Atlanta United vs Toronto MLS Betting Prediction

MLS Atlanta United vs Toronto Prediction 3/23/2024

Atlanta United (2-1-0) travel to face off against Toronto (2-1-1) on Saturday, March 23rd. This match will be played at BMO Field in Toronto, ON. Atlanta United is coming off a win in their previous match, while Toronto will be looking to get back on track from a loss to the Atlanta United. The match is scheduled for 7:30 PM ET.

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Atlanta United Is Coming Off A Win

In their last match, Atlanta United hosted Orlando City SC. The over/under line heading into the match was 3.5 goals, and the two combined goals fell short of this figure. Atlanta’s money line payout was -137.

Atlanta’s offensive attack took a total of 13 shots, with seven being on target. They needed just one corner kick to generate their two goals. Giorgos Giakoumakis was the overall leader in shot attempts, finishing with four and scoring on his only other shot on goal. Saba Lobzhanidze was the other player to score.

Brad Guzan picked up a clean sheet in the 2-0 win, and he also made a total of three saves. Atlanta’s defenders blocked one shot and intercepted seven passes. Orlando City SC finished the match with eight corner kicks and took a total of 11 shots.

Through three matches, Atlanta United has a record of 2-1-0, putting them 7th in the Eastern Conference. After dropping their season opener on the road to Columbus, Atlanta has won two straight, both coming at home. Overall, they have been favored in two of their three matches, going 2-0 in those contests. Following this match against Toronto, Atlanta will return home to take on Chicago on Sunday, March 31st.

Toronto Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

Playing on the road against New York City FC, Toronto is coming off a 2-1 loss. This puts their overall record at 2-2. The over/under line for this match was 5.5 goals, and the three combined goals were scored in the first half.

Toronto’s offense is coming off a somewhat productive performance, considering they took just one shot on goal and 13 total shots. Jahkeele Marshall-Rutty was the only player to score for Toronto, and he took just one shot overall.

On the defensive end, Toronto’s keeper made a total of seven saves on New York City’s nine shots on goal. Luka Gavran gave up one goal in each half. As a defensive unit, Toronto blocked five shots and intercepted three passes.

Through four matches, Toronto has a record of 2-1-1, which has them in 5th place in the Eastern Conference. They have played three of their four matches on the road, going 1-1-1. Their only home match came on March 9th, which was a 1-0 win over Charlotte FC. Overall, they have been favored in one match, going 1-0, and have been an underdog in three matches, going 1-1-1. After this match vs. Atlanta United, they will return home to take on Sporting Kansas City on March 30th.

Atlanta United Offense Breakdown

Giorgos Giakoumakis has been the top scorer for Atlanta United this season, finding the back of the net four times, which is also good for second in MLS. He has also been the most accurate shooter for Atlanta, putting seven shots on goal, which is sixth in the league. In addition to his scoring, Giakoumakis has also been a solid distributor, as his one assist is 37th in MLS.

Toronto Offense Breakdown


The Toronto offense has struggled to find the back of the net this season, scoring just 0.8 goals per match, which is 26th in the MLS. Lorenzo Insigne is the leading scorer for Toronto, finding the back of the net twice this season, which is 26th in the league. Insigne also leads the team in shots on goal, with three, and is 65th in the MLS in that category. Overall, Toronto is 28th in the league in shots on goal and 26th in corners. Their passing percentage is 13th in the league at 82.7%.

Atlanta United Defense Breakdown

Atlanta United enters this match against Toronto with the 4th best goals-allowed average in the MLS, giving up just 0.7 goals per match. They are also the most disciplined team in the league, committing the fewest fouls per match. However, they are 23rd in blocked shots and 21st in interceptions. Brad Guzan is 6th in the MLS with one clean sheet and 21st in saves.

Toronto Defense Breakdown

Through three matches, the Toronto defense has been solid, allowing just 0.5 goals per match, which is the 2nd best mark in the league. However, they are coming off a match where they allowed two goals to a New York City FC team that is 23rd in scoring. Overall, they have two clean sheets this season. Keeper Sean Johnson is 3rd in MLS with two clean sheets and 17th in saves. He has 11 saves in two starts.

Atlanta United vs Toronto Prediction

With both Atlanta United and Toronto coming in with top-5 defenses, our projections have this one ending in a 1-1 draw, which is listed at +260. This season, both Toronto and Atlanta have been below average in terms of generating shots on goal, but our projections have three shots on goal for both teams. Our top projected goal scorer for the match is Giorgos Giakoumakis for Atlanta United. On the other side, Lorenzo Insigne has the best odds to score for Toronto.

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