Chicago Fire vs Philadelphia Union MLS Parlay 7/20/2019
Saturday, July 20, 2019
Talen Energy Stadium
Talen Energy Stadium is the venue where Kacper Przybylko and the Philadelphia Union (10-6-6, 1st in the Eastern Conference) will play the Chicago Fire (5-8-9, 10th in the Eastern Conference) on Saturday. The probable starting goalies are Kenneth Kronholm for the Chicago Fire and Andre Blake for the Philadelphia Union. The Fire are priced at +310 while the Zolos are at -148. The total is set at 3.
The Chicago Fire head into this matchup holding a record of 5 wins, 8 draws, and 9 losses putting them at 10th in the Eastern Conference. During the year thus far, they have scored a total of 33 goals which is 5th in the East and 7th in MLS. This means that if are going to walk away with a victory, they will want to make sure they are scoring goals and making the other team work. Their goal differential is +1 putting them at 14th in MLS. The Chicago Fire will look to get teammates more involved in this matchup because they have a total of 22 assists which is 8th in MLS and 5th in the East. When looking at shots on target, they have a total of 113 which is 1st in the East and 2nd in MLS. As a group, Chicago has a total of 292 fouls which means they have an average of 13.27 fouls per contest. They have a total of 23 points for this year and they have an average attendance of 11,231.
C. J. Sapong is one of the standout players to keep an eye on for the Fire. The forward from the United States has engaged in 21 games this season and has played 1,714 mins. During that time, the 30-year-old has scored 9 goals and has had an assist on 1 goal. He is averaging 82 minutes per appearance. Sapong has started 19 games this season and has totaled 29 fouls in that time. Regarding shots on target, Sapong has a total of 21 which ranks him 11th in MLS and 2nd in the Eastern Conference among forwards. Nemanja Nikolic is another scorer to keep an eye on for the team from Chicago. The 31-year-old from Hungary has racked up 6 goals for the year which is 8th in the Eastern Conference among forwards and 25th among all qualified players in Major League Soccer. He has totaled 1,127 mins and is averaging 59 minutes per appearance which is 331st in Major League Soccer. For this year, he has a total of 14 shots on target which is 7th in the Eastern Conference among forwards.
Protecting the goal for the Fire is Kenneth Kronholm from the United States. He is 33 years old and has played a total of 810 mins minding the goal for the 2019 campaign. Kronholm is giving up an average of 1.78 goals per 90 minutes which places him at 20th in the East and 34th in Major League Soccer. Over the course of the 2019 campaign, he's given up 16 goals. His save percentage is .590 which places him at 16th in the East.
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The Philadelphia Union come into this matchup with a record of 10 victories, 6 draws, and 6 defeats which is good for 1st in the Eastern Conference. So far this year, they have racked up a total of 36 goals which has them ranked at 1st in the Eastern Conference and 2nd in the league. This means that if they are going to get away with the victory in this matchup, they are going to need to play really tough. Their goal differential is +7 which is good for 5th in the league. The Philadelphia Union will want to move the ball around the pitch and get the ball to their scorers because they have earned a total of 24 assists which has them ranked at 5th in the league and 3rd in the Eastern Conference. In discussing shots on target, they have earned a total of 112 which has them ranked at 2nd in the Eastern Conference and 4th in the league. As a group, Philadelphia has earned a total of 251 fouls which has them averaging 11.41 fouls per game. They have earned a total of 36 points for the season and they are averaging a crowd of 16,355.
Kacper Przybylko is a top player to watch for the Zolos. The forward from Poland has competed in 14 contests this season and has totaled 1,177 mins. Up to now, the 25-year-old has tallied 8 goals and has had an assist on 1 goal. He currently holds an average of 84 mins per appearance. Przybylko has started 13 contests this season and has committed 16 fouls over the course of that time. When looking at shots on target, Przybylko has totaled 21 which is 12th in MLS and 3rd in the Eastern Conference among forwards. Ilsinho is another scorer to watch out for on the squad from Philadelphia. The 33-year-old from Brazil has tallied 4 goals this year which ranks him 1st in the East among defenders and 50th among all qualified players in Major League Soccer. He has totaled 640 minutes and holds an average of 40 mins per game which ranks him 425th in Major League Soccer. For the year, he has earned 8 shots on target which ranks him 1st in the East among defenders.
Protecting the net for the Zolos is Andre Blake from Jamaica. He is 28 years old and has totaled 1,134 mins minding the net for the year. Blake is conceding an average of 1.67 goals per 90 mins which puts him at 17th among Eastern Conference goalies and 29th among goalies in MLS. For the year, he has allowed 21 goals. His save percentage is .553 which puts him at 20th among Eastern Conference goalies.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Philadelphia (-148) and under 2.5 total goals
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