Atlanta United are coming off a massive win at home against Houston. They have been tremendous at home and will now look for another win. They will play host to DC United on Sunday, who are also coming off a really big win. This is a battle at the top spots of the Eastern Conference with a chance for the top spot.
Date/Time: 7-21-2019, 16:00 EST
Spread: Atlanta United -1
Total: 3 Goals
Atlanta United (10-8-3) had a rather easy job at home against Colorado. Their opponents saw a red card at the 6th minute, which paved the way for a very easy Atlanta win. They scored twice in the first half and scored three more in the second to win by a massive 0-5. They have not been in very good form lately, winning just two of their last five matches in all competitions (2-2-1). Atlanta are sitting 3rd in the Eastern Conference with 33 points, two behind DC United. They have the best home record in the Conference (7-1-3), scoring 22 goals while conceding just 8 in the process.
On the other hand, DC United (9-5-8) are coming off a great performance on the road against Cincinnati. They took the lead at the 42nd minute but were equalized at the 54th minute. But they took off in the second half, scoring three goals on their way to a nice 4-1 triumph. DC United have been in mediocre form over the past couple of months, winning just two of their 12 matches in all competitions (2-3-7). DC United are sitting at the 2nd spot of the Eastern Conference with 35 points, one behind Philadelphia and two ahead of Atlanta. They have the best away record in the Conference (4-3-3), but have won just one of their last six away matches (1-3-2).
DC United have already beat Atlanta by 0-2 at home earlier in the season. They have now won two in a row and have been great in this match-up over the years (5-2-0). Five of those matches featured goals from both sides and at least Over 2.5 Goals.
Oddly enough, all three previous matches in this venue finished either 1-3 or 3-1. Atlanta won two of those matches. This is a really exciting match-up and I don’t think that we will see few goals here. I will have to trust Atlanta United on this one.
MLS Atlanta United vs DC United Prediction: Atlanta United -1 (-117)
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