Montreal is 3-1-2 in their last six and want to continue avoiding losses as they take on New York City Football club, a team notorious for draws.
New York needs to increase their win total if they are going to continue to compete in a congested Eastern Conference.
What: Montreal Impact vs New York City FC
Where: Saputo Stadium, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
When: Saturday May 4 @ 5 PM EST
How: TVAS, MLS Live on ESPN+, YES
Head Coach: Domenec Torrent
Key Players: Hérber Araújo dos Santos, Maximiliano Moralez, Sean Johnson
Standings: 2-1-6 (7th Eastern Conference)
New York City FC have had a promising season. They have allowed 12 goals while scoring 11, showing their defense backs up their offense and vice versa.
Goalkeeper Sean Johnson has had an impressive stretch with 4 shutouts this season. The key to success in this match will lie in the defenses ability to quiet the Montreal attack.
Head Coach: Rémi Garde
Key Players: Saphir Taider, Maximiliano Urruti, Evan Bush
Standings: 5-3-2 (2nd Eastern Conference)
Montreal is favored in this contest for good reason. Goalkeeper Evan Bush has 5 shutouts, and they are effective at home so far with 2 wins and no losses or draws.
To stay elite team in the Eastern Conference, the Impact will need to break Sean Johnson and his defenders.
Coming off two wins in their last two games, Montreal is poised for continue that trend.
While Montreal is favored on the money line, it is clear that New York City has the talent to compete.
With 6 draws this year, and good defenses on both sides, another draw would not be surprising.
Montreal has a goal differential of -2 and New York City FC has one of -1. With such close margins, it makes a draw even more possible.
With two talented defenses and no outstanding legs on offense, this will be a tightly contested matchup worth tuning into.
Place a bet here, if you reside in New Jersey:
* 21+ | NJ only | If you or someone you know has a gambling problem, call 1-800-GAMBLER
MLS vs Liga MX Format, Attendance, Salaries & Ratings
MLS | 9 November - 05:16 | Richard Janvrin
Los Angeles FC vs Philadelphia Union: Vela And Chiellini Have to Get the Job Done
MLS | 3 November - 07:18 | Varun Shetty
MLS Outright Winner: Who's the Top Pick?
MLS | 27 October - 09:46 | Varun Shetty
© Rebel Penguin ApS 2022 (a subsidiary of Gaming Innovation Group Inc.)
We support responsible gambling. If you feel like you're losing control over your gambling experience, call 1-800-GAMBLER (NJ, PA, WV), 1-800-9-WITH-IT (IN), 1-800-BETS-OFF (IA), 1-800-522-4700 (NV), 1-800-522-4700 (CO, TN), 1-855-2CALLGA (IL), 1-800-270-7117 (MI).
WSN.com is registered with the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE) under affiliate vendor ID 89744, with the Indiana Gaming Commission (IGC) under certificate of registration number SWR-000148, approved by the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board as a gaming service provider, under certificate registration number 117656-1, possesses a Vendor Minor sports betting license from the Colorado Limited Gaming Control Commission (account number 94414163), granted a vendor registration number VR007603-20-001 by the Michigan Gaming Control Board, an interim Sports Wagering Supplier license, under license number SWS 066, issued by the West Virginia Lottery Commission, a sports betting vendor registration, under registration number #100400, issued by the Director of Gaming Licensing and Investigations of the Virginia Lottery to operate in the State of Virginia, and a Vendor Registration issued by the Sports Wagering Committee of the Tennessee Education Lottery Corporation.
Advertising disclosure: WSN contains links to online retailers on its website. When people click on our affiliate links and make purchases, WSN earns a commission from our partners, including ESPN and various sportsbooks.