Atlanta United vs New York City FC
USA – Major League Soccer
Date: Sunday, 11 August 2019
Kick-off at 21:00 UK/ 22:00 CET
Venue: Mercedez-Benz Stadium (Atlanta).
Atlanta is in hot pursuit for the top spot in the East and sits in a good position to go after the objective too. They have a game in hand and lags behind the topper by just three points. On top of that, they have been awarded the home status for the tie too.
New York could make life hard for the current MLS Champions, taking into account the form they have been showing the last several games.
Both need points on the board if they are serious about their aspirations of ending up on the podium, and since either is going against a direct competitor, the match becomes even more important.
Atlanta United vs New York City FC Head-to-head (h2h)
- Only once have a game ended without goals from both teams.
- New York has never kept a clean sheet against this opponent.
- 100% of ties at this venue have had the BTTS option checked.
- The guests conceded twice or more in all of their visits to the venue.
Atlanta United vs New York City FC Prediction
United won four of the last five matches and scored two or more goals in all five. At home, they are unbeaten in their last 12, and in 24 of their last 25 as well. In addition, the team won an astonishing 20 of their last 24 home ties.
On top of all that, they are the reigning MLS Champions.
While Atlanta may have suffered a bit at the hands of New York in the past, they are vastly superior to them now, and especially at this venue.
Moreover, City lost three of their last five overall games and four of the last six on the road.
Finally, at the Mercedez-Benz Stadium, Atlanta holds an unbeaten record in h2h ties, and it would have been a 100% winning record disregarding a single draw a year back.
By all means, expect a victory for the crowned kings of the Major League Soccer.
Atlanta United vs New York City FC Betting Tips
Atlanta United to Win @ 1.75 (3/4)
To Score the First Goal: Atlanta United @ 1.50 (1/2).