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Their MLS Cup Playoffs fixture on Wednesday sees Nashville prepare for the clash against Orlando City.
All Nashville v Orlando City game predictions, stats and user poll are shown below - along with the latest match odds.
Nashville will be looking to improve on their last outing here following a 1-0 MLS Cup Playoffs defeat last time out to Orlando City.
In that game, Nashville managed 42% possession and 7 shots at goal with 3 of them on target. For their opponents, Orlando City got 25 shots at goal with 5 of them on target. Wilder Cartagena (41') scored for Orlando City.
Under three goals per match were recorded in 5 of the last 6 meetings where Nashville have been involved. Regarding the goal weighting in this period, opposing sides scored an aggregate of 5 while Nashville managed a tally of 3. That sort of pattern might not be carried forward into this match, however.
In their previous 6 clashes, Orlando City have amassed the sum of 11 goals. Orlando City have also not failed to score on each one of those occasions. In that time, their defenders have had 3 goals go into their own net.
Head to head
Looking at the statistics for their head to head duels going back to 31/10/2021, neither club has come out on top overall with Nashville winning 2 of those games, Orlando City 2 and 2 being draws after 90 minutes of play.
A sum of 12 goals were scored between the two sides in these games, with 7 of them for Nashville and 5 for The Lions. That is an average goals per game value of 2.
Team News: Nashville
The Nashville manager Gary Smith does not have any fitness concerns at all before this match owing to a fully healthy squad available for selection.
Team News: Orlando City
With a completely injury-free group available to select from, the Orlando City boss Óscar Pareja has no fitness worries to report before this game.
Here is a game where Orlando City may not find it easy to see themselves scoring against this Nashville lineup who we think will gain the upper hand.
We’re going for a narrow 1-0 winning score for Nashville at the end of the match.
Let’s see how it plays out.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Geodis Park (30,000)
Captain: Dax McCarty
Chairman: Ian Ayre
Manager: Gary Smith
Competitions: MLS Cup Playoffs (Round One), MLS (Parent), MLS (Eastern Conference)