FC Cincinnati vs New England Revolution MLS Betting Prediction

FC Cincinnati vs New England Revolution Prediction 3/17

FC Cincinnati (1-0-2) travel to face off against New England Revolution (0-3-0) on Sunday, March 17th. This match will be played at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, MA. FC Cincinnati is coming off a draw while New England Revolution is coming off a loss. The match is scheduled for 2:00 PM ET.

FC Cincinnati vs New England Revolution

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FC Cincinnati Is Coming Off A Draw

FC Cincinnati played to a 0-0 draw in their last match, taking on D.C. United SC at home. The money line payout for FC Cincinnati was -103, and even though they were at home, the two clubs didn’t score a single goal.

The over/under line going into the match was 2.5 goals, which means that the under was the correct pick. Considering the two clubs combined for seven shots on goal and 15 total shots, the offensive attack for FC Cincinnati could have been better.

Overall, FC Cincinnati had five corners, and on the defensive end, they blocked three shots and intercepted 10 passes. D.C. United SC finished with a total of nine corners, and they took 14 shots.

Through three matches, FC Cincinnati has a record of 1-0-2, putting them in 7th place in the Eastern Conference. Their only win came on the road against the 12th-ranked Chicago Fire FC. In their other two matches, they played to a draw against both D.C. United SC and Toronto FC. Overall, they have five points, which is tied with D.C. United SC and the Los Angeles Galaxy.

New England Revolution Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

The New England Revolution will be looking to bounce back from a 4-1 loss to Atlanta United. This puts an end to their two-match winning streak and they are now 2-1 on the year. The combined five goals jumped up from the over/under line of 3.5 goals.

Carles Gil was the only player for New England to score, doing so on his only shot attempt. Gil’s goal came unassisted. In total, the Revolution took five shots on goal and 14 shots overall.

On the defensive end, things were tough for Henrich Ravas, who gave up four goals on nine shots on goal. Atlanta United took a total of 21 shots. New England’s defenders had a total of two blocked shots while the offense had three corners.

Through three matches, the New England Revolution have yet to pick up a victory, sitting at 15th in the Eastern Conference. They have dropped all three matches, with two coming on the road and one at home. In their most recent match, they fell to Atlanta United FC, who is currently two spots ahead of them in the Eastern Conference standings. Following this match against FC Cincinnati, they will return home to take on the Chicago Fire FC on March 23rd.

FC Cincinnati Offense Breakdown

FC Cincinnati’s offense has struggled this season, as they are 27th in MLS in goals scored at 0.7 per match. Miles Robinson is their top scorer, as he has found the back of the net once this season, which is 68th in MLS. Aaron Boupendza is second on the team in shots on goal and goals scored, as he has three shots on goal and one goal this season. Robinson also leads the team in assists. Overall, Cincinnati is 7th in MLS in shots on goal and 4th in corners.

New England Revolution Offense Breakdown

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The New England Revolution’s attack is led by Carles Gil, who is their top scorer with two goals. Gil is also the club’s leader in shots on goal and assists. Overall, the Revolution are 20th in MLS in goals scored, averaging 0.7 per match. They are 11th in shots on goal and 7th in corner kicks. Their passing percentage of 84.4% is 8th in the league.

FC Cincinnati Defense Breakdown

FC Cincinnati’s defense has been one of the best in the MLS this season, allowing just 0.3 goals per match, which is the second-best mark in the league. They will be facing a New England Revolution offense that is currently ranked 20th in goals scored. Roman Celentano has been the team’s top goalkeeper this season, making three starts and recording two clean sheets, which is the third-best mark in the league. Overall, FC Cincinnati’s defense is 10th in blocked shots and 23rd in interceptions and fouls committed.

New England Revolution Defense Breakdown

The New England Revolution’s defense has struggled this season, as they are giving up 2.7 goals per match, which is the second-worst mark in the league. They will be facing an FC Cincinnati offense that is ranked 27th in goals scored. Henrich Ravas has started three matches in goal for the Revolution, and he is currently 15th in the MLS with eight saves. However, he has yet to record a clean sheet this season.

FC Cincinnati vs New England Revolution Prediction

Given the fact that FC Cincinnati comes in as the 2nd best team in terms of goals allowed, we see this MLS matchup between FC Cincinnati and the New England Revolution ending in a 1-1 draw. This is a matchup of two below-average offenses, with both clubs coming in at the bottom of the league in terms of shooting percentage. Our projections are giving FC Cincinnati’s Aaron Boupendza the best chance to score a goal, while Tomás Chancalay has the best chance to score for the Revolution.

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