FC Cincinnati’s excellent form continues and they are looking unstoppable at the moment. They are now on a 7-match win streak and a 10-match unbeaten streak. They have been an amazing team this season and now they face Chicago Fire in the 17th match of the season. Chicago Fire are also in good form but they are nothing like the hosts. Chicago Fire are on a back-to-back draw streak after playing a draw in their last game against Toronto.
FC Cincinnati are top of the MLS in general with 36 points from 15 matches played, while Chicago Fire are 21st in the MLS with 17 points from 15 games.Grab Your Signup Bonus
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FC Cincinnati are by far the best team in the MLS this season and if they continue at this pace, they might just end the season with the title. They are unbeaten in their last 10 matches in all competitions and have a 7-match win streak as they come into this game. Their last game also ended in a win as they beat New York City 3-1 away from home.
FC Cincinnati have an even more excellent record at home this season as they have not lost a single home game in the MLS this season. In 8 home games, they racked up 8 wins and claimed maximum points in those games.
FC Cincinnati are top of the MLS and the eastern conference division with 36 points and a goal ratio of 25:15. They recorded 11 wins, 3 draws and 1 defeat in 15 matches played this season.
FC Cincinnati had an easy day when they faced New York City in their last match. They took the lead in the 38th minute after Luciano Acotsa scored and they kept the lead into the break. In the second half, they stretched their lead even further with another goal from Alvaro Barreal’s effort in the 59th minute before Brian Cufre scored New York City’s first goal in the 64th minute. Once again, FC Cincinnati scored in the 70th minute after Brandon Vasquez converted from the spot to seal the 3-1 victory at full time. FC Cincinnati’s statistics were: possession (40%), shots on target (5), corners (0), fouls (17), big chances (2), big chances missed (1), accurate passes (78%).
FC Cincinnati have the following streak: wins (7), no losses (10), first to score (10/10), first half winner (5/5), less than 10.5 corners (6/6).
Chicago Fire (DDWDL)
Chicago Fire are not doing really bad at the moment but coming up against FC Cincinnati would surely mean they are the underdogs. They have not lost in their last 4 games and in that time they had 3 draws and 1 win. Their last 5 games also ended in 3 draws, 1 win and 1 defeat. They played a 0-0 draw in their last match against Toronto FC away from home.
Chicago Fire have been poor this season when playing away from home. They have played 7 away league games this season and their records were: 2 draws, 1 win and 4 defeats. In their last 5 away matches they had a similar record of 2 draws and 3 defeats.
Chicago Fire are ranked 21st on the MLS table and 12th on the eastern conference table, with 17 points and a goal ratio of 21:24. They played 15 matches and had 3 wins, 8 draws and 4 defeats in those games.
Chicago Fire were disappointed in their last game against Toronto FC as the both clubs failed to score in the game and settled for a draw at full time. The game looked flat on its face throughout and both attacks struggled to convert goal scoring opportunities. According to match statistics, Chicago Fire had the following statistics: possession (43%), shot on target (1), corner kicks (4), foul (14), big chances (1), big chances missed (1), accurate passes (81%).
Chicago Fire’s streak: no losses (4), first to score (5/7).
Head to Head
Between FC Cincinnati and Chicago Fire 12 games have been played. And both teams claimed 4 wins each with 4 matches ending in a draw.
- FC Cincinnati are without a clean sheet in 4 meetings.
- Chicago Fire are without a clean sheet in 5 meetings.
- There were more than 2.5 goals scored in 4/5 meetings.
- Both teams scored in 4/5 meetings.
- There were more than 10.5 corners in 5/5 meetings.
Expert Betting Tips
FC Cincinnati have scored 25 goals and conceded 15 goals in 15 matches. Their goals per game is 1.7 and their conversion rate is 14%. They created 2.2 big chances per game and had a total of 11.9 shots per game. They had 4.9 shots on target per game and played 3.5 corners per game. In terms of defense, they have 7 clean sheets and they conceded 1.0 goals per game. They have also committed 1 penalty and conceded 1 penalty.
Chicago Fire have scored 21 goals and conceded 24 goals in 15 matches. Their goals per game is 1.4 and their conversion rate is 14%. They created 1.7 big chances per game and had a total of 10.1 shots per game. They had 3.1 shots on target per game and played 4.1 corners per game. In terms of defense, they have 3 clean sheets and they conceded 1.5 goals per game. They have also committed 3 penalties and conceded 3 penalties.
- Home Win FT at 1.745 Odds
- More than 2.5 Goals at 1.7 Odds
- Home Win FT at 1.66 Odds