Austin FC vs New York Red Bulls
USA – Major League Soccer
Date: 25 July 2022, Monday
Kick-off at 1:00 UK/ 2:00 CET
Venue: Q2 Stadium (Austin, Texas).
Our tipsters expect a high-scoring affair when the inform Austin welcome New York Red Bulls for Sunday night’s MLS fixture.
Austin FC extended their unbeaten streak to 7 games with a late draw at Dallas last week.
The team managed by Josh Wolff picked up 5 wins during the period and they are 2nd in the Western Conference table.
The hosts are terrific in their own backyard, having won 5 of the 9 games played so far alongside 3 draws. LA Galaxy is the only visiting team that bagged three points at the Q2 Stadium this season.
This is further consolidated by the 22 goals scored from those 9 games. And it is 2 more than what they achieved away from home while playing 3 extra games.
Sebastian Driussi is the most prolific player for Austin FC this season. The Argentine netted 11 time while setting up six for his teammates. He is currently third in the MLS goal scoring chart.
At the same time, we must not forget the contributions of Maximiliano Urruti, Diego Fagundez and Ethan Finlay. The trio played their part in 29 goals of the 42 goals scored by Austin this season.
Meanwhile, New York Red Bulls lost 1-0 by cross city rivals NYCFC last time. They come to this match on a 2 match win-less streak.
The Red Bulls have been hot and cold all season, though they sit third in the Eastern Conference table.
The Red Bulls had a decent run away from home at the start of the season. But this is now history after managing a solitary win from recent 5 outings.
To make things worse, the team average 1 goals per game this season, while conceding at the same rate.
Lewis Morgan is NYRB’s top scorer with 9 goals, but it took him appearances. Their second highest scorer Luquinhas sit with 5 goals, clear sign of the troubles in final third.
Austin FC vs New York Red Bulls Head-to-head
Strange enough, the teams are meeting for the first time in the Major League Soccer.
Austin FC vs New York Red Bulls Prediction
Austin are having an excellent season and they are looking good to bag a win here. This has to do with their scoring capabilities while they visitors having a dry spell in front of goal.
Combine this with the over 2.5 goals market if you are looking for long odds. We have seen 3 or more goals in his 6 of Austin’s 9 MLS fixture at home this season.
For small stakes, we bank on correct score 3-1 for the hosts with the odds set at sky high 19.00 odd.
Austin FC vs New York Red Bulls Betting Tips
Austin to win & Over 2.5 goals @ 3.50 odd
Correct Score: Austin 3-1 @ 19.00 odd.