FC Cincinatti will be wanting a better result here following the 0-1 MLS defeat last time out to Toronto FC.
In that match, FC Cincinatti managed 49% possession and 7 attempts on goal with 1 on target. At the other end, Toronto FC had 9 attempts on goal with 2 of them on target. Mullins (29') scored for Toronto FC.
FC Cincinatti haven’t made the most of their chances of late. Their goals record stands at just 1 vs opposition teams during the course of their previous 6 outings. In those games, Cincinatti have also seen the tally of goals scored against them come to 10.
Since being defeated in their last game at the hands of Montreal Impact in MLS action, Columbus Crew will be aiming to make amends here.
In that game, Columbus Crew had 58% possession and 18 attempts at goal with 5 on target. The only player on the scoresheet for Columbus Crew was Zardes (45'). Montreal Impact got 8 attempts on goal with 3 on target. Lappalainen (24') and Krkić (74') scored for Montreal Impact.
Over the course of their last 6 outings, Columbus Crew have amassed a total of 10 goals. The Crew have also managed to score on each one of those occasions. During those fixtures, their defenders have had 10 goals go into their own net. We shall soon see whether or not that trend will be continued on in this game.
Head to head
Looking over past results between these clubs going back to 10/08/2019 shows that these encounters have been disappointments for FC Cincinatti. They have not managed to get themselves any victories at all while Columbus Crew have been too good for them, running out winners in 67% of those games played.
A combined total of 19 goals were scored between the two sides in this period, with 3 for Cincinatti and 16 coming from The Crew. The average goals per game has been 3.17.
We’ve got the feeling that FC Cincinatti will do well to put one past this Columbus Crew side who we think will get the vital goal that wins it.
Therefore, we predict a hard-fought contest, finishing with a 0-1 winning score for Columbus Crew when all is said and done.
What are the best odds for this match?
Checking on the latest odds for this match in the win-draw-win market, the win for FC Cincinatti is available for 3.8, going for a drawn result is 3.5 and putting your money on victory for Columbus Crew can be had at 2. They are the most competitive prices being offered as of now.