DC United 4/5 to beat Chicago Fire in Thursday’s MLS contest
Market: DC United win
Odds: 4/5 @ Bet 365
With the chance to extend their buffer at the top of the Eastern Conference, DC United will host Chicago Fire to Audi Field on Thursday.
Starting with the hosts, while DC United might be enduring a minor blip, they still have their sights firmly set on winning the Eastern Conference outright thus campaign. In their 15 MLS matches this season, they have recorded seven wins, four draws and four defeats, scoring 19 and conceding 14 in return. With a points tally of 25, DC currently hold a one-point buffer over Philadelphia Union at the top of the table. As for their recent run of results, while Thursday’s hosts have recorded just one win in their last three MLS matchups, United have lost just one of their previous five matches, including back-to-back victories at Audi Field.
As for the visitors, enjoying a stable run of form, Chicago Fire will have their sights set on securing a play-off finish this season. In their 14 MLS matches this year, they have recorded four wins, five draws and five defeats, scoring 21 and conceding 18 in return. With a points tally of 17, only their goal difference currently sees them from climbing into the play-off positions in the Eastern Conference. As for their recent run of results, the Reds have lost just one of their last five MLS matches, drawing two and losing two. However, Chicago have lost three of their last four matches on the road and have failed to pick up an away win all season.
Bet: DC United 4/5 to beat Chicago Fire in Thursday’s MLS contest @ Bet 365