New York City FC vs D.C. United Prediction, 6/27/2021 MLS Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: New York City FC vs D.C. United
Date: Sunday, June 27, 2021
Location: Red Bull Arena in Harrison, NJ
Odds/Point Spread: New York City (-294) D.C. (+560)
Jesus Medina and New York City FC (4-2-3, 4th in Eastern Conference) host D.C. United (4-1-5, 7th in Eastern Conference) at Red Bull Arena on Sunday. The goaltenders protecting the net are Sean Johnson for New York City FC and Bill Hamid for D.C. United. NYCFC is priced at -294 while the Black-and-Red are at +560. The total opens at 2.75.
New York City faced off with New England in their most recent game and took a loss by a final of 3-2. NYCFC attempted 11 dribbles in this game and were able to convert 7 of the tries for a rate of 63.6%. In regard to passing, they ended with a 86.0% passes received percentage by converting 351 out of their 408 targeted passes last match. Concerning shot accuracy, New York City finished the game at a 42.1% rate by putting 8 SoT out of 19 total shots. New York City averages 1.67 goals per 90 (15 total goals) and have earned 10 assists in all matches for the year.
Jesus Medina is a player who should be able to impact this match for New York City FC. Medina has been in the starting lineup in 116 matches during his soccer career and has 0.32 goals per 90. The forward who is from Paraguay has tallied 36 goals scored in 10,101 professional minutes played. He has 7 assists while tallying 13 yellow card warnings so far in his career. One more guy who should impact this match is Valentin Castellanos, the forward who represents Argentina. Castellanos has been on the field for 5,981 mins in 66 starts and has been given a total of 26 yellow cards. He has assisted a teammate on a goal 11 times so far in his career while scoring 25 goals. He currently averages 0.38 goals per 90 mins during his pro soccer career.
The man who is expected to protect the net for New York City FC is Sean Johnson. Johnson (118-86-97 mark during his soccer career) has earned 70 shutouts, which has him sitting with a 23.3% clean sheet percentage. The goalkeeper hailing from the United States has had 1,314 shots sent in his direction in 301 starts. His goals against per 90 minutes is 1.33 (400 goals conceded) and he has a save percentage of 70.8. Johnson has been on the field for a total of 27,066 mins and is sitting with 928 saves during his career.
In their last outing, D.C. took home the win by a final score of 1-0 against Miami. The Black-and-Red finished with a 50.0% successful dribble rate by converting 11 of the 22 dribbles they pursued. They finished this game by connecting on 509 of the 571 passing attempts earning a percentage of 89.1%. D.C. had 2 shots on target out of 13 shots attempted which had them at a 15.4% rate in their last match. Having accumulated 9 goals and 8 assists in all competitions, D.C. has an average of 0.90 goals and 0.80 assists per 90 minutes.
Julian Gressel should be able to be counted on for D.C. United. The defender representing Germany has been on the pitch for 10,159 mins and has earned 17 goals. He has totaled 13 yellow cards thus far in his career and has helped a teammate on a goal 36 times. He currently averages 0.15 goals per 90 and has had a starting assignment in 115 contests so far in his pro soccer career. Be sure to keep an eye out for Ola Kamara, the forward representing Norway. He has scored 118 goals during his career while assisting a teammate on a goal 23 different times. Kamara has been given 12 yellow card warnings in 20,747 minutes played (221 career starting assignments). His G/90 average in his career is 0.51.
Bill Hamid will be residing in front of the goal for D.C. United. Hamid has accumulated 73 clean sheets while defending 1,194 shots attempted against him in 22,479 minutes throughout his career. He sports a save % of 74.2 and his clean sheet rate is 29.0%. He has allowed 1.27 goals per 90 minutes and he has a record of 92-65-92. So far in his pro soccer career, Hamid has given up 317 goals while earning 881 saves in 252 starting assignments.
Who will win tonight's MLS game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take New York City (-294)
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