New England vs Philadelphia Union Prediction: Lineup, ODDs & H2

New England Revolution will lock horns with Philadelphia Union on Saturday, May 18th, 2024, in a much-anticipated MLS encounter. Here’s a closer look at the…

New England vs Philadelphia Union

New England Revolution will lock horns with Philadelphia Union on Saturday, May 18th, 2024, in a much-anticipated MLS encounter. Here’s a closer look at the matchup:

New England Revolution vs Philadelphia Union: Match Details

  • Matchup: New England Revolution vs Philadelphia Union
  • Competition: Major League Soccer (MLS)
  • Date: Saturday, May 18th, 2024
  • Time: 11:30 PM EDT (Sunday, May 19th, 3:30 AM UTC)
  • Venue: Gillette Stadium, Foxborough, Massachusetts
  • Current Standings:
    • New England Revolution: 15th place in Eastern Conference
    • Philadelphia Union: 9th place in Eastern Conference

Prediction:

This matchup is expected to be a close contest. While Philadelphia Union holds the historical edge, New England’s home advantage shouldn’t be ignored. Here’s a breakdown:

  • Philadelphia Union slightly favored: Their recent form and historical success against New England give them a slight edge.
  • High-scoring game likely: Both teams are capable attackers, and the odds favor a game with over 2.5 goals.

Lineups (subject to change):

New England Revolution:

  • GK: Matt Turner
  • DF: Brandon Bye, Henry Kessler, Andrew Farrell, DeJuan Jones
  • MF: Carles Gil, Wilfrid Kaku, Sebastian Lletget
  • FW: Adam Buksa, Gustavo Bou

Philadelphia Union:

  • GK: Andre Blake
  • DF: Kai Wagner, Jakob Glesnes, Jack Elliott, Olivier Mbaizo
  • MF: Leon Flach, Daniel Gazdag, Jamiro Moreno
  • FW: Sergio Santos, Cory Burke

Odds (as of May 17, 2024):

  • New England Revolution win: +160 (38% probability)
  • Draw: +250 (28% probability)
  • Philadelphia Union win: +137.5 (34% probability)
  • Over 2.5 Goals: -154 (64% probability)
  • Both Teams to Score: -175 (69% probability)

Head-to-Head (H2H):

  • Philadelphia Union holds the historical advantage:
    • Wins: 23
    • Draws: 8
    • Losses: 11
  • However, New England won their last home meeting against Philadelphia in 2023.
  • On average, their encounters see over 2.6 goals per match.

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