Inter Miami CF vs Atlanta United FC Prediction, 5/9/2021 MLS Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Inter Miami CF vs Atlanta United FC
Date: Sunday, May 9, 2021
Location: DRV PNK Stadium in Fort Lauderdale, FL
Odds/Point Spread: Miami (-120) Atlanta (+300)
Gonzalo Higuain and Inter Miami (1-1-1, 6th in Eastern Conference) play Atlanta United (1-1-1, 5th in Eastern Conference) at DRV PNK Stadium on Sunday. The goaltenders who are expected to start are John McCarthy for Inter Miami and Brad Guzan for Atlanta United. The moneyline on this contest has Inter Miami coming in at -120 and the 5 Stripes are at +300. The over/under opens at 2.75.
Miami stepped onto the pitch against Nashville in their last matchup and walked away with a draw with a final of 0-0. Inter Miami tried 17 dribbles in this game and were successful in 9 of those attempts for a rate of 52.9%. In regard to passing, they finished with a 85.1% passes received percentage by connecting on 302 out of their 355 targeted passes in their last game. In terms of shooting accuracy, Miami ended this match at a 40.0% clip by putting 2 shots on target of 5 shots. Miami is averaging 1.33 g/90 (4 goals in total) and have accounted for 3 assists in all competitions this year.
Gonzalo Higuain is a player who should be able to impact this match for Inter Miami. He has 64 assists while tallying 45 yellow cards so far in his career. Higuain has been in the starting lineup in 349 games so far in his career while scoring 0.70 goals per 90 mins. The forward from Argentina has 240 goals in 30,998 professional minutes. Another guy who could decide the outcome is Lewis Morgan, the midfielder born in Scotland. He has assisted on a goal 23 times thus far in his career and he has scored 27 total goals. Morgan has accumulated 10,040 mins in 108 career starting assignments and has been given 4 yellow card cautions. He currently averages 0.24 goals per 90 for his career.
The guy defending the goal for Inter Miami CF is John McCarthy. McCarthy has seen the field for a total of 9,450 mins and has 301 stops during his pro soccer career. His goals against per 90 mins is 1.11 (117 goals surrendered) and his save percentage is 73.7. The goalie hailing from the United States has faced 410 shots tried against him in 105 career starts. McCarthy (43-33-29 mark in his career) has accounted for 36 shutouts, which leaves him with a 34.3% clean sheet percentage.
When they last played, Atlanta took a loss by a score of 2-1 against New England. They wrapped up this outing by connecting on 440 of the 489 attempted passes for a rate of 90.0%. The 5 Stripes finished with a 83.3% successful dribble percentage by connecting on 10 of the 12 dribbles they pursued. Atlanta had 2 shots on target out of their 10 shots attempted earning them a 20.0% rate in their last match. With a total of 3 goals and no assists for all their games, Atlanta averages 1.00 goal per 90 minutes.
Lisandro Lopez will be someone to watch for Atlanta United FC. He scores 0.53 goals per 90 mins and has had a starting assignment in 295 games in his career. The forward from Argentina has played 26,015 mins and has scored 152 goals. He has tallied 37 yellow cards so far in his pro soccer career and has helped on a goal 34 times. Be sure to keep an eye out for Josef Martinez, the forward born in Venezuela. Martinez has earned himself 13 yellow card cautions in 13,360 mins played (151 starting assignments). His G/90 average so far in his career is 0.64. He has collected 95 goals during his pro soccer career while helping a teammate on a goal 16 times.
Brad Guzan will be looking after the net for Atlanta United FC. Guzan has totaled 94 clean sheets and has defended 1,627 shots attempted against him in 31,768 minutes in his career. He has earned a save percentage of 69.5 and his clean sheet rate is 26.7%. He has allowed 1.44 goals per 90 and he has a record of 117-82-154. In his career, Guzan has surrendered 508 goals while earning 1,129 stops in 352 starts.
Who will win tonight's MLS game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Miami (-120)
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