FC Cincinnati vs Montreal Impact MLS Betting Tips 9/14/2019
Saturday, September 14, 2019
Orji Okwonkwo and the Montreal Impact (11-4-15, 8th in the Eastern Conference) play FC Cincinnati (5-3-21, 12th in the Eastern Conference) at Saputo Stadium on Saturday, September 14, 2019. The probable starting goaltenders are Przemyslaw Tyton for FC Cincinnati and Evan Bush for the Montreal Impact. The line on this matchup has FC Cincinnati coming in at +652 and the Impact are at -237. The O/U has been set at 3.25.
FC Cincinnati steps onto the field with a mark of 5 victories, 3 draws, and 21 losses which is good for 12th in the Eastern Conference. So far this season, they have converted a total of 27 goals which is good for 12th in the East and 24th in the league. Their goal differential is -43, which is good for 24th in the league. FC Cincinnati will need to make sure they're making the right passes out there because they have earned a total of 19 assists which is good for 23rd in the league and 12th in the East. When looking at shots on target, they have earned a total of 106 which is good for 12th in the East and 24th in the league. As a group, Cincinnati currently has a total of 326 fouls which means they are averaging 11.24 fouls per contest. They have earned a total of 18 points for the season and they have an average attendance of 27,702.
Darren Mattocks is one of the standout players to watch for FCC. The forward from Jamaica has engaged in 20 games for the season and has totaled 1,190 minutes. In that time, the 28-year-old has racked up 3 goals and has had an assist on 3 goals. So far this year he is averaging 60 minutes per appearance. Mattocks has started 12 games for the season and has committed 19 fouls over the course of that period. As to shots on target, Mattocks has earned 9 which has him sitting in 115th in MLS and 24th in the East among forwards. Emmanuel Ledesma is another guy to keep an eye on for the squad from Cincinnati. The 30-year-old from Argentina has scored 6 goals in 2019 which places him at 12th in the East among midfielders and 54th among all players in Major League Soccer. He has played a total of 1,317 minutes and has an average of 63 minutes per game. For the year, he has produced 11 shots on target which places him at 27th in the East among midfielders.
The man looking after the goal for FCC is Przemyslaw Tyton from Poland. He is 32 years old and has played a total of 900 minutes protecting the net for the season. Tyton is conceding 2.70 goals per 90 mins which has him ranking 25th among Eastern Conference goalies and 43rd among goaltenders in MLS. During this year, he's given up 27 goals. He has a save % of .471 which has him ranking 25th among Eastern Conference goalies.
The Montreal Impact is the team looking to add points to their total and for the 2019 season they sit with 11 wins, 4 draws, and 15 losses. in respect to goal differential, they currently sit 11th in the East and 22nd in the league with -14. They have earned a total of 39 goals for 2019 which has them sitting at 8th in the East. Montreal has a team save % of .566 which currently has them sitting 23rd in the league, which means scoring chances could be plentiful if they are aggressive. They have an average crowd of 16,226 which is good for 9th in the East.
One of the best players for the Impact is Orji Okwonkwo. The 21 year-old has put 7 balls into the net. He has a total of 14 shots on target for the year. He has totaled 1,520 minutes and holds an average of 63 minutes per appearance. Another solid player on this squad is Saphir Taïder. The midfielder from Algeria has a total of 9 goals so far this year which ranks him 5th in the East among midfielders. He also has a total of 24 fouls.
In net for the Impact is Evan Bush who is having a tough campaign by surrendering 1.87 goals per 90 mins and that ranks him 18th in the Eastern Conference and 34th in Major League Soccer among goalies. In the 2,700 mins he has played in 2019, he's given up 56 goals. His save % is .566 which has him placed 21st in the Eastern Conference and 39th in Major League Soccer among goalies.
Who will win tonight's MLS game ATS?
Josh's Pick: Take Cincinnati (+652) and over 2.5 total goals
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