CF Montreal vs Nashville SC MLS Betting Prediction

MLS CF Montréal vs Nashville SC Prediction 5/5/2024

CF Montréal (3-3-3) travel to face off against Nashville SC (1-3-5) on Sunday, May 5th. This match will be played at Geodis Park in Nashville, TN. Both CF Montréal and Nashville SC ended their previous matches with a draw. The match is scheduled for 8:30 PM ET.

CF Montréal vs Nashville SC

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CF Montréal Is Coming Off A Draw

CF Montréal played to a draw in their last match, taking on the Columbus Crew. This match took place on the road, and despite the match ending in a draw, CF Montréal was a heavy underdog, with money line odds of +390.

The over/under line going into the match was 2.5 goals, and the offensive unit for CF Montréal didn’t score on any of their eight total shots or three shots on goal. They also didn’t receive any penalty kick opportunities. This lack of scoring came in spite of taking three corners.

Defensively, CF Montréal was able to hold the Columbus Crew scoreless on their four shots on goal and 13 total shot attempts. The Montréal defense blocked one shot and intercepted eight passes while the Crew finished with six corner kicks.

Through nine matches, CF Montréal has a record of 3-3-3, which has them in 10th place in the Eastern Conference. They have been playing well on the road, going 2-3-2, but have struggled at home, going 1-0-1. Over their last six matches, they have just one win, going 1-3-2. They will look to get back on track against Nashville SC before returning home to take on Inter Miami CF on Saturday, May 11th.

Nashville SC Is Coming Off A Draw

In their last match, Nashville SC hosted the San Jose Earthquakes. The two teams combined for two goals, and this total fell short of the over/under goal line of 2.5 goals. The payout for the over/under on this match was +100/-130.

Hany Mukhtar scored the only goal for Nashville, and he did so on his only shot on goal. Overall, Mukhtar took six shots. Alex Muyl finished with the only assist for the club, and as a whole, Nashville took five shots on goal and 17 shots overall.

On the defensive end, Nashville allowed a total of nine shots, and three of these were on target. Joe Willis made three saves but still allowed one goal. Nashville’s defenders blocked five shots and intercepted 10 passes.

In their last match, Nashville SC played to a 1-1 draw vs. the San Jose Earthquakes at home. Over their last six matches, Nashville has just one win, going 1-3-2. On the season, Nashville is 1-3-5, which has them in 14th place in the Eastern Conference. They have played just three matches on the road, going 0-2-1. After this match vs. CF Montréal, Nashville will hit the road to take on Charlotte FC on May 11th.

CF Montréal Offense Breakdown

Matías Cóccaro is the top scorer for CF Montréal this season, as he has found the back of the net three times, which is 32nd in MLS. He also leads the club in shots on goal, which is 42nd in the league. Josef Martínez is second on the club in goals scored and leads the club in assists. He has found the back of the net twice and has three assists, which is 12th in MLS. CF Montréal has scored 1.3 goals per match, which is 16th in the league.

Nashville SC Offense Breakdown

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So far this season, Nashville SC has been averaging 1.0 goal per match, which is 27th in the league. They have taken more shots on goal than their season average in four straight matches. Hany Mukhtar is the team’s top scorer, as he has found the back of the net twice this season. He also leads the team in shots on goal and assists. Overall, Nashville SC is 19th in MLS in corner kicks and 25th in passing percentage.

CF Montréal Defense Breakdown

Jonathan Sirois and the CF Montréal defense have been playing better of late, as they have given up just three goals over their last three matches. However, two of those matches came against teams in the bottom three of the league in scoring. On the season, they are 22nd in goals allowed per match, and they are 25th in blocked shots. Sirois is 5th in MLS in saves, and he has two clean sheets on the year.

Nashville SC Defense Breakdown

Heading into their match against CF Montréal, Nashville SC’s defense is currently ranked 26th in goals allowed per match (1.9). Over their last three matches, they have given up an average of 2.0 goals per match. However, they did have a strong performance against the San Jose Earthquakes, who are 13th in scoring, giving up just one goal. Joe Willis is 29th in clean sheets this season (1), and he is 31st in saves (15). Overall, Nashville SC is 22nd in blocked shots and 9th in interceptions.

CF Montréal vs Nashville SC Prediction

Looking at how we expect this match between CF Montréal and Nashville SC to play out, we have this one finishing in a 1-1 draw. Coming into the match, both clubs are near the bottom of the league in terms of goals scored and shots on goal. Our projections have Nashville’s Hany Mukhtar as the top projected goal scorer for the match. As for CF Montréal, Josef Martínez has been given the best odds to score a goal.

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