Toronto vs Orlando City SC MLS Betting Prediction

MLS Toronto vs Orlando City SC Prediction 4/27/2024

Toronto (4-4-1) travel to face off against Orlando City SC (2-3-3) on Saturday, April 27th. This match will be played at Inter&Co Stadium in Orlando, FL. Toronto is coming off a win in their previous match, while Orlando City SC played to a draw vs. Toronto. The match is scheduled for 7:30 PM ET.

Toronto vs Orlando City SC

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Toronto Is Coming Off A Win

In their last match, Toronto hosted the New England Revolution and picked up a 1-0 win. The money line payout for Toronto was +123, and the one goal scored was well below the over/under goal line of 2.5 goals.

Toronto’s offense took a total of 15 shots, with eight of those being on target. Prince-Osei Owusu was the only player to score a goal for Toronto, with no other player recording an assist. Owusu took a total of four shots and scored despite missing his penalty shot attempt.

On the defensive end, Toronto didn’t allow a goal or a corner kick while the Revolution took a total of 17 shots. Sean Johnson finished with five saves and now has a clean sheet and a win to go along with his five saves.

After starting the season 2-0, Toronto has gone just 2-4 over their last six matches. Overall, they are 4-4-1, which has them tied with Philadelphia for 5th in the Eastern Conference. On the road, Toronto has struggled, going just 1-3-1. This match vs. Orlando City SC will be their final road match before returning home to face FC Dallas on May 4th. Through nine matches, Toronto has been favored in four of them, going 3-1 in those matches.

Orlando City SC Is Coming Off A Draw

Orlando City SC played to a draw vs. CF Montréal in their last match. This match finished with a combined four goals, which was just above the line of 2.5 goals. The draw payout for Orlando City was +140.

On offense, Orlando City took a total of seven shots and two shots on goal. They scored on a penalty kick, with both Facundo Torres and Iván Angulo finding the net. Torres took three total shots, and the club finished with eight corner kicks.

Defensively, Orlando City allowed a total of eight shots and four shots on goal, with Pedro Gallese making two saves. CF Montréal’s attack was led by Djordje Mihailovic, who took two shots on target and scored on his penalty kick.

Through eight matches, Orlando City SC has a record of 2-3-3, putting them 12th in the Eastern Conference. Overall, they have nine points, which is tied for 12th with the Chicago Fire. Over their last three matches, Orlando City has gone 1-0-2, including a win over D.C. United. In their most recent match, they played to a 2-2 draw with CF Montréal. On the season, Orlando City has played four matches at home, going 1-1-2. Following this match against Toronto, they will be back at home on May 4th to take on FC Cincinnati.

Toronto Offense Breakdown

The Toronto offense has been led this season by Prince-Osei Owusu, who has scored four goals, which is 18th in the MLS. He is also 61st in the league in shots on goal. As a team, Toronto is 26th in the league in goals scored and 25th in shots on goal. They have increased their number of shots on goal in each of their last three matches. Jahkeele Marshall-Rutty has two assists this season, which is 48th in the league. As a team, Toronto is 12th in the MLS in passing percentage.

Orlando City SC Offense Breakdown

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Orlando City SC’s offense has been led by Duncan McGuire, who has scored three goals this season, which is 37th in MLS. He also leads the team in shots on goal and is 58th in the league in that category. Nicolás Lodeiro has two assists this season, which is 23rd in MLS, and he also has one goal. As a team, Orlando City SC is 20th in the league in goals per match, and they are 22nd in shots on goal per match. However, they are first in the league in corner kicks and have had more corners than their opponents in 87.5% of their matches. Their passing percentage of 84.3 is sixth in MLS.

Toronto Defense Breakdown

Heading into their match against Orlando City SC, the Toronto defense is 13th in MLS, allowing 1.3 goals per match. They are coming off a shutout against the New England Revolution, who are last in the league in scoring. However, they have given up three or more goals in three of their last six matches. Sean Johnson is second in MLS with three clean sheets, and he is 19th in saves with 20.

Orlando City SC Defense Breakdown

Orlando City SC’s defense is coming off a match where they gave up two goals to CF Montréal, who is 12th in the league in scoring. Overall, they are 24th in goals allowed this season, giving up an average of 1.9 goals per match. They are also 28th in interceptions and 21st in fouls. Keeper Pedro Gallese is 22nd in saves and clean sheets. Over his last three starts, Gallese has given up an average of 1.7 goals.

Toronto vs Orlando City SC Prediction

Coming into this match, Orlando City is 13th in the MLS in fewest goals allowed and our projections have them shutting out Toronto. This season, Orlando City has been slightly better in terms of passing accuracy and we have them taking four shots on goal compared to just one for Toronto. Our top projected goal scorer for the match is Martin Ojeda for Orlando City.

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