D.C. United vs Chicago Fire: Predictions, Odds and Roster Notes

How to Watch

Where: Audi Field, Washington, D.C.

When: Wednesday, May 29th at 8:00 PM EST

How: (TV) ESPN+, MLS LIVE on DAZN. DC TV: FloDC. (Radio), Chicago Fire Radio: 93.5 FM, D.C. United Radio: 106.7 FM

Team Notes

D.C. United

Through fifteen matches, D.C. United has a record of 7-4-4 (W-L-D) for twenty-five points.

D.C. United sit atop the Eastern Conference, with 19 goals and 14 conceded.

The D.C. United are 10-1 to win the MLS Championship in November.

Chicago Fire

After thirteen games, the Fire have a record of 4-5-4 (W-L-D), even though they have a positive goal differential with 21 goals scored and 18 goals conceded.

Chicago is tied for 7th place in the Eastern Conference with 17 points.

The Fire have 66-1 odds to take the MLS Championship title.

Goalie Notes

D.C. United: Bill Hamid (7-4-4, 0.93 goals allowed per game)

Bill Hamid has one of the lowest goals against average in MLS as keeper for D.C. United.

Hamid leads the MLS with seven clean sheets on the season and a spectacular goals against average of less than one score per game.

  • D.C.’s keeper has raised his save percentage to 76.5%, best in the MLS for 2019.
  • Hamid has stopped both penalty kicks he’s faced this season for D.C. United.
  • Hamid’s 0.93 goals against per game average is third lowest in MLS.

Chicago: David Ousted (4-5-4, 1.31 goals allowed per game)

Ousted had his three-game clean sheet streak snapped by San Jose, as the Earthquakes netted four goals against the keeper on May 18th.

The Chicago keeper has faced 49 shots this year and allowed 17 of them to find the net.

  • Ousted is one of 19 keepers in the MLS this season with 30 or more saves.
  • Chicago’s keeper got a rest on Saturday after allowing four goals the week before against San Jose.
  • Ousted played for D.C. United last season.

Players to Watch

D.C. United

D.C. United’s Wayne Rooney is 3rd in the MLS this season with eight goals.

Rooney’s four assists lead the team with Junior Moreno in second with three assists.

  • Rooney’s 17 shots on goal are tied for 4th most in the MLS this season.
  • Luciano Acosta has five points for D.C in 15 appearances.
  • Rooney is tied for the MLS lead with four game-winning goals.

Chicago Fire

The Fire are led by two forwards in goals scored: Nemanja Nikolic and CJ Sapong with five each.

The midfield trio of Aleksandar Katai, Nicolas Gaitan, Przemyslaw Frankowski all share the team lead for the Fire with four assists each.

  • Nikolic has four goals at home to lead the Fire on the year.
  • Gaitan, Nikolic and Sapong all have game-winning goals for Chicago.
  • Katai leads the Fire with 45 shots, good for 4th in the MLS.

Last Five Games

D.C. United

  • D.C. United has scored one or less goals in their last four games.
  • D.C. has two points in their last three matches.
  • D.C. United is 2-1-2 in their last five matches.

Chicago Fire

  • The Fire are 2-1-2 in their last five matches.
  • The Fire are 0-3-1 in their last four road games.
  • Chicago has a plus-four goal differential their last five games.

Game Odds

If you are in New Jersey you can bet on the D.C. United vs Chicago Fire with 888Sport and BetStars NJ. Find the latest odds for the match below. Good luck!

Match

SportsbookDC UnitedTieCHI FireLink
888Sport NJ-122+255+310
BetStars NJ-105+260+275

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Total

SportsbookOver 2.5Under 2.5Link
888Sport NJ-137+115
BetStars NJ-150+120

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