CF Montréal vs D.C. United SC MLS Betting Prediction

MLS CF Montréal vs D.C. United SC Prediction 3/30/2024

CF Montréal (2-1-1) travel to face off against D.C. United SC (1-1-3) on Saturday, March 30th. This match will be played at Audi Field in Washington, D.C.. CF Montréal will be looking to bounce back from a loss in their last match, while D.C. United SC is coming off a draw. The match will get started at 7:30 PM ET.

CF Montréal vs D.C. United SC

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CF Montréal Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

CF Montréal will be looking to bounce back from a high-scoring loss to the Chicago Fire. Going into the match, they were the heavy underdog at +260. The seven combined goals easily surpassed the over/under goal line of 2.5 goals.

On offense, Montréal scored three times on just four shots on goal. They took a total of nine shots and scored on two penalty kicks, with Matías Cóccaro taking three shots and scoring twice. Dominik Yankov scored on his only shot.

Defensively, things were tough for Montréal, as the Chicago Fire took a total of 22 shots and put 11 of those on target. Jonathan Sirois finished with six saves and gave up four goals. The club’s back line had just one interception to go with eight interceptions.

Through four matches, CF Montréal has a record of 2-1-1, putting them in 6th place in the Eastern Conference. They have played all four matches on the road, going 2-1-1. Their only loss came against the 12th-ranked team in the Eastern Conference, the Chicago Fire FC. After this match, they will head back on the road to take on the Seattle Sounders FC on Sunday, April 7th.

D.C. United SC Is Coming Off A Draw

D.C. United went on the road in their last match, facing off against St. Louis City SC. The match ended in a 2-2 draw, and heading into the match, they were the heavy underdog at +255.

The four combined goals easily surpassed the over/under line of 0.5 goals. This line was low due to D.C. United coming off a shutout win over Atlanta United. St. Louis City SC took a total of 15 shots in the draw and had six corners.

On offense for D.C. United, Christian Benteke and Theodore Ku-Dipietro each scored one time. Benteke took a total of three shots and scored on his last attempt. Jared Stroud finished with the only assist for the club.

Through five matches, D.C. United SC has a record of 1-1-3, putting them in 10th place in the Eastern Conference. They have yet to win on the road, going 0-0-3, but have won their only home match. Over their last four matches, D.C. United has gone 0-1-3. On March 24th, they played to a 2-2 draw against St. Louis City SC, who is currently two spots ahead of them in the standings. Following this match, D.C. United will hit the road to take on the Columbus Crew on April 6th.

CF Montréal Offense Breakdown

Matías Cóccaro is the top scorer for CF Montréal this season, and his three goals are the seventh most in MLS. He also leads the club in shots on goal, which is 16th in the league. Josef Martínez has one goal and two assists this season, and his two assists are seventh in MLS. As a team, CF Montréal is third in goals scored, averaging two per match, and 23rd in passing percentage.

D.C. United SC Offense Breakdown

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Christian Benteke has been the top scoring threat for D.C. United SC this season, as he has found the back of the net four times, which is good for fourth in the MLS. He has also been the top shooter for D.C. United SC, as he has put eight shots on goal, which is seventh in the league. Mateusz Klich has been the top playmaker for D.C. United SC, as he has one assist, which is 40th in the MLS, and one goal, which is 65th in the league.

CF Montréal Defense Breakdown

Jonathan Sirois and the CF Montréal defense are coming off a rough performance against the Chicago Fire FC, who entered the match with the 6th-ranked scoring offense. Sirois and the defense allowed four goals in the match. However, they did have a strong performance against FC Dallas, who entered the match with the 16th-ranked scoring offense. Overall, CF Montréal is allowing 1.8 goals per match, which is 22nd in the MLS. Sirois is 6th in saves and has one clean sheet this season.

D.C. United SC Defense Breakdown

Despite being 17th in goals allowed per match, D.C. United SC’s defense has been solid as of late, allowing just two goals in their last two matches. However, they did give up three goals to the 2nd-ranked Inter Miami CF offense on March 16th. Alex Bono is 14th in clean sheets and 4th in saves this season. Overall, D.C. United SC is 8th in interceptions and 1st in blocked shots.

CF Montréal vs D.C. United SC Prediction

With both CF Montréal and D.C. United SC projected to finish with one goal, we are looking at a 1-1 draw in this matchup. Taking a look at the projections, D.C. United is 5th in the MLS in shots on goal this season and is also one of the top teams in the league in terms of interceptions. On the year, D.C. United is 1st in blocked shots. Look for them to turn away three CF Montréal shots on goal. The payout for the draw is listed at +275.

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