New York City FC vs Orlando City 7/25/2021 Prediction and Match Preview

New York City managed to return to winning ways when they beat Montreal at home, and they will now look for back to back wins when they will host Orlando City on Sunday. Orlando are coming off a tough draw at Toronto and have not won any of their last three matches. They will now look for a way out of their small slump, but it won’t be easy against this New York City side.

New York City FC (6 wins, 5 losses, 2 draws) scored an early goal in their home match against Montreal, as Tajouri took the lead at the 29th minute. They dominated that match but were unable to score another goal, still winning by 1-0. Prior to that they had back to back losses on the road against Columbus and Montreal, both by the same 2-1 correct score. New York City are now sitting at the 7th spot of the Eastern Conference with 20 points, scoring 21 and conceding 15 goals in the process. 8 of their 13 matches so far had Over 2.5 Goals with an average of 2.8 goals per match. They have only kept 4 clean sheets in 13 matches, and Both Teams scored in 9 of those 13 matches. New York City have been quite solid at home so far (4 wins, 2 losses, 1 draw), scoring 13 and conceding 7 goals. 4 of their 7 home matches had Over 2.5 Goals, with an average of 2.9 goals per match. They have kept 3 clean sheets at home, while both teams scored in 4 of those matches.

Orlando City (6 wins, 3 losses, 4 draws) played a really balanced match on the road against Toronto, where the two teams split the points in a 1-1 draw. After a goal-less first half Toronto took the lead at the 72nd minute with Altidore, but Nani pulled even just 5 minutes later for the final 1-1. Orlando City are now win-less in their last 3 (2 losses, 1 draw), while prior to that they had 3 consecutive wins. They are sitting at the 4th spot of the Eastern Conference with 22 points, scoring 21 and conceding just 13 goals, which is the 2nd best defense in the Conference. However, they have kept just 5 clean sheets so far. 7 of their 13 matches had Over 2.5 Goals, with an average of 2.5 goals per match. Orlando City have the 2nd best away record in the Conference (3 wins, 2 losses, 2 draws), scoring 10 and conceding 10 goals in the process. 6 of their 7 away matches had goals from both sides and 4 of those also had Over 2.5 Goals. 

New York City FC vs Orlando City. The two teams split the points in a 1-1 draw earlier in the season, while last season they met three times. Orlando won by 3-1 on the road in the first match, then they played for a 1-1 draw in Orlando, before another 1-1 draw in Orlando in the playoffs, where Orlando qualified after winning in the penalty shoot-out. Now each of the last 7 matches between the two had goals from both sides, 6 of those were draws and 5 of those were 1-1 draws. Taking the lowly Both Teams to Score here, and also taking a shot with the 1-1 (+650) and 2-2 (+1200) Correct Scores.

New York City FC vs Orlando City 7/25/2021 Prediction and Match Preview

MLS Starting Time: 18:00PM EDT

Location: Yankee Stadium, New York

Date: Sunday, July 25th 

MLS Odds: Orlando City +0.75

MLS Totals: 2.75

Free MLS Pick: Both Teams to Score

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