CF Montréal vs Philadelphia Union MLS Betting Prediction

MLS CF Montréal vs Philadelphia Union Prediction 6/1/2024

CF Montréal (4-7-4) travel to face off against Philadelphia Union (4-4-7) on Saturday, June 1st. This match will be played at Subaru Park in Chester, PA. CF Montréal is coming off a win in their previous match, while Philadelphia Union played to a draw vs. CF Montréal. The match is scheduled for 7:30 PM ET.

CF Montréal vs Philadelphia Union

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CF Montréal Is Coming Off A Win

CF Montréal will be looking to build off their 4-2 win over D.C. United SC. This match took place on their home pitch, and they went into the game as the +175 money line underdog. The six combined goals surpassed the over/under line of 2.5 goals.

Leading CF Montréal’s offensive attack was Sunusi Ibrahim, who scored two times on his five total shot attempts. Ariel Lassiter and Mathieu Choinière both found the net one time apiece. Lassiter also finished with two assists, as CF Montréal had a total of four.

On the defensive end, CF Montréal’s Jonathan Sirois picked up the win, despite giving up two goals and making just two saves. Overall, D.C. United SC took four shots on goal and 13 shots overall. CF Montréal’s defenders finished with two blocked shots and seven interceptions.

Through 15 matches, CF Montréal has a record of 4-7-4, putting them 13th in the Eastern Conference. They have struggled on the road, going 2-5-2, and will be on the road for this match against the Philadelphia Union. Over their last three matches, they have gone 1-1-1, including a win over D.C. United SC on May 29th. Following this match, they will return home to take on Real Salt Lake on June 15th. In the Eastern Conference standings, they are just one point behind Orlando City SC and Atlanta United FC.

Philadelphia Union Is Coming Off A Draw

The Philadelphia Union will be looking to get back on the winning track after playing to a 0-0 draw in their last match. This draw came on their home pitch and they were the slight favorite going in at -155. The four combined shots on goal was short of the market’s line of 3.5 goals.

Philadelphia’s offense didn’t do much in their last match, taking just one shot on goal and 12 shots overall. No player on the Union’s offense took more than two shots, and as a team, they finished with five corner kicks.

Defensively, the Union did a good job of keeping Toronto FC off the scoreboard despite Toronto taking a total of 13 shots and three shots on goal. Philly’s defense blocked six shots and intercepted 10 passes.

The Philadelphia Union are set to take on CF Montréal at home in this match. So far this season, the Union have played 15 matches and have a record of 4-4-7, which has them in 8th place in the Eastern Conference. They have been on a draw streak, going 0-2-4 over their last six matches. Overall, they have been favored in nine matches, going 2-4-3, and have been the underdog in six matches, going 2-0-4. Following this match, they will take on Inter Miami CF at home on June 15th.

CF Montréal Offense Breakdown

CF Montréal’s offense is led by Sunusi Ibrahim, who has scored four goals this season, which is 46th in MLS. Ariel Lassiter is the team’s leader in shots on goal and assists. He has 10 shots on goal, which is 56th in the league, and four assists, which is 21st in MLS. Overall, CF Montréal is 17th in the league in goals scored at 1.3 per match. They are also 24th in shots on goal and 26th in corner kicks. In 60% of their matches, they have had fewer corner kicks than their opponent. Their passing percentage of 84.6% is 6th in MLS.

Philadelphia Union Offense Breakdown

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The Philadelphia Union’s offense has been solid this season, ranking 8th in MLS with 1.7 goals per match. They have been able to generate shots on goal, ranking 10th in the league in that category. Dániel Gazdag has been their top scorer, finding the back of the net nine times, which is 6th in MLS. He also leads the team in shots on goal, ranking 14th in the league. Quinn Sullivan has been their top playmaker, as his four assists are 23rd in MLS.

CF Montréal Defense Breakdown

Jonathan Sirois and the CF Montréal defense are coming off a match where they allowed two goals to D.C. United SC, who is 14th in scoring. Over their last seven matches, they have given up 17 goals (2.4 per match). On the season, they are 28th in goals allowed, giving up 2.2 per match. Sirois is 18th in clean sheets with three, and he is 7th in saves with 51.

Philadelphia Union Defense Breakdown

Heading into their match against CF Montréal, the Philadelphia Union’s defense is 14th in the MLS, allowing 1.4 goals per match. However, they have been playing better of late, as they have three clean sheets in their last six matches. This includes a shutout against Toronto FC, who is 15th in scoring. Overall, they have the 5th most blocked shots and 6th most interceptions. In goal, Oliver Semmle is 19th in the MLS with three clean sheets.

CF Montréal vs Philadelphia Union Prediction

Looking at how we expect this match between CF Montréal and Philadelphia Union to play out, we are going with Philadelphia to win by a score of 2-1. Coming into the match, Philadelphia is 8th in the league in goals scored and they are also 10th in shots on goal. Our projections have Thai Baribo as the top goal scorer for Philadelphia, while Ariel Lassiter has the best chance to score for CF Montréal.

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