Major League Soccer has a full slate of games this weekend. Top matchups include New England Revolution heading to the ATL to take on Atlanta United, New York City FC at Columbus Crew, and FC Dallas at the Portland Timbers. Check out MLS odds, analysis, and free picks for this weekend’s top MLS matches.
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Top MLS Weekend Matches
- When: Saturday, July 17
Saturday, July 17th Matches
- New England Revolution +135 / Atlanta United FC +165
Atlanta United has 3 draws and a couple of losses in their last 5 matches. New England Revolution has 2 losses and a draw in their last 3. On May 1, New England beat the ATL 2-1. The Revolution looks tough to beat, but by backing Atlanta United, we get a decent home team at better odds than what the road squad offers. That’s a good deal in our eyes.
Soccer Pick: Atlanta United FC
- Inter Miami +350 / New York Red Bulls -135
Miami has lost 5 straight. The New York Red Bulls have a victory and 2 draws in their last 3. It’s always tough to accept low odds, but NYRB should have no trouble on Saturday. The Red Bulls are the play.
Soccer Pick: New York Red Bulls
- New York City FC +160 / Columbus Crew +155
The Crew has drawn in 3 straight. New York City FC has a couple of victories and a loss in their last 3. In the last head-to-head, on May 22, the Columbus Crew beat NYFC 2-1. Give the Crew the nod.
Soccer Pick: Columbus Crew
- DC United +290 / Philadelphia Union -109
Philly Union has a victory, a loss, and 3 draws in their last 5. DC United beat Toronto FC 7-1 in their last match. On May 23, Philadelphia beat DC 1-0. Based on the odds, P. Union is an underlay while DC United is an overlay. Backing overlays is always better than backing underlays.
Soccer Pick: DC United
- Orlando City SC +160 / Toronto FC +142
The odds reflect what this should be, a tough match between two decent squads. Toronto beat New England Revolution 3-2 on July 7. Orlando City heads into this after losing their last couple. Orlando has won the last two head-to-head, which is why they’re the team to back in this match.
Soccer Pick: Orlando City SC
MLS Weekly Betting Update
- FC Cincinnati +225 / CF Montreal +108
It’s going to be tough to find a more difficult soccer match to handicap this weekend than FC Cincinnati versus CF Montreal. The home team in this rides a 2-match winning streak into Saturday. Cincinnati drew 1-1 with Houston Dynamo on July 3. On July 9, FC Cincy drew 2-2 against the Columbus Crew. On May 22, Cincinnati beat Montreal 2-1. The odds make the road squad an overlay.
Soccer Pick: FC Cincinnati
- Los Angeles Galaxy +104 / Vancouver Whitecaps FC +220
The Galaxy have won 3-of-4. Even though Vancouver is the home squad in this, it’s tough seeing the Whitecaps getting past LAG. Give the Galaxy a nod in a match where the oddsmakers appear to be giving Vancouver too much credit for playing on their pitch.
Soccer Pick: Los Angeles Galaxy
- Real Salt Lake +1 ½ (-169) / Los Angeles FC -1 ½ (+126)
LAFC appears to have gotten it together. Los Angeles struggled early in the season. The preseason favorite to win the MLS Cup has turned things around, winning 3-of-4. On July 3, LAFC beat Real Salt Lake 1-0. Don’t be surprised if the home team beats their rivals again, this time by 2 goals instead of 1.
Soccer Pick: Los Angeles FC
- FC Dallas +270 / Portland Timbers -114
On Saturday, Portland and Dallas have something to prove. The Timbers will head into this on a 2-match losing streak. FC Dallas has a draw and a loss in their last couple of matches. Not only is Dallas in slightly better form, but they beat the Timbers 4-1 in the last head-to-head. That match happened on May 1. Even if the Timbers beat Dallas, backing Portland at the odds isn’t a good play. Hoping Dallas steps it up at +270 is.
Soccer Pick: FC Dallas
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