See the predictions our betting experts have in store for the MLS matchup between FC Cincinnati and Chicago Fire FC, with the best odds and stats.
Cincinnati and Chicago Fire are set to clash at TQL Stadium on Saturday, with contrasting trajectories. While the hosts aim to extend their unbeaten MLS run to seven games, the visitors have gone without a win in their last four outings.
Cincinnati sits at the top of the Eastern Conference leaderboard, having collected 36 points, a safe eight points ahead of second-placed Nashville SC after fifteen games. They’ll enjoy playing at home against a Chicago team that ranks 12th and trails them by a massive 19 points.
FC Cincinnati vs Chicago Fire FC Preview
FC Cincinnati Form
FC Cincinnati swept all aside in their last three matches and started off by winning 3-0 against CF Montreal. They went on to defeat Columbus Crew 3-2 and made it three on the spin against Colorado Rapids in a 0-1 victory. Chris Albright’s men bulldozed their way through the previous six Major League Soccer outings at TQL Stadium. They won all six, adding 18 points to their account, whilst scoring 12 and conceding four.
Chicago Fire FC Form
Chicago Fire FC came through the last three games without a win but still booked two points to their account. They lost 2-1 to Charlotte FC, drew 3-3 with Atlanta United, and shared points in a 3-3 draw with New England Revolution. Sadly, the Men in Red only scored one win in their last six Major League Soccer away games. Throughout these six matches, they lost four and drew one, being outscored by 13 goals to eight.
FC Cincinnati vs Chicago Fire FC Stats
Here are some facts that might be useful for placing bets on the upcoming game between FC Cincinnati and Chicago Fire FC. The facts are based on statistics from the last couple of matches that these teams played across all tournaments.
- FC Cincinnati have scored in the last 27 home matches in a row
- FC Cincinnati have won the last 10 home matches in a row
- FC Cincinnati have scored in 30 of the last 32 matches
- FC Cincinnati have not lost 20 of the last 21 home matches
- FC Cincinnati have not lost 18 of the last 20 matches
- Chicago Fire FC have scored in 13 of the last 15 matches
- In 7 of the last 9 Chicago Fire FC away matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
- In 8 of the last 10 Chicago Fire FC matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- Chicago Fire FC have conceded in 8 of the last 9 away matches
- Chicago Fire FC have not lost 7 of the last 9 matches
FC Cincinnati vs Chicago Fire FC – In-form players
Despite failing to not getting on the scoreboard against the Colorado Rapids, Luciano Acosta is in red-hot form. The FC Cincinnati star has four goals to his name in as many games. Maren Haile-Selassie and Georgios Koutsias have both scored a goal in Chicago Fire FC’s last two matches.
FC Cincinnati vs Chicago Fire FC Betting Tips
Brace yourself for an exciting game as FC Cincinnati, with an impressive record of 9 wins in their last 10 home matches, face off against Chicago Fire FC. While Chicago has only secured 2 wins in their last 10 away games, the visitors are determined to turn their fortunes around. The hosts, FC Cincinnati, are also on a winning streak, having won their last 4 matches in a row.
Both teams to score
FC Cincinnati has been dominating the game by scoring the first goal in 9 out of the last 10 games. On the other hand, Chicago Fire FC have managed to score the opening goal in half of their last 10 away games. This Sunday, FC Cincinnati should have a decent shot at scoring as Chicago Fire FC have only had two clean sheets in their last 10 matches. In contrast, Chris Albright’s men have had five clean sheets in their last 10 games. It’s worth noting that Chicago Fire FC found the back of the net in their last 4 league matches with FC Cincinnati.
FC Cincinnati witnessed over 2.5 goals in five of their previous ten matches across all tournaments in which they averaged 1.6 goals a game. Over 2.5 goals happened in seven of the last ten games for Chicago Fire FC, who scored 1.4 times on average in those matches.
Match predictions: FC Cincinnati vs Chicago Fire FC
To sum up, the upcoming match between FC Cincinnati and Chicago Fire FC seems to be a good betting opportunity.