New York Red Bulls vs Colorado Rapids: Predictions, Odds and Roster Notes

How to Watch

Where: Red Bull Arena, New York, NY

When: Saturday, August 31st at 7:00 PM EST

How (TV/Radio): TV: ESPN+, DAZN. NY Red Bulls TV/Radio: MSG, www.newyorkredbulls.com/matchday/radio. Colorado Rapids TV/Radio: Altitude TV, Altitude 92.5.

Team Notes

New York Red Bulls

The Red Bulls hold a record of 12-11-5 (W-L-D) in their 28 matches this season.

New York has scored 47 goals against the 42 they’ve surrendered. The Red Bulls have 41 points and stand alone in 4th place in the Eastern Conference.

New York Red Bulls have maintained 20-1 odds to win the MLS for the past several weeks.

Colorado Rapids

Colorado has a record of 7-14-6 (W-L-D) through their 27 matches this year.

The Rapids have scored 43 goals against the 54 they’ve allowed. They are tied for last place in the Western Conference with Vancouver. Both teams have 27 points.

Colorado is in the bottom three teams in odds to win the MLS title at 500-1.

Goalie Notes

New York Red Bulls: Luis Robles (11-11-5, 1.52 goals allowed per game)

Robles has won just one of his last four starts for the Red Bulls. He surrendered two goals in his last start, a 2-1 loss to NYCFC.

  • In his last five home matches, Robles has a record of 2-2-1.
  • Robles has gone four matches without a clean sheet after posting two in three games.
  • In his last three home starts, Robles has allowed seven goals on 17 shots.

Colorado Rapids: Tim Howard (6-11-4, 1.95 goals allowed per game)

Howard has been relegated to part-time starter for the Rapids but did make the start last weekend against Real Salt Lake, losing 2-0.

  • The Rapids’ defense has surrendered 23 shots on goal in their last three games.
  • The Rapids’ keepers have allowed six goals in their last four outings.
  • Backup Clint Irwin could make the start for Colorado as he’s posted three straight starts before sitting out the Real Salt Lake contest.

Players to Watch

New York Red Bulls

The Red Bulls are scoring 1.9 goals at home versus the 1.1 they are surrendering at Red Bulls Arena.

  • Daniel Royer leads the team with six home goals. He has nine total for the season.
  • Brian White and Royer share the overall club lead with nine goals.
  • Alex Muyl had the Red Bulls lone goal in the 2-1 loss to NYCFC last weekend.

Colorado Rapids

Colorado is allowing two goals per game on the road and scoring just 1.1 goals per road contest.

  • Kel Kamara leads the Rapids with 11 goals in 2019, but nine of them have come at home.
  • Diego Rubio leads Colorado in road goals this year with four. He has nine total for the season.
  • The Rapids have scored just one goal in their last three road contests.

Last Five Games

New York Red Bulls

  • New York is 2-2-1 in their last five games.
  • The club has scored eight goals in their last five matches, all coming in August.
  • The Red Bulls has an even goal differential over their last five matches.

Colorado Rapids

  • The Rapids have scored two or more goals in four of their last five matches.
  • Colorado is 2-2-1 in their last five matches this season.
  • The Rapids’ goal differential is plus-1 over the last five games.

Game Odds New York Red Bulls vs Colorado Rapids

If you are in New Jersey you can bet on the New York Red Bulls vs Colorado Rapids by visiting 888Sport. Find the latest odds for the match below. Good luck!

Match

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888Sport NJ-240+360+540

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888Sport NJ+106-127

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