FC Cincinnati vs. Atlanta United Prediction, Preview, and Odds - 7/21/21
FC Cincinnati will be trying to put an end to their three-game winless streak when they face Atlanta United on Wednesday night. FC Cincinnati is coming off a 5-4 loss to CF Montreal. Atlanta is coming off a 1-0 loss to New England.
Atlanta United is 3-1-1 in five games against FC Cincinnati.
FC Cincinnati Going For First Home Win
FC Cincinnati has struggled this season and they find themselves in 11th place in the Eastern Conference standings, five points behind New York City FC, who are currently in the seventh and final playoff spot in the conference. They haven’t won a game at home this season and will try to pick up their first home win when they play United on Wednesday.
Brenner scored a brace for Cincinnati, while Haris Medunjanin and Gustavo Vallecilla each scored a goal.
Cincinnati is one of the worst defensive teams in the league, giving up 25 goals in 12 games. They gave up five goals in their last game and will need to play better if they want to get their first home win of the season.
Atlanta United Trying To End Eight-Game Winless Streak
Atlanta United isn’t playing well at the moment and they don’t have a win in their last eight contests, leading the team to fire head coach Gabriel Heinze on Sunday. Despite their recent run, they are only four points behind New York City in the Eastern Conference standings and will try to gain some ground on them with a win on Wednesday night.
Atlanta United isn’t very good offensively, scoring 13 goals in 13 games. They couldn’t find the back on the net in their last game, even though they controlled possession and had five of their 15 shots on target.
Marcelino Moreno leads United with three goals, Anton Walkes has two goals, while Jake Mulraney leads the team with two assists.
Atlanta United has done a better job defensively, giving up 16 goals in 13 games. They gave up one goal in their last game and will need another solid defensive effort if they want to win this game.
Side: FC Cincinnati +116
Cincinnati hasn’t won a game at home, but they were competitive in recent games against some of the top teams in the league. Even though they aren’t good defensively, they are facing a team that has struggled to score, especially on the road, where they’ve scored two goals in their last three games. For their part, Cincinnati has been in good form offensively, scoring nine goals in their last four games. With Atlanta giving up six goals in their last three road games, they will have a hard time slowing down their opponents, so go with Cincinnati to pick up the win.
Total: Over 2.5
Atlanta United is averaging one goal per game and 0.71 goals per game on the road. They averaged 1.33 goals per game in their last three games against Cincinnati. Even though Cincinnati is giving up two goals per game at home, United will be held under their average in this game. Cincinnati is averaging 1.33 goals per game and two goals per game at home. They averaged 0.66 goals per game in their last three games against Atlanta. With Atlanta giving up 1.42 goals per game on the road, Cincinnati will score enough goals to push the score over the total.