Philadelphia Union vs Montreal Impact Prediction & Betting Odds

Montreal Impact are on the road at Philadelphia Union in the MLS at the Talen Energy Stadium on Saturday afternoon.

Montreal Impact are on the road at Philadelphia Union in the MLS at the Talen Energy Stadium on Saturday afternoon.

There’s just a single point separating these two Eastern Conference rivals going into this weekend’s game, with both franchises having made reasonable starts to the new MLS season.

The Union were on a run of three consecutive wins until they went down to a 2-0 loss at LA Galaxy last weekend, with both goals scored by the legendary veteran Swedish striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic. For their part, the Montreal Impact have now gone three games without conceding a goal.

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The fact that Montreal Impact currently lie third in the Eastern Conference table is all the more impressive given that they started the season with six games on the road. They only started their campaign on home turf last Saturday afternoon, when they won all three points in a, perhaps somewhat fortuitous, 1-0 victory against Columbus Crew.

Montreal Impact have struggled for goals in the injury absence of Ignacio Piatti, so they will be hoping that this week’s acquisition of Panama international midfielder Omar Browne on loan until the end of the season (with an option to buy) will help their cause.

Philadelphia Union vs Montreal Impact Odds & Tip

With regards to predictions in this game, home advantage and the recent lack of goals for Montreal Impact both point to a likely win for the Union here. The bookmakers line on the Union in the Match Result odds is -133 with Betway, while the draw is +290 with Sportingbet and the odds on a Montreal Impact win are +375 with bet365.

The alternative Win to Nil betting market could be the one to consider for tips here though, with Philadelphia Union +240 with bet365 (Union must win the game without conceding a goal in this bet).

A Correct Score bet of 1-0 win to Philadelphia is +800 also with bet365, while David Accam is +120 with bet365 in the Anytime Goalscorer betting market.

Pick: To Win to Nil – Philadelphia Union @ +240 (bet365)

Pick: To Win to Nil – Philadelphia Union @ +240 (bet365)

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