Free MLS Pick D.C. United vs. NY Red Bulls
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D.C. United vs. NY Red Bulls
Date: Saturday, May 28
Time: 07:00 PM
Venue: Red Bull Arena
MLS Moneyline Odds: D.C. United 390 / Draw 290/ NY Red Bulls -165 (Bet Now!)
MLS Spread Betting Odds: DC 0.5 / New York -0.5
MLS Betting Total: O/U 2.5
Heading into this matchup, the DC United are the 0.5-goal underdogs. Through 12 matches, they have covered this margin 6 times. As for the New York Red Bulls, they enter the match as -0.5 goal favorites. Through 13 matches, they have won by this margin 5 times.
The DC United travel to take on the New York Red Bulls, with an above .500 record, at 4-2-6. This mark places them 11th in the Eastern Conference. DC comes into this match after playing to a 2-2 draw against Toronto FC. For the season, the DC United has finished 6 matches having scored at least two goals. While on defense, DC’s defense has given up at least two goals 6 times this year.
So far, the DC United is the 14th-rated scoring team, averaging 1.33 goals per 90 minutes of action. In terms of defense, DC is near the MLS average, giving up 1.58 goals per 90 minutes (19th).
On offense, D.C. United is led by the strong play of Ola Kamara and Taxiarchis Fountas, who have each found the net 5 times. So far, their combined goals account for 62.5% of the team’s overall scoring. To start the season, goalie Bill Hamid is turning away goals at a rate near the league average. This has come with the DC United’s opponents having generated a total of 61 shots on target. Hamid is saving these attempts at a rate of 72.7%.
NY Red Bulls
As the New York Red Bulls play host to the DC United, they hope to move above .500, as through 13 matches, they have a record of 5-5-3. This mark places them 5th in the Eastern Conference. In their last match, New York lost to Inter Miami by a score of 2-0. This game was the 3rd time they were shut out on offense. While on defense, New York’s defense has given up at least two goals 5 times this year.
So far, the New York Red Bulls have been an above-average scoring team, at 1.46 goals per 90 minutes (10th). On defense, New York is 9th in the MLS, giving up 1.08 goals per 90 minutes.
On offense, NY Red Bulls is led by the strong play of Lewis Morgan and Patryk Klimala, who have each found the net 5 times. So far, their combined goals account for 47.3% of the team’s overall scoring. To start the season, goalie Carlos Coronel is turning home goals at a rate near the league average. This has come with the New York Red Bulls’ opponents having generated a total of 41 shots on target. Coronel is saving these attempts at a rate of 68.6%.
Free D.C. United vs. NY Red Bulls MLS Final Analysis:
So far, both the New York Red Bulls and DC United are generating scoring opportunites at a below-average rate. On the season, New York ranks 15th in attacking area possessions, with DC sitting 21st. Although neither team has excelled at generating possessions in the attacking zone, they both have benefited from strong defensive play. So far, DC ranks 12th in fewest attacking possessions allowed, and New York ranking 6th.
On offense, NY Red Bulls have been able to generate shots at a higher rate than D.C. United. So far, NY Red Bulls rank 3rd in shots taken compared to D.C. United at 25th. For the year, D.C. United has turned 10.0% of their shot into goals. As for NY Red Bulls, their current shooting percentage is 8.0%. So far, 30.4% of D.C. United’s shots have been on target. On the other side, NY Red Bulls have a season long on target percent of 34.4%. For D.C. United, they have converted on 34.0% of these on-target shots compared to NY Red Bulls at 25.0%.
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