Toronto vs D.C. United SC MLS Betting Prediction

MLS Toronto vs D.C. United SC Prediction 6/1/2024

Toronto (7-7-2) travel to face off against D.C. United SC (4-6-6) on Saturday, June 1st. This match will be played at Audi Field in Washington, D.C.. Toronto is coming off a draw while D.C. United SC is coming off a loss. The match is scheduled for 7:30 PM ET.

Toronto vs D.C. United SC

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Toronto Is Coming Off A Draw

The Toronto club will be looking to get back in the win column after playing to a 0-0 draw in their last match. This draw came against the Philadelphia Union while on the road. Heading into this match, Toronto was the heavy underdog at +390, and the match played out without a goal being scored.

Toronto’s offense was held to just three shots on goal and 13 total shots. This means that the club’s offense was extremely inefficient, as they didn’t even surpass the pre-match over/under line of 3.5 goals.

On the defensive end, Toronto did a nice job of limiting Philadelphia’s attack, despite the Union taking five corners compared to just four for Toronto. Overall, Philadelphia took 12 shots, with just one being on target.

Through 16 matches, Toronto has a record of 7-7-2, putting them in 6th place in the Eastern Conference. They have struggled on the road, going just 2-4-2. Over their last four matches, they have gone 1-2-1. Following this match, they will return home to take on the Chicago Fire on June 15th. In the Eastern Conference standings, they are just one point behind the Columbus Crew and one point ahead of Austin FC.

D.C. United SC Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

D.C. United will be looking to bounce back from a 4-2 loss to CF Montréal. This match took place on the road, and despite the loss, D.C. United’s payout on the money line was +150. The six combined goals surpassed the over/under line of 2.5 goals.

On offense, D.C. United took a total of 13 shots and four shots on goal. The attack was led by Christian Benteke, who scored both of the club’s goals. Benteke took four total shots and scored on both of his shots on target.

Defensively, D.C. United allowed four goals on Montréal’s 12 total shots. Alex Bono finished with two saves on Montréal’s six shots on goal. D.C. United’s defenders had a total of eight interceptions and blocked six shots.

Through 16 matches, D.C. United SC has a record of 4-6-6, which has them in 10th place in the Eastern Conference. They have struggled on the road, going just 1-3-4, but have been better at home, going 3-3-2. Over their last seven matches, they have gone 2-3-2. Following this match against Toronto, they will head on the road to take on Charlotte FC on June 15th. In the standings, they are one point behind the Portland Timbers.

Toronto Offense Breakdown

So far this season, Toronto has scored 1.4 goals per match, which is 15th in the MLS. Federico Bernardeschi is the team’s top scorer, with six goals, which is 19th in the league. He also leads the team in shots on goal, with 22, which is 11th in the MLS. Overall, Toronto’s passing percentage is 83.8%, which is 11th in the league. They have had fewer corners than their opponents in half of their matches this season.

D.C. United SC Offense Breakdown

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Christian Benteke is the top goal scorer for D.C. United SC and is second in the MLS with 13 goals. He also leads the team in shots on goal, which is second in the league. Jared Stroud is the leader in assists for D.C. United SC and is fifth in the league. He has seven assists and one goal. This season, D.C. United SC is 14th in the MLS in goals per match, 11th in shots on goal per match, and 10th in corners. They have had more corners than their opponents in 56.2% of their matches. Their passing percentage is 29th in the league at 75.6%.

Toronto Defense Breakdown

After giving up four goals to FC Cincinnati on May 25th, the Toronto defense has been better of late, including a shutout against the Philadelphia Union. However, they have also given up three goals to both New York City FC and Nashville SC. On the season, they are 18th in goals allowed per match at 1.5. Sean Johnson is 8th in clean sheets with four, and he is 27th in saves overall.

D.C. United SC Defense Breakdown

After giving up four goals to CF Montréal on May 29th, D.C. United’s defense will look to bounce back against a Toronto offense that is 15th in the MLS in goals scored. Overall, D.C. United’s defense is 23rd in the league, giving up 1.8 goals per match. They have given up at least two goals in four of their last seven matches. Alex Bono is 10th in the MLS with 46 saves and has two clean sheets this season.

Toronto vs D.C. United SC Prediction

Even though D.C. United SC comes in with the edge in terms of shots on goal and interceptions, we have this one projected to be a 2-1 win for D.C. United SC over Toronto. Cristian Dájome is our top projected goal scorer for D.C. United SC, and they are also the top team in the MLS in terms of blocked shots. Look for Lorenzo Insigne to score for Toronto. We like D.C. United SC at -143.

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