Orlando City SC vs. Chicago Fire MLS Pick, Odds, Prediction - 3/11/16
Chicago Fire (0-1-0) vs. Orlando City SC (0-0-1)
MLS Soccer: Friday, March 11, 2016 at 7:00 pm (Orlando Citrus Bowl)
The Line: -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: UniMás, UDN, MLS LIVE
The Orlando City SC and Chicago Fire meet Friday night at the Orlando Citrus Bowl.
The Orlando City SC look to get on the board with their first victory after settling for a 2-2 draw against the Real Salt Lake on Sunday. In the match, the Orlando City SC was able to get 50 percent of its 14 shots on target and controlled the ball for 52.7 percent of the time. The Orlando City SC showed great fight overall by coming away with a point despite getting down 2-0 in the match. Cyle Larin leads Orlando with one goal, Hadji Barry has one assist and Brek Shea has three shots. Defensively, Joe Bendik has come away with two saves on four shots faced. The Orlando City SC have come away with points in six straight regular season home games.
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The Chicago Fire look to get on the board for the first time after losing to the New York City FC, 4-3. In the losing effort, the Chicago Fire allowed 20 shots overall and three goals within the first 36 minutes. The Chicago Fire seemed to settle in during the second half, but they have to be far better on the defensive side if they’re going to have a successful season. David Accam leads Chicago with one goal, Arturo Alvarez has one assist and Gilberto has three shots. Defensively, Matt Lampson has come away with six saves on 10 shots faced. The Chicago Fire have lost five straight regular season road games.
The Orlando City SC beat the Chicago Fire in two of their three matches last season, and the other contest resulted in a 1-1 draw. The Orlando City SC outscored the Chicago Fire 5-3 in their three meetings last season.
The Chicago Fire had almost zero success against the Orlando City SC last season, and they’ve been poor on the road recently overall. Also, the Orlando City SC have come away with points in six straight games. Not sure how anyone can bet against Orlando here.