Atlanta United will be hoping for a better result after the 1-0 MLS loss in their previous game against Toronto FC.
In that game, Atlanta United had 51% possession and 6 shots on goal with 1 of them on target. For their opponents, Toronto FC had 11 shots on goal with 6 on target. Piatti (89') was the scorer for Toronto FC.
An interesting aspect of more recent Atlanta United games is the number of results with a nil in them.
Taking their previous six matches before this one, in 5 of them a wager on “Both Teams to Score” would’ve been a losing one. We shall soon find out whether or not that trend will end up being sustained here.
D.C. United come into this game following on from a 1-2 MLS win in the defeat of FC Cincinatti in their last outing.
In that match, D.C. United had 47% possession and 13 attempts on goal with 4 on target. For D.C. United, goals were scored by Pines (36') and Odoi-Atsem (78'). FC Cincinatti got 10 attempts at goal with 6 of them on target. Vázquez (66') scored for FC Cincinatti.
Illustrating their partiality to action-packed encounters, we’ve had goals 21 times in the previous six matches in which D.C. United have played, giving a mean average of 3.5 goals per fixture. Opposing teams have got 15 from this total.
Head to head
An examination of their most recent head-to-head clashes stretching back to 11/03/2018 tells us that Atlanta United have won 4 of them & D.C. United 2, with the number of drawn matches being 0.
A combined sum of 20 goals were produced between them throughout the course of those matches, with 13 of them from The Five Stripes and 7 created by Black-and-Red. This gives an average number of goals per game equal to 3.33.
Team News: Atlanta United
There is just one fitness concern for the Atlanta United boss Stephen Glass to contend with from of an almost fully healthy squad. Josef Martínez (Cruciate Ligament Rupture) will miss out.
Team News: D.C. United
DC United boss Ben Olsen has to choose from a squad that has some fitness concerns. Paul Arriola (Cruciate Ligament Rupture) and Felipe Martins (Cruciate Ligament Surgery) are not able to play.
We feel that in this game, Atlanta United should really get the win and a possible clean sheet when they play D.C. United, who won’t find it easy scoring a goal of their own.
Therefore, we are anticipating a controlled 2-0 win for Atlanta United when the full-time whistle blows.
What are the top odds for this match?
Checking the latest betting odds for this match in the WDW market, putting your money on Atlanta United is best priced at 1.69, a wager on the game finishing all-square is 3.9 and putting your money on the winner to be D.C. United gets you 4.4. Those are the best prices on offer at the moment.