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MLS: Columbus Crew vs FC Cincinnati – Prediction, Stats & Odds

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Discover key betting insights for the Columbus Crew and FC Cincinnati matchup in the MLS, featuring the latest stats, expert tips, and the most favorable odds.

Columbus Crew aim to harness the power of their home turf as they welcome Cincinnati to Lower.com Field for an intense MLS showdown on Sunday.

Positioned in sixth place with 36 points, Columbus Crew aims to narrow the 15-point gap that separates them from the Eastern Conference leaders, FC Cincinnati. In their most recent MLS encounter, Cincinnati emerged victorious with a 3-2 scoreline at TQL Stadium back in May.

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Columbus Crew Form

Columbus Crew is on a strong streak, winning two of their last three matches. The Crew defeated St. Louis City 2-1 and then snatched a 4-1 victory against CF America. Their only setback was a penalty loss after a 3-3 draw with Minnesota United. Impressively, in their last six MLS home matches, they secured 5 wins and 1 draw, scoring 14 goals and conceding just 6.

FC Cincinnati Form

FC Cincinnati’s recent form has been mixed, with two wins and a penalty shootout loss in their last three matches. They overcame Sporting Kansas City in penalties after a 3-3 draw and secured a 3-1 victory against CD Guadalajara, but suffered a penalty defeat to Nashville SC after a 1-1 draw. In their last six MLS away matches, FC Cincinnati managed three wins, two draws, and one loss, scoring nine goals and conceding eight.

Columbus Crew vs FC Cincinnati Stats

Here are some facts that might be useful for placing bets on the upcoming game between Columbus Crew and FC Cincinnati. The facts are based on statistics from the last couple of matches that these teams played across all tournaments.

  • Columbus Crew have scored in 32 of the last 34 matches
  • Columbus Crew have not lost 23 of the last 25 home matches
  • Columbus Crew have scored in the last 16 home matches in a row
  • In 11 of the last 12 matches Columbus Crew played, both teams scored
  • Columbus Crew have conceded in 16 of the last 18 matches
  • FC Cincinnati have not lost 27 of the last 29 matches
  • FC Cincinnati have scored in 26 of the last 27 matches
  • In the last 8 FC Cincinnati matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
  • In the last 6 matches in a row FC Cincinnati played, both teams scored
  • FC Cincinnati have lost the last 4 matches in a row and both teams scored at the same time

Columbus Crew vs FC Cincinnati – Players in Form

As we search for players in top form to watch out for, a few exciting names stand out in both teams. Christian Ramirez has been shining brightly with three goals in his last six MLS games, making him a potential key player for Columbus Crew against FC Cincinnati. On the opposing side, Luciano Acosta’s star is also rising, having found the net in each of his last three MLS matches, making him a player to watch for FC Cincinnati.

Columbus Crew vs FC Cincinnati Betting Tips

Full-time result

Columbus Crew has been on a strong run at home, remaining undefeated in their last seven matches. Their dominance over FC Cincinnati continues, having gone undefeated in their last four home encounters. Impressively, Columbus Crew secured six wins, three draws, and suffered just one loss in their ten most recent matches at Lower.com Field. On the other hand, FC Cincinnati managed four wins, four draws, and two losses in their last ten away matches.

Both teams to score

Columbus Crew often struck first, scoring the opening goal in six of their last ten matches. FC Cincinnati has shown similar prowess away from home, with six out of their last ten games featuring them as the first scorers. Recent trends point to goals. Both teams have witnessed both sides finding the net in their last four games. The two sides have also kept a clean sheet once in their recent 10 matches. Columbus Crew’s scoring streak against FC Cincinnati remains intact, with goals in seven consecutive league meetings.

Total goals

Columbus Crew saw over 2.5 goals in seven of their last ten matches, as they scored an average of 2.1 goals during this run. Over 2.5 goals were scored in eight of the ten most recent games for FC Cincinnati. They performed an average of two goals in these. Columbus Crew managed to score at least once in their previous 14 matches.

Match predictions: Columbus Crew vs FC Cincinnati

To sum up, the upcoming match between Columbus Crew and FC Cincinnati seems to be a good betting opportunity.

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