Philadelphia Union vs Toronto MLS Betting prediction

MLS Philadelphia Union vs Toronto Prediction 7/13/2024

Philadelphia Union (4-9-9) travel to face off against Toronto (7-13-3) on Saturday, July 13th. This match will be played at BMO Field in Toronto, ON. Philadelphia Union is coming off a draw while Toronto is coming off a loss. The match is scheduled for 7:30 PM ET.

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Philadelphia Union Is Coming Off A Draw

The Philadelphia Union will be looking to get back in the win column after playing to a 0-0 draw in their last match. This came on their home pitch and the money line payout for a draw was +190. The offensive attack for Philadelphia was shut down completely, despite taking six shots on goal and 17 shots overall.

Going into the match, the over/under line was set at 2.5 goals and the offensive unit for Philadelphia fell short of this mark. This was the case despite the match going up and down the field, with the Union also finishing the match with four corner kicks.

On the defensive end of the field, Philadelphia did a great job of keeping the New York Red Bulls off the scoreboard. New York took a total of 16 shots and five shots on goal. The Union’s defense also blocked three shots and intercepted six passes.

The Philadelphia Union are in desperate need of a win as they have gone winless in their last three matches, going 0-2-1. They are currently 14th in the Eastern Conference, tied with the Chicago Fire FC with 21 points. Philadelphia has struggled at home this season, going just 1-6-4. Overall, they are 4-9-9, and on the road, they are 3-3-5. Following this match, they will return home to take on the New England Revolution on Wednesday, July 17th.

Toronto Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

Playing on the road in their last match, Toronto took on the Columbus Crew. Toronto went into this match as the heavy underdog at +650, and the four goals scored fell short of the over/under goal line of 3.5 goals.

Toronto’s offense took a total of eight shots, with two being on target. Federico Bernardeschi was the only player to have a shot on goal, and he also took two shots overall. The club had four corner kicks.

On the defensive end, Toronto gave up four goals on Columbus’ six on target shots. Sean Johnson finished with two saves on the match, and the club’s defenders blocked one shot while intercepting five passes.

Through 23 matches, Toronto has a record of 7-13-3, putting them 9th in the Eastern Conference. They have lost six straight matches, including their last four matches against teams in the top 10 of the Eastern Conference. Overall, they are 2-7-3 on the road and 5-6-0 at home. Following this match, they will head on the road to take on Inter Miami CF on July 17th. In the standings, they are two points behind Nashville SC and tied with Atlanta United FC.

Philadelphia Union Offense Breakdown

The Philadelphia Union’s offense is led by Dániel Gazdag, who has scored 11 goals this season, which is 9th in MLS. Gazdag also leads the team in shots on goal and is 18th in the league in that category. Quinn Sullivan is the team’s leader in assists, with five, and is 31st in MLS. As a team, the Union is 9th in goals per match and 7th in shots on goal per match. They have had fewer corner kicks than their opponents in 45.5% of their matches this season.

Toronto Offense Breakdown


Despite being 24th in the league in goals scored, Toronto’s leading scorer, Federico Bernardeschi, is 28th in the MLS. Bernardeschi has scored eight goals this season, which is also tops on the team. He has also taken the most shots on goal for Toronto and is 8th in the league in that category. Overall, Toronto is 24th in the league in shots on goal and 25th in corner kicks. They have scored less than their season average in six straight matches and have taken fewer shots on goal than their season average in four straight matches.

Philadelphia Union Defense Breakdown

Heading into their match against Toronto, the Philadelphia Union’s defense is currently 21st in MLS, allowing 1.8 goals per match. However, they are coming off a shutout against the New York Red Bulls. Over their last six matches, they have given up 16 goals (2.7 per match). Overall, they are 6th in blocked shots and 3rd in interceptions. Oliver Semmle is 23rd in clean sheets this season with three.

Toronto Defense Breakdown

Heading into their match against the Philadelphia Union, Toronto’s defense is struggling, as they are giving up 1.9 goals per match, which is 24th in the MLS. Over their last seven matches, they have given up 2.6 goals per match. They have given up four goals in two of their last seven matches. Overall, they have just four clean sheets on the season. Keeper Sean Johnson is 28th in the MLS with 39 saves.

Philadelphia Union vs Toronto Prediction

Coming into this match, both Toronto and Philadelphia are near the bottom of the league in terms of scoring. Our projections have this one ending in a 1-1 draw, with Toronto taking four shots on goal compared to two for Philadelphia. Lorenzo Insigne is the top projected goal scorer for Toronto. As for Philadelphia, Julián Carranza has the best odds to score a goal.

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