FC Cincinnati vs Toronto MLS Betting Prediction

MLS FC Cincinnati vs Toronto Prediction 5/25/2024

FC Cincinnati (9-2-3) travel to face off against Toronto (7-6-1) on Saturday, May 25th. This match will be played at BMO Field in Toronto, ON. Both club’s come into this one having won their previous match. The match starts at 7:30 PM ET.

FC Cincinnati vs Toronto

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FC Cincinnati Is Coming Off A Win

In their last match, FC Cincinnati hosted St. Louis City SC and picked up a 3-1 win. The over/under line heading into the match was 0.5 goals, and the club’s payout line was -143.

On offense, Cincinnati was led by a balanced attack that saw three different players score a goal. They took a total of 15 shots and eight shots on goal, five of which came on Luciano Acosta and Yūya Kubo’s offensive attack.

Defensively, Cincinnati allowed just three shots on goal and blocked two shots. The only goal they allowed was an own goal, with Roman Celentano making three saves. St. Louis City SC finished with four corners.

FC Cincinnati is on a roll, winning six straight matches to move into second place in the Eastern Conference. Overall, they are 9-2-3, just one point behind Inter Miami CF. On the road, they have been strong, going 5-1-1. In their last four matches, they have won all four, including a win over Columbus Crew on the road. Following this match, they will return home to take on Nashville SC on May 29th.

Toronto Is Coming Off A Win

In their last match, Toronto hosted CF Montréal and picked up a 5-1 win. The money line payout for Toronto was -134, and the six combined goals surpassed the over/under line of 2.5 goals.

Toronto’s offensive attack took a total of 18 shots, with 10 of these shots being on target. Federico Bernardeschi had a big match, scoring three times on his four total shots. Prince-Osei Owusu and Matthew Longstaff also found the net.

Defensively, Toronto allowed just one goal on CF Montréal’s four total shots on target. Sean Johnson finished with three saves, and the club had a total of three interceptions to go with 21 defensive clearances.

In their last three matches, Toronto has gone 1-2, with their only win coming at home against CF Montréal. Overall, they are 7-6-1, which has them in 5th place in the Eastern Conference. They have been a much better team at home, going 5-2, compared to just 2-4-1 on the road. After this match, they will head on the road to take on the Philadelphia Union on May 29th.

FC Cincinnati Offense Breakdown

Luciano Acosta is the top scorer for FC Cincinnati this season, finding the back of the net seven times, which is 11th in MLS. He also leads the club in shots on goal, which is 14th in the league. Overall, Cincinnati is 17th in MLS in goals scored, averaging 1.4 per match. They are also 6th in shots on goal and 12th in corner kicks. In terms of passing, they are 15th in the league with an 82.9% completion rate.

Toronto Offense Breakdown


So far this season, Toronto has scored 1.5 goals per match, which is 12th in the league. Federico Bernardeschi is their top scorer, as he has found the back of the net six times, which is 14th in the MLS. He also leads the club in shots on goal, as he has 21, which is 8th in the league. Overall, Toronto is 13th in the MLS in shots on goal, and they have had fewer corners than their opponents in half of their matches this season.

FC Cincinnati Defense Breakdown

FC Cincinnati’s defense has been the best in the MLS this season, allowing just 0.8 goals per match. However, they have given up at least one goal in three of their last six matches. They have also faced the 21st and 25th ranked offenses during that stretch. Roman Celentano is third in the MLS with five clean sheets this season. He has 27 saves, which is 25th in the league.

Toronto Defense Breakdown

Heading into their match against FC Cincinnati, Toronto’s defense is giving up 1.4 goals per match (14th in MLS). Over their last four matches, they have given up seven goals (1.8 per match). Their last four opponents have been in the bottom half of the league in scoring, including two teams in the bottom three. Sean Johnson has three clean sheets this season, which is 15th in MLS. Overall, Toronto’s defense is 12th in blocked shots and 7th in interceptions.

FC Cincinnati vs Toronto Prediction

Even though FC Cincinnati comes in with the advantage in terms of goals allowed, we see this one ending in a 1-1 draw between FC Cincinnati and Toronto. This season, FC Cincinnati has been one of the top defensive teams in the MLS, allowing the fewest goals in the league. Our projections have Aaron Boupendza as the top player to score a goal for FC Cincinnati, while Lorenzo Insigne has the best chance to score for Toronto.

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