FC Cincinnati vs NYCFC: Predictions, Odds and Roster Notes

How to Watch

Where: Nippert Stadium, Cincinnati, Ohio

When: Saturday, August 17th at 7:30 PM EST

How (TV/Radio): TV: ESPN+, Cincy TV/Radio: FloFC, WDJO 99.5 FM, NYCFC TV/Radio: MSG, WNYE 91.5 FM.

Team Notes

FC Cincinnati

Through 25 games, FC Cincinnati is having a long year with a record of 5-17-3 (W-L-D) with 25 goals scored and 57 conceded.

FC Cincinnati stands in last place in the Eastern Conference, with just 18 points on the year.

FC Cincinnati hold 1000-1 odds to win the MLS Championship.

New York City FC

New York City FC has a record of 10-5-8 (W-L-D) through their 23 games this year.

NYCFC has scored 41 goals against the 31 they’ve allowed. The club has 38 points, seven points behind Philadelphia, the Eastern Conference first-place club.

New York City FC are 12-1 to win the MLS title.

Goalie Notes

FC Cincinnati: Przemyslaw Tyton (0-5-1, 2.00 goals allowed per game)

Tyton has taken over the starting job on FC Cincinnati from Spencer Richey.

  • In his last three starts, Tyton has allowed two goals in each contest.
  • FC Cincinnati’s keeper allowed two goals on six shots in the 2-2 draw with Columbus last weekend.
  • Tyton has yet to record a clean sheet in any of his six appearances this season for Cincy.

New York FC: Sean Johnson (7-4-8, 1.37 goals allowed per game)

After returning from the U.S. National Team’s run in the Gold Cup, Johnson hasn’t been the same keeper for NYCFC.

  • Johnson has allowed goals in every one of his last six appearances after posting six clean sheets in the early portion of the season.
  • The keeper has surrendered seven goals in his last three games for NYCFC.
  • Johnson did make seven saves in his last outing, a 2-1 loss to Atlanta.

Players to Watch

FC Cincinnati

Darren Mattocks and Emmanuel Ledesma scored Cincinnati’s two goals in their 2-2 draw with Columbus last weekend.

  • Allan Cruz leads the club in home goals for FC Cincinnati with three on the year.
  • Cruz also leads the team with 13 shots on goal in 2019, the only member of the club with double digit shots.
  • Four members of the squad are tied for the team lead in assists with four each in 2019.

New York FC

Héber scored the only goal in NYCFC’s tough 2-1 loss to Atlanta United early this week.

  • Heber leads the club with six road goals in only 16 appearances.
  • Maxi Moralez is tied for second place in the MLS in assists with 14 in 20 matches.
  • Ismael Tajouri-Shradi has scored three of his four goals on the road for NYCFC this year.

Last Five Games

FC Cincinnati

  • FC Cincinnati has posted a record of 0-4-1 in their last five matches.
  • In their last five matches, FC Cincinnati has scored over one goal just once.
  • FC Cincinnati has scored just five goals in their last five games.

New York City FC

  • New York FC 3-2-0 in their last five games.
  • New York has a plus-1 goal differential in their last five contests.
  • NYCFC has lost their last two matches on the road against Atlanta and Real Salt Lake by the combined score of 5-2.

Game Odds

If you are in New Jersey you can bet on the NYFC vs FC Cincinnati through 888Sport and BetStars. Good luck!

Match

SportsbookFC CincinnatiTieNYCFCLink
888Sport NJ+235+290-108
BetStars NJ+245+275+100

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Total

SportsbookOver 3.5Under 3.5Link
888Sport NJ+132-159
BetStars NJ+135-167

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