Atlanta United vs CF Montréal MLS Betting Prediction

MLS Atlanta United vs CF Montréal Prediction 7/13/2024

Atlanta United (6-10-6) travel to face off against CF Montréal (5-9-8) on Saturday, July 13th. This match will be played at Stade Saputo in Montréal, QC. Atlanta United will be looking to bounce back from a loss in their last match, while CF Montréal is coming off a draw. The match will get started at 7:30 PM ET.

Atlanta United vs CF Montréal

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Atlanta United Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

Atlanta United will be looking to bounce back from a 5-2 loss to Real Salt Lake. This match took place on their opponent’s pitch, and going into the match, they were the heavy underdog at +430. The seven combined goals easily surpassed the over/under line of 3.5 goals.

On offense, Atlanta United got their two goals from Daniel Rios and Saba Lobzhanidze. Rios was the only offensive player for Atlanta to take more than one shot, finishing with five overall looks. Lobzhanidze took just one shot the entire match.

Brad Guzan is coming off a tough outing, giving up five goals on Real Salt Lake’s six on target shots. Guzan now has a save percentage of just 58.3% on the season and has given up a total of 12 goals over his last three starts.

Through 22 matches, Atlanta United has a record of 6-10-6, putting them in 10th place in the Eastern Conference. They have lost two straight matches, including a 5-2 loss to Real Salt Lake on July 7th. Overall, they are 2-5-4 on the road and 4-5-2 at home. Over their last seven matches, Atlanta has gone 2-3-2. Following this match, they will return home to face New York City FC on July 17th. In the standings, Atlanta is tied with Toronto FC at 24 points, with both teams trailing CF Montréal by one point.

CF Montréal Is Coming Off A Draw

CF Montréal will be looking to get back in the win column after picking up a draw vs. the Vancouver Whitecaps. Going into that match, they were +140 on the money line and the two combined goals fell short of the over/under goal line of 2.5 goals.

Matías Cóccaro scored the only goal for CF Montréal, with Ruan picking up the assist. As a team, Montréal took 15 shots, but just three of these were on target. Cóccaro was the only player to score on his shot.

On the defensive end, CF Montréal allowed a total of 12 shots and three shots on goal, with Jonathan Sirois making three saves. Vancouver also finished the match with seven corner kicks.

Through 22 matches, CF Montréal has a record of 5-9-8, which has them in 11th place in the Eastern Conference. They have been slightly better at home, going 3-2-5, compared to 2-7-3 on the road. Over their last four matches, they have gone 1-2-1, with their only win coming against the 14th-ranked Philadelphia Union. Following this match, they will hit the road to take on the New York Red Bulls on July 17th. In the standings, they are just one point behind Atlanta United, who they will be facing in this match.

Atlanta United Offense Breakdown

Thiago Almada is the top scorer for Atlanta United this season, as he has found the back of the net six times, which is 40th in MLS. He also leads the club in shots on goal, as he has put 20 of his shots on target, which is 27th in the league. Daniel Rios is second on the team in goals scored and assists, as he has three assists and five goals this season. As a team, Atlanta United is 18th in the league in goals scored, averaging 1.4 per match. They are also 10th in shots on goal and 10th in corners.

CF Montréal Offense Breakdown

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CF Montréal’s offense has been average this season, scoring 1.3 goals per match, which is 19th in MLS. Sunusi Ibrahim has been their top scorer, finding the back of the net six times, which is 41st in the league. He also leads the club in shots on goal, which is 91st in MLS. Ariel Lassiter has been their top playmaker, as he has four assists, which is 44th in MLS. His three goals are 101st in the league.

Atlanta United Defense Breakdown

Atlanta United’s defense has struggled of late, giving up five goals to Real Salt Lake on July 7th. However, they have also faced some of the league’s worst offenses in recent weeks, including New England (2nd fewest goals) and Toronto FC (24th). Overall, they are 14th in goals allowed and will be facing a CF Montréal offense that is 19th in goals scored. Brad Guzan is 13th in clean sheets and 11th in saves this season.

CF Montréal Defense Breakdown

Jonathan Sirois and the CF Montréal defense have been struggling as of late, giving up 11 goals over their last six matches (1.8 goals per match). They will be facing an Atlanta United offense that is 18th in scoring this season. However, they have given up at least two goals in four of their last six matches. Overall, CF Montréal is 28th in goals allowed this season (2.1 goals per match). Sirois is 18th in clean sheets this season with four.

Atlanta United vs CF Montréal Prediction

Looking at how we expect this Atlanta United vs CF Montréal matchup to play out, we are going with CF Montréal to win at +145. Our projections have this one going 2-1 in favor of CF Montréal, with Josef Martínez as the top projected goal scorer for the match. Coming in, CF Montréal is 9th in shooting percentage and they are also facing an Atlanta United club that is 26th in goals allowed.

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