This season, the MLS Eastern Conference hasn’t lived up to expectations, with all of the teams participating averaging fewer points per game than the bulk of the Western Conference.
Philadelphia Union has the best average of 1.5 points per game, whereas the top-of-the-table Montreal Impact has only achieved 1.45 points per game.
Philadelphia Union vs D.C. United Betting Tips, Odds, And Predictions!
Even with the greatest statistical team in the conference, this is still poorer than the top six teams in the Western Conference, which is not surprising.
In their last seven MLS games, Philadelphia Union has only won twice, lost twice, and been drawn three times.
On Sunday, August 29, DC United will play Philadelphia Union, and we’ll be happy to provide you with the best betting selections, odds, and predictions for the game.
Philadelphia Union vs D.C. United Betting
Date and Time: 05:00, Saturday, 9th July
Venue: Subaru Park
When Philadelphia Union plays D.C. United, who might have trouble scoring themselves, it appears likely that they will create enough chances to score multiple goals without necessarily conceding.
Therefore, when all is said and done, we predict that Philadelphia Union will win easily by a score of 2-0. The reasons for such strong predictions are
- This year, Philadelphia Union is undefeated at home (MLS).
- Philadelphia has triumphed over DC United in their last five home games (MLS).
- Philadelphia has won nine of their past ten games at home against DC United (all competitions).
- 4 of DC United’s last 6 away games have ended in losses (MLS).
- 7 of the previous 8 games have seen goals from both teams (all competitions).
Philadelphia Union vs D.C. United Betting Odds
According to the previous matches and scores, betting on Philadelphia Union is available for 1.73, betting on the game going all-square is 4, and betting on D.C. United winning is available for 4.6.
They represent the most competitive prices available right now. Over 1.5 goals are the prediction of our expert partners for this game.
Philadelphia Union vs D.C. United Full-Time Result
|Philadelphia Union Win||(-150) – 55.1%|
|Draw||(+275) – 24.5%|
|D.C. United Win||(+350) – 20.4%.|
Philadelphia Union vs D.C. United Result/Both Teams Score
Philadelphia Union vs D.C. United Correct Score Prediction
|Philadelphia Union – 2 vs 0 – D.C. United|
The match would be played at Subaru Park on the 9th of July.
Philadelphia Union and Columbus Crew played to a scoreless MLS draw before this match.
Philadelphia Union had a 35 percent possession advantage and made 4 efforts on goal, of which 2 were successful.
Columbus Crew made 16 efforts at goal against them, with 5 of those shots finding the back of the net. 5 of the last 6 games in which Philadelphia Union participated saw fewer than three goals per game.
In terms of goal distribution during this time, competing teams netted a total of 4, while Philadelphia Union amassed a total of 6.
D.C. United will enter this match off of a 3-5 Major League Soccer victory over Orlando City. D.C. United had a 27 percent possession advantage in that contest and made 9 attempts on goal, scoring on six of them.
Taxiarchis Fountas (5′, 8′, 51′), Kimarni Smith (74′), and Nigel Robertha (96′) scored goals for D.C. United. Looking at their recent results, D.C. United has allowed goals in 5 of their last 6 games, and 12 goals have been scored against them overall. D.C. United’s defence has shown its weaknesses. Of course, that pattern won’t necessarily continue into this game.
Examining their previous head-to-head matchups dating back to August 24, 2019, we can see that Philadelphia Union has won 4 of these games while D.C. United has won 1, with 1 match being drawn.
During those matchups, 21 goals were scored between them, with 13 for The U and 8 for Black-and-Red. That equals 3.5 goals per game on average.
The last league match between these teams took place on MLS Match Day 29 on August 29, 2021, and was won by D.C. United 3-1 by Philadelphia Union.
Philadelphia Union made 2 efforts on goal against them, with 1 of those shots finding the back of the net. Rubiel Vazquez served as the referee for the game.
In eleven of the last 14 MLS home games involving the Philadelphia Union, under 2.5 goals have been the rule.
Anyone anticipating a drama is going to be quite disappointed because DC United has kept things close recently, with 12 of their past 14 meetings at this level producing no more than a couple of goals.
There haven’t been many thrilling games at the home stadium for the Philadelphia Union in the previous six MLS games because at least one of the two goalkeepers has kept a clean sheet in five of those contests.
DC United’s recent 17 away games at this level only featured four goals at each end, which doesn’t give them much hope.
Last 5 Games Of The Philadelphia Union
The Philadelphia Union have won two out of their recent 5 matches. Their most recent match against Columbus Crew ended up in a 0-0 draw. Against Chicago Fire, Philadelphia Union could not seal the victory and lost 1-0.
Philadelphia Union rose victorious against New York City FC at 2-1. Philadelphia Union also drew a match with FC Cincinnati at 1 all.
Against New Eng. Revolution, Philadelphia could not score at the correct time and hence the match resulted in a draw at 1-1.
And finally, against Portland Timbers, Philadelphia Union was able to land a win with a final score of 2-0.
Last 5 Games Of D.C. United
In their last 6 games, D.C. United was able to win only 1 match which was the most recent one against Orlando City at 5-3. Before this, they were on a three-match losing streak.
Being beaten by Nashville at 3-1, they decided that was it. Previously they were beaten by the Chicago Fire at 1-0. They also came out on the losing side against the New York Red Bulls at 4-1.
Strengthening the no-win trend, they drew a match against Toronto FC at 2-2 before that.
And losing a match against New York City FC at 2-0.
MLS Points Table
|1||NY Red Bulls||19||9||5||5||29||20||9||32|
|4||New York City||17||8||5||4||33||19||14||29|
|3||Real Salt Lake||18||8||5||5||22||22||0||29|