Cincinnati vs Chicago Fire MLS Betting prediction

MLS Cincinnati vs Chicago Fire Prediction 3/3/2024

Cincinnati (0-0-1) travel to face off against Chicago Fire (0-0-1) on Sunday, March 03rd. This match will be played at Soldier Field in Chicago, IL. Both Cincinnati and Chicago Fire ended their previous matches with a draw. The match is scheduled for 8:30 PM ET.

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Cincinnati Is Coming Off A Draw

Despite playing at home and taking a total of 17 shots, five of which were on goal, Cincinnati’s offense wasn’t able to find the back of the net in their last match. The match ended in a 0-0 draw vs. Toronto FC, who was playing on their home pitch. Heading into the match, Cincinnati was the -165 favorite to come out on top.

The over/under line for the match was set at 2.5 goals, which the offensive unit for Cincinnati fell short of. The club had a total of eight corners, compared to just three for Toronto FC. Overall, Cincinnati took eight more shots than they allowed, while also blocking seven shots.

On the defensive end, Cincinnati did a good job of keeping the offensive attack of Toronto FC in check. Toronto FC took a total of eight shots, two of which were on goal. This defensive unit also played well when Toronto FC was on the attack, intercepting eight passes.

Chicago Fire Is Coming Off A Draw

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The Chicago Fire played to a draw vs. the Philadelphia Union, with the two combined goals surpassing the over/under line but falling short of the three-goal line. This match was on the road for the Fire, and they went into it with a money line payout of +320.

Chicago’s offensive attack took a total of 10 shots, four of which were on target. The Fire also finished with three corner kicks. Brian Gutierrez and Fabian Herbers each scored one time on their three total shots and one on target.

On the defensive end, the Fire allowed a total of 17 shots and four goals, with Christopher Brady making four saves. Philadelphia’s attack took 10 corner kicks, showing that the Chicago defense needs to improve in their back third.

Cincinnati vs Chicago Fire Prediction

Looking at the projections for this Chicago Fire vs Cincinnati matchup, we have this one ending in a 1-1 draw, with the payout at +255. Our projections have both teams getting three shots on goal, with Chris Mueller having the best chance to score for Chicago. As for Cincinnati, Aaron Boupendza has the best chance to find the back of the net.

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