Orlando City SC vs New York Red Bulls MLS Betting Prediction

Orlando City SC vs New York Red Bulls Prediction 6/1/2024

Orlando City SC (4-6-5) travel to face off against New York Red Bulls (7-3-5) on Saturday, June 1st. This match will be played at Red Bull Arena in Harrison, NJ. New York Red Bulls is coming off a win in their previous match, while Orlando City SC played to a draw vs. New York Red Bulls. The match is scheduled for 7:30 PM ET.

Orlando City SC vs New York Red Bulls

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Orlando City SC Is Coming Off A Draw

In their last match, Orlando City SC played to a draw vs. the Chicago Fire. This match took place on the road for Orlando City, and going into the match, they had +162 odds to win (+220 for the draw). The two combined goals fell short of the over/under goal line of 2.5 goals.

Facundo Torres was the only Orlando City player to score, and he took three total shots and one shot on goal. No other player for Orlando City took more than one shot on goal, and as a club, they had just two shots on goal and eight total shots.

On the defensive end, Orlando City allowed 19 total shots and three shots on goal, with Pedro Gallese making two saves. The Chicago Fire took six corner kicks to go along with their offensive attack.

Orlando City SC heads to New York to take on the Red Bulls looking to improve on their 4-6-5 record. So far this season, Orlando City has struggled at home, going just 1-4-3, but they have been much better on the road, posting a 3-2-2 record. Over their last four matches, Orlando City has gone 1-1-2, including a loss to the 5th-ranked Columbus Crew. In the Eastern Conference, Orlando City sits in 11th place, just one point behind the Seattle Sounders.

New York Red Bulls Is Coming Off A Win

The New York Red Bulls will be looking to build off their 3-1 win over Charlotte FC. Going into that match, they were favored at -167 and the four combined goals surpassed the over/under line of 2.5 goals.

Emil Forsberg was the top overall performer for the Red Bulls’ offensive attack, scoring two times on his three total shots. This was the first time on the year that Forsberg scored, and he was the only player on the club to take multiple shots.

Andrés Reyes was the other player to find the net for the Red Bulls, and Lewis Morgan finished with an assist. Overall, the club had six shots on goal and 12 shots total. Morgan’s assist was just the fourth corner kick the club had taken.

On the defensive end, the New York Red Bulls allowed just one goal on Charlotte’s four total shots on goal. Carlos Miguel finished with three saves, and as a club, the Red Bulls intercepted seven passes and blocked two shots.

Through 15 matches, the New York Red Bulls have a record of 7-3-5 and sit in 4th place in the Eastern Conference. They have been strong at home, going 4-0-2, and have been favored in six of their matches, going 4-0-2 in those contests. Over their last seven matches, they have gone 3-2-2, including a win over 10th-ranked D.C. United and a loss to 1st-ranked Inter Miami CF. Following this match against Orlando City SC, they will hit the road to take on the New England Revolution on June 8th.

Orlando City SC Offense Breakdown

Orlando City SC has been a middle-of-the-pack offensive team this season, averaging 1.0 goal per match, which is 26th in MLS. Duncan McGuire has been the top scorer for Orlando City SC this season, finding the back of the net five times, which is 27th in MLS. Luis Muriel has taken the most shots on goal for Orlando City SC this season, putting 10 on target, which is 60th in MLS. Nicolás Lodeiro has been the top playmaker for Orlando City SC this season, dishing out five assists, which is 9th in MLS.

New York Red Bulls Offense Breakdown

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The New York Red Bulls have been one of the most efficient offensive teams in the MLS this season, scoring 1.8 goals per match, which is fifth in the league. They have also been able to put 5.2 shots on goal per match, which is seventh in the league. Lewis Morgan has been the top scorer for the Red Bulls this season, as his nine goals are ninth in the league. He also leads the team in shots on goal, as his 20 shots on goal are 13th in the MLS. Dante Vanzeir has been the top playmaker for the Red Bulls, as his six assists are sixth in the league. He also has two goals this season.

Orlando City SC Defense Breakdown

Heading into their match against the New York Red Bulls, Orlando City SC’s defense is 19th in MLS, allowing 1.5 goals per match. They are also 15th in blocked shots and 28th in interceptions. However, they have been playing better of late, allowing just one goal in three of their last six matches. Keeper Pedro Gallese is 14th in MLS with three clean sheets this season.

New York Red Bulls Defense Breakdown

Heading into their match against Orlando City SC, the New York Red Bulls’ defense is giving up 1.5 goals per match, which is 17th in the MLS. They are coming off a match against the Charlotte FC, who is 28th in scoring, and they gave up just one goal. However, they have given up two or more goals in four of their last seven matches. Carlos Miguel is the team’s top goalkeeper, and he has just two clean sheets this season, which is 26th in the MLS.

Orlando City SC vs New York Red Bulls Prediction

Given that this match is expected to end in a 1-1 draw, we are taking Orlando City SC at +350. This season, New York has been the better offensive team, coming in 5th in goals scored and 6th in shooting percentage. However, Orlando City is 9th in passing and is also 15th in blocked shots. Our projections have Martín Ojeda as the top goal scorer for Orlando City, while Cory Burke has the best chance to score for New York.

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