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This Saturday, New York City FC travels to the Lower.com field to take on Columbus Crew in the MLS.
Currently sitting fourth in the Eastern Conference, Columbus has 35 points to its account. Meanwhile, New York City is looking to climb the rankings, currently sitting in 11th with 25 points. The last time these two teams met in MLS action, they played out a 1-1 draw at Yankee Stadium in June.
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Columbus Crew Form
Columbus Crew won two matches 2-0 and 2-1 against Nashville SC and New York Red Bulls, respectively, and drew 2-2 with Inter Miami CF, earning seven points from the past three outings. In the Crew’s previous six home games in Major League Soccer, they have won five times, drawn once, and have not suffered a loss, scoring 15 goals and conceding seven.
New York City FC Form
New York City FC went undefeated in the last three games, starting with a 1-1 draw against Portland Timbers, followed by a 0-1 victory over CF Montreal and another 1-1 draw with Charlotte FC. However, the Pigeons’ away record in Major League Soccer has been dismal, with only one win in their last six games. They scored five and conceded five goals in those matches, losing one and drawing four.
Columbus Crew vs New York City FC Stats
These statistics may be helpful for making informed bets on the upcoming Columbus Crew vs. New York City FC game, as they are based on the teams’ recent performance across all tournaments.
- Columbus Crew have scored in 28 of the last 30 matches
- Columbus Crew have not lost 21 of the last 23 home matches
- Columbus Crew have scored in the last 14 home matches in a row
- In 7 of the last 8 matches Columbus Crew played, both teams scored
- Columbus Crew have won the last 5 home matches in a row while scoring more than 1.5 goals
- In 11 of the last 13 New York City FC away matches the sum of goals was under 2.5
- New York City FC have not won 13 of the last 14 matches
- New York City FC have not won 13 of the last 14 away matches
- New York City FC have conceded in 17 of the last 19 away matches
- In 11 of the last 13 New York City FC away matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
Columbus Crew vs New York City FC – In-form players
Gabriel Pereira has demonstrated decent form recently, having scored two goals in his last six Major League Soccer games for New York City FC. However, the team will require more from him when facing the favored Columbus Crew. Another good option to consider is Christian Ramirez, who has scored five goals in his last six Major League Soccer matches.
Columbus Crew vs New York City FC Betting Tips
Columbus Crew are without defeat in seven games on the bounce, including their last six at the Lower.com field. On top of that, Columbus is on a seven-game unbeaten run against New York City FC. The Crew claimed seven wins in their previous 10 home games, drawing twice and losing once. New York City FC is also unbeaten in its past seven games, as well as their last five on the road. The visitors won just one of their previous 10 away games, drawing five and losing four.
Both teams to score
In the last 10 games played, New York City FC only managed to score the first goal in three of them. On the other hand, Columbus Crew scored the first goal in eight of their last 10 games. Additionally, Columbus has scored in each of its last 11 home games against New York City FC.
Columbus Crew saw over 2.5 goals in seven of their last ten matches across all tournaments, as they scored an average of 2.1 goals during this run. Over 2.5 goals happened in three of the last ten outings for New York City FC, who managed to score 0.9 times in those matches.
Match predictions: Columbus Crew vs New York City FC
To sum up, the upcoming match between Columbus Crew and New York City FC seems to be a good betting opportunity.