Columbus Crew vs FC Cincinnati 8-20-2023

Columbus Crew vs FC Cincinnati 8/20/2023 Game Preview, Tips and Odds

 Columbus Crew (10-6-7) vs FCC (15-6-2)

Columbus Crew vs FC Cincinnati 8/20/2023 – This year, the Columbus Crew have made 71 saves and a save percentage of 70.9. With 45 goals scored and 33 goals allowed, the squad has a 12-goal goal differential. The team leads soccer with 35 assists and accrued an average of 1.57 points per game this season (36 points). The Crew now ranks fifth in the group of goals anticipated with 34.8, while the group’s xGA is 28.0. This year, there were 46 yellow card warnings and 1 red card in Columbus. With 33 goals allowed and 1.43 goals allowed per 90 minutes, opponents have 103 SoT on Columbus.


FC Cincinnati has been on a scoring spree, tallying 39 goals, and they’re projected to reach 35.6 this season. With 63 saves and only 1.09 goals conceded per 90 minutes, they’ve secured an impressive 9 clean sheets. Ranking at the top of the MLS with 51 points, they boast a save percentage of 74.4% (86 SoT against) for the season. Their solid defensive performance positions them second with just 25 goals allowed, leading to a remarkable goal differential of 14. Amidst their success, Cincinnati has received 55 yellow cards, maintaining a clean sheet percentage of 39.1%. For top soccer picks, look no further.

Columbus Crew vs FC Cincinnati Game Info

When: Sunday, August 20, 2023 7:30 PM ET.
Where: Field, OH
TV: FS1, MLS Season Pass
Stream: MLB.TV

Crew GK Patrick Schulte and Cincinnati GK Roman Celentano

Patrick Schulte will be the Columbus goalkeeper’s defender. Schulte spent 1,800 minutes defending the goal in his career and recorded 64 saves. He has a save percentage of.688 and a GA/90 of 1.50 (30 goals allowed). In 20 starts, the American goalie took 93 shots in his direction. With 4 clean sheets under his belt and a career record of 9-5-6, Schulte has a 20.0% clean sheet rate.


For Cincinnati, Roman Celentano will be in charge of the goal. He has a record of 84-55-73 with a goals-against average of 1.14 per 90 minutes. In 19,101 career minutes, Celentano faced 604 shots and had 54 clean sheets. Celentano made 214 starts and made 396 saves while playing professional soccer. He gave up 242 goals. His shutout rate is now at 25.2%, and he earned a save percentage of .656.


Odds/Point Spread: Columbus Crew +105, Total Odds: 2.5

You should watch Darlington Nagbe, who plays for Columbus, on the team. The midfielder, who is American, played 31,359 minutes and scored 37 goals. In 361 games over the course of his career, Nagbe started and has a 0.11 G/90. Over the course of his career, he accrued 33 assists and 18 yellow cards.


Columbus Crew Betting Trends

Columbus Crew is 3-1 in their last 5 matches. TheColumbus Crew is 3-2 in their last 5 matches against the spread. Columbus Crew is 4-7 in their road matches against the spread. The totals went OVER in 3 of CLB’s last 5 matche


FC Cincinnati Betting Trends

FC Cincinnati is 2-1 in their last 5 matches. Cincinnati is 4-1 in their last 5 matches against the spread. FC Cincinnati is 8-3 in their road matches against the spread. The totals went OVER in 2 of FC CIN’ last 5 matches.


Columbus Crew vs FC Cincinnati 8/20/2023 Betting Picks

The totals went OVER in 7 of CLB’s last 12 matches at home. Similarly, the totals went OVER in 8 of FC CIN’s last 12 matches at home. FC Cincinnati’s dominance extends to the conference table, largely attributed to their stellar defense and goalkeeper, who’ve only conceded 25 goals in the first 23 matches. This defensive record ranks second lowest in the Eastern Conference and is tied for the second lowest in the entire MLS. In their previous encounter, Cincinnati clinched a 3-2 victory against Columbus Crew at home. Even though this match takes place in Columbus, the momentum is with Cincinnati, making them the favorites to secure all three points on Sunday. For top sports picks, consider our recommendations.

Free Pick and Prediction: Columbus Crew will win 2-1


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