Vancouver Whitecaps vs New York Red Bulls MLS Betting Prediction

Vancouver Whitecaps vs New York Red Bulls Prediction 4/27

Vancouver Whitecaps (5-2-1) travel to face off against New York Red Bulls (4-1-4) on Saturday, April 27th. This match will be played at Red Bull Arena in Harrison, NJ. Vancouver Whitecaps is coming off a win in their previous match, while New York Red Bulls will be looking to get back on track from a loss to the Vancouver Whitecaps. The match is scheduled for 7:30 PM ET.

Vancouver Whitecaps vs New York Red Bulls

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Vancouver Whitecaps Is Coming Off A Win

The Vancouver Whitecaps will be looking to build off their last performance, which came on the road against the Seattle Sounders. The Whitecaps won this match by a score of 2-0. Heading into the match, they were the heavy underdog at +330, and the two combined goals fell short of the over/under goal line of 5.5 goals.

Vancouver’s offensive attack scored their two goals on just four shots on goal and nine total shots. Brian White and Ryan Gauld were the two players to find the net, with White taking three shots and Gauld only needing to take one shot.

On the defensive end, the Whitecaps’ back line only allowed one shot on goal and two total shots. Goalkeeper Yōhei Takaoka picked up both a win and a clean sheet while making two saves.

The Vancouver Whitecaps are off to a strong start this season, going 5-2-1 through their first eight matches. They are currently in second place in the Western Conference, tied with the New York Red Bulls at 16 points. The Whitecaps have been dominant on the road, going 3-0-0, but have struggled at home, posting a record of 2-2-1. Overall, they have been favored in five of their matches, going 2-2-1 in those contests. After this match, they will return home to take on Austin FC on Sunday, May 5th.

New York Red Bulls Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

The New York Red Bulls played in a high-scoring draw vs. Los Angeles FC in their last match. This match took place on the road, and the over/under line was 5.5 goals, which was well above the four combined goals. The payout for the Red Bulls on the three-way money line was +350.

New York’s offensive attack was extremely limited, with just two shots and two shots on goal. The Red Bulls’ only goal came from Emil Forsberg, who scored on his only shot attempt. Dylan Nealis finished the match with one assist.

On the defensive end, the Red Bulls benefited from an own goal by Los Angeles. Overall, Carlos Miguel and the New York defense made four saves and blocked four shots. Los Angeles took a total of 15 shots and six shots on goal.

In their last three matches, the New York Red Bulls have gone 1-0-2, including a draw vs. the 13th-ranked Chicago Fire FC and a draw vs. the 7th-ranked Los Angeles FC. Overall, the Red Bulls are 4-1-4, which has them in 2nd place in the Eastern Conference. They have been favored in three matches this season, going 2-0-1 in those contests. After this match vs. Vancouver, they will hit the road to take on Inter Miami CF on May 4th.

Vancouver Whitecaps Offense Breakdown

The Vancouver Whitecaps have been one of the most efficient teams in MLS this season, scoring 2.1 goals per match, which is the second-best mark in the league. Brian White has been their top scorer, finding the back of the net four times, which is 19th in MLS. Ryan Gauld has also been a key contributor, leading the team in shots on goal and ranking 42nd in MLS in goals scored. Overall, Vancouver has been solid in terms of passing, ranking third in the league in passing percentage.

New York Red Bulls Offense Breakdown

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The New York Red Bulls have been an average offensive team this season, scoring 1.3 goals per match, which is 18th in the MLS. They are also 16th in shots on goal and 18th in corners. However, they have had fewer corners than their opponents in 33.3% of their matches. Lewis Morgan is the team’s top scorer and is 6th in the league in goals scored. He also leads the team in shots on goal. Dante Vanzeir is the team’s leader in assists and is 2nd in the MLS in that category.

Vancouver Whitecaps Defense Breakdown

Heading into their match against the New York Red Bulls, the Vancouver Whitecaps’ defense is 10th in the MLS in goals allowed per match (1.1). They are also 28th in blocked shots per match and 14th in interceptions. They are led by goalkeeper Yōhei Takaoka, who is 20th in the MLS in saves and has three clean sheets this season. Over their last three matches, they have given up an average of 1.0 goals per match.

New York Red Bulls Defense Breakdown

The New York Red Bulls’ defense is currently 6th in the MLS, allowing 1.0 goals per match. They are 19th in blocked shots and 10th in interceptions. Over their last three matches, they have given up an average of 1.0 goals per match. Carlos Miguel is 17th in clean sheets with two, and he is 16th in saves with 21. Their last three matches have seen them give up two goals to Los Angeles FC, zero goals to Chicago, and one goal to FC Cincinnati.

Vancouver Whitecaps vs New York Red Bulls Prediction

With both clubs coming in near the top of the league in fewest goals allowed, we have this match between the Vancouver Whitecaps and New York Red Bulls ending in a 1-1 draw. The money line for a draw is sitting at +280. Looking at our projections, we have Lewis Morgan as the top projected goal scorer for the Red Bulls, while Ryan Gauld has the best odds to score for Vancouver. Our projections are giving each club three shots on goal.

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