There should be a significant difference in quality between these teams based on table positions so far, with Toronto leading Atlanta United by 19 points.
There’s little time for restitution or working hard at the training pitch these days, with both teams having played their last game less than four days ago.
One slightly interesting match fact is that this game is played on grass and that the visiting Atlanta United have a different surface at their stadium (artifical turf). The impact of this is hard to measure exactly, but the visitors stats on grass is 12-2-15 (win-draw-loss) from 29 matches.
It's time to recharge all electronic entertainment devices for Atlanta United, who are travelling more than 1500 kilometers to play this game.
Toronto form and stats
The home supporters can't complain about results here at Pratt & Whitney Stadium at Rentschler Field as Toronto have scored 13 goals to get 18 points from 9 games. The overall stats in the Major League Soccer are 5-3-1 (wins-draws-losses).
The home supporters saw a 1-1 draw versus New York RB in the Major League Soccer last time out and are looking for a win here. Before that match, a win away at Cincinnati.
The betting market estimate that the home team has about 55-60% chance of winning this match. There could be betting value if you think differently, so to help you here are the stats from Toronto's earlier matches at home being 55%-60% favourite: Played two games, won one match, drawn one and lost zero.
Toronto has scored 13 league goals at home this season, in 9 matches. Toronto are not conceding a lot of goals here at Pratt & Whitney Stadium at Rentschler Field in the league, averaging less than one per game. The total is 6 from 9 matches. It's worth mentioning that 3 of these goals has been conceded in their last 3 home matches.
Atlanta United form and stats
The story so far for the visiting team on their Major League Soccer travels is 2 wins, 2 draws and 3 defeats.
It's another away game for the visitors, as they travelled to Inter Miami (placed 12th) in their previous outing. The Major League Soccer match ended in a draw 1-1. A 0-1 loss hosting New York RB before that.
As mentioned above, Atlanta drew the match against Inter Miami. Manager S. Glass brought on Jake Mulraney to rescue the draw from a losing position and it worked.
Looking at the earlier recent performances of Atlanta when being an outsider away as they are today, we find one match with the visitors losing zero times, drawing one and winning zero games.
Atlanta are not goal shy away from home in the league, finding the net 11 times in 7 away games so far. In the opposite end, Atlanta United have conceded 11 goals in their away games.
Head 2 HeadAs for the last seven games between these two teams, there's three Toronto victories, three draws and one Atlanta United win. Over/under statistics; six of these games ended with three goals or more, one match with two goals or less.
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|Total||Home||vs ||Statistics||Stat||vs ||Away||Total|
|95%||90%||100%||Over 0.5||O 0.5||100%||100%||89%|
|58%||60%||100%||Over 1.5||O 1.5||100%||100%||61%|
|53%||50%||100%||Over 2.5||O 2.5||0%||57%||39%|
|37%||30%||100%||Over 3.5||O 3.5||0%||29%||17%|
|11%||0%||0%||Over 4.5||O 4.5||0%||14%||6%|
|42%||40%||0%||Clean Sheets||C S||0%||14%||28%|
|11%||20%||0%||Failed to Score||F T||0%||14%||39%|
|0||0||0||Corners for (avg)||C F||0||0||0|
|0||0||0||Corners against (avg)||C A||0||0||0|
|1.6||1.3||0||Yellow cards (avg)||Y C||4||2.3||2.1|
|0||0||0||Red cards||R C||0||0||2|
|269||160||16||Total Shots||T S||9||57||161|
|102||57||7||Shots on Target||S O||7||26||60|
|29%||25%||29%||Goal Efficiency||G E||14%||42%||30%|
- All of Atlanta United's away-matches have had more than 1,5 goals.
- Atlanta United has the fewest conceded goals in the second half (6) in Major League Soccer
- Atlanta United have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.
- Atlanta United haven’t played a single 0-0 game away.
- Toronto is in the best form (5-1-0)
|6||New York City||18||8||3||7||23||16||9||5||0||4||16||10||9||3||3||3||7||6||7||27|
|7||New York RB||18||7||3||8||21||22||7||3||0||4||9||10||11||4||3||4||12||12||-1||24|