Nashville SC vs Inter Miami CF MLS Betting Prediction

MLS Nashville SC vs Inter Miami CF Prediction 4/20/2024

Nashville SC (1-2-4) travel to face off against Inter Miami CF (4-2-3) on Saturday, April 20th. This match will be played at Chase Stadium in Fort Lauderdale, FL. Inter Miami CF is coming off a win in their previous match, while Nashville SC will be looking to get back on track from a loss to the Inter Miami CF. The match is scheduled for 7:30 PM ET.

Nashville SC vs Inter Miami CF

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Nashville SC Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

In their last match, Nashville SC hosted the Philadelphia Union but came up short by a score of 2-1. The over/under line heading into the match was 5.5 goals, and the three combined goals were one short of this figure. The loss moved Nashville’s record to 1-1 on the year.

Going into the match, Nashville was the favorite to pick up the win at +148, despite losing by just one goal. Sam Surridge scored the only goal for Nashville, and Jacob Shaffelburg finished with the only assist. Overall, Nashville took 11 shots and five shots on goal.

On the defensive end, Nashville allowed two goals on Philly’s five total shots on goal. Elliot Panicco finished with three saves, and the club finished with four blocked shots and eight interceptions.

In their first season in the MLS, Nashville SC has struggled to find consistency, as they sit 14th in the Eastern Conference with a record of 1-2-4. They have yet to win on the road, going 0-1-1, and have just one win overall in their last six matches. Following this match against Inter Miami CF, Nashville will return home to face the San Jose Earthquakes on Sunday, April 28th. Through seven matches, they have been favored in three matches, going 1-1-1, while they are 0-1-3 as the underdog.

Inter Miami CF Is Coming Off A Win

Inter Miami CF will be looking to build off their 3-2 win over Sporting Kansas City. This win came on the road, and they had a money line payout of +135. The five combined goals surpassed the over/under line of 0.5 goals.

Three of Inter Miami CF’s five shots on goal found the back of the net. Lionel Messi, Diego Gómez, and Luis Suárez all scored for Inter Miami CF, with Messi and Gómez also picking up an assist apiece. Overall, Inter Miami CF took eight shots.

On the defensive end, Inter Miami CF allowed two goals on Sporting Kansas City’s three shots on goal. Drake Callender finished with just one save on the match. The club’s defenders intercepted 20 passes and finished with one block.

Through the first nine matches of the season, Inter Miami CF has a record of 4-2-3, which has them in first place in the Eastern Conference. Overall, they are tied with the New York Red Bulls and Los Angeles Galaxy with 15 points. Over their last six matches, Inter Miami has gone 2-2-2. They will look to build off their win over Sporting Kansas City on April 14th. After this match, they will hit the road to take on the New England Revolution on April 27th.

Nashville SC Offense Breakdown

Sam Surridge is the top scorer for Nashville SC this season, as he has found the back of the net twice, which is 70th in MLS. He also leads the club in assists. Teal Bunbury has also scored twice for Nashville SC, and he is 90th in MLS in shots on goal. Overall, Nashville SC is 22nd in MLS in goals per match, and they are 27th in shots on goal. They have had fewer corners than their opponent in 42.9% of their matches, which is 25th in the league.

Inter Miami CF Offense Breakdown

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Inter Miami CF’s offense has been one of the best in the MLS this season, ranking third in the league in goals per match at 2.0. Luis Suárez has been the catalyst for the club’s attack, leading the league in goals scored with six. He also leads the team in shots on goal, with 15, which is also tops in the MLS. In terms of passing, Inter Miami is sixth in the league with an 84.5% passing percentage. They have had fewer corners than their opponents in 44.4% of their matches this season, which is 23rd in the league.

Nashville SC Defense Breakdown

Heading into their match against Inter Miami CF, Nashville SC’s defense is coming off a rough stretch, as they have allowed an average of 3.0 goals over their last three matches. On the season, they are giving up 1.9 goals per match, which is 26th in the league. Goalkeeper Joe Willis has made four starts and has just one clean sheet, and his 12 saves are 32nd in the MLS. Overall, Nashville’s defense is 20th in blocked shots and 19th in interceptions.

Inter Miami CF Defense Breakdown

Inter Miami CF’s defense will be looking to bounce back after giving up two goals to Sporting Kansas City, who is 6th in scoring. Over their last six matches, they have given up an average of 2.2 goals per match. They have given up three or more goals in three of their last six matches. Overall, they are 20th in goals allowed, giving up 1.6 goals per match. They are 25th in blocked shots and 3rd in interceptions. Keeper Drake Callender is 4th in MLS with two clean sheets.

Nashville SC vs Inter Miami CF Prediction

Looking at how we expect this match between Nashville SC and Inter Miami CF to play out, we are going to take Inter Miami on the money line at -230. Our projections have Lionel Messi as the top overall goal scorer in the match, and we are giving Inter Miami a 2-1 advantage. They have been the better offensive team this season, coming in 3rd in goals scored and 6th in shots on goal. Our prediction is giving them seven shots on goal compared to just three for Nashville.

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