Toronto FC, who won their previous game, will hope for a similar result following a 0-1 MLS victory against FC Cincinatti.
In that game, Toronto FC managed 51% possession and 9 shots at goal with 2 on target. The only player on the scoresheet for Toronto FC was Mullins (29'). On the other side, FC Cincinatti got 7 shots on goal with 1 of them on target.
Their latest results really do illustrate the point that there has been much resilience in the Toronto FC rearguard. The Reds have given the opposition little, seeing the total number of goals that have gone past their goalkeeper during their past 6 games standing at 4.
New York Red Bulls
New York Red Bulls will come into the clash following on from a 0-1 MLS win versus Atlanta United in their most recent fixture.
In that game, New York Red Bulls managed 44% possession and 5 attempts at goal with 2 on target. Atlanta United had 8 attempts at goal with 1 on target.
The stats don’t lie, and New York Red Bulls have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 matches, letting opponents get 8 goals in all. In defence, Red Bulls could really do with shoring things up. We will have to see if that trend will be continued on into this next match.
Head to head
An examination of their most recent head to head clashes dating back to 30/10/2017 shows us that Toronto FC have won 2 of these games & New York Red Bulls 4, with the tally of drawn results standing at 0.
An aggregate of 13 goals were scored between them in this period, with 5 for The Reds and 8 created by Red Bulls. That’s an average goals per game of 2.17.
We believe that New York Red Bulls have the ability to get a goal against this Toronto FC lineup, although it realistically won’t be as many as the goals that they could concede.
We reckon that it will be a narrow 2-1 winning margin for Toronto FC when the full-time whistle blows. Hopefully this is a good one.
What are the top odds for the game?
Looking at the bookies’ prices in the 90 minute result market, the win for Toronto FC can be had for 1.81, a bet on the game finishing all-square is 4 & selecting a win for New York Red Bulls is 4.33. They are the best of the bets on offer as of now.