Match Preview for New York Red Bulls vs Chicago Fire
- Tournament: Major League Soccer 2017
- Kick-Off (UK): 12.30 am, Sunday, 30th April
- Venue: Red Bull Arena (Harrison).
This is a clash between two teams that started the season on moderate form. The hosts New York Red Bulls are sitting at third in the Eastern Conference table with 13 points and Chicago Fire are 5th with 11 points.
However the Red Bulls are unbeaten at home bagging 3 wins and 1 draw from their four matches. Also, they are yet to concede a goal during the period. While Chicago Fire are yet to receive an away win after picking up a point from their 3 games so far. They conceded 8 goals during the period, off which 7 came from the back-to-back defeats at Atalanta and Toronto.
New York Red Bulls vs Chicago Fire: Head-to-head
The Red Bulls are unbeaten in the last four matches against Chicago which includes three straight wins before the 2-2 stalemate last season. They can also boast of a superior record at home with 5 wins, 1 draw and 2 losses from the last 8 matches.
New York Red Bulls vs Chicago Fire: Prediction
This is a typical MLS fixture that is poised to be dominated by the home team. Red Bulls are unbeaten at home in all competitions this season and have a solid defense who are coming on the back of four consecutive clean sheets. Meanwhile, Chicago failed to find the defensive stability in away games and they might fall to another away defeat on Sunday.
New York Red Bulls vs Chicago Fire: Bet Tips
The Home win is the recommended bet, considering Red Bulls’ excellent form in home matches. This is priced at 1.62 odds.
Over 2.5 goals can be backed at 1.66 odds. Chicago have a good attack, but poor defense. So there is good possibility for this match to see over 2.5 goals, which could be backed at the odds of 1.66.