The New York Red Bulls play Philadelphia Union in their next league match of the MLS regular season.
The match is scheduled to start at 7:00 p.m. ET on Sunday, 3 September 2022. The game time by GMT is 11:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 3. The match venue is Red Bull Arena, Harrison, New Jersey.
Betting tips and match predictions for the New York Red Bulls vs Philadelphia Union (September 3) game are available in this article. Next is a preview of the latest betting odds, key stats, team news, and projected starting lineups.
New York Red Bulls vs Philadelphia Union latest odds on betting sites
The New York Red Bulls to win odds are priced at 2.40 (+140 American; 7/5 Fractional), the odds for a draw are priced at 3.50 (+250; 5/2), while Philadelphia Union to win odds are priced at 3.00 (+200; 2/1).
The chances of these outcomes are as follows: New York Red Bulls — 45%, draw — 25%, Philadelphia Union — 30%.
Latest betting odds on New York Red Bulls vs Philadelphia Union (3 September 2022):
- Over 2.5 goals — 1.74 (-135; 20/27)
- Under 2.5 goals — 2.05 (+105; 21/20)
- Asian handicap (0.0, -0.5) on New York Red Bulls — 2.05 (+105; 21/20)
- Asian handicap (0.0, +0.5) on Philadelphia Union — 1.80 (-125; 4/5)
- Both teams to score (Yes) — 1.61 (-164; 25/41)
- Both teams to score (No) — 2.20 (+120; 6/5)
New York Red Bulls vs Philadelphia Union match preview and statistics
The New York Red Bulls are third in the Eastern Conference table with 47 points and a +11 goal difference. They haven’t lost in the last four games, with three wins and a draw. The Red Bulls beat Montreal 1-nil in their last match.
Lewis Morgan was the hero of the day. He scored the winner before halftime with a shot from the left side of the box to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Cristian Casseres Jr with a through ball.
Team statistics: 32% possession, 0.72 expected goals, nine total shots, one big chance, four shots on target, 169 accurate passes, 63% pass accuracy, 11 fouls committed, one corner, five corners and two yellow cards. It was not their best game tactically, but they managed to get the win.
NY Red Bulls team news: AJ Marcucci, Frankie Amaya and Serge Ngoma are sidelined due to injuries.
Philadelphia Union have four wins and a loss in the last five matches and are on a three-game winning streak currently. They are top of the Eastern Conference standings with 57 points and a +40 goal difference. The Union thrashed Atlanta United 4-1 in their last game.
Julian Carranza opened the scoring in the 18th minute with a right footed shot from outside the box to the bottom left corner, assisted by Mikael Uhre. Andrew Gutman pulled one back for Atlanta some minutes later with a header from very close range to the bottom right corner.
On the stroke of halftime, Uhre restored the team’s lead with a shot from the right side of the box to the top right corner. Assisted by Alejandro Bedoya following a corner. Daniel Gazdag made it 3-1 in the 67th minute from close range into the centre of the goal. Assisted by Cory Burke.
Nathan Harriel scored the fourth for Philadelphia in the 90+5 minute with a shot from very close range to the top right corner. Team statistics: 44% possession, 3.07 expected goals, 22 total shots, three big chances, eight shots on target, 232 accurate passes, 76% pass accuracy, 12 fouls committed, two corners, four corners and four yellow cards.
Philadelphia Union team news: No player is injured or suspended for the match.
New York Red Bulls vs Philadelphia Union H2H
Philadelphia Union haven’t lost to the New York Red Bulls in their last eight meetings, with five wins and three draws. They played a 1-1 draw in the last meeting.
New York Red Bulls vs Philadelphia Union lineups and key players
NY Red Bulls projected starting lineup:
- Carlos Miguel
- Dylan Nealis
- Sean Nealis
- Cameron Harper
- Andres Reyes
- Daniel Edelman
- Christian Casseres Jr
- Omir Fernandez
- Lewis Morgan
- Elias Manoel
Lewis Morgan is the key player to watch out for. He has scored in back-to-back games. Morgan scored the match-winner in their last game against Montreal. You can expect him to be on the scoresheet again.
Philadelphia Union projected starting lineup:
- Andre Blake
- Olivier Mbaizo
- Jakob Glesnes
- Jack Elliott
- Kai Wagner
- Alejandro Bedoya
- Jose Andres Martinez
- Leon Flach
- Daniel Gazdag
- Mikael Uhre
- Julian Carranza
Julian Carranza is the key player to watch out for. The centre-forward is in form right now, having scored six goals with two assists in the last five matches. He scored a goal in their win against Atlanta. Carranza has a high chance of netting the ball again.
New York Red Bulls vs Philadelphia Union predictions and betting tips
Both teams are in very good form ahead of their matchup. The hosts have three wins and a draw in the last four games. The visitors have won three consecutive games and lost one of the last five matches. The Union and the Red Bulls drew 1-1 in the last meeting.
The predictions for this match are Philadelphia Union to win or draw, and under 2.5 goals. The Union currently have a high scoring form, with 16 goals scored in three matches. The chances of them losing is very low. At worst, they might draw the game. Both teams have scored less than three goals in five straight h2h matches.
Betting prediction: Philadelphia Union to win or draw
Odds: 1.53 (-188 American; 25/47 Fractional)
Betting prediction: Under 2.5 goals
Odds: 2.05 (+105 American; 21/20 Fractional)