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Columbus Crew vs NY City FC 10/18/20 - MLS Picks & Predictions

Columbus Crew vs New York City FC Odds & Info

Game Columbus Crew vs New York City FC
Date & Time Sunday October 18, 2020, 6:00 PM (EDT)
Location
Mapfre Stadium Columbus, Ohio
Latest odds
COL +113 O/U 2.5
TV Channel
ESPN+

The Columbus Crew will play host to the New York City FC on Sunday in a MLS Eastern Conference fixture. Columbus Crew is in third place in the conference at 9-4-4 on 31 points with a goal difference of +13. Columbus is seven points adrift of first place but has one match in hand. Columbus was defeated by Cincinnati 2-1 in it's most recent outing on Wednesday in a shocking upset as Cincinnati is in 13th place in the conference standings.

Columbus Crew has one win, one draw and three losses in its last five matches played and has scored seven goals and allowed 11 over that span. The leading goal scorer for Columbus is Gyasi Zardes with 10, while Pedro Santos and Lucas Zelarayan each have scored five. Santos is also the leader in assists with seven.

New York City FC is in sixth place in the conference at 8-3-7 on 27 points with a goal difference of +7. New Yorker City FC is coming off a 1-1 draw on the road against Orlando City on Wednesday. Keaton Parks scored for NYCFC in the 43rd minute to equalize as Orlando City had scored earlier in the first half. Neither club was able to breakthrough with a winner during the second half and the two shared spoils. 

New York City FC has three wins, one draw and one loss in its last five matches played and has scored 12 goals and allowed six over that same period. Anton Tinnerholm and Alexandru Mitrita each have scored four goals to lead NYCFC, while Keaton Parks, Alexander Ring and Ismael Tajouri-Shradi each have scored three. Ring is the leader in assists with four.

Free Soccer Pick:

under 2.5

In the last five matches head-to-head between these two Eastern Conference rivals, Columbus Crew has two wins, New York City FC has two wins and one match has ended in a draw. These two clubs are evenly matched with each of the last three matches ending in a 1-0 score with New York City FC winning two and Columbus one. Therefore the play here is the, UNDER, as there have only been a combined three goals scored over the last free matches between the two. Final Score Prediction, Draw, but our best play is UNDER 1-1

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