Match day 16
FC Cincinnati travel to Yankee Stadium to face New York City FC in a bid to prove their strong form. They come into this game as huge favorites following their good run of 6 wins in a row in all competitions. New York City on the other hand have endured a terrible run due to poor form. They have not won in any of their last 6 games in all competitions. New York City lost 3-1 against Philadelphia UNion on this ground in their last game, while FC Cincinnati were resilient in their 1-0 victory over Colorado Rapids in the last game.
According to the eastern conference table, FC Cincinnati are top with 33 points, while New York City find themselves in 11th place with 16 points.Grab Your Signup Bonus
New York City FC (LDLLL)
New York City FC have every reason to worry as they come into this game. They have been in very poor form and it has lasted in their last 6 matches. Their last 5 matches ended in 1 draw and 4 defeats and their most recent game ended in a 3-1 defeat to Philadelphia Union at home.
Their home form is better in the league this season. They played 6 matches at home so far this season and they lost just once, winning 4 and drawing 1. In their last 5 home games, they had 1 defeat, 1 draw and 3 wins. And their most recent home game was the defeat to Philadelphia Union.
New York City lost their last game to Philadelphia Union by 3-1 despite scoring the first goal of the game. The goal came through Gabriel Pereirea’s effort in the 30th minute, but Philadelphia Union replied with two quick goals through Julian Carranza in the 46th and 48th minutes. And in the second half, Philadelphia Union were awarded a penalty and Daniel Gazdag made no mistake in converting from the spot to give them a comfortable lead. New York City failed to get back in the game and ended up losing 3-1 at home. According to statistics, New York City FC had 56% possession, 7 shots on target and 5 corner kicks in the game.
New York City are currently in 11th spot with 16 points and a goal ratio of 16:19. They have played 14 matches in the league so far and they had 4 wins, 4 draws and 6 defeats.
Team streak: no wins (6), without a clean sheet (12), first to concede (5/6), more than 4.5 cards (4/5), less than 10.5 corners (7/9).
FC Cincinnati (WWWWW)
FC Cincinnati are considered huge favorites to win this game and it is easy to see why. They are one of the most in-form teams at the moment and their stats are excellent. In their last 5 matches, they had 5 wins and they have not lost in any of their last 9 games in all competitions. Their most recent game ended in a narrow 1-0 win over Colorado Rapids away from home.
Their away form is not so good however. They have played 6 away games in the MLS this season and they won only 2, losing 1 and drawing 3. In their last 5 away games they had 2 wins, 2 draws and 1 defeat. Their most recent away game was the 1-0 win over Colorado Rapids.
In the game against Colorado Rapids, FC Cincinnati broke the deadlock in the 33rd minute as Dominique Badji’s effort went past the keeper. Both teams kept things locked after the goal and neither side could find the back of the net till the final whistle. FC Cincinnati picked up all 3 points for such a resilient display. According to the game statistics, FC Cincinnati had 50% possession, 6 shots on target and 3 corner kicks in the game.
FC Cincinnati are currently on top of the eastern conference table with 33 points and a goal ratio of 22:14. They have played 14 matches so far this season and they had 10 wins, 3 draws and 1 defeat.
Team streak: wins (4), no losses (9), first to score (9/9), first half winner (4/5), less than 10.5 corners (5/5).
Head to Head
The head-to-head record shows these two clubs have played 10 games against each other. New York City won 6 games, while CF Cincinnati won 2 games and 2 games ended in a draw.
- CF Cincinnati have not lost in 3 meetings.
- New York City FC are without a clean sheet in 4 meetings.
- There were more than 2.5 goals in 8/10 meetings.
- CF Cincinnati scored first in 4/5 meetings.
- There were more than 4.5 cards in 5/6 meetings.
- There were less than 10.5 corners in 7/9 meetings.
Expert Analysis and Betting Tips
New York City FC scored 16 goals and conceded 19 in 14 games this season. They scored an average of 1.1 goals per game and had a 10% conversion rate. They created an average of 1.9 chances per game and played an average of 11.5 shots per game. They played an average of 4.2 shots on target per game and an average of 4.4 corners per game. They managed to concede an average of 1.4 goals per game and they have kept 1 clean sheet.
CF Cincinnati have scored 22 goals and conceded 14 in 14 games this season. They scored an average of 1.6 goals per game and had a 13% conversion rate. They created an average of 2.2 chances per game and played an average of 11.9 shots per game. They played an average of 4.9 shots on target per game and an average of 3.7 corners per game. They managed to concede an average of 1.0 goals per game and they have kept 7 clean sheets.
Betting Tips: -
- More than 2.5 Goals at 1.93 Odds
- Team 2 to Score Goal 1 at 2.47 Odds
- Away Win or Draw at 1.70 Odds