Philadelphia Union vs Charlotte MLS Betting Prediction

MLS Philadelphia Union vs Charlotte Prediction 5/25/2024

Philadelphia Union (4-4-5) travel to face off against Charlotte (6-5-3) on Saturday, May 25th. This match will be played at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, NC. Philadelphia Union is coming off a win in their previous match, while Charlotte played to a draw vs. Philadelphia Union. The match is scheduled for 7:30 PM ET.

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Philadelphia Union Is Coming Off A Win

The Philadelphia Union will be looking to build off their 3-0 shutout win over the New England Revolution. This win came on the road, and they were +138 on the money line. The three combined goals fell short of the over/under goal line of 3.5 goals.

Philly’s offensive attack was led by Dániel Gazdag, who scored two times on his three total shots. Gazdag and Julian Carranza were the two players who scored for the club, with Jack McGlynn finishing the match with an assist.

On the defensive end, the Union didn’t allow a goal, and Oliver Semmle picked up a clean sheet. Semmle made a total of three saves on New England’s eight shots, and the defense as a whole blocked two shots and intercepted 12 passes.

The Philadelphia Union will be on the road for their match against Charlotte. So far this season, the Union have a record of 4-4-5, which has them in 8th place in the Eastern Conference. They have been much better on the road, going 3-0-4, compared to just 1-4-1 at home. Over their last four matches, they have gone 1-2-1. Following this match, they will return home to take on Toronto FC on Wednesday, May 29th.

Charlotte Is Coming Off A Draw

Charlotte will be looking to get back in the win column after playing to a draw against the Los Angeles Galaxy. This match was played at home, but despite being favored and having a money line of +118, Charlotte wasn’t able to pick up the win. The two combined goals were short of the over/under goal line of 2.5 goals.

Charlotte’s offense was held scoreless on their 12 total shots and two shots on goal. They didn’t take a corner kick in this match, with the club’s two corners both coming from the defensive side. The offense was led by striker Miguel, who took a team-high four shots.

Defensively, Charlotte did a nice job of keeping the Galaxy off the scoreboard despite LA taking 18 total shots. Five of these shots were on target. The defense also blocked two shots and intercepted three passes.

Through 14 matches, Charlotte has a record of 6-5-3, which has them in 6th place in the Eastern Conference. They have been strong at home, going 5-1-2, but have struggled on the road, going just 1-4-1. Over their last six matches, they have gone 3-2-1. Following this match against Philadelphia, they will head on the road to take on the New York Red Bulls on May 29th. In the standings, they are tied with Columbus Crew and Colorado Rapids SC, all with 21 points.

Philadelphia Union Offense Breakdown

The Philadelphia Union’s offense has been one of the most potent in the MLS this season, ranking third in the league in goals per match at 1.9. Their top scorer is Dániel Gazdag, who is also fifth in the league with nine goals. Gazdag is also 12th in the league in shots on goal. Quinn Sullivan is the team’s leader in assists, ranking 16th in the league. He also has one goal this season. As a team, the Union are fifth in the league in shots on goal and corners. They have had fewer corners than their opponents in 46.2% of their matches this season.

Charlotte Offense Breakdown


Patrick Agyemang is the top scorer for Charlotte this season, and he is also the team’s leader in shots on goal. Agyemang has scored three goals this season, which is 65th in the league. Brecht Dejaegere is the team’s leader in assists, and he is 49th in the MLS in that category. His one goal is 128th in the league. This season, Charlotte is 26th in the MLS in goals per match, and they are 28th in shots on goal per match. They have taken fewer shots on goal than their season average in four straight matches. Their passing percentage is 24th in the league.

Philadelphia Union Defense Breakdown

After giving up three goals to Orlando City SC, the Philadelphia Union defense has been better over their last three matches, giving up just two goals in each match. However, it should be noted that two of those matches came against teams in the bottom five in scoring. Overall, the Union defense is 21st in goals allowed, and they are 16th in interceptions. Goalkeeper Oliver Semmle has just one clean sheet this season, and he is 23rd in saves.

Charlotte Defense Breakdown

Charlotte’s defense has been playing well of late, as they have not allowed a goal in their last four matches. This includes a match against the 5th-ranked offense in the Los Angeles Galaxy. Overall, they are 2nd in goals allowed this season, giving up just 0.9 goals per match. They are also 15th in fouls per match. Kristijan Kahlina leads the MLS with six clean sheets this season.

Philadelphia Union vs Charlotte Prediction

Looking at how we expect this one to play out, we have the match between Philadelphia and Charlotte ending in a 1-1 draw. This season, Charlotte has been the better defensive club, allowing the 2nd fewest goals in the MLS. On the other side, Mikael Uhre has the best chance to score a goal for Philadelphia. As for Charlotte, look for Kerwin Vargas to find the back of the net. Our projections are giving both teams three shots on goal.

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