Philadelphia and Orlando get a chance to correct the disappointment of the last round in this match. They will square off for round 5 of the MLS In the Subaru Park. Philadelphia were unfortunate to lose 3-2 to CF Montreal, after seeing their man sent off late in the second half. Orlando have been stuck in a series of poor results and they need a solid response here or risk dropping lower down the table.Grab Your Signup Bonus!
Philadelphia Union (LWWDL)
Philadelphia are far from the team they were last season. Whether they’re trying to adjust to the new season or this is an issue of form, is yet to be decided. Philadelphia lost to CF Montreal 3-2 away from home. Romell Quioto opened the scoring in the 3rd minute from the penalty spot and Philadelphia replied early in the second half, before going ahead in the 60th minute. Philadelphia were later reduced to 10 men only 9 minutes after the goal and Montreal grabbed two late goals in the 90th and 96th minute. In their last 5 matches, Philadelphia Union had 2 wins, 2 losses and 1 draw.
Philadelphia are currently in 6th spot on the Eastern Conference table, with 6 points from 4 matches. They have 2 wins and 2 losses.
Orlando City (LDDDW)
Orlando City are struggling so early in the season and there’s a growing concern that if they don’t fix their issues, they might struggle for a long time. Orlando won the opening match of the season after beating New York Red Bulls 1-0. However since then, they have not seen a win in 5 matches in all competitions. They recently crashed out of the CONCACAF Champions League on aggregate against Tigres UANL. Then they went on to lose 2-1 against Charlotte FC, despite getting 55% possession, 7 shots on target and 5 corner kicks in that game. In their last 5 matches, they had 1 win, 1 loss and 3 draws.
Orlando City are currently ranked 10th on the Eastern Conference table, with 5 points from 4 matches. They had 1 win, 2 draws and 1 loss.
Team Streak: - No win (4), Without Clean sheet (3), less than 2.5 goals (5/6), less than 10.5 corners (5/6).
Head to Head
Between these two, 19 matches have been played before now. Philadelphia won 8 matches, while Orlando City won 5 matches and 6 matches ended in a draw.
- Orlando City has no clean sheet in the last 10 meetings.
- More than 2.5 goals were scored in 4/5 meetings.
- Both teams scored in 8/9 meetings.
- Philadelphia Union scored first in 5/7 meetings.
- Less than 10.5 corners were played in 7/7 meetings.
Expert Betting Tips
Philadelphia are well aware they are better than their current form and that is enough to push them to work harder. They were unlucky in the last match, but playing against Orlando City at home is a good way to respond. Orlando will struggle for a breakthrough in this match, so I back Philadelphia to win the game unopposed.
- Bet on Home Win or Draw and Over 1.5 Goals at 1.65 Odds
- Bet on Over 2.5 Goals at 1.81 Odds
- Bet on Home Win at 1.90 Odds