New York Red Bulls vs Orlando City SC MLS Betting Prediction

New York Red Bulls vs Orlando City SC Prediction 3/30/2024

New York Red Bulls (3-1-1) travel to face off against Orlando City SC (1-3-1) on Saturday, March 30th. This match will be played at Inter&Co Stadium in Orlando, FL. 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 Orlando City SC

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New York Red Bulls Is Coming Off A Win

The New York Red Bulls will be looking to build off their dominant 4-0 win over Inter Miami CF. This shutout win took place on their home pitch, and they went into the match with a money line payout of +102.

The four combined goals jumped past the over/under line of 2.5 goals. The Red Bulls’ offensive attack was led by Lewis Morgan, who scored three times on his six total shots and four shots on goal. Wikelman Carmona scored the other goal for the club, with Dante Vanzeir finishing with four assists.

On the defensive end, the Red Bulls didn’t allow Inter Miami CF to score a goal on target, with Ryan Meara making two saves. Overall, Inter Miami CF took seven shots, and the Red Bulls’ defense finished with seven interceptions and two blocked shots.

Through five matches, the New York Red Bulls have a record of 3-1-1, which has them in 3rd place in the Eastern Conference. They have been strong at home, going 2-0-0, but have struggled on the road, going 1-1-1. Overall, they have been favored in two matches, going 2-0, while going 1-1-1 as the underdog. Their last match was a 4-0 win over Inter Miami CF on March 23rd. Following this match, they will take on FC Cincinnati on April 6th.

Orlando City SC Is Coming Off A Win

In their last match, Orlando City hosted Austin FC and picked up a 2-0 win. The money line payout for Orlando City was -148, and the two combined goals surpassed the over/under line of 0.5 goals.

Orlando City’s offensive attack took a total of 22 shots and eight shots on goal. Nicolás Lodeiro and Jack Lynn were the two players to score, with Lodeiro taking six total shots and two shots on goal.

On the defensive side, Orlando City didn’t give up a goal or a corner kick. This comes as Mason Stajduhar’s clean sheet and one save. Overall, Orlando City’s defense blocked seven shots and intercepted 10 passes.

Through five matches, Orlando City SC has just one win, putting them 13th in the Eastern Conference. They have been favored in three of their five matches, going 1-1-1 in those contests. Overall, they are 1-3-1, with their only win coming at home against Austin FC. Their two losses have come on the road, including a 2-0 loss to Atlanta United FC. Next up, they will take on D.C. United SC on the road.

New York Red Bulls Offense Breakdown

So far this season, the New York Red Bulls have been averaging 1.6 goals per match, which is 11th in the MLS. Their top scorer is Lewis Morgan, who has five goals this season, which is second in the league. Morgan also leads the team in shots on goal, and his eight shots on goal is 11th in the MLS. He also leads the team in assists, while Emil Forsberg is second on the team in assists.

Orlando City SC Offense Breakdown

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Orlando City SC’s offense has struggled this season, as they are 27th in the MLS in goals scored. Duncan McGuire is the team’s top scorer, as he has found the back of the net twice this season. He is also 83rd in the league in shots on goal. Overall, Orlando City SC is 14th in the league in shots on goal and 1st in corners. Their passing percentage is 3rd in the MLS.

New York Red Bulls Defense Breakdown

Heading into their match against Orlando City SC, the New York Red Bulls’ defense is currently 8th in MLS, allowing 1.0 goals per match. They are coming off a shutout against Inter Miami CF, who is the 2nd-ranked scoring offense in the league. Overall, they have one clean sheet this season, which is tied for 22nd in MLS. Carlos Miguel is their top goalkeeper, and he is 30th in saves this season. Over their last five matches, they have allowed just five goals, and they have faced three offenses that are currently ranked 16th or worse in scoring.

Orlando City SC Defense Breakdown

Orlando City SC’s defense has struggled this season, allowing 2.0 goals per match, which is 27th in the MLS. However, they are coming off a shutout against Austin FC, who is 21st in scoring. Overall, they are 8th in blocked shots and 25th in interceptions. Keeper Pedro Gallese is 15th in clean sheets and 21st in saves. Over his last three matches, he has given up 1.7 goals per match.

New York Red Bulls vs Orlando City SC Prediction

Coming into this one, both New York and Orlando City have been much better on the defensive end compared to their offensive numbers. This season, New York is 8th in fewest goals allowed, while Orlando City is 27th. Our projections have this one ending in a 1-1 draw, with the payout at +220. The odds for a draw are much better than taking either side to win outright, with Orlando City’s Martín Ojeda having the best chance to score a goal.

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