United lead/Philadelphia Union lead/tie?
  • Who will score the first goal in the game? (Odds listed for all players scheduled to play).
  • How many corner kicks will there be in the game — over/under 10.5?

A futures bet is a wager on an outcome that won’t be known until a later date. These are bets that require a long-term perspective, but they can be quite lucrative when you make the right calls. Here’s a handful of examples.

  • Bet on DC United to win MLS Cup or conference.
  • Over/under on team regular season win totals.
  • Bet on individual player awards, such as league MVP.

The betting menu for MLS and DC United runs deep at online sportsbooks. So be sure to take the time to explore all of the available MLS and  D.C. United betting options.

DC United stats leaders

On top of the all-time club leaderboard, D.C. United legend Jaime Moreno is at the top of the charts in numerous categories, including:

  • Goals: 131
  • Assists: 102
  • Shots on goal: 388

Over the past five seasons, we have seen the following players at the top of the list for goals scored.

  • 2021: Ola Kamara — 19
  • 2020: Ola Kamara — 4
  • 2019: 1Wayne Rooney — 11
  • 2018: Wayne Rooney — 12
  • 2017: Luciano Acosta and Patrick Mullins — 5
  • 2016: Lamar Neagle — 9

Meanwhile, assist leaders for the last five seasons also include some very familiar names.

  • 2021:  Julian Gressel — 13
  • 2020: Julian Gressel, Edison Flores — 3
  • 2019: Wayne Rooney — 8
  • 2018: Luciano Acosta — 17
  • 2017: Lloyd Sam — 6
  • 2016: Luciano Acosta — 11

As we move forward, we’ll see which of the current crop of DC United players takes the mantle of franchise leader.

DC United schedule 2022

With the arrivals of Charlotte FC and Nashville SC, Major League Soccer started 2022 with 28 MLS clubs. They were divided into a pair of 14-team conferences.

DC United is in the cellar of the Eastern Conference as the 2022 MLS season winds down. They’ll play their 13 Eastern Conference opponents home and away by the end of the season. Eight matches against Western Conference opponents help fill out the United schedule.

The season opened on Feb. 26 and the team will finish the season with 34 MLS matches, plus two US Open Cup matches and a friendly vs. Bayern Munich.

MLS calls the Oct. 9 regular-season finale “Decision Day” for the league. Three weeks of playoffs lead to the MLS Cup on Saturday, Nov. 5. Then, players break to represent their countries at the FIFA World Cup, which starts Nov. 20.

Famous DC United players

A number of legendary players have suited up for D.C. United over the past two-plus decades, so the official list of all-time greats is hotly debated. Let’s take a look back at some top names in franchise history, many of whom lived up to the hype.

NamePositionTenureGoalsAssistsMinutes
Marco EtcheverryMF1996-20033410116,304
Jaime MorenoFW1996-2002,
2004-2010
13110225,275
Eddie PopeDF1996-20028812,228
Ben OlsenMF1998-2009294917,097
Wayne RooneyFW2018-1923153,959
Christian GomezMF2004-07,
2009
45339,250
John HarkesMF1996-9814237,135
Raul Diaz ArceFW1996-97,
2000-01
44105,743
Luciano EmilioFW2007-09, 20104186,778
Freddy AduMF2004-0611175,442

An honorable mention goes to Bill Hamid, goalkeeper from 2009 and onward who made 187 appearances and was awarded the 2014 MLS Goalkeeper of the Year Award.

DCUnited roster

The current lineup of D.C. United players is an intriguing mix of veterans and youngsters. The club still has some work to do to return to its past glory, but bright spots have been emerging. Here’s a look at the current roster.

NameNumberPositionAge
Rafael Romo1G32
Gaoussou Samake2D24
Chris Odoi-Atsem3D27
Brendan Hines-Ike4D27
Brad Smith5D28
Russell Canouse6M22
Christopher Durkin8M22
Ola Kamara9F32
Taxiarchis Fountas11F26
Drew Skundrich12M26
Sofiane Djeffal13M23
Andy Najar14D29
Steve Birnbaum15D31
Adrien Perez16F26
Kimarni Smith17F24
Jeremy Garay18M19
Nigel Robertha19F24
Christian Benteke20F31
Jon Kempin21G29
Miguel Berry22F24
Donovan Pines23D24
Jackson Hopkins25M18
Moses Nyeman27M18
Bill Hamid28G31
Hayden Sargis30D20
David Ochoa32G21
Jacob Greene33D19
Theodore Ku-Dipietro35M20
Victor Palsson44M31
Ravel Morrison49M29
Martin Rodriguez77M28
Tony Alfaro93D29
Sami Guediri97D25

DC United recent transfers/prospects

Transfers come with the territory in the MLS, and D.C. United has been particularly active in the current campaign. Here are the new arrivals.

