The upcoming match between the Chicago Fire and CF Montreal will take place in Montreal, Quebec, on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. EDT. According to the FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK MLS LINE, Montreal is favored to win with odds of -116, while Chicago has odds of +286 and the draw has odds of +282. The over/under for the game is set at 2.5 goals.
Chicago Fire is currently on a four-game losing streak and will be looking to end their slump in this match. They have a record of 8-11-8 and are currently placed ninth in the Eastern Conference. On the other hand, CF Montreal has a record of 11-14-2 and is sitting in seventh place in the Eastern Conference.
Montreal has struggled against Eastern Conference opponents this season, with a record of 8-11-2. However, they have had success when they score at least two goals, with a 5-1-1 record in such games. The Fire, on the other hand, have struggled in Eastern Conference games, with a record of 3-8-8. They currently rank ninth in the conference and have scored 32 goals, with Kei Kamara leading the team with five goals.
This game will be the second meeting between the two teams this season. The Fire won the previous encounter with a scoreline of 3-0.
Key performers for Montreal include Mathieu Choiniere, who has scored four goals and provided two assists, and Matko Miljevic, who has one assist in the last ten games. For the Chicago Fire, Kei Kamara has been their top scorer with five goals and one assist, while Maren Haile-Selassie has contributed with one goal and two assists in the last ten games.
In their last ten games, Montreal has a record of 4-5-1 and has been averaging 0.9 goals, 4.0 shots on goal, and 5.1 corner kicks per game. They have conceded an average of 1.3 goals per game. On the other hand, the Fire have a record of 5-5-0 in their last ten games, averaging 1.0 goal, 3.6 shots on goal, and 3.4 corner kicks per game. They have conceded an average of 1.5 goals per game.
There are several players expected to be unavailable for this match due to injuries. For Montreal, Aaron Herrera and Romell Quioto will not be able to participate. Similarly, Victor Bezerra, Javier Casas, and Chris Mueller are injured and will not be able to play for the Fire.
This article was created by the Associated Press using technology from Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.