Columbus Crew vs. CF Montreal Prediction, Preview and Odds - 9/25/21
The Columbus Crew will be trying to extend their unbeaten run to three games when they face CF Montreal on Saturday night. The Crew are coming off a 1-1 draw against New England. Montreal is coming off a 2-0 win over Chicago.
Columbus is 4-3-3 in its last 10 games against Montreal.
Columbus Going For Third Consecutive Home Win
The Crew aren’t playing well at the moment but they have done a better job at home, where they have won two straight games. They will try to make it three straight home wins when they face Montreal on Saturday.
Columbus isn’t very good offensively, scoring 30 goals in 26 games. They scored one goal in their last game, with two of their six shots on target.
Gyasi Zardes scored the lone goal for Columbus, while Harrison Afful picked up an assist.
Columbus has done a better job defensively, giving up 35 goals. They gave up a goal in their last game and will need to play better if they want to get the win.
Montreal Going For Third Consecutive Win
CF Montreal has played well in recent weeks, winning three of their last four games. They are currently fifth in the Eastern Conference standings and will try to move into third place with a win over the Crew, which will give them their third win in a row and fourth win in their last five games.
Montreal has played well offensively, scoring 36 goals in 25 games. They scored two goals in their last game, with four of their eight shots on target.
Romell Quioto scored a goal for Montreal, while Chicago’s Carlos Terán added an own goal late in the game.
Montreal has also played well defensively, giving up 30 goals. They didn’t give up a goal in their last game and will need to keep it up if they want to beat the Crew.
Side: CF Montreal +235
Columbus usually plays well at home, but they have struggled in recent games, losing three of their last five home games. Montreal is on a roll at the moment, especially on offense, with the team scoring nine goals in their last four games, which resulted in three wins. Expect them to ride their offense to the win against the Crew.
Total: Over 2.5
The Crew are averaging 1.15 goals per game and 1.75 goals per game at home. They averaged one goal per game in their last three games against Montreal. With Montreal giving up 1.2 goals per game, the Crew will hit their average in this game. Montreal is averaging 1.44 goals per game and 1.07 goals per game on the road. They averaged one goal per game in their last three games against the Crew. With Columbus giving up 1.34 goals per game, Montreal will score enough goals to push the score over the total.