Columbus Crew are playing at home once again after their losing to Inter Miami CF at home in their last league match. They will be hoping to get over the mistakes of that game as they welcome Orlando City to the Lower.com field for the 12th round of the league. Orlando City’s chances do not look great coming into this one as they lost their last 2 matches in the league and in the US Open cup competition. After 11 matches played so far, Columbus Crew are 6th in the eastern conference with 14 points, while Orlando City are 9th with 14 points also.Grab Your Signup Bonus
Columbus Crew (LWLDW)
Columbus Crew will put in all efforts to deal with the setbacks they suffered in the previous MLS game against Inter Miami CF. In their last 5 matches, they have recorded 2 wins, 2 draws and 2 defeats, with their latest match being the 2-1 defeat to Inter Miami CF. Columbus Crew are 6th in the eastern conference and 11th in the MLS, with 14 points from 11 matches. They have 4 wins, 2 draws and 4 defeats with a goal ratio of 19:12.
In the game against Inter Miami CF, both sides exchanged goals in the first half of the game. Leonardo Campana was first to score in the 7th minute to give Inter Miami CF the lead and then Cucho Hernandez equalized in the 10th minute. But Columbus Crew failed to contain the visitors as they took the lead once again in the 40th minute through Leonardo Campana. The narrow lead was enough to see the visitors pick all 3 points at the end of full time.
- Team streak: less than 2.5 goals (4/5), less than 4.5 cards (5/7), less than 10.5 corners (7/9).
Orlando City (LLWLW)
Orlando City have suffered back to back losses in their last 2 games and coming up against Columbus Crew away from home doesn’t look good for them either. In their last 5 matches Orlando City had 2 wins and 3 defeats with their recent game ending in a defeat. Orlando City are 9th in the eastern conference and 15th in the MLS with 14 points in 10 matches. Their records are 4 wins, 2 draws and 4 defeats and a goal ratio of 10:12. After a 2-0 defeat to CF Montreal in their last MLS game, they proceeded to the US Open Cup where they lost 1-0 to Charlotte FC. In that game, the first half ended scoreless and Orlando City came into the second half with hope of at least hanging onto a draw, but Charlotte FC got the goal in the 70th minute through Kamil Jozwiak. And the goal was enough to secure the win for Charlotte FC. Orlando City had 50% possession, 0 shots on target and 4 corner kicks in the game.
- Team streak: first to concede (4/5).
Head to Head
Columbus Crew and Orlando City have met 19 times already and this will be their 20th meeting. Orlando City have won 9 times, while Columbus Crew have won 6 times and 4 matches ended in a draw.
- Columbus Crew are without a clean sheet in 9 meetings.
- There were more than 2.5 goals in 4/5 meetings.
- Both teams scored in 4/5 meetings.
- Orlando City scored first in 5/7 meetings.
- There were less than 10.5 corners in 4/5 meetings.
Expert Analysis and Tips
Columbus Crew have scored 19 goals and conceded 12 in 10 games this season. They scored an average of 1.9 goals per game and had a 14% conversion rate. They created an average of 1.8 chances per game and played an average of 13.8 shots per game. They played an average of 4.8 shots on target per game and an average of 4.8 corners per game. Defensively, they managed to concede an average of 1.2 goals per game and they have kept 3 clean sheets.
Orlando City have scored 10 goals and conceded 12 in 10 games this season. They scored an average of 1.0 goals per game and had a 8% conversion rate. They created an average of 1.4 chances per game and played an average of 12.3 shots per game. They played an average of 3.8 shots on target per game and an average of 5.3 corners per game. Defensively, they managed to concede an average of 1.2 goals per game and they have kept 3 clean sheets.
- Home Win or Draw and Under 1.5 Goals in First Half at 1.72 Odds
- Home Win or Draw and Under 3.5 Goals at 1.66 Odds
- Home Win FT at 1.74 Odds