  • Christian Benteke, Crystal Palace
  • David Ochoa, Real Salt Lake
  • Victor Pálsson, Schalke
  • Ravel Morrison, Derby County
  • Miguel Berry, Columbus Crew
  • Sam Guediri, USL affiliate
  • Martin Rodriquez, Altay SK (Turkey)

And here are the players who moved on to greener pastures.

  • Michael Estrada, Toluca (Liga MX)
  • Griffin Yow, KVC Westerlo (Belgium)
  • Edison Flores, Atlas FC (Liga MX)

In recent years, Wayne Rooney was the most high-profile signing for the club by a wide margin. DC United brought him back as a head coach on July 12.  Over his two seasons as a player with the team, Rooney scored 23 goals and notched 15 assists.

The most recent MLS draft was held in Jan. 11, 2022. DC traded out of the first round but they still welcomed some new faces to the club.

  • Round 2: Sofiane Djeffal, MF, Oregon State
  • Round 2: Alex Nagy, MF, Vermont
  • Round 3: Skage Simonsen, MF, SMU

Below are the players selected in the first round over the last few years by the club.

  • 2022: No pick
  • 2021 (2): Kimarni Smith, FW, Clemson; Michael DeShields, DF, Wake Forest
  • 2020: Simon Lefebvre, GK, Temple
  • 2019: Akeem Ward, D, Temple
  • 2018: No pick
  • 2017: Chris Odoi-Atsem, D, Maryland

DC United last qualified for the playoffs in 2019. We’ll see if Rooney’s return will turn things around, but any postseason hopes will wait until 2023.

DC United coaches

Hernan Losada began the season at the United helm, but the club made a change on April 20. Interim coach Chad Ashton has led the squad until Rooney could arrive.

DC’s newest coach spent the previous 1.5 years leading Derby County to the English Championship. Ashton stayed on as an assistant for Rooney. Pete Shuttleworth, Nicolás Frutos and Fred Brillant are on staff as assistant coaches as well.

There have been six other coaches in DC United history (excluding interim coaches). Here’s how they fared:

NameTenureRecord (W-D-L)
Hernan Losada2021-225-1-6
Ben Olson2011-2020117-75-139
Curt Onalfo20107-3-12
Tom Soehn2006-0948-25-37
Piotr Nowak2004-0650-26-34
Ray Hudson2002-0344-20-46
Thomas Rongen1998-200145-8-44
Bruce Arena1996-9874-15-42

Where does D.C. United play home games?

From the time DC United began play in 1996 through 2017, the team played home games at RFK Memorial Stadium in Washington, D.C. The club moved to its current home in 2018. Here’s what you need to know about the place to go to catch live DC United action.

  • Name: Audi Field
  • Address: 100 Potomac Ave. SW
  • City: Washington, D.C.
  • Owner: District of Columbia
  • Operator: D.C. United
  • Capacity: 20,000
  • Size: 115 yards by 75 yards
  • Surface: NorthBridge Bermuda
  • Ground breaking: Feb. 27, 2017
  • First game: July 14, 2018
  • Cost: $400 million-$500 million
  • Other tenants: Washington Spirit

 

How to watch or listen to DC United games

MLS has deals in place with ESPN, FS1 and Univision for national television rights, so you may be able to catch select DC United games on one of those outlets. All three options are available as part of cable, satellite and streaming packages, but it’s always a good idea to confirm prior to subscribing.

Locally, games appear on WJLA 24/7 News, a regional cable channel in the Sinclair Broadcast Group family. Headquartered in Arlington, Va., the channel can be picked up throughout the DC metro area and elsewhere across the state.

DCUnited.com provides a live stream of games, as well. There’s a handy tool on the site that allows you to plug in your zip code to see if you’re eligible. For those who aren’t, select games can be streamed with an ESPN+ subscription.

Dave Johnson or Russ Thaler calls the action, while either Devon McTavish or Joanna Lohman handle the color analysis. Claudia Pagan is the sideline reporter for D.C. United broadcasts.

On the radio side, the team previously had a deal with CBS Radio that has since expired. You can catch the feed of some MLS games on TuneIn radio, which is available both on the web and mobile.

D.C. United on BigSoccer

For diehard soccer fans, there’s a great place to go online where you can engage with fans from across the globe. BigSoccer is kind of like a Reddit that’s specifically devoted to the game you love.

You can view and explore threads about teams from everywhere. Interested in the big international competitions? You’ll find plenty of chatter here. How about the Premier League? There are plenty of folks who fall into that category, and lots of them are here.

