Nashville SC vs Chicago Fire Prediction, Preview, And Odds - 7/17/21

The Chicago Fire will be going for their third consecutive win when they visit Nashville SC on Saturday night. The Fire are coming off a 3-1 win over Orlando. Nashville is coming off a 2-2 draw against Atlanta.

Nashville and Chicago played to a draw in their only meeting.

Nashville Trying To Remain Unbeaten At Home

Nashville has done a great job at home this season and they’re unbeaten in nine home games. Despite their run, two of their last four home games ended in draws, preventing them from moving into first place in the Eastern Conference standings. They will try to move into second place in the conference with a win over a Chicago team that is playing very well at the moment.

Nashville is one of the better offensive teams in the league, scoring 16 goals through their first 12 games. They scored two goals in their last game with eight of their 18 shots on target.

Jalil Anibaba and Hany Mukhtar did the scoring for Nashville in their last game, while Mukhtar picked up an assist.

Nashville has also played well defensively, giving up 13 goals in 12 games. They gave up two goals in their last game and will need a better performance from Joe Willis who failed to make a save in the game.

Fire Looking For First Road Win

The Fire struggled earlier in the season, but they are playing well at the moment, winning their last two games. They will try to keep the momentum going with a win over Nashville, which will give them their first road win of the year.

Chicago isn’t very good offensively, scoring 13 goals in 12 games. They scored three goals in their impressive win over Orlando in their last game, with four of their 13 shots on target.

Boris Sekulic, Robert Beric, and Chinonso Offor did the scoring for Chicago, while Álvaro Medrán picked up two assists.

Chicago is one of the worst defensive teams in the league, giving up 18 goals in 12 games. They gave up one goal in their last game and will need another solid effort if they want to win this game.

Side: Nashville SC -140

Chicago played well on their last two games, but they have been terrible on the road, losing their last four games away from home. They scored one goal in four road games and they’re are facing a very good defensive team that doesn’t give up a lot of goals at home, so expect them to have a hard time finding the back of the net in this game. Nashville hasn’t lost a game at home this season, so expect them to take care of business and pick up the win.

Total: Over 2.5

The Fire are averaging 1.08 goals per game, but their average drops to 0.25 goals per game at home. They scored one goal in their lone meeting against Nashville. Even though Nashville is giving up 1.33 goals per game at home, the Fire won’t hit their average in this game. Nashville is averaging 1.33 goals per game and 1.55 goals per game at home. They scored one goal in their lone game against Chicago. With the Fire giving up two goals per game on the road, Nashville will score enough goals to push the score over the total.

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