Philadelphia Union vs Nashville SC MLS Betting prediction

MLS Philadelphia Union vs Nashville SC Prediction 4/7/2024

Philadelphia Union (2-0-3) travel to face off against Nashville SC (1-1-4) on Sunday, April 7th. This match will be played at Geodis Park in Nashville, TN. Philadelphia Union is coming off a win in their previous match, while Nashville SC played to a draw vs. Philadelphia Union. The match is scheduled for 8:30 PM ET.

Philadelphia Union vs Nashville SC

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Philadelphia Union Is Coming Off A Win

The Philadelphia Union will be looking to build off their 2-0 shutout win over Minnesota United FC. This match took place on their home pitch, and they went into the match as the -157 favorite. The two combined goals fell short of the pre-match over/under goal line of 3.5 goals.

Three different players scored for the Union’s offense, with Julián Carranza and Dániel Gazdag scoring the two goals. Carranza took a total of four shots, one of which was assisted by Gazdag. Jack Elliott also picked up an assist for the club.

On the defensive end, the Philadelphia Union did a great job of keeping the ball away from Oliver Semmle and Andre Blake. Overall, Minnesota United FC took seven shots, and Blake finished with four saves. Semmle played the final 16 minutes between the sticks for the Union.

The Philadelphia Union are on a two-match winning streak as they head on the road to take on Nashville SC. Overall, the Union are 2-0-3, putting them in 7th place in the Eastern Conference. They have been favored in three of their five matches, going 1-0-2 in those contests. Following this match, Philadelphia will be on the road again, taking on Atlanta United FC on Sunday, April 14th.

Nashville SC Is Coming Off A Draw

In their last match, Nashville SC hosted the Columbus Crew, with the match ending in a 2-2 draw. The money line payout for Nashville SC to win was +205, and the four total goals easily surpassed the over/under goal line of 2.5 goals.

On offense, Nashville SC took a total of 10 shots and five shots on goal. The midfielders who scored and took the most shots was Hany Mukhtar, who scored on one of his five total shots and three shots on goal. Anibal Godoy also found the net for Nashville SC.

Defensively, Nashville SC allowed two goals on just four shots on target from the Crew and a total of 12 shots. Elliot Panicco finished with two saves on the four shots on goal he faced. As a defensive unit, Nashville SC had just one block, but they intercepted nine passes.

Through six matches, Nashville SC has a record of 1-1-4, putting them in 11th place in the Eastern Conference. They have been favored in two matches, going 1-0-1, and have been the underdog in four matches, going 0-1-3. Their only win came on March 17th against Charlotte FC, and they are coming off a draw against the Columbus Crew on March 31st. Next up, they will take on Inter Miami CF on April 20th.

Philadelphia Union Offense Breakdown

The Philadelphia Union have been one of the most potent offenses in the MLS this season, ranking 3rd in goals scored at 2.0 per match. They have been led by Dániel Gazdag, who is 8th in the league with 3 goals scored. Julián Carranza has also been a key contributor, leading the team in shots on goal and ranking 9th in the league in goals scored. Mikael Uhre has been the team’s top playmaker, ranking 45th in the league in assists and 24th in goals scored.

Nashville SC Offense Breakdown

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Teal Bunbury is the top scorer for Nashville SC this season, finding the back of the net twice. His two goals are 41st in MLS. He also leads the team in shots on goal, with four, which is 66th in the league. Nashville SC is 22nd in the league in goals scored, averaging 1.2 per match. They are 28th in shots on goal and 27th in corner kicks. In terms of passing, Nashville SC is 23rd in the league, completing 80.7% of their passes. In half of their matches, Nashville SC has had fewer corner kicks than their opponent.

Philadelphia Union Defense Breakdown

Heading into their match against Nashville SC, the Philadelphia Union’s defense is currently 10th in MLS in goals allowed per match (1.2). They are coming off a shutout against Minnesota United FC, but they have given up two or more goals in two of their five matches this season. Overall, they are 13th in blocked shots and 20th in interceptions. Goalkeeper Oliver Semmle has started three matches this season and is currently 16th in saves. He has yet to record a clean sheet this season.

Nashville SC Defense Breakdown

When it comes to goals allowed, Nashville SC has struggled this season, as they are currently 25th in MLS, giving up 1.8 goals per match. They are also 21st in blocked shots and 18th in interceptions. Over their last four matches, they have given up 2.5 goals per match. Goalkeeper Joe Willis is 20th in MLS with one clean sheet and 25th in saves. On March 24th, they gave up five goals to Los Angeles FC, who is 15th in scoring.

Philadelphia Union vs Nashville SC Prediction

Coming into this match, Nashville SC is 9th in the league in shooting percentage and we have them getting four shots on goal compared to three for Philadelphia Union. This one is being predicted to end in a 1-1 draw, with the payout at +235. Taking a look at the projections, Hany Mukhtar is the top projected goal scorer for Nashville SC, while Mikael Uhre has the best odds to score for Philadelphia Union.

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