DC United vs Nashville SC betting preview: Even match expected

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Competition: USA Major League Soccer
Competition: Sat 25.June
Match begins: 21:00 (UTC)
Venue: Audi Field (20000 seats)

Major League Soccer: DC United are 9 points behind Nashville SC, but are psyched to go full force. Let's go!

Insights:
  • DC United have the fewest scored goals in the second half (5) in Major League Soccer
  • Nashville SC have conceded at least twice as many corners as they have won away.

Both sides have had plenty of rest since their previous effort on the pitch. Let's agree to expect an in-your-face fixture!

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DC United form and stats

3 victories, 1 draw and 4 defeats. That’s what DC United have to build on here at Audi Field in the Major League Soccer.

DC United lost their last game at Chicago Fire (placed 13th) after a 0-1 scoreline. Romo had a busy but productive day in the Chicago Fire match. Despite making six saves the loss could not be prevented. Gressel, defender, was given a rating of 7.43/10 in that game, top of the team. Gressel hit two key passes and won 10 of 17 duels.

The spoils were shared after 90 minutes before that, a home game that ended 2-2 versus Toronto.

The bookmakers consider this a fairly even contest. One could say only the home advantage separates the teams. It could be relevant to look at how DC United have performed in matches similar to this (as small favourites). Our database has found 16 matches with the results: Won 8, drawn 2 and lost 6.

DC United have proved capable of finding the net in their games here at Audi Field with 12 goals in 8 league matches. Defensively it’s touch-and-go for the home team as 12 goals have been conceded.

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Nashville SC form and stats

The visitors are W4-D2-L4 on the road this term. That's in the Major League Soccer.

Home advantage was not enough for Nashville SC in their previous game as they lost hosting Sporting KC, 1-2. Midfielder Muyl was the best performer of that match, with a rating of 7.63. Muyl dribled past the opponent 1 of 1 times.

Preceding that match was the 0-0 draw at home vs SJ Earthquakes.

As mentioned above, this is an open game with no clear favourite. We have found 16 similar matches played by Nashville in our archives, and the results are: 3 wins for Nashville SC, 7 draws and 6 defeats.

The visitors will be packing their bags again in only four days as another away game awaits: The US Open Cup trip to Orlando City.

Scoring goals is the main ingredient in creating success in football, and not only at home. So far Nashville SC have scored 11 goals in 10 league games away. Nashville have conceded 12 goals in these away matches.

Head 2 Head

Head-to-head statistics (for the prior three meetings): DC United won zero games, one match ended with a draw and Nashville SC managed two wins. Over 2,5 goals / under 2,5 goals: one / two

Top Goalscorers

DC UnitedO. Williams Kamara
O. Williams Kamara
6 goals
Nashville SCH. Mukhtar
H. Mukhtar
6 goals
DC UnitedT. Fountas
T. Fountas
5 goals

DC United missing players

Nashville SC missing players

DC United Nashville SC
Total Home vs mid Statistics Stat vs low Away Total
14 8 3 Played P 1 10 16
4 3 2 Won W 1 4 6
2 1 0 Drew D 0 2 5
8 4 1 Lost L 0 4 5
17 12 6 Scored S 1 11 19
24 12 3 Conceded C 0 12 18
100% 100% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 100% 94%
79% 88% 67% Over 1.5 O 1.5 0% 70% 75%
57% 50% 67% Over 2.5 O 2.5 0% 40% 44%
36% 38% 33% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 20% 19%
21% 25% 33% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 0% 0%
43% 38% 33% BTTS BTTS 0% 50% 56%
21% 25% 33% Clean Sheets C S 100% 20% 25%
36% 38% 33% Failed to Score F T 0% 30% 25%
 
4.2 5.5 4.3 Corners for (avg) C F 1 3.3 4.4
4.8 4.4 5 Corners against (avg) C A 8 6.8 5.5
2.6 2.9 2.3 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 3 2.1 2.1
3 1 0 Red cards R C 0 1 1
 
10.9 11.8 11 Shots (avg) S ( 6 9.9 11.2
3.3 3.8 4 Shots on Target (avg) S O 3 3.8 4.4
37% 40% 50% Goal Efficiency G E 33% 29% 27%
 
13.1 13.1 15.7 Shots against (avg) S A 18 13.6 12.4
5.8 5.5 6 Shots on Target against (avg) S O 4 4 4.1
Key stats in Major League Soccer this season:
  • DC United have the fewest scored goals in the second half (5) in Major League Soccer
  • DC United have won significantly more corners at home than away.
  • DC United haven’t played a single 0-0 game.
  • Nashville SC have conceded at least twice as many corners as they have won away.
  • Nashville SC have won significantly less corners away then at home.
  • Nashville SC haven’t played a single 0-0 game away.

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 New York City 14 8 3 3 26 11 9 6 2 1 22 8 5 2 1 2 4 3 15 27
2 New York RB 16 7 5 4 26 17 8 2 4 2 12 9 8 5 1 2 14 8 9 26
3 Philadelphia Union 15 6 8 1 20 11 8 3 5 0 9 4 7 3 3 1 11 7 9 26
4 Orlando City 16 7 4 5 20 22 8 4 0 4 11 14 8 3 4 1 9 8 -2 25
5 Montreal Impact 15 7 2 6 28 27 7 4 0 3 14 11 8 3 2 3 14 16 1 23
6 New England 16 6 5 5 27 26 9 4 3 2 13 10 7 2 2 3 14 16 1 23
7 Charlotte 16 6 2 8 16 19 8 6 0 2 11 5 8 0 2 6 5 14 -3 20
8 Cincinnati 15 6 2 7 22 26 6 2 0 4 11 11 9 4 2 3 11 15 -4 20
9 Atlanta United 14 5 4 5 22 20 8 4 3 1 17 10 6 1 1 4 5 10 2 19
10 Inter Miami 15 5 3 7 15 24 8 4 2 2 12 11 7 1 1 5 3 13 -9 18
11 Columbus Crew 14 4 5 5 18 17 7 3 1 3 10 7 7 1 4 2 8 10 1 17
12 Toronto 15 4 3 8 21 29 7 4 0 3 11 12 8 0 3 5 10 17 -8 15
13 Chicago Fire 15 3 5 7 14 20 7 2 3 2 6 5 8 1 2 5 8 15 -6 14
14 DC United 14 4 2 8 17 24 8 3 1 4 12 12 6 1 1 4 5 12 -7 14

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Major League Soccer (often known simply as MLS) is the top level of football (soccer) in the United States and Canada. MLS has 24 teams divided into two conferences, Eastern and Western. Each team play 34 fixtures to decide a league table champion. The top fourteen teams then compete in playoff to crown a MLS Cup champion.