Vancouver Whitecaps vs NYCFC: Predictions, Odds and Roster Notes

How to Watch

Where: BC Place, Vancouver, Canada

When: Saturday, August 31st at 10:00 PM EST

How (TV/Radio): TV: MLS Live on ESPN+. NY Red Bulls TV/Radio: YES. www.newyorkredbulls.com/matchday/radio, Vancouver TV/Radio: TSN 1 / 4, TSN 1040 AM,

Team Notes

Vancouver Whitecaps

The Vancouver Whitecaps have posted a record of 6-14-9 (W-L-D) with 28 goals scored and 48 goals allowed.

The Whitecaps stand tied with Colorado for last place in the Western Conference with 27 points.

Vancouver Whitecaps are standing with 100-1 odds to take the MLS Championship in November.

NYCFC

NYCFC has a record of 13-5-8 (W-L-D) through 26 games this year.

NYCFC has scored 48 goals against the 33 they’ve surrendered in 2019. The club has 47 points, one point behind the leaders in the Eastern Conference.

New York City FC have the second best odds in the Eastern Conference to win the MLS title at 7-1.

Goalie Notes

Vancouver Whitecaps: Maxime Crepeau (6-10-6, 1.68 goals allowed per game)

Crepeau saved an MLS-record 16 shots on goal in the 3-1 loss to San Jose last weekend.

  • Crepeau has allowed seven goals in his last five appearances.
  • Vancouver has scored seven points in Crepeau’s last six starts for the club.
  • Crepeau has five clean sheets on the season for the Whitecaps.

New York City FC: Sean Johnson (10-4-8, 1.27 goals allowed per game)

Johnson has settled down and turned in three straight stellar appearances for NYCFC, allowing just two goals over his last three starts.

  • Johnson gave up one goal on two shots in the club 2-1 win over NY Red Bulls on Aug. 24th.
  • The NYCFC keeper has just one clean sheet in his last eleven starts.
  • Johnson has surrendered six goals over his last five starts for NYCFC.

Players to Watch

Vancouver Whitecaps

Vancouver has scored less than a goal a game while at home this season and surrendered 2.1 per contest at BC Place.

  • Jordy Reyna scored Vancouver’s lone goal in their mid-week 2-1 loss to Montreal.
  • Defender Doneil Henry and Fredy Montero lead the team with three home goals this season.
  • Four of Montero’s six goals this season have come from penalty kicks.

NYCFC

NYCFC is scoring 1.8 goals per contest on the road in 2019, while allowing 1.6 goals in the same contests.

  • Heber leads the club with 13 goals and scored one of the two goals in the 2-1 win over crosstown rival Red Bulls last weekend.
  • Maxi Moralez has a penalty kick goal in the 2-1 win over the Red Bulls last weekend. Moralez leads the MLS in assists with 18.
  • Valentiń Castellanos is second to Heber in team goals but has four on the road this season.

Last Five Games

Vancouver Whitecaps

  • Vancouver have a record of 2-3-0 in their last five matches.
  • In the last five matches, the Whitecaps have a minus-3 goal differential.
  • The Whitecaps have two clean sheets in their last six matches and have scored just one goal in each of their last four games.

NYCFC

  • NYCFC is 4-1-0 in their last five matches of the MLS campaign.
  • New York has a plus-5 goal differential in their last three matches.
  • NYCFC has scored 11 goals in their last five contests.

Game Odds Vancouver Whitecaps vs NYCFC

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

Match

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