Inter Miami CF vs Orlando City SC MLS Betting Prediction

MLS Inter Miami CF vs Orlando City SC Prediction 5/15/2024

Inter Miami CF (8-2-3) travel to face off against Orlando City SC (3-5-3) on Wednesday, May 15th. This match will be played at Inter&Co Stadium in Orlando, FL. Both club’s come into this one having won their previous match. The match starts at 7:30 PM ET.

Inter Miami CF vs Orlando City SC

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Inter Miami CF Is Coming Off A Win

Inter Miami CF will be looking to build off their 3-2 win over CF Montréal. This win came on the road and the over/under line was set at 3.5 goals. The club needed all three of their offensive goals to come out on top, and they had a money line payout of -143.

On offense, Inter Miami was extremely efficient with their four shots on goal, finding the back of the net three times. Ben Cremaschi and Luis Suarez were both successful on their only shot and Matías Rojas also scored for the club. Rojas also finished with an assist.

Drake Callender picked up the win in goal for Inter Miami, despite making just four saves on Montréal’s six total shots on goal. Overall, CF Montréal took 15 shots and Inter Miami’s defense finished with eight interceptions and one blocked shot.

Inter Miami CF is off to a strong start this season, as they sit atop the Eastern Conference with a record of 8-2-3. They have won five straight matches, including a 3-2 victory over CF Montréal on May 11th. Overall, they are 4-1-1 on the road and 4-1-2 at home. In matches where they have been favored, Inter Miami CF is 7-1-3, while they are 1-1 as the underdog. After this match against Orlando City SC, they will return home to take on D.C. United SC on May 18th.

Orlando City SC Is Coming Off A Win

Orlando City will be looking to build off their 3-2 win over the Philadelphia Union. This win came on the road and despite the over/under line being 2.5 goals, there were a total of five goals scored. The money line payout for Orlando City was +250.

Orlando City’s attack was led by Luis Muriel, who scored two times on his three total shots. Muriel was the only player for Orlando City that took more than two shots, and he was assisted on both of his goals by Duncan McGuire.

Overall, the club took four shots on goal and scored on all three of their total shots. Nicolas Lodeiro had a big game for Orlando City’s offense as well, finishing with three assists.

On the defensive end, Orlando City’s back line had a busy day, with the Union taking a total of 30 shots. Pedro Gallese finished with four saves on these six shots, and as a unit, Orlando City had three blocked shots and five interceptions.

In their last seven matches, Orlando City SC has gone 3-2-2, and they are currently 11th in the Eastern Conference with a record of 3-5-3. Overall, they have 12 points, which is tied with CF Montréal and Atlanta United FC for 10th in the Eastern Conference. At home, Orlando City has struggled, going just 1-3-2. After this match, they will head on the road to take on the San Jose Earthquakes on May 19th.

Inter Miami CF Offense Breakdown

Inter Miami CF has been the most prolific scoring team in MLS this season, averaging 2.6 goals per match. They have scored more than their season average in five straight matches. Luis Suárez is the top goal scorer in MLS with 11 goals and has also taken the most shots on goal in the league. Lionel Messi is the leader in assists for Inter Miami CF and is fourth in MLS in goals scored.

Orlando City SC Offense Breakdown

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Orlando City SC’s offense has been average this season, scoring 1.2 goals per match, which is 22nd in MLS. Duncan McGuire has been their top scorer, finding the back of the net five times, which is 16th in the league. He also leads the team in shots on goal. Nicolás Lodeiro has been the team’s top playmaker, as he is 8th in MLS in assists. Overall, Orlando City SC is 8th in MLS in passing percentage and 4th in corner kicks.

Inter Miami CF Defense Breakdown

Inter Miami CF’s defense has struggled as of late, giving up two goals in two of their last three matches. Overall, they are 17th in MLS, allowing 1.5 goals per match. They will be facing an Orlando City SC offense that is 22nd in scoring. Keeper Drake Callender is 14th in MLS with two clean sheets, and he is 9th in saves with 36. Over their last six matches, they have given up nine goals.

Orlando City SC Defense Breakdown

Heading into their match against Inter Miami CF, Orlando City SC’s defense is currently 24th in the MLS, allowing 1.8 goals per match. Over their last four matches, they have given up two goals twice. They are also 20th in blocked shots and 28th in interceptions. Keeper Pedro Gallese is 20th in saves and has just one clean sheet this season.

Inter Miami CF vs Orlando City SC Prediction

Coming into this matchup, Inter Miami is one of the top offensive clubs in the MLS, both in terms of goals scored and shots on goal. On the other side, Orlando City has struggled on defense, coming in 24th in goals allowed. Our projections have this one ending in a 2-2 draw, with Lionel Messi having the best chance to score for Inter Miami. As for Orlando City, Martín Ojeda has the best chance to find the net.

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