New England Revolution vs. FC Cincinnati odds, picks and predictions
New England Revolution (6 wins, 5 loses, 6 draws) hosts FC Cincinnati (7-7-3) at Gillette Stadium Sunday. Kickoff is set for 7:30 p.m. ET. Below, we preview the New England Revolution vs. FC Cincinnati odds and lines, and make our best MLS bets, picks and predictions.
FC Cincinnati is coming off a thrilling 4-4 draw at home against New York City FC. It was a disappointing result after FCC took a 3-0 lead in the first 40 minutes.
FCC is led by F Brandon Vazquez, who has 8 goals on the season. Fellow forward Brenner is coming off a hat trick. Cincinnati has lost twice in its last 9 games, one of which was a 3-2 defeat by New England.
As for New England, its most recent stretch of play is actually more impressive. The Revolution haven't lost a game since April 23. They lost 5 of their first 8 prior to this stretch of unbeaten soccer.
New England has drawn 5 of its last 8. M Carles Gil leads the Revolution with 4 goals and 6 assists. He's the team's captain as well. F Adam Buksa is the main goalscorer for New England, having tallied 7 so far this season.
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New England Revolution vs. FC Cincinnati odds, lines, picks and predictions
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- Money line: New England Revolution -145 (bet $145 to win $100) | FC Cincinnati +370 (bet $100 to win $370) | Draw +310
- Over/Under: 2.5 (O: -175 | U: +140)
New England Revolution 2, FC Cincinnati 2
Money line (ML)
LEAN DRAW +310.
Both teams have been prone to playing to the level of their competition.
FCC welcomed NYCFC and drew the club tied for the top spot in the conference. Just 3 games ago, they drew Philadelphia, another club tied for first in the East.
As noted, while New England drew 1 of its first 9 matches, it has increased its consistency, helping get it back into playoff position. The Revolution have drawn 5 of their last 8.
In the first battle between the 2 sides, they both had .7 expected goals. It doesn't get closer than that despite the Revolution coming out on top. With all that in mind, a draw at these odds has good value.
LEAN ALTERNATE OVER 3.5 (+135).
FC Cincinnati plays with pace and isn't great at defending, something New England can also say. Since losing GK Matt Turner in the offseason, the Revolution's defense hasn't returned to the same form.
They've allowed 26 goals in 17 games.
New England has gone over this total in 3 of its last 8. The Revs have scored multiple goals in 9 of their last 12. They carry their offensive weight, as will FCC.
Cincinnati has gone over in 3 of its last 5. There were 5 goals the last time these teams met. FCC and New England are tied for the 3rd-most goals in the East, both having scored 27.
FCC has scored more than once in 4 of its last 6.
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