New England Revolution vs. Inter Miami Prediction, Preview, and Odds - 11/7/21
New England Revolution vs Inter Miami New England Revolution is the winner of the Eastern Conference regular-season title and has an overall record of 22-7-4 with 73 points and a +25 goal difference. New England defeated Colorado 1-0 in its most recent MLS match on Wednesday. Scoring the only goal of the match was New England's Tajon Buchanan in the 74th minute. New England does not have any players listed on its injury report.
Inter Miami has already been eliminated from playoff contention as the club is currently 11th in the Eastern Conference standings at 11-5-7 with 38 points and a -18 goal difference. Miami trails the 7th place New York Red Bulls by 9 points and only has a possible three points left. Miami was defeated by New York City FC 3-1 in its most recent MLS fixture last Saturday. Inter Miami will play without Ian Fray, Joevin Jones and Ryan Shawcross, while Victor Ulloa and Kieran Gibbs are both questionable.
New England Set MLS Records in 2021
New England is likely to finish at least 20 points ahead of second-place Nashville in the MLS Eastern Conference and the Revolution has established several new MLS records. New England established a new single-season record for points in the MLS when defeating Colorado 1-0 on October 27. Bruce Arena has taken the Revolution to new levels since taking the helm. New England is a mix of veterans and young talent with the young talent led by Tajon Buchanan, DeJuan Jones, Brandon Bye, and goalkeeper Matt Turner. The veterans on the squad include Carles Gil, Teal Bunbury, and Scott Caldwell. The Revolution also added Argentine Gustavo Bou and Polish youth International Adam Buksa, giving the club plenty of goals scorers. Buksa is leading New England in goals scored with 16 while Bou has scored 15. Carles Gil is the assists leader with 13.
Miami has fallen on Hard Times
At one point earlier in the season Miami was a top-five club in the MLS Eastern Conference but has slid down to 11th and eliminated from playoff contention. Inter Miami has won two of its last four with victories over FC Cincinnati and Toronto but was defeated in their most recent two matches by New York City FC and Atlanta and have been winless in six of the last eight matches played.
One of Miami's biggest problems is in goal as Inter has allowed 53 goals this season for an average of 1.61 goals per match and the attack for Inter Miami has not been able to keep up by scoring only 35 goals for an average of 1.06 goals per match. Inter Miami has been led all season by former Real Madrid and Napoli star Gonzalo Higuain. The Argentine has a team-best 12 goals and is the team leader in assists with 7.
Pick: New England Revolution -323
The New England Revolution is unbeaten in 15 of its 16 matches played at home this season with only a loss on July 7 to Toronto. In the only match played between these two Eastern Conference rivals this season, New England routed Inter Miami 5-0 on Miami’s home pitch and Saturday's match will be in New England against an Inter 11 that are already looking to the offseason and have one boot out the door. Miami is allowing an average of 1.61 goals per match and New England has one of the best attacks in the MLS and is scoring an average of 1.97 goals per match, which is the highest in the MLS.
New England is scoring an average of 1.97 goals per match which is the highest of any club in the MLS and at the same time Inter Miami is allowing an average of 1.61 goals per match. The total has finished over the 2.5 goals per match threshold in 7 of New England's last 8 as well as in each of Miami's last 4. When the two met earlier this season on the pitch, five goals were scored in a 5-0 New England rout. Promotional Summary: The New England Revolution conclude their record-setting MLS regular-season on Saturday by hosting a struggling Inter Miami 11.