New York City FC goes head-to-head with NY Red Bulls in their next MLS game on Saturday night.
The match is scheduled to start at 8:00 p.m. ET on Saturday, 25 September 2021. The game time by GMT is midnight on Sunday, September 26. The match venue is Yankee Stadium, New York.
Betting tips and match predictions for the New York City vs NY Red Bulls (September 25) game are previewed in this article. Before we get to that, let’s check out the latest betting odds, key stats, team news and projected starting lineups.
New York City vs NY Red Bulls (September 25) latest betting odds
New York City to win odds are situated at 1.66 (-150 American; 2/3 Fractional). The odds for a draw are situated at 4.30 (+330; 33/10), while NY Red Bulls to win odds are 5.60 (+460; 23/5).
The chances of these outcomes are as follows: New York City — 61%, draw — 22%, NY Red Bulls — 17%.
Latest betting odds on New York City vs NY Red Bulls (25 September 2021):
- Over 2.5 goals — 1.80 (-125; 4/5)
- Under 2.5 goals — 2.40 (+140; 7/5)
- Asian handicap (-0.75) on New York City — 1.83 (-120; 5/6)
- Asian handicap (+0.75) on NY Red Bulls — 2.06 (+106; 53/50)
- Both teams to score (Yes) — 1.74 (-135; 20/27)
- Both teams to score (No) — 2.05 (+105; 21/20)
New York City vs NY Red Bulls (September 25) match preview and statistics
New York City are third in the Eastern Conference table with 39 points. They have one win, two draws and two losses in their last five games.
Valentin Castellanos gave the Blues the lead in the 31st minute of the first half with a left footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner, Maximiliano Moralez provided the assist. Keaton Parks was shown a straight red in the 73rd minute for his foul.
In the added minutes of the game, Maxime Chanot got a second yellow for handball in the box. The Red Bulls got a penalty and Patryk Klimala converted the penalty from the penalty spot. This makes it two red cards for the away team.
Before the end of the game, Castellanos attempted a shot from more than 35 yards but it was high and went wide to the right. The Bronx had six shots on target out of 12 shots and created two big chances. Stats from the game, 49% possession, 73% pass accuracy, 12 shots, 9 chances, 248 accurate passes and a 1.19 xG.
New York City team news: Heber is unavailable. Maxime Charnot and Keaton Parks are suspended for the game.
The NY Red Bulls played New York City at home two days ago. They picked up a point from the game thanks to the penalty in the late minutes of the second half.
Patryk Klimala converted the penalty with a right footed shot to the bottom right corner. This saw the pick up a point from the game. Before this game, they had two wins, one draw, and two losses.
The Reds had 51% possession, 76% pass accuracy, 268 accurate passes, 15 shots, 13 chances and a 1.41 xG. Five out of the seven shots were on target and only one big chance was created in the tie.
The last time the Red Bulls played at the Yankee stadium, they lost 2-5. They play New York City at home on Saturday night. Let’s see if Gerhard Struber’s men can get the win.
NY Red Bulls team news: Aaron Long and Cristian Casseres Junior are unavailable due to injuries. Andrew Gutman and Sean Nealis have recovered from their injuries and are available for the game.
New York City vs NY Red Bulls H2H
Both teams played two nights ago and the game ended in a draw. They played 1-1 at the Red Bull Arena. This time, they play at Yankee Stadium.
New York City vs NY Red Bulls (September 25) key players and lineups
New York City FC projected starting lineup:
- Sean Johnson
- Gudmundur Thorarinsson
- Alexander Callens
- Malte Amundsen
- Anton Tinnerholm
- James Sands
- Alfredo Morales
- Maximiliano Moralez
- Jesus Medina
- Valentin Castellanos
Maxi Morales had a high rating of 8.2 in the last game. He created four chances, gave three passes and provided an assist. Morales has nine assists and two goals this season.
NY Red Bulls projected starting lineup:
- Carlos Miguel
- Andrew Gutman
- Thomas Edwards
- Sean Nealis
- Andres Reyes
- John Tolkin
- Sean Davis
- Wikelman Carmona
- Caden Clark
- Patryk Klimala
The key player to watch out for is Sean Davis. He created four chances, gave four key passes, 2/2 tackles succeeded and made eight ball recoveries. You should keep an eye on him in this match.
New York City vs NY Red Bulls (September 25) betting tips and prediction
New York City have to be consistent, although they’ve had an impressive campaign so far, the inconsistency kicks in. They have the home advantage in the match. The last time they played their city rivals at home, they won 5-2. NY Red Bulls have not won at the Yankee stadium in six matches.
Betting prediction: New York City to win
Odds: 1.66 (-150 American; 2/3 Fractional)
Betting prediction: Over 2.5 goals
Odds: 1.80 (-125 American; 4/5 Fractional)