NYCFC vs San Jose Earthquakes: Predictions, Odds and Roster Notes

New York City FC have the best odds in the Eastern Conference to win the MLS title at 6-1, behind only Western Conference-leader LAFC.

How to Watch

Where: Yankee Stadium, New York City

When: Saturday, September 14th at 12:30 PM EST

How (TV/Radio): TV: ESPN+. NYCFC TV/Radio: YES, WNYE 91.5 FM. San Jose TV/Radio: NBC Sports California, KNBR 1050 AM.

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Team Notes

New York City FC

New York City FC has a record of 15-5-9 (W-L-D) through 29 games this year.

NYCFC has scored 54 goals against the 36 they’ve surrendered in 2019. The club has 54 points, three more than second place Philadelphia.

New York City FC have the best odds in the Eastern Conference to win the MLS title at 6-1, behind only Western Conference-leader LAFC.

San Jose Earthquakes

San Jose has a 13-11-5 (W-L-D) record through 29 games in 2019 with a plus-4 goal differential.

The Earthquakes are in 5th place this year in the Western Conference with 44 points, just one ahead of Portland and FC Dallas.

San Jose currently have 20-1 odds to win the MLS title.

Goalie Notes

New York City FC: Sean Johnson (11-4-9, 1.25 goals allowed per game)

After getting a break last weekend, Johnson came back and held Toronto FC to one goal in a 1-1 draw that included an incredible penalty kick save from the NYCFC keeper.

  • NYCFC is unbeaten in Johnson’s last five starts on the season.
  • The keeper has surrendered one goal or less in five straight starts.
  • Johnson has allowed just three goals in his last four appearances for NYCFC.

San Jose: Daniel Vega (13-11-5, 1.52 goals allowed per game)

Vega has started all 29 of San Jose’s matches this season and been very solid in goal with 13 wins and seven clean sheets.

  • Vega has allowed just two goals in his last three games in goal for San Jose.
  • The San Jose keeper has faced six or more shots in three of his last five games.
  • Vega has posted only two clean sheets since July 1st.

Stats to Watch


NYCFC is scoring 1.9 goals at home this season against the 0.9 they’ve allowed this season at Yankee Stadium.

  • Valentin Castellanos has six home goals for NYCFC.
  • NYCFC has won both career games against San Jose, outscoring the Earthquakes 5-2.
  • Alexandru Mitrita scored NYCFC’s lone goal in the 1-1 tie against Toronto FC on Wednesday.

San Jose Earthquakes

San Jose is scoring just 1.2 goals on the road this season, while surrendering 1.9 away from home.

  • Chris Wondolowski leads the team with five road goals and Vako is second with four.
  • Wondolowski has three goals in San Jose’s last three games.
  • San Jose has not scored three or more goals in a road game this season and has also been shutout three times on the road.

Last Five Games

New York City FC

  • NYCFC are unbeaten in their last five matches scoring 13 points by going 4-0-1.
  • New York has a plus-5 goal differential in their last five games.
  • NYCFC has scored two goals or more in three of their last five matches.

San Jose Earthquakes

  • San Jose has posted a record of 2-3-0 over their last five matches.
  • The Earthquakes have scored one goal over their last three road games.
  • San Jose’s goal differential in the last five games is minus-1.

Game Odds

Check out the odds for NYCFC vs San Jose Earthquakes provided by New Jersey sportsbook 888Sport.


SportsbookNYCFCTieSJ Earthquakes
888Sport NJ-109+275+250


SportsbookOver 3.5Under 3.5
888Sport NJ+100-120
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