CF Montréal vs Inter Miami CF MLS Betting Prediction

MLS CF Montréal vs Inter Miami CF Prediction 3/10/2024

CF Montréal (1-0-1) travel to face off against Inter Miami CF (2-0-1) on Sunday, March 10th. This match will be played at Chase Stadium in Fort Lauderdale, FL. Both club’s come into this one having won their previous match. The match starts at 5:00 PM ET.

CF Montréal vs Inter Miami CF

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CF Montréal Is Coming Off A Win

CF Montréal will be looking to build off their 2-1 win over FC Dallas, despite playing in this match on the road and being the heavy underdog (+310). The four combined goals fell short of the pre-match over/under goal line of 5.5 goals.

Leading CF Montréal’s attack was Jules-Anthony Vilsaint and Josef Martínez, with each player finding the back of the net one time. Vilsaint took two shots on goal and scored on his only other shot. Martínez also had two total shots.

On the defensive end, CF Montréal gave up a total of 11 shots, seven on which were on target. FC Dallas scored their only goal on Jonathan Sirois, who finished with six saves. Overall, CF Montréal’s defense had 11 interceptions and blocked one shot.

Through two matches, CF Montréal has a record of 1-0-1, putting them in 5th place in the Eastern Conference. They have the same number of points as both Toronto FC and FC Cincinnati, but sit behind them in the standings. This match vs. Inter Miami CF will be their second straight on the road, and they will be looking to improve upon their 1-0-1 road record. After this match, they will head back out on the road to take on the Chicago Fire FC on March 16th.

Inter Miami CF Is Coming Off A Win

Inter Miami CF will be looking to build off their dominant 5-0 win over Orlando City SC. This win came on their home pitch and they had a money line payout of -145. The five combined goals jumped up from the pre-match over/under line of 2.5 goals.

On offense, it was the duo of Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez that led the charge, with each of these players scoring two times. Messi took five total shots and five shots overall, while Suarez took two shots and scored on both of his other two shots.

Julian Gressel didn’t score for Inter Miami CF, but he did hand out two assists, as did Suarez. Overall, Inter Miami CF took just one corner kick and 11 shots (six on target).

On the defensive end, Inter Miami CF didn’t allow a single goal, and goalie Drake Callender only needed to make three saves. As a unit, Inter Miami CF intercepted 11 passes and didn’t block a single shot.

Through three matches, Inter Miami CF has yet to lose, going 2-0-1. They have been dominant at home, winning both matches, including a 5-0 victory over Orlando City SC. Their only match on the road resulted in a draw vs. the Los Angeles Galaxy. In the Eastern Conference, they are in first place, with seven points, three points ahead of D.C. United SC. After this match vs. CF Montréal, they will be on the road vs. D.C. United SC on March 16th.

CF Montréal Offense Breakdown

So far this season, CF Montréal has scored an average of 1.0 goal per match, which is 13th in the MLS. Jules-Anthony Vilsaint is the team’s top scorer, with one goal, which is also 54th in the league. He also leads the team in shots on goal, with two, which is 63rd in the MLS. Overall, CF Montréal is 8th in the league in shots on goal, and 19th in passing percentage.

Inter Miami CF Offense Breakdown

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Inter Miami CF has the top scoring offense in MLS this season, averaging 2.7 goals per match. Lionel Messi has been the catalyst for the attack, leading the club and the league with three goals scored. He also leads the league in shots on goal. Luis Suárez has been the top playmaker for Inter Miami, leading the club and the league with three assists. He is also second on the club and third in MLS with two goals scored. Overall, Inter Miami is fourth in MLS in passing percentage.

CF Montréal Defense Breakdown

Jonathan Sirois has been solid in net for CF Montréal this season, as he has made two starts and is currently 8th in MLS with one clean sheet. Overall, CF Montréal’s defense has been strong, as they are 4th in MLS in goals allowed per match at 0.5. However, they are 24th in blocked shots and 13th in interceptions. They will be tested by an Inter Miami CF offense that is currently 1st in MLS in goals scored.

Inter Miami CF Defense Breakdown

Inter Miami CF’s defense has been one of the best in MLS this season, allowing just 0.3 goals per match, which is the second-best mark in the league. They will be facing a CF Montréal offense that is currently ranked 13th in goals scored. Drake Callender has been the team’s top goalkeeper this season, and he leads the league with two clean sheets. In his three starts, Callender has made 13 saves, which is the second-most in MLS. Overall, Inter Miami’s defense is 18th in blocked shots and 12th in interceptions.

CF Montréal vs Inter Miami CF Prediction

Given that this match features two of the top defensive clubs in the league, we have this one finishing in a 1-1 draw, which is listed at +330. Lionel Messi is our top projected goal scorer for Inter Miami, and he comes in with a better chance to find the net than any CF Montréal player. Looking at our projections, we have this match seeing a total of seven shots on goal, with Inter Miami holding a slight edge in interceptions.

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