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Columbus Crew vs. New York City FC 8/6/22 - Major League Soccer Picks & Predictions

Columbus Crew vs New York City FC Odds & Info

Game Columbus Crew vs New York City FC
Date & Time Saturday August 6, 2022, 7:30 PM (EDT)
Location
Lower.com Field Columbus, OH
Latest odds
CLB +135 ; O/U 2.5
TV Channel
ESPN+

The Columbus Crew hosts New York City FC on Saturday in a MLS Eastern Conference fixture. Columbus Crew is sixth in the conference table at 7-9-6 on 30 points with a goal difference of +4. The Columbus Crew was stunned at home on Wednesday. The Crew led 1-0 following a goal in the 14th minute by Lucas Zelarayan and held that lead until the 88th minute when Montreal scored an equalizer. Montreal scored again and defeated Columbus with a goal in stoppage time.

Columbus Crew has two wins, two draws and one loss in its most recent five matches in the MLS and over that span has scored eight goals and conceded seven. Lucas Zelarayan and Derrick Etienne are the leading goal scorers for Columbus with five each, while the leaders in assists are also Etienne and Zelarayan with five each. 

New York City FC is second in the conference table at 12-6-4 on 42 points with a goal difference of +20. New York City FC played to a 0-0 draw on the road against CF Montreal last Saturday. Sean Johnson was called upon to make just one save for New York City FC to post a fourth straight clean sheet. Johnson has not allowed a goal in 373 consecutive minutes.

New York City FC has four wins and one draw in its most recent five matches in the MLS and over that span has scored eight goals and conceded two. New York City FC has clean sheets in each of its last four matches. Heber is the leading goal scorer for New York City FC with six, while Santiago Rodriguez is the leader in assists with seven.

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New York City FC +165

New York City FC defeated Columbus Crew in the first meeting between the two this season at home 2-0. New York City FC has one of the best backlines and goalkeepers in the MLS. Sean Johnson has not allowed a goal in the last 373 consecutive minutes and New York City FC has four consecutive clean sheets. Columbus will be at home but will be down after allowing Montreal to score two late goals and lose at home on Wednesday. Final Score Prediction, New York City FC wins 2-0.

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