Philadelphia Union vs FC Cincinnati Prediction and Odds: Philadelphia is expected to win its upcoming match against Cincinnati as per the latest predictions.
Philadelphia will aim to improve its chances of securing the top spot in the Eastern Conference when they host Cincinnati in the next home fixture in the MLS on Saturday, June, 18th. It has been a long stretch of unbeaten games for the Philadelphia side.
In the last month, they also qualified for the Quarter-Finals of the US Open Cup by defeating Orlando City in the Round of 16. Philadelphia will target all three points against Cincinnati in the upcoming matchup.
Cincinnati has a tough challenge to avoid their third straight defeat when they meet Philadelphia at the Subaru Park on Saturday. Their position in the top half of the Eastern Conference may start looking in danger if they fail to play consistently well in the upcoming matches.
Philadelphia Union vs FC Cincinnati Prediction and Odds: Recent Form
Philadephia’s last MLS defeat came long back in April against Toronto. They are on a winning streak of 8 games across all competitions. Philadelphia is currently at the second position in the Eastern Conference with 25 points from 14 games. They will be hosting Cincinnati after playing a 1-1 draw with New England in the last match.
Cincinnati had a disappointing last month. Their journey in the US Open Cup ended with a disheartening 1-5 loss to New England. Cincinnati is currently at the 7th position in the Eastern Conference with 19 points from 14 matches. In the last 5 MLS fixtures, they got 3 wins and 2 defeats. Cincinnati will be meeting Philadelphia after facing a 3-4 loss to Montreal in the last game.
Philadelphia Union vs FC Cincinnati Prediction and Odds: Team Stats
|Goals per game||1.36||1.50|
|Goals lost per game||0.71||1.79|
|Yellow Cards per game||2.50||2.50|
|Red Cards per game||0.07||0.07|
Philadelphia Union vs FC Cincinnati Prediction and Odds
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Philadelphia Union vs FC Cincinnati Prediction and Odds: H2H
Matches: 6 | Philadelphia: 5 | Cincinnati: 1 | Draw: 1
Recent 3 Meetings: Philadelphia: 3 | Cincinnati: 0 | Draw: 0
Last Meeting: Philadelphia defeated Cincinnati with a score of 2-0 on 1 November 2021.
Philadelphia Union vs FC Cincinnati Prediction and Odds: Predicted Lineup
Philadelphia (4-3-1-2): Blake; Wagner, Elliott, Glesnes, Harriel; Flach, Martinez, Bedoya; Gazdag; Santos, Aaronson
Cincinnati (4-2-3-1): Celentano; Nelson, Murphy, Hagglund, Powell; Moreno, Nwobodo; Barreal, Acosta, Badji; Vazquez
Philadelphia Union vs FC Cincinnati Prediction and Odds: Offensive and Defensive Stats
In the forward attack, Philadelphia relies on the Brazilian footballer, Sergio Santos. Santos has added 3 assists and 5 big chances created to his name this season. He also got a dribbling success of 55%.
The 23-year-old American striker Brandon Vazquez spearheads the attack for Cincinnati. Vazquez has been brilliant so far as he already scored 7 goals for his side with 3 assists.
Daniel Gazdag has given an impressive performance for Philadelphia in the midfield. Gazdag has scored 7 goals as of now and he created 4 big chances for his team. Alejandro Bedoya is another key midfielder who has scored twice this season and played with an average of 1.3 key passes per game.
Luciano Acosta and Junior Moreno are some of the leading midfielders for Cincinnati. Acosta has added 5 goals to his name till now. He also played at an average of 3.6 key passes per match. Moreno has maintained a good passing accuracy of 87% with 57% success in ground duels.
Nathan Harriel has been a consistent defender for Philadelphia. Harriel has played with an average of 3.8 clearances per game in the current MLS season with 61% success in total duels. Goalkeeper Andre Blake has also played very well as he maintained a save rate of 81% per game.
In the defense department, Cincinnati relies on players like Alvas Powell and John Nelson. Powell has played at an average of 2.0 tackles per game with 58% success in total duels. Nelson’s clearance average stands at 1.9 per game this season.
Philadelphia Union vs FC Cincinnati Prediction and Odds: Predicted Winner
Philadelphia is definitely looking like a stronger side as per the current form and head-to-head record between the two teams. However, they will aim to improve their goal-scoring rate in the next games. Cincinnati, on the other hand, has a good attack to take an early lead and put pressure on the hosts.
But that doesn’t seem so easy looking at the mighty defense of Philadelphia. The predictions and betting platforms are suggesting a win for Philadelphia in this matchup.