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

How to Watch

Where: Red Bull Arena, New York, NY

When: Sunday, September 22nd at 6:30 PM EST

How (TV/Radio): TV: ESPN+, DAZN. NY Red Bulls TV/Radio: MSG, www.newyorkredbulls.com/matchday/radio. Union TV/Radio: PHL17

Team Notes

New York Red Bulls

The Red Bulls hold a record of 13-13-5 (W-L-D) in their 31 matches this season.

New York has scored 51 goals against the 48 they’ve surrendered. The Red Bulls have 44 points and stand alone in 6th place in the Eastern Conference.

The New York Red Bulls have dropped to 25-1 odds to win the MLS.

Philadelphia Union

The Union has a record of 15-8-7 (W-L-D) through their first 30 games this season.

Philadelphia has scored 55 goals against the 43 they’ve allowed this season. They are in 2nd place in the Eastern Conference, five points behind NYCFC.

The Union are 12-1 favorites to win the 2019 MLS title in November.

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Goalie Notes

New York Red Bulls: Luis Robles (12-13-5, 1.60 goals allowed per game)

Robles posted his first clean sheet since August 3rd with his 2-0 shutout of Portland on Wednesday.

  • In his last five home matches, Robles has allowed six goals.
  • Robles allowed three goals on seven shots in the June 8th road game against Philadelphia.
  • Robles has faced six or more shots in five of his last nine starts for the Red Bulls.

Philadelphia Union: Andre Blake (10-7-5, 1.55 goals allowed per game)

Blake continued his spectacular run for Philadelphia, allowing just one goal in a 1-1 tie against LAFC at home. Blake turned away three shots in the draw.

  • Blake has allowed one goal or less in six of his last eight starts for Philadelphia.
  • Over his last six starts, Blake has allowed seven total goals.
  • Philadelphia has posted 13 points in Blake’s last six starts, for an average of over two points per game.

Stats to Watch

New York Red Bulls

The Red Bulls are scoring 1.8 goals at home versus the 1.2 they are allowing at Red Bulls Arena.

  • Daniel Royer and Kyle Duncan scored the two goals in the Red Bulls 2-0 win over Portland on Wednesday.
  • Royer leads the team with six home goals. He has nine total for the season.
  • Brian White is tied with Royer for the overall team lead with nine goals.

Philadelphia Union

Philadelphia has scored 1.4 goals per road match against the 1.9 goals they allow away from Talen Energy Stadium.

  • Philadelphia has scored five goals in their last three road games, although in two of those games they were held scoreless.
  • Kacper Przybylko scored the lone goal against LAFC in last weekend’s 1-1 draw.
  • Earlier this season, Philadelphia beat the Red Bulls 3-2 on their home pitch.

Last Five Games

New York Red Bulls

  • New York is 2-3-0 in their last five games.
  • The club has scored seven goals in their last five matches.
  • The Red Bulls snapped a three-game losing streak with the 2-0 road win over Portland.

Philadelphia Union

  • Philadelphia is 3-1-1 in their last five matches.
  • Their goal differential over the five-game span is plus-5.
  • Philadelphia has scored nine goals in their last five games.

Game Odds

Match

SportsbookNew York Red BullsTiePHI Union
888Sport NJ-114+270+260
BetMGM NJ-114+260+260
Unibet NJ-114+250+163

Total

SportsbookOver 3.5Under 3.5
888Sport NJ+115-137
BetMGM NJ+115-162
Unibet NJ+115-137

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