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FC Cincinnati vs. Philadelphia Union 8/6/22 - Major League Soccer Picks & Predictions

FC Cincinnati vs Philadelphia Union Odds & Info

Game FC Cincinnati vs Philadelphia Union
Date & Time Saturday August 6, 2022, 7:30 PM (EDT)
Location
TQL Stadium Cincinnati, OH
Latest odds
PHI +135 ; O/U 2.5
TV Channel
ESPN+

FC Cincinnati hosts the Philadelphia Union on Saturday in a MLS Eastern Conference fixture. Cincinnati is ninth in the conference table at 7-8-8 on 29 points with a goal difference of -5. Cincinnati battled on the road to a 4-4 draw with Inter Miami last Saturday. Brenner scored a brace for Cincinnati with goals in the 28th and 40th minute and Brandon Vazquez also scored a brace with goals in the 81st and 86th minute. However Cincinnati allowed a late stoppage time goal and had to share spoils.

Cincinnati's 4-4 draw on Saturday with Inter Miami was the second time the club has scored as well as conceded four goals or more after finishing 4-4 on June 29 against New York City FC. Brandon Vazquez is the leading goal scorer for Cincinnati with 11, while Luciano Acosta has scored six. Acosta is the leader in assists with six, while Brenner and Vazquez each have four. 

Philadelphia Union is first in the conference table at 12-9-2 on 45 points with a goal difference of +25. Philadelphia embarrassed Houston 6-0 at home last Saturday. Mikkel Uhre scored a brace for Philadelphia with goals in the 45th and 48 minute, while Daniel Gazdag, Jack McGlynn, Julian Carranza and Quinn Sullivan each scored one goal for the Union.

The 6-0 victory for Philadelphia last Saturday was its fifth consecutive win in MLS play which equals a club record set earlier this season.  Philadelphia's plus-16 goal difference during its current five-match winning streak equals its best ever in MLS history for five matches. Daniel Gazdag is the leading scorer for Philadelphia with 10 goals, while the leader in assists is Kai Wagner with five.

Free Soccer Pick:

Over 2.5

FC Cincinnati has earned only two points all time against Philadelphia after battling in Philadelphia to a 1-1 on June 16. Philadelphia has five wins and two draws head-to-head with Cincinnati including winning two of its three in Cincinnati with one draw. Look for Philadelphia's high-pressure attack to continue scoring big numbers and therefore the play here is OVER. Final Score Prediction,  Philadelphia Union wins but our best play is OVER 4-2.

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