Chicago Fire vs New England Revolution MLS Betting Prediction

Chicago Fire vs New England Revolution Prediction 3/23/2024

Chicago Fire (1-2-1) travel to face off against New England Revolution (0-4-0) on Saturday, March 23rd. This match will be played at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, MA. Chicago Fire is coming off a win in their previous match, while New England Revolution will be looking to get back on track from a loss to the Chicago Fire. The match is scheduled for 2:00 PM ET.

Chicago Fire vs New England Revolution

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Chicago Fire Is Coming Off A Win

The Chicago Fire will be looking to build off their high-scoring win over CF Montréal, a match that saw a total of seven goals. Chicago won despite playing host and being the favorite at -108.

Chicago’s offensive attack took a total of 22 shots and 11 shots on goal, with four different players finding the net. Hugo Cuypers and Kellyn Acosta were the only two players on the club to take at least five shots, with Maren Haile-Selassie and Brian Gutierrez also scoring.

On the defensive end, the Fire gave up three goals on Montréal’s nine total shots. Christopher Brady finished with just one save on the four shots on goal he faced. Rafael Czichos and the Chicago defenders had a total of eight interceptions.

The Chicago Fire are off to a slow start this season, currently sitting in 10th place in the Eastern Conference with a record of 1-2-1. They have struggled on the road, going 0-1-1, and will be looking to pick up their first road win of the season against the New England Revolution. Overall, they have been favored in two matches, going 1-1, and have gone 1-1 in matches at home. After this match, they will hit the road again, taking on Atlanta United FC on Sunday, March 31st.

New England Revolution Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

The New England Revolution will be looking to bounce back from a 2-1 loss to FC Cincinnati, despite playing at home and being the favorite to win (+106).

Heading into this match, the over/under line was set at 2.5 goals, which the offense fell just short of with their one goal. The club took a total of 16 shots and seven shots on goal, with Giacomo Vrioni being the only player to score and taking two shots overall.

On the defensive end, Henrich Ravas finished with three saves on FC Cincinnati’s five total shots on goal. The defense as a whole blocked four shots and intercepted two passes.

Through four matches, the New England Revolution have yet to pick up a win, sitting at 15th in the Eastern Conference. Their losing streak dates back to February 25th, and they have lost both at home and on the road. Overall, they have been favored in two matches and have yet to come away with a win. Following this match, they will be back at home on April 6th vs. Charlotte FC.

Chicago Fire Offense Breakdown

So far this season, the Chicago Fire have been one of the most potent offenses in MLS, scoring an average of 2.0 goals per match, which is good for third in the league. Fabian Herbers has been their top scorer, finding the back of the net twice, which is 15th in MLS. He also leads the team in shots on goal, with four, and is 23rd in the league in that category. Overall, the Fire are 14th in shots on goal and 12th in corner kicks. Their passing percentage of 82.1% is 16th in MLS.

New England Revolution Offense Breakdown

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The New England Revolution’s offense has been average this season, ranking 22nd in the MLS with 0.8 goals per match. They have been able to get shots on goal, though, ranking 5th in the league in that category. Carles Gil has been their top scorer this season, finding the back of the net twice. He also leads the team in shots on goal and assists.

Chicago Fire Defense Breakdown

Heading into their match against the New England Revolution, the Chicago Fire’s defense is currently 26th in MLS, allowing 2.2 goals per match. Over their last three matches, they have given up an average of 2.3 goals per match. The defense has struggled against some of the better offenses in the league, giving up three goals to CF Montréal and two goals to the Columbus Crew. Christopher Brady is the team’s top goalkeeper, and he is currently 47th in MLS with zero clean sheets. He is 4th in the league with 17 saves.

New England Revolution Defense Breakdown

The New England Revolution’s defense has struggled to start the season, allowing 2.5 goals per match, which is 28th in the MLS. They have given up three or more goals in two of their last four matches. They are also 29th in the league in interceptions and 25th in fouls. Henrich Ravas has started four matches in goal and is 16th in the MLS with 11 saves. He has yet to record a clean sheet this season.

Chicago Fire vs New England Revolution Prediction

Given that both the New England Revolution and Chicago Fire are near the bottom of the league in goals allowed, we have this one ending in a 1-1 draw, which is listed at +280. This season, both New England and Chicago have been slightly above average in terms of shots on goal, but they have struggled to convert, ranking near the bottom in shooting percentage. Our projections are giving New England’s Tomás Chancalay the best chance to score a goal.

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