Columbus Crew vs New York Red Bulls MLS Tips 7/27/2019
Saturday, July 27, 2019
Red Bull Arena
Daniel Royer and the New York Red Bulls (10-4-8, 4th in the Eastern Conference) play the Columbus Crew (6-3-14, 11th in the Eastern Conference) at Red Bull Arena on Saturday, July 27, 2019. The expected starting goalkeepers are Jon Kempin for the Columbus Crew and Luis Robles for the New York Red Bulls. The Crew are priced at +410 while the Red Bulls are at -175. The O/U has been set at 2.5.
With reference to shots on target, they had earned a total of 72 which is 12th in the Eastern Conference and 24th in the league.
Gyasi Zardes is one of the players to watch for the Crew. The forward from the United States has participated in 18 contests for the year and has played 1,587 minutes. During that period of time, the 27-year-old has scored 7 goals and has had an assist on 1 goal. So far this year he is averaging 88 mins per appearance. Zardes has been a starter in 18 contests for the year and has racked up 14 fouls in that time. In connection with shots on target, Zardes has connected on 12 which puts him at 57th in Major League Soccer and 12th in the East among forwards. Pedro Santos is another player to keep an eye on for the team from Columbus. The 30-year-old from Portugal has scored 5 goals so far in 2019 which puts him at 7th in the Eastern Conference among midfielders and 45th among all qualified players in MLS. He has played 1,821 mins and is averaging 83 mins per game which puts him at 140th in MLS. In 2019, he has connected on 13 shots on target which puts him at 15th in the Eastern Conference among midfielders.
In net for the Crew is Jon Kempin from the United States. He is 25 years old and has racked up 270 minutes defending the goal for the 2019 campaign. Kempin is conceding 1.33 goals per 90 mins which has him ranking in 11th among East goalies and 16th in MLS among goalies. For the season, he has allowed 4 goals. He has a save percentage of .500 which has him ranking in 24th among East goalies.
When discussing shots on target, they earned a total of 100 which has them ranked at 6th in the Eastern Conference and 10th in the league.
Daniel Royer is one of the standout players to watch for the Red Bulls. The midfielder from Austria has played in 19 games this season and has played a total of 1,370 mins. Up to now, the 28-year-old has netted 7 goals and has assisted on 5 goals. He is currently averaging 72 minutes per game. Royer has been a starter in 15 games this season and has committed 10 fouls in the process. Concerning shots on target, Royer has a total of 18 which places him at 23rd in MLS and 7th in the East among midfielders. Brian White is another scorer to watch out for on the squad from New York. The 22-year-old from the United States has scored 7 goals for the year which ranks him 8th in the East among forwards and 20th among all qualified players in Major League Soccer. He has played 1,031 mins and holds an average of 74 minutes per game which ranks him 235th in Major League Soccer. So far this season, he has 9 shots on target which ranks him 20th in the East among forwards.
In goal for the Red Bulls is Luis Robles from the United States. He is 34 years old and has been on the field a total of 1,890 minutes protecting the goal this year. Robles is conceding 1.43 goals per 90 mins which has him ranking in 12th among Eastern Conference goalies and 19th among goaltenders in Major League Soccer. Over the course of the 2019 campaign, he has allowed 30 goals. His save % is .659 which has him ranking in 9th among Eastern Conference goalies.
Who will win tonight's MLS game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take New York (-175)
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