New York Red Bulls vs Chicago Fire Prediction & Match Preview

New York Red Bulls vs Chicago Fire
USA – Major League Soccer
Date: Saturday, 29 June 2019
Kick-off at 01:00 UK/ 02:00 CET
Venue: Red Bull Arena (Harrison).

Along with the lowest-placed Cincinnati, Chicago is the only team in the competition to stay winless in the last five match-days.

As season passes on, their chances to make the playoffs are slowly slipping away. For now, they are three points away from the mix, and if the team fails to get their act together somewhere in the recent future, a disappointing campaign lies ahead for them.

Opponents Red Bulls, on the other hand, saw their unbeaten run come to an end the last day. It was within reason though, as they were taking on the toppers of Eastern Conference, Philadelphia Union. But still, the manner in which they lost could be considered as a minor blotch.

The Bulls, on the road, had raced to a two-goal lead and held the scoreline till the hour-mark, but the hosts made a valiant comeback after that with three unanswered goals, to take the three points and the win.

New York Red Bulls vs Chicago Fire Head-to-head (h2h)

  • Six of the last eight wins went to the Bulls.
  • Ten of the last eleven meetings saw Fire failing to keep a clean sheet.
  • Ten of the last fifteen wins at this venue went to the hosts.
  • 15 of the last 17 encounters at the stadium had the home team finding the back of the net.

New York Red Bulls vs Chicago Fire Prediction

The Bulls have lost just twice in their last ten games and scored two or more goals in their last five fixtures in a row. At home, they were unbeaten in six of their last seven attempts and found the net twice or more in the last three appearances.

On the other hand, Chicago is winless in their last six matches, and in nine of their last eleven as well. They also let in two or more goals in four of their last six battles, and importantly, on the road, they are winless in the last nine trips, and in 22 of the last 24 as well. They conceded two or more goals in the last four away ties while failing to score in four of their last seven.

Finally, six of the last eight h2h wins went to the Bulls, and they found the back of the net in 10 of the last 11 such clashes, and in 15 of the last 17 at this venue. Coupling these with the home advantage for New York, count on them to have a great night.

In addition, brave bettors could go for a home win, instead of the safer DNB option.

New York Red Bulls vs Chicago Fire Betting Tips

  • Draw No Bet: New York Red Bulls @ 1.40 (2/5)
  • New York Red Bulls to Open the Scoring @ 1.60 (3/5).
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