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

How to Watch

Where: Yankee Stadium, New York City, New York

When: Saturday, August 24th at 7:00 PM EST

How (TV/Radio): TV: ESPN2. NYCFC TV/Radio: YES, WNYE 91.5 FM. NY Red Bulls TV/Radio: MSG.

Team Notes

New York City FC

New York City FC has a record of 12-5-8 (W-L-D) through 25 games this year.

NYCFC has scored 46 goals against the 32 they’ve surrendered in 2019. The club has 44 points, one point behind the leaders in the Eastern Conference and three ahead of the Red Bulls.

New York City FC are tied for the second-highest odds to win the MLS title at 8-1.

New York Red Bulls

The Red Bulls hold a record of 12-10-5 (W-L-D) in their 27 matches this season.

New York has scored 46 goals versus the 40 they’ve allowed. The Red Bulls have 41 points and stand-alone in 4th place in the Eastern Conference.

New York Red Bulls’ odds have improved to 16-1 to take the MLS crown in November.

Goalie Notes

New York City FC: Sean Johnson (9-4-8, 1.29 goals allowed per game)

Johnson recorded the first clean sheet in his last eight starts in the 1-0 win against Columbus at Yankee Stadium on Wednesday.

  • NYCFC has won three of their last four matches with Johnson starting for the club.
  • The NYCFC keeper has allowed five goals in his last four starts after the clean sheet on Wednesday.
  • Johnson saved six shots on goal in the shutout against the Columbus Crew SC.

New York Red Bulls: Luis Robles (11-10-5, 1.54 goals allowed per game)

Robles survived a ten-man clash against D.C. United on Wednesday, just needing two saves to lead the Red Bulls to a 2-1 road win in the nation’s capital.

  • In three of his last four matches, Robles has allowed one or less goals.
  • Robles has surrendered twelve goals in his last six matches, with three games of three or more goals allowed during that span.
  • He has won three of his last six starts, leading the club to 10 points over that period.

Players to Watch

NYCFC

Valentin Castellanos scored the lone goal for NYCFC in the 36th minute to secure the 1-0 win over Columbus on Wednesday.

  • Heber leads the club with 12 goals but only four have come at home versus eight on the road this season.
  • Maxi Moralez had the lone assist Wednesday on the Castellanos goal to push his lead to two in the race for most assists in the MLS.
  • Castellanos added one to his team lead of six home goals for NYCFC. He has four on the road this season for a total of 10 on the year.

New York Red Bulls

Alejandro Romero Gamarra and Daniel Royer had the two goals in the Red Bulls 2-1 win over D.C. United on Wednesday.

  • Royer leads the team with seven assists and 27 shots on goal in 2019.
  • Brian White has the club lead with six goals on the road this season.
  • Royer’s game-winning goal against D.C. United was a penalty kick in the 59th minute.

Last Five Games Recap

New York City FC

  • NYCFC is 3-2-0 in their last five games of the season.
  • New York has a plus-2 goal differential in their last five matches.
  • NYCFC has scored 10 goals in their last five contests.

New York Red Bulls

  • The Red Bulls are 2-2-1 in their last five games.
  • The club has scored two goals in four of their last five matches and have nine total goals over that same period.
  • The Red Bulls has an even goal differential over the span of their last five games.

Game Odds NYCFC vs NY Red Bulls

If you are in New Jersey you can bet on the NYCFC vs NY Red Bulls by visiting 888Sport or BetStars NJ. Find the latest odds for the match below. Good luck!

Match

SportsbookNYCFCTieNY Red BullsLink
888Sport NJ-104+280+230
BetStars NJ-105+275+260

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SportsbookOver 3.5Under 3.5Link
888Sport NJ+138-165
BetStars NJ+135-167

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