Columbus Crew 21/10 to beat Montreal Impact in Saturdays MLS matchup
Market: Columbus Crew
Odds: 21/10 @ Bet 365
Looking to move within touching distance of securing their playoff position, Columbus Crew will travel to the Stade Saputo to face Montreal on Saturday night.
Starting with the hosts, while Montreal did endure a difficult start to the MLS season, they have done an impressive job of mounting a push for the playoffs. After 31 games, they have won 12, drawn four, and lost 15, scoring 42 and conceding 52 in return. With three games of the normal season remaining, they hold a two-point buffer over slipping out of the top six. As for their recent form, Montreal have now lost just two of their last eight in the MLS, winning three and drawing three. However, they have failed to win any of their last five meetings against Columbus, losing their last three on the bounce.
As for the visitors, while they might not be ending the season with as many points as they would have hoped for, Columbus are on the verge of securing a playoff position in the Eastern Conference. In their 31 games, they have won 13, drawn nine and lost nine, scoring 39 and conceding 38 in return they hold the best defensive record in the division. With a points tally of 48, with three games remaining they hold an eight-point buffer from slipping out of the top six. Along with holding a stellar record against Montreal, they have now lost just one of their last six matches.
Bet: Columbus Crew 21/10 to beat Montreal Impact in Saturdays MLS matchup @ Bet 365