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2020-09-19 23:30:00
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Orlando City vs Chicago Fire Prediction & Betting Tips

Saturday’s MLS fixture list sees Orlando City vs Chicago Fire.

Our tips, poll and stats for Orlando City v Chicago Fire can all be found here including the latest game odds.

📊 Form Guide

Orlando City LWWDDW

Orlando City will be hoping for a repeat of their last result, following a 2-1 MLS success against Inter Miami.

The only scorer from Orlando City was Pereyra (69'). Reyes (34' Own goal) and Shea (65') scored for Inter Miami.

Orlando City have been on a persistent run of goalscoring form, hitting the target in each and every one of their last 6 matches.

They’ve hit an aggregate of 12 during that period while also conceding a total of 8.

Chicago Fire LWLDLD

In the game prior to this, Chicago Fire drew 2-2 in the MLS match with Columbus Crew.

In that match, Chicago Fire had 43% possession and 15 attempts at goal with 6 on target. For Chicago Fire, the scorers were Mihailovic (11') and Berič (14'). For their opponents, Columbus Crew had 20 shots at goal with 6 on target. Alashe (68') and Zardes (88') scored for Columbus Crew.

In as many as 5 out of the previous 6 clashes involving Chicago Fire, at least three goals have been hit. The average goals scored per game in that spell is 2.83, with the average number of goals for Men in Red coming out as 1.17. We will have to find out if that trend will be continued on in this game.

↔️ Head to head

Delving into past results between these clubs going back to 04/06/2017 reveals that these fixtures have not been good ones for Orlando City. They have not been able to get themselves any victories whatsoever while Chicago Fire have just been stronger than them, finishing as winners in 67 per cent of those games played.

A combined sum of 20 goals were shared by the two clubs during those clashes, with 4 for The Lions and 16 for Men in Red. The average goals per game has been 3.33.

The previous league meeting between these clubs was MLS match day 41 on 06/10/2019 which ended up with the score at Orlando City 2-5 Chicago Fire.

That time, Orlando City had 47% possession and 17 attempts on goal with 10 on target. The scorers were Akindele (5'), Smith (17' Own goal) and Michel (74').

Chicago Fire had 20 attempts on goal with 9 on target. Sapong (61'), Katai (63') and Frankowski (67', 87') scored.

The match was refereed by Pierre-Luc Lauziere.

📰 Team News: Orlando City

Orlando City manager Óscar Pareja has zero fitness concerns at all before this match owing to a completely injury-free group available to select from.

📋 Team News: Chicago Fire

With a completely injury-free group available to choose from, Chicago Fire manager Raphaël Wicky does not have any fitness worries at all ahead of this clash.

🧠 Prediction

When taking everything into account, Chicago Fire will need to apply a lot of pressure to be putting a goal past this Orlando City side who we reckon will end up scoring and possibly keep a clean sheet as well.

We’re therefore expecting a very competitive encounter with a 1-0 win for Orlando City at the end of the 90 minutes.

A close call.

Peter Guest, 23:15 16/09/2020

Over/Under 2.5 Goals Prediction for Orlando City vs Chicago Fire
Under 2.5
Orlando City

🏟️ Team Focus:
Orlando City

Formed: 2013
Stadium: Exploria Stadium (25,500)
Captain: Luís Nani
Chairman: Flávio Augusto da Silva
Manager: Óscar Pareja
Competitions: MLS (Parent), MLS (Eastern Conference), MLS is Back (Final)

Orlando City 2019-10-06 20:00:00 2 - 5 Chicago Fire
Chicago Fire 2019-03-09 18:00:00 1 - 1 Orlando City
Chicago Fire 2018-09-16 21:00:00 4 - 0 Orlando City
Orlando City 2018-05-26 23:30:00 1 - 2 Chicago Fire
Chicago Fire 2017-06-25 00:30:00 4 - 0 Orlando City
Orlando City 2017-06-04 23:30:00 0 - 0 Chicago Fire
Orlando City 2020-09-12 23:30:00 2 - 1 Inter Miami
Orlando City 2020-09-06 00:00:00 1 - 1 Atlanta United
Nashville 2020-09-03 00:30:00 1 - 1 Orlando City
Atlanta United 2020-08-29 19:30:00 1 - 3 Orlando City
Orlando City 2020-08-26 23:30:00 3 - 1 Nashville
Inter Miami 2020-08-23 00:00:00 3 - 2 Orlando City
Chicago Fire 2020-09-12 19:30:00 2 - 2 Columbus Crew
Chicago Fire 2020-09-06 23:30:00 1 - 2 New Eng. Revolution
FC Cincinatti 2020-09-02 23:30:00 0 - 0 Chicago Fire
New York City FC 2020-08-29 23:30:00 3 - 1 Chicago Fire
Chicago Fire 2020-08-25 23:30:00 3 - 0 FC Cincinatti
Columbus Crew 2020-08-20 23:30:00 3 - 0 Chicago Fire
Orlando City 2020-09-19 23:30:00 Chicago Fire
Sporting Kansas City 2020-09-23 23:30:00 Orlando City
FC Dallas 2020-09-28 00:30:00 Orlando City
Orlando City 2020-09-19 23:30:00 Chicago Fire
Chicago Fire 2020-09-23 23:30:00 Houston Dynamo
Chicago Fire 2020-09-27 23:30:00 Atlanta United

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