Orlando City SC vs Philadelphia Union MLS Betting Prediction

Orlando City SC vs Philadelphia Union Prediction 5/11/2024

Orlando City SC (2-5-3) travel to face off against Philadelphia Union (3-2-5) on Saturday, May 11th. This match will be played at Subaru Park in Chester, PA. Orlando City SC will be looking to bounce back from a loss in their last match, while Philadelphia Union is coming off a draw. The match will get started at 7:30 PM ET.

Orlando City SC vs Philadelphia Union

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Orlando City SC Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

Orlando City SC will be looking to bounce back from a tough 1-0 loss to FC Cincinnati, despite playing at home and being the favorite going into the match.

The over/under line heading into the match was 2.5 goals, which was higher than the one goal that was scored. This means that the players who bet on the over came up short. The line for the match finished with a goal total of two.

Orlando City’s offense took a total of eight shots and three shots on goal, with César Araujo taking two shots to finish as the offensive leader. Overall, the club had five corner kicks.

On the defensive end, Orlando City allowed just one goal on FC Cincinnati’s three total shots on goal. Pedro Gallese made two saves, and the club’s defense finished with three blocked shots and six interceptions.

Orlando City SC is looking to snap a two-match losing streak as they hit the road to take on the Philadelphia Union. So far this season, Orlando City has a record of 2-5-3, which has them sitting in 14th place in the Eastern Conference. Overall, they have struggled, going just 1-3-2 at home and 1-2-1 on the road. Over their last four matches, they have gone just 1-2-1. Following this match, they will return home to take on Inter Miami CF on Wednesday, May 15th.

Philadelphia Union Is Coming Off A Draw

The Philadelphia Union played to a draw vs. D.C. United SC in their last match. This match took place on the road, and the Union had a money line payout of +190. The four combined goals surpassed the over/under line of 0.5 goals.

Philadelphia’s offensive attack also resulted in a draw, scoring two times on just three shots on goal. Jack McGlynn and Alejandro Bedoya were the only two players on the club to score, with each of these players finding the net on their only shot.

Oliver Semmle finished with two saves and two goals allowed for the Union. Even though he didn’t pick up the win, the club’s offense did score two times on just nine total shots. The Union also finished with six corner kicks compared to four for D.C. United.

Through 10 matches, the Philadelphia Union have a record of 3-2-5, putting them in 8th place in the Eastern Conference. Overall, they have been favored in five matches, going 1-2-2 in those contests. In their last three matches, they have gone 0-2-1, including a draw against D.C. United. At home, the Union have just one win in four matches. Following this match vs. Orlando City SC, they will be back in action on May 15th vs. New York City FC.

Orlando City SC Offense Breakdown

Orlando City SC enters this match against the New York Red Bulls with a streak of three straight matches in which they’ve scored fewer goals than their season average. On the season, they are averaging 1.0 goal per match, which is 27th in the MLS. Duncan McGuire is their top scorer, as he has found the back of the net four times, which is 25th in the league. He also leads the club in shots on goal. Nicolás Lodeiro is their leader in assists, as he has two on the season, which is 34th in the MLS. He also has one goal on the year.

Philadelphia Union Offense Breakdown

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The Philadelphia Union have been one of the most dangerous offensive clubs in the MLS this season, ranking third in goals scored at 1.9 per match. Dániel Gazdag has been their top scorer, finding the back of the net six times, which is eighth in the league. Julián Carranza has been their leader in shots on goal and is 11th in the MLS in that category. Quinn Sullivan has been their top playmaker, ranking eighth in the league in assists. He also has one goal on the season.

Orlando City SC Defense Breakdown

Heading into their match against the Philadelphia Union, the Orlando City SC defense is currently 25th in MLS in goals allowed this season (1.8). However, they have been trending in the right direction, giving up just 1 goal in their most recent match against FC Cincinnati. Overall, they are 18th in blocked shots and 28th in interceptions. Keeper Pedro Gallese is 23rd in saves and has just one clean sheet this season.

Philadelphia Union Defense Breakdown

Heading into their match against Orlando City SC, the Philadelphia Union’s defense is currently 20th in MLS, allowing 1.6 goals per match. Over their last four matches, they have given up two goals twice, including their most recent match against D.C. United SC. On the season, they are 11th in blocked shots and 23rd in interceptions. Goalkeeper Oliver Semmle has started five matches and is currently 24th in MLS with 23 saves. He has yet to record a clean sheet this season.

Orlando City SC vs Philadelphia Union Prediction

Looking at the projections for this match, we have it ending in a 1-1 draw with a payout of +255. This season, the Union have been the better offensive team, coming in 3rd in goals scored and 8th in shots on goal. They are also facing an Orlando City club that is 25th in goals scored and 25th in shots on goal. Look for the Union to finish with four shots on goal compared to just two for Orlando City.

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