New York City vs Atlanta United Preview, Prediction, and Betting Tips | MLS

New York City vs Atlanta United Preview, Prediction, and Betting Tips | MLS

New York City vs Atlanta United Preview

The MLS fixture of New York City vs Atlanta United could mark a key turmoil in this season’s standings. New York City had made a rather poor start to their newest campaign as they have managed to win just 1 match in their first six outings. They currently hold the second-bottom slot in the league table with just four points in their tally so far.

On the other hand, Atlanta United have managed to spring up the table with a rather good start to their campaign. Winning three out of their first five matches they currently sit at sixth spot in this season’s MLS table with nine points to their name.

The weekend match against New York City would be a substantial one for Atlanta to keep their good form in the season running consistently. On the contrary, New York City would be itching for a win as it could help them to kick-start their season with a fresh and positive mindset.

New York City vs Atlanta United Team News

New York City

The hosts are set to miss out on the services of their star midfielder Maxi Moralex due to injury woes. They will also not be served with the availability of their forward player Talles Magno as he will also be sidelined against Atlanta United due to an injury sustained.

Atlanta United

Not a long list of injury worries for Atlanta United as only one of their defenders in the form of Stian Gregerson would be sidelined for their fixture against New York City on the weekend.

New York City vs Atlanta United Predicted Lineups

New York City Players
New York City Players | Image Credit: NYC FC

New York City

Not a good start to the season has dented New York City’s hopes for climbing up the table. However, the match against Atlanta United allows them to rewrite their destiny and start fresh by fielding their best possible starting eleven against the visitors.

Predicted XI: M Freese (GK), T Martins, S Tanasijevic, T Gray, H Wolf, J Sands, K Parks, M Ilenic, S Rodriguez, M Barkar, and A Martinez

Atlanta United

With a decent start to the season, Atlanta United are bursting with confidence as positivity must be lingering in their camp. However, they would be aware of the fact that things can change pretty quickly in the table. Not taking New York City lightly, Atlanta would be willing to play their strongest eleven available on the day.

Predicted XI: B Guzzan (GK), B Lennon, N Cobb, D Williams, C Wiley, B Slisz, T Muyumba, A Silva, T Almada, S Lobzhanidze, and G Giakoumakis

New York City vs Atlanta United head-to-head

Atlanta United Players
Atlanta United Players | Image Credit: USA Today

Last 5 matches played:

Atlanta United 2-2 New York City | MLS – June 22, 2023

New York City 1-1Atlanta United | MLS – April 9, 2023

Atlanta United 2-1 New York City | MLS – October 10, 2022

New York City 1-2 Atlanta United | MLS – July 4, 2022

New York City 2-0 Atlanta United| MLS – November 22, 2021

New York City vs Atlanta United Prediction

The home advantage might work in the favour of the New Yorkers when they come up against an in-form Atlanta United in their next MLS outing. The home side are in desperate need of a win and the clash at the weekend could prove to be a turning point for them in this season.

Predicted score: New York City 2-1 Atlanta United

New York City vs Atlanta United Betting Tips and Odds

Betting Tips

  • Goals over 2.5 – 1.89
  • Goals under 2.5 – 1.87
  • Both teams to score – Yes

Odds

  • New York City to win – 2.12
  • Draw- 3.62
  • Atlanta United to win – 3.80

Betting tips and odds from – ODDSPEDIA

New York City vs Atlanta United Timing and Telecast

  • Stadium: Citi Field, New York
  • Timing: 11:30 PM GMT; Saturday; April 6
  • India: MLS Season Pass on Apple TV
  • US: Apple TV [Season Pass]
  • UK: Apple TV [Season Pass]

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