New York City vs Inter Miami CF MLS Betting Prediction

MLS New York City vs Inter Miami CF Prediction 3/30/2024

New York City (1-4-0) travel to face off against Inter Miami CF (3-2-1) on Saturday, March 30th. This match will be played at Chase Stadium in Fort Lauderdale, FL. Both New York City and Inter Miami CF will be looking to bounce back from losses in their previous matches. The match is scheduled for 7:30 PM ET.

New York City vs Inter Miami CF

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New York City Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

The New York City club will be looking to bounce back from a tough 1-0 loss to FC Cincinnati, despite the over/under line being set at 5.5 goals and the line for a New York City win payout out +340. The only goal scored in this match came in the 42nd minute and the offensive attack finished with four shots on goal.

Santiago Rodriguez finished the match with one shot on goal and three total shots, with Alonso Martinez taking two shots on goal and two total shots. New York City had a total of four corner kicks and took eight shots overall.

On the defensive end, Matt Freese had five saves on Cincinnati’s six total shots on goal. Overall, Cincinnati took 10 shots, and the New York City defense finished with two blocked shots and 13 defensive interceptions.

In their first season in the MLS, New York City has struggled, posting a record of 1-4-0, which has them 14th in the Eastern Conference. They have yet to win a match on the road, going 0-3-0, and have dropped three straight matches overall. Their only win came on March 16th vs. Toronto FC. Following this match vs. Inter Miami CF, they will return home to take on Atlanta United FC on April 6th.

Inter Miami CF Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

Inter Miami CF will be looking to put their last match behind them, as they lost to the New York Red Bulls by a score of 4-0. This match took place on the Inter Miami’s opponent’s home pitch, and the over/under line was 2.5 goals. The payout for an Inter Miami win was +235.

Overall, Inter Miami took seven shots, with two being on target. Luis Suarez was the only player to take multiple shots on target, with no other player on the club finding the net. Suarez took four shots overall.

Defensively, things didn’t go much better for Inter Miami, as they allowed four goals on New York’s six on target shots. C.J. dos Santos made two saves on the day, and the club’s back line had a total of seven interceptions.

Through six matches, Inter Miami CF has a record of 3-2-1, which has them in 2nd place in the Eastern Conference. They have been strong at home, going 2-1-0, while going 1-1-1 on the road. Overall, they have been favored in four of their six matches, going 2-1-1 in those contests. After this match vs. New York City, they will be back at home on April 6th vs. Colorado Rapids SC. Over their last five matches, they have gone 2-2-1, with their two wins coming vs. D.C. United SC and Orlando City SC.

New York City Offense Breakdown

The New York City offense has struggled this season, ranking 29th in the MLS with just 0.6 goals per match. Santiago Rodríguez has been the team’s top scorer, finding the back of the net twice, which is 26th in the league. He also leads the club in shots on goal, ranking 73rd in the MLS. Overall, New York City is 19th in shots on goal and 13th in corner kicks. Their passing percentage of 82.1% is 15th in the league.

Inter Miami CF Offense Breakdown

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Inter Miami CF has been one of the most potent offenses in MLS this season, ranking second in the league with 2.2 goals per match. They have been led by Luis Suárez, who is third in the league with four goals. Suárez also leads the team in shots on goal, and his eight shots on goal are sixth in MLS. Inter Miami has been successful in controlling possession, as they are eighth in the league in passing percentage. However, they have struggled to generate corner kicks, ranking 21st in MLS in that category.

New York City Defense Breakdown

Heading into their match against Inter Miami CF, the New York City defense is 13th in MLS, allowing 1.4 goals per match. They are also 16th in blocked shots and 6th in interceptions. Keeper Matt Freese has started five matches and is 55th in MLS with zero clean sheets. Overall, the New York City defense has given up six goals over their last four matches, including two matches where they gave up two goals. However, they did hold FC Cincinnati to just one goal back on March 23rd.

Inter Miami CF Defense Breakdown

Inter Miami CF’s defense has been up and down this season, and they are coming off a match where they gave up four goals to the New York Red Bulls. Overall, they are 14th in goals allowed, and they are 20th in blocked shots. They will be facing a New York City offense that is last in the MLS in scoring. Drake Callender is second in the MLS in saves, and he has two clean sheets this season.

New York City vs Inter Miami CF Prediction

Coming into the match, Inter Miami has been the better offensive team, and our projections have this one ending in a 1-1 draw. Luis Suarez is the top projected goal scorer for Inter Miami, and he comes in with a payout of -129 to score. As for New York City, Maxi Moralez has the best odds to score a goal. Even though Inter Miami has been the better offensive team, both clubs are near the bottom in terms of shooting percentage. Our pick is to take the draw at +275.

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