- ALL-TIME (12 meetings): Dynamo 4 wins, 18 goals ... Toronto FC 3 wins, 12 goals ... Ties 5
- AT HOUSTON (6 meetings): Dynamo 3 wins, 12 goals ... Toronto FC 1 wins, 6 goals ... Ties 2
- 2012 (MLS): 6/20: HOU 3, TOR 3 (Boswell 20; Bruin 73, 90 - Hall 13; Koevermans 22, 45), 7/28: TOR 0, HOU 2 (Carr 45; Ching 86)
- The teams are meeting for the third time this season. They played to a wild 3-3 draw June 20 in Houston, as a late pair of goals from Will Bruin canceled out a first-half brace from TFC's Danny Koevermans, then goals from Calen Carr and Brian Ching led the Dynamo to a 2-0 win, July 28 at BMO Field.
- That was the Dynamo's first win ever at BMO Field. TFC had taken two victories and three draws in the first five meetings all-time in Ontario.
- Houston's 2-0 victory in the final meeting between at Robertson Stadium, last July 9, was the Dynamo's first vs. TFC since 2009. Toronto FC had won two in a row vs. Houston after two draws.
- Coaches record: Dominic Kinnear vs. TOR: P12 W4 L3 D5 ... Paul Mariner vs. HOU: P2 W0 L1 D1