MLS Philadelphia Union vs New York Red Bulls 11/20/2021 Prediction and Match Preview

Both teams played for draws in the final match of the regular season and they both come into this match having lost just 1 match each over the past couple of months.

Philadelphia Union finished the season with 14 wins, 8 losses and 12 draws, grabbing 54 points which were good enough for the 2nd spot of the Conference. They played for a 1-1 draw against New York City in their final match of the season, which means that they have lost just 1 of their last 11 matches (6 wins, 1 loss, 4 draws).

Philadelphia were really good at home in the regular season (11 wins, 3 losses, 3 draws), scoring 25 goals and conceding 10 in the process. They lost just 1 of their last 15 home matches (11 wins, 1 loss, 3 draws), and won each of their last 5 home matches, while keeping clean sheets in the last 4.

At home they had the 2nd most matches with Under 2.5 Goals, as 11 of their 17 home matches ended with fewer than 3 goals, with an average of 2.1 goals per match.

MLS Philadelphia Union vs New York Red Bulls 11/20/2021 Prediction and Match Preview

MLS Philadelphia Union vs New York Red Bulls Predictions 11/20/2021

The New York Red Bulls also finished the regular season with a draw, a 1-1 on the road against Nashville. They might have won just 1 of their last 4 (1 loss, 2 draws), but that was their only loss in their last 12 matches of the regular season (7 wins, 1 loss, 4 draws).

The Red Bulls finished at the 7th spot of the Eastern Conference with 48 points (13 wins, 12 losses, 9 draws), scoring 39 goals and conceding 33 in the process. They had the most matches with Under 2.5 Goals in the Conference (22-12), with an average of 2.1 goals per match.

They weren’t anything special on the road (5 wins, 9 losses, 3 draws), scoring 20 goals and conceding 22 in the process. Moreover, they lost just 1 of their last 6 away matches (4 wins, 1 loss, 1 draw). The Red Bulls went 8-9 in Under 2.5 Goals on the road, with an average of exactly 2.5 Goals per match. 

Philadelphia Union vs New York Red Bulls. The two teams met on three occasions in the regular season, and Philadelphia Union remained unbeaten in all 3. They won the first match at home by 1-0, and then forced two 1-1 draws in New York.

They are now undefeated in their last 6 against the Red Bulls (3 wins, 3 draws), and 4 of those 6 matches had Under 2.5 Goals. Philadelphia have also been quite strong as hosts against the Red Bulls in recent years (4 wins, 1 loss, 1 draw).

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