New York City FC vs Inter Miami 8/14/2021 Prediction and Match Preview

New York City FC will be looking to extend their unbeaten streak when they will play host to Inter Miami on Saturday. New York City are on a roll lately but are coming off a loss in the League Cup against Pumas. Inter Miami have also found a rich vein of form lately and will come here looking to avoid the defeat.

New York City FC (8 wins, 5 losses, 4 draws) were really good in the first half of their away match against Toronto. They took the lead at the 12th minute with Rodriguez and doubled that at the 21st minute with Tajouri. However, Toronto scored twice in a 6-minute span at the second half and the two teams eventually settled for the 2-2 draw. Even so, they are now unbeaten in their last 5 MLS matches (3 wins, 2 draws). New York City are now sitting at the 3rd spot of the Eastern Conference with 28 points, scoring 32 and conceding 18 goals in the process, which is the best defense in the Conference. They have the 3rd best home record in the Eastern Conference with 6 wins, 2 losses and 1 draw, scoring 22 goals and conceding just 8 in the process. Moreover, they have won each of their last 5 home matches.

Inter Miami (4 wins, 8 losses, 4 draws) are coming off a last-minute win at home against Nashville. After a goal-less first half they conceded the first goal at the 48th minute with Sapong, but they pulled even at the 60th minute with Gonzalo Higuain and then scored the winning goal at the 5th minute of stoppage time for the final 2-1. Inter Miami are now unbeaten in their last 4 (2 wins, 2 draws), but have not kept a single clean sheet in their last 13 matches. They are now sitting at the 12th spot of the Eastern Conference with 16 points, scoring just 15 goals (worst offense) and conceding 26 goals in the process. Inter Miami have been mediocre on the road so far (2 wins, 3 losses, 2 draws), scoring 6 goals and conceding 7 in the process. Just 2 of their 7 away matches had Over 2.5 Goals, with an average of 1.9 goals per match.

New York City FC vs Inter Miami. The two teams met twice last season, both in Florida, and New York City won both times, once by 1-0 and once by 2-1. Inter Miami have been rejuvenated lately and have built an unbeaten streak, but they are now up against a New York City side that are really good, especially at home. Taking New York City with -1.25 here.

New York City FC vs Inter Miami 8/14/2021 Prediction and Match Preview

MLS Starting Time: 20:00PM EDT

Location: Yankee Stadium, New York

Date: Saturday, August 14th 

MLS Odds: New York City FC -1.25

MLS Totals: 3

Free MLS Pick: New York City -1.25

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