New York City FC vs Atlanta United FC Prediction, 11/21/2021 MLS Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: New York City FC vs Atlanta United FC
Date: Sunday, November 21, 2021
Location: Yankee Stadium in Bronx, NY
Odds/Point Spread: New York City (-160) Atlanta (+451)
Yankee Stadium is the venue where Josef Martinez and Atlanta United (13-12-9, 5th in Eastern Conference) will take on New York City FC (14-9-11, 4th in Eastern Conference) on Sunday. The goalkeepers protecting the net are Sean Johnson for New York City FC and Brad Guzan for Atlanta United. The 5 Stripes are priced at +451 while NYCFC is at -160. The total has been set at 3.
New York City took the field against Philadelphia in their most recent game and earned a one point draw by a score of 1-1. NYCFC attempted 16 dribbles in this outing and successfully completed 12 of those tries for a rate of 75.0%. In regard to passing, they ended up with a 77.3% passes received rate by converting 330 out of their 427 passing targets in their last outing.
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Concerning shot accuracy, New York City ended this match at a 30.0% rate by hitting 3 shots on target out of 10 total shots. New York City is averaging 1.62 goals per 90 min (55 goals in total) and are sitting with 38 assists in all matches this year.
Jesus Medina is a player who can be a difference maker for New York City FC. He has accounted for 9 assists while accumulating 20 yellow card cautions so far in his career. Medina has started 134 matches during his soccer career and accounts for 0.31 goals per 90 minutes. The forward from Paraguay has 40 goals in 11,546 minutes played.
Another guy who should impact this match is Valentin Castellanos, the forward representing Argentina. He has helped a teammate on a goal 16 times in his career while he has scored 40 goals. Castellanos has been on the pitch for 7,936 minutes in 89 starting assignments and has earned himself 32 yellow card warnings. He currently averages 0.45 goals per 90 minutes during his pro soccer career.
The man who will defend the goal for New York City FC will be Sean Johnson. Johnson has defended the goal for a total of 28,866 minutes and has tallied 986 stops so far in his pro soccer career. His goals against per 90 mins is 1.31 (421 goals allowed) and his save % is 71.0. The keeper born in the United States has faced 1,393 shots tried at him in 321 starting assignments. Johnson (125-93-103 mark during his career) has tallied 76 clean sheets, which has earned him a 23.7% shutout rate.
When they last took the field, Atlanta walked away with a victory by a final of 2-1 against Cincinnati. The 5 Stripes ended the game with a 70.4% successful dribble rate by completing 19 out of the 27 dribbles they tried. They wrapped up this match by completing 482 of the 547 passes they tried for a rate of 88.1%. Atlanta connected on 4 shots on target out of 18 shots attempted which had them at a 22.2% rate in their last outing. With a total of 42 goals and 29 assists in all their matches, Atlanta has an average of 1.24 goals and 0.85 assists per 90 minutes.
Josef Martinez will be someone to watch for Atlanta United FC. The forward born in Venezuela has totaled 14,940 professional minutes while scoring 107 goals. He has collected 13 yellow card warnings during his soccer career and has assisted a teammate on a goal 16 times. He is averaging 0.64 G/90 and has had a starting assignment in 169 matches in his career. You should also keep an eye on Ezequiel Barco, the forward born in Argentina. Barco has been handed 15 yellow card warnings in 8,246 minutes (87 starts). His goals per 90 minute average during his career is 0.24. He has accumulated 22 goals so far in his pro soccer career while helping on a goal 18 different times.
Brad Guzan will reside in front of the net for Atlanta United FC. In his pro soccer career, Guzan has conceded 534 goals and has accounted for 1,218 stops in 378 starting assignments. He has surrendered 1.41 goals per 90 and he has earned a record of 129-91-159. He has earned a save percentage of 70.2 and his shutout rate is 27.2%. Guzan has racked up 103 clean sheets while defending 1,739 shots tried against him in 34,108 career mins.
Who will win tonight's soccer game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take New York City (-160)
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