There’s also a dedicated section for MLS and all of its teams. Yep, you’ll find plenty of DC United threads to jump in on, or you can just read away until you feel ready to post. Either way, this is a great way to engage with fellow fans.

Signing up for an account is a piece of cake. Just head to BigSoccer.com and look for the big “sign up” link in the upper right. After you click on that, you’ll set a screen name and password, and then enter a few simple details to register.

Once it’s all set, you can begin exploring.

Brief D.C. United history

As a charter member of MLS, D.C. United found a good deal of success in the early days of the franchise, but there hasn’t been a ton of glory in recent years. Here’s a quick look at some of the key dates in club history.

  • 1996: DC United begins play as an inaugural member of MLS.
  • 1996: Team wins first MLS Cup and the US Open Cup.
  • 1997: DC United wins both the MLS Cup and the Supporters Shield.
  • 1998: Team wins titles at CONCACAF Champions League and Copa Interamericana.
  • 1999: Club secures another double with an MLS Cup and Supporters Shield.
  • 2004: DC United wins MLS Cup, its last to date.
  • 2006: Team picks up another Supporters Shield.
  • 2007: Two years in a row for the Supporters Shield.
  • 2008: DC United wins the US Open Cup.
  • 2013: Team picks up another US Open Cup, its last to date.

On the individual front, members of DC United have received a number of rewards through the years. For team records, there’s one name that stands at the top in numerous categories.

  • Most appearances: 427, Jaime Moreno
  • Most goals: 162, Jaime Moreno
  • MLS Cup playoff goals: 12, Jaime Moreno
  • US Open Cup goals: 13, Jaime Moreno
  • MLS MVP: Four, last by Dwayne De Rosario in 2011
  • MLS Golden Boot: Three, last by Dwayne De Rosario in 2011
  • Defender of the Year: Two, last by Bobby Boswell in 2006
  • Goalkeeper of the Year: Two, last by Bill Hamid in 2014
  • Coach of the Year: Two, last by Ben Olsen in 2014
  • Newcomer of the Year: One, Luciano Emilio in 2007
  • Rookie of the Year: Two, last by Andy Najar in 2010
  • Last MLS Cup playoff appearance: 2019, lost 5-1 in first round to Toronto FC

The club has missed the MLS Cup playoffs the past two seasons and won’t be in the mix for 2022.

D.C. United FAQ

The club is owned by D.C. United Holdings, a holding company that initially had several investors. The group purchased the squad from original owner Anschutz Entertainment Group for $33 million. Erick Thohir and Jason Levien are the current majority owners, while William Chang holds a minority stake. In 2021, NFL running back Mark Ingram Jr. joined the ownership group as an investor.

Single-game tickets for the rest of the 2022 season range from $29 to $124. The club is accepting $50 deposits for the 2023 season memberships as well. Fans can start selecting their seats for the 2023 season in October.

Ticket packages for the D.C. United can naturally vary based on demand, date, time, opponent and other factors. As with other sports franchises, higher season membership packages come with additional perks.

The team has won the MLS Cup four times. D.C. United captured the crown in the inaugural MLS season of 1996, and followed that up with victories to cap off the 1997, 1999 and 2004 campaigns.

The latest MLS franchise valuations from Statista peg the value of the D.C. United at $630 million. That’s eighth among the current clubs in the league. Los Angeles FC tops the list at $860 million, followed by Atlanta United at $845 million. The Colorado Rapids are at the bottom of the list at $370 million.

The club’s method of honoring those who have made exemplary contributions to the franchise is known as the Hall of Tradition. To date, there have been 11 honorees, listed in order by induction date.

  • John Harkes, M, 2003
  • Marco Etheverry, M, 2007
  • Betty D’Anjolell, Executive, 2008
  • Jeff Agoos, D, 2008
  • Raul Diaz Arce, F, 2009
  • Danilo Noel Diron, Broadcaster, 2009
  • Eddie Pope, D, 2010
  • Richie Williams, M, 2011
  • Ben Olsen, M, 2012
  • Jaime Moreno, F, 2013
  • Kevin Payne, Executive, 2015

You can follow the team @dcunited. The club also has a presence on Facebook and Instagram. There’s also a dedicated website for all of your team needs: DCUnited.com. For official league news, you can catch @MLS on Twitter or visit MLSSoccer.com.

You can find D.C. United apparel when you catch the games in person at Audi Field in the club shop. There’s also a dedicated link on DCUnited.com that’s labeled “shop.” Clicking on that will bring you to MLSStore.com, where you can find all kinds of team gear, including jerseys.