New York Red Bulls vs D.C. United SC MLS Betting Prediction

New York Red Bulls vs D.C. United SC Prediction 5/15/2024

New York Red Bulls (5-2-5) travel to face off against D.C. United SC (4-3-5) on Wednesday, May 15th. This match will be played at Audi Field in Washington, D.C.. Both club’s come into this one having won their previous match. The match starts at 7:30 PM ET.

New York Red Bulls vs D.C. United SC

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New York Red Bulls Is Coming Off A Win

In their last match, the New York Red Bulls hosted the New England Revolution. The Red Bulls won this high-scoring match by a score of 4-2. The money line payout for the Red Bulls was -200, and the six combined goals surpassed the over/under line of 2.5 goals.

New York’s offensive attack was spread out, with four different players all finding the net. Lewis Morgan had a goal and an assist while taking four total shots and two shots on goal. The Red Bulls’ offense finished with six shots on goal and 13 total shots.

Defensively, the Red Bulls had a busy match between the sticks, with Carlos Miguel making four saves on the six shots on goal he faced. New York’s defenders blocked four shots and intercepted eight passes.

The New York Red Bulls are looking to build off their win over the New England Revolution on May 11th, as they take on D.C. United SC on the road. Overall, the Red Bulls have a record of 5-2-5, which has them sitting in 3rd place in the Eastern Conference. They have been solid at home, going 3-0-2, but have struggled on the road, posting a record of 2-2-3. Over their last five matches, the Red Bulls have just one win, going 1-1-3. Following this match, they will take on New York City FC on May 18th.

D.C. United SC Is Coming Off A Win

D.C. United will be looking to build off their 3-2 win over Atlanta United FC. This match was played on the road, and they went into it as the heavy underdog at +330. The five combined goals surpassed the pre-match over/under line of 3.5 goals.

Christian Benteke was the offensive force for D.C. United, scoring all three of their goals. He took a total of five shots and scored on four of his six total shots on goal. Mateusz Klich finished with one assist, which also came on Benteke’s last goal.

On the defensive end, D.C. United gave up an own goal and finished the match with just two interceptions. Alex Bono picked up the win between the sticks, despite making just two saves on Atlanta United’s three total shots on goal.

Through 12 matches, D.C. United SC has a record of 4-3-5, putting them 7th in the Eastern Conference. They have been slightly better at home, going 3-2-1, compared to 1-1-4 on the road. Over their last four matches, D.C. United has gone 2-1-1, including a win over Atlanta United FC on May 11th. Following this match against the New York Red Bulls, they will be on the road once again, taking on Inter Miami CF on May 18th.

New York Red Bulls Offense Breakdown

The New York Red Bulls have been an average offensive team this season, ranking 11th in MLS with 1.6 goals per match. They have been slightly above average in shots on goal, ranking 9th in the league. Lewis Morgan has been their top scorer this season, ranking 5th in MLS with 8 goals. He also leads the team in shots on goal, ranking 8th in the league. Dante Vanzeir is their leader in assists, ranking 6th in MLS with 6 assists. He is also 3rd on the team in goals scored.

D.C. United SC Offense Breakdown

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Christian Benteke is the top scorer for D.C. United SC and is third in the MLS with 11 goals. He is also seventh in the league in shots on goal. Jared Stroud is the leader in assists for D.C. United SC and is fourth in the MLS with six. He has also scored one goal this season. D.C. United SC is ninth in the MLS in goals scored and has scored more than their season average in three straight matches. They are also 10th in shots on goal and ninth in corners. Their passing percentage is 29th in the league.

New York Red Bulls Defense Breakdown

Heading into their match against D.C. United SC, the New York Red Bulls’ defense is currently 16th in MLS in goals allowed per match (1.5). Over their last seven matches, they have given up 12 goals (1.7). They are also 16th in blocked shots per match (3.2) and 11th in interceptions (9.2). Keeper Carlos Miguel is 19th in saves (29) and has two clean sheets. In their last seven matches, they have given up two goals to the league’s worst offense (New England Revolution) and six goals to the league’s best offense (Inter Miami CF).

D.C. United SC Defense Breakdown

Heading into their match with the New York Red Bulls, D.C. United’s defense is 18th in MLS, allowing 1.6 goals per match. Over their last three matches, they have given up an average of 1.3 goals. Alex Bono is 15th in MLS with two clean sheets and 8th in saves. Overall, D.C. United is 2nd in blocked shots and 9th in interceptions. They are 11th in fouls committed. In their last three matches, they have given up two goals to Atlanta United FC and the Philadelphia Union, who are 15th and 3rd in scoring, respectively.

New York Red Bulls vs D.C. United SC Prediction

When looking at how we expect this one to play out, we have D.C. United and the New York Red Bulls both finding the back of the net once. This is a matchup between two middle of the pack offenses in terms of goals scored, and they are also both just average in terms of shooting percentage. Our top projected scorer for the match is Cristian Dájome of D.C. United. Coming into the match, D.C. is one of the better teams in the MLS in terms of blocked shots, and we have this one ending in a 1-1 draw, with a payout of +240.

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