Orlando City SC vs Toronto FC Odds & Info
|Game||Orlando City SC vs Toronto FC|
|Date & Time||Saturday September 17, 2022, 7:30 PM (EDT)|
Exploria Stadium Orlando, FL
OCSC -120 ; O/U 2.5
On Saturday, Orlando City SC hosts Toronto FC in a MLS Eastern Conference fixture. Orlando City is fifth in the conference table at 12-6-12 on 42 points with a goal difference of -10. Orlando City was defeated by Atlanta United 1-0 on Wednesday and has been outscored 6-1 over its last two MLS fixtures. Orlando City is fifth in the table but tied on points with sixth place Cincinnati and only one point ahead of seventh place Columbus.
Orlando City lost for the eighth time in 15 matches at home this season, which is the most in the MLS. Prior to the start of the season, Orlando City had lost only eight of its previous 38 MLS home matches. Ercan Kara is the leading goal scorer for Orlando City with nine, while Facundo Torres has scored six. Torres is the leader in assists with seven and Mauricio Pereyra has six.
Toronto FC is 13th in the conference table at 9-7-15 on 34 points with a goal difference of -8. Toronto was defeated by Atlanta United 4-2 last Saturday in its most recent MLS fixture. Ayo Akinola scored in the 52nd minute for Toronto and Federico Bernardeschi scored an equalizer in the 67th minute, but Toronto would give up two unanswered goals over the final 23 minutes.
After just one loss in its previous eight matches, Toronto has come up short in each of its last two matches, while allowing four goals in both matches. In MLS history, only three clubs have conceded four goals in three consecutive matches. Jesus Jimenez and Jonathan Osorio are the leading goal scorers for Toronto with nine apiece, while Michael Bradley and Osorio are the leaders in assists with four each.
Free Soccer Pick:
Toronto is winless in each of its five most recent matches versus Orlando City with two draws and three losses, including a loss at home of 1-0 on May 14. Toronto has struggled over the last two matches, losing each match after going eight consecutive matches without a loss. Orlando City is coming off a loss at home but has had a full week to fix its problems on the pitch and will take all three points on Saturday. Final Score Prediction, Orlando City SC wins 2-1.