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

Sportsbook FC Cincinnati Tie NYCFC Link
888Sport NJ +235 +290 -108
BetStars NJ +245 +275 +100

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Total

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

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