Betting preview: Montreal Impact vs Philadelphia Union - predictions and statistics

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Competition: USA Major League Soccer
Competition: Sat 16.October
Match begins: 17:00 (UTC)
Venue: Stade Saputo (20801 seats)

This looks to be an interesting game as Montreal Impact have their supposed home advantage, while Philadelphia Union are in front by 5 points in the Major League Soccer standings.

Insights:
  • Montreal Impact have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Philadelphia Union have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.

This has all the signs of an exciting fixture with lots of fun and bustle as both participants are well revitalized since they last ran out on the pitch. Let's go!

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Montreal Impact form and stats

The overall Major League Soccer stats at home this season for Montreal Impact are 8-3-3 (wins-draws-losses).

The Montreal Impact supporters enjoyed the previous match, watching their team host Atlanta United in Major League Soccer and win 2-1. The attacking player Romell Quioto was declared "man of the match" for Montreal with a rating of 8.32/10. Quioto scored two goals, dribled past the opponent 1 of 2 times and had 19 successful passes (of 21 total).

Preceding that match was the home game against New England that was lost 1-4.

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 Montreal Impact have performed in matches similar to this (as small favourites). Our database has found eight matches with the results: Won four, drawn two and lost two.

There's a new game coming up fairly quickly for Montreal as they are travelling to their away game against Orlando City in the Major League Soccer. That match is four days after this one.

A decent goal production from Montreal in their home games so far, with 25 goals from 14 league matches. 19 goals have been conceded.

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Philadelphia Union form and stats

3 wins, 6 draws and 4 losses. That’s the product of Philadelphia Union playing as the away team in the Major League Soccer this season.

Philadelphia play their second away game in a row, but can be confident going into this one after the 2-1 victory visiting Cincinnati (placed 14th). Midfielder Nathan Harriel was the best performer of that match, with a rating of 7.92. Harriel hit three key passes.

That result followed a home victory 3-0 versus Columbus Crew.

So, this is expected to be a close game, an even contest. Looking at earlier matches with Philadelphia Union playing away and similar expectations, we found 16 relevant matches. Results were five Philadelphia Union wins, six draws and five defeats.

The visitors will be packing their bags again in only four days as another away game awaits: The Major League Soccer trip to Minnesota United.

Philadelphia are scoring more than one goal per away game on average, having accumulated 16 away goals from 13 games (in the league). 17 goals have been conceded by Philadelphia in these games.

Head 2 Head

The most up to date logged history involving both these sides is the Philadelphia Union - Montreal Impact 1-1 played earlier this season. As for the last ten games between these two teams, there's four Montreal victories, two draws and four Philadelphia Union wins. Over/under statistics; eight of these games ended with three goals or more, two matches with two goals or less.

Top Goalscorers

Philadelphia UnionK. Przybyłko
K. Przybyłko
10 goals
Montreal ImpactR. Quioto Robinson
R. Quioto Robinson
8 goals
MontrealM. Toye
M. Toye
7 goals

Montreal Impact missing players

Philadelphia Union missing players

Montreal Impact Philadelphia Union
Total Home vs top Statistics Stat vs mid Away Total
28 14 2 Played P 5 13 28
11 8 0 Won W 1 3 12
7 3 0 Drew D 3 6 9
10 3 2 Lost L 1 4 7
40 25 1 Scored S 6 16 38
37 19 5 Conceded C 7 17 27
89% 86% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 92% 96%
71% 71% 50% Over 1.5 O 1.5 80% 77% 71%
54% 64% 50% Over 2.5 O 2.5 40% 46% 43%
25% 36% 50% Over 3.5 O 3.5 40% 23% 14%
14% 21% 50% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 8% 4%
61% 64% 50% BTTS BTTS 80% 69% 54%
25% 29% 0% Clean Sheets C S 20% 23% 36%
25% 21% 50% Failed to Score F T 0% 15% 14%
 
4.5 5.4 3.5 Corners for (avg) C F 5.4 5.1 5.4
4.2 3.4 5 Corners against (avg) C A 6.8 6 5.4
2 2 1.5 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 2.8 2.5 2.2
4 3 0 Red cards R C 1 1 3
 
12.5 13.9 16.5 Shots (avg) S ( 11.2 12.7 13.1
4.5 5.6 4.5 Shots on Target (avg) S O 4.6 4.6 4.7
32% 32% 11% Goal Efficiency G E 26% 27% 29%
Key stats in Major League Soccer this season:
  • Montreal Impact have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Philadelphia Union have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.

  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 England 29 20 5 4 57 34 14 11 2 1 28 15 15 9 3 3 29 19 23 65
2 Nashville SC 28 11 14 3 46 26 15 8 7 0 33 16 13 3 7 3 13 10 20 47
3 Philadelphia Union 28 12 9 7 38 27 15 9 3 3 22 10 13 3 6 4 16 17 11 45
4 Orlando City 28 11 9 8 41 41 14 8 4 2 25 14 14 3 5 6 16 27 0 42
5 New York City 28 11 7 10 44 32 14 8 3 3 29 12 14 3 4 7 15 20 12 40
6 DC United 28 12 4 12 49 41 13 10 0 3 28 11 15 2 4 9 21 30 8 40
7 Montreal Impact 28 11 7 10 40 37 14 8 3 3 25 19 14 3 4 7 15 18 3 40
8 Atlanta United 28 10 9 9 37 33 14 8 3 3 21 11 14 2 6 6 16 22 4 39
9 New York RB 28 10 7 11 34 30 14 6 5 3 17 11 14 4 2 8 17 19 4 37
10 Columbus Crew 28 9 7 12 32 39 13 7 3 3 23 18 15 2 4 9 9 21 -7 34
11 Inter Miami 28 9 5 14 25 43 14 5 2 7 17 31 14 4 3 7 8 12 -18 32
12 Chicago Fire 29 7 6 16 29 46 16 6 5 5 22 18 13 1 1 11 7 28 -17 27
13 Toronto 28 6 7 15 34 54 13 4 5 4 20 19 15 2 2 11 14 35 -20 25
14 Cincinnati 28 4 8 16 29 54 13 1 5 7 10 16 15 3 3 9 19 38 -25 20

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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.