Orlando City SC vs Atlanta United MLS Betting Prediction

MLS Orlando City SC vs Atlanta United Prediction 3/17/2024

Orlando City SC (0-2-1) travel to face off against Atlanta United (1-1-0) on Sunday, March 17th. This match will be played at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, GA. Atlanta United is coming off a win in their previous match, while Orlando City SC will be looking to get back on track from a loss to the Atlanta United. The match is scheduled for 7:00 PM ET.

Orlando City SC vs Atlanta United

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Orlando City SC Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

In their last match, Orlando City hosted Minnesota United FC. Despite playing at home and being favored with a money line of -108, they came up just short in a high-scoring match that finished 3-2. The five combined goals surpassed the over/under line of 2.5 goals.

Orlando City’s attack was led by Duncan McGuire, who scored both of the club’s goals. McGuire took a total of four shots and scored on all three of his shots on goal. Martín Ojeda finished with an assist and overall, Orlando City had six shots on goal and 22 shots.

On the defensive end, Orlando City allowed three goals on Minnesota United’s four shots on goal. Pedro Gallese finished with just one save on these four shots. The entire club had three blocks, to go along with two interceptions.

Through three matches, Orlando City SC has yet to win a match, going 0-2-1. Their two losses have come against the top two teams in the Eastern Conference, including a 5-0 loss to Inter Miami CF. In their most recent match, they played to a 0-0 draw vs. CF Montréal. Overall, they are 13th in the Eastern Conference, just one point ahead of the Chicago Fire FC and Houston Dynamo.

Atlanta United Is Coming Off A Win

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In their last match, Atlanta United hosted the New England Revolution and picked up a 4-1 win. The Five Stripes’ offense took a total of 21 shots, with nine being on target. The pre-match money line payout for Atlanta was -148, and the five combined goals surpassed the line of 3.5 goals.

Leading the way for Atlanta’s offense was Giorgos Giakoumakis, scoring three times on his eight total shots. The rest of the team took just as many shots on target (4) as Giakoumakis needed to complete his hat trick. Thiago Almada scored the other penalty kick goal for Atlanta.

Defensively, Atlanta allowed just five shots on target, with Brad Guzan making four saves. New England’s offense took a total of 14 shots, and they finished with three corner kicks. Atlanta’s defenders blocked four shots and intercepted seven passes.

Orlando City SC vs Atlanta United Prediction

Given the projections for this match, we are going to take Atlanta United and Orlando City SC to finish in a 1-1 draw, with a payout of +270. This season, Atlanta has been the better offensive club, coming in 3rd in goals scored and 6th in shooting percentage. However, Orlando City is 4th in passing percentage and is taking on an Atlanta United club that is 29th in goals allowed. Our top projected goal scorer for the match is Giorgos Giakoumakis for Atlanta United, while we are giving Martín Ojeda the best odds to score for Orlando City.

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