New York Red Bulls vs Atlanta United: Predictions, tips & betting odds

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New York Red Bulls will look to continue their strong form in MLS' Eastern Conference in the early hours of Friday morning when they host struggling Atlanta United.

The Red Bulls are unbeaten in their last five home league matches and a win would see them move to the top of the standings on goal difference.

Atlanta, meanwhile, have been poor on the road this season, losing four of their last five matches away from Georgia.

New York Red Bulls vs Atlanta United latest odds

The hosts have racked up four consecutive home wins in all competitions, with Montreal Impact the last team to win at the Red Bull Arena in April.

The side from New York are offered at 7/10 (1.70) with bet365 to claim three points, while Atlanta can be backed at 7/2 (4.50).

Gonzalo Pineda's men have only won one game on the road all season and that was an injury-time victory at bottom club DC United back in April.

The draw is priced at 3/1 (4.00).

New York Red Bulls vs Atlanta United first goal scorer

Patrik Klimala for the Red Bulls is the shortest priced player to score first at 4/1 (5.00), with the team's top scorer Lewis Morgan offered at 11/2 (6.50).

The visitors' top scorer this term is Luiz Araujo, with the Brazilian scoring in each of the side's last two games and priced at 10/1 (11.00) to open the scoring, with star striker Josef Martinez available at 13/2 (7.50).

New York Red Bulls vs Atlanta United preview

Last time out the Red Bulls suffered a 2-0 defeat at LAFC but they will be confident of getting back to winning ways in front of their own fans.

The Red Bulls' last three home matches have seen them face the three sides who are currently below Atlanta in the table - Chicago Fire, Toronto and DC United - while the New York outfit racking up a healthy nine goals scored in those three clashes.

Atlanta for their part have kept just one clean sheet in their last nine away games, and while they have not suffered any huge thrashings, they have conceded at least twice in each of their last four road games.

New York Red Bulls vs Atlanta United tips and predictions

The Red Bulls are offered at 8/11 (1.73) to score over 1.5 goals, which looks like an attractive option, while backing them to win and over 2.5 goals in the game could be appealing at 6/4 (2.50).

Odds correct at the time of writing. Please gamble responsibly.

Best Bet Banner 28022020 New York Red Bulls to score over 1.5 goals at 8/11 (1.73) for a 3pt stake with bet365

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