D.C. United vs Philadelphia Union

Two of the best teams in the Eastern Conference square off as D.C. United hosts the Philadelphia Union in a match that will give the winner a huge advantage in the race for the top spot in the Eastern.

How to Watch

Where: Audi Field, Washington, D.C.

When: Sunday, August 4th at 7:30 PM EST

How: (TV) ESPN+. D.C. United Radio: 106.7 FM, Union TV/Radio: PHL17.

Team Notes

D.C. United

Through 24 matches, D.C. United has a record of 9-6-9 (W-L-D) for 36 points with a narrowing goal differential of plus-5.

D.C. United are tied for 2nd place in the Eastern, with 31 goals against their 26 surrendered.

D.C. United have 12-1 odds to win the MLS Championship in November.

Philadelphia Union

The Union has posted a record of 11-7-6 (W-L-D) through 24 matches.

Philadelphia has scored 41 goals against the 36 they’ve surrendered this year. They are in 1st place in the Eastern Conference, five points ahead of Atlanta United.

The Union are 14-1 to win the 2019 MLS title.

Goalie Notes

D.C. United: Bill Hamid (8-6-8, 1.14 goals allowed per game)

Hamid lost his last start, a 2-0 loss to Atlanta. He did make four saves and stopped a penalty kick in the defeat.

  • Hamid has allowed two goals in each of his last three starts.
  • The keeper has only won one of his last ten starts for D.C. United.
  • Hamid has only one clean sheet in his last nine starts for the club.

Philadelphia Union: Andre Blake (6-5-4, 1.53 goals allowed per game)

Blake’s last start was a 4-0 defeat to the Montreal Impact. It was his second 4-0 defeat in his last three starts.

  • After Blake returned to goal from U.S. National Team duty, Philadelphia has posted just four points in four matches.
  • The Union keeper has allowed 10 goals over his last three matches.
  • Blake has allowed two or more goals in five of his last six starts for Philly.

Players to Watch

D.C. United

D.C. United head into the All-Star break without goals in either of their last two games.

  • Midfielder Luciano Acosta has netted four goals at home for D.C United in 22 appearances.
  • Wayne Rooney is 5th in the MLS with 11 goals on the year. He also leads the club with six goals at home this season.
  • Paul Arriola has four goals for D.C. putting him 3rd best on the club.

Philadelphia Union

Philadelphia has scored just two goals in their last three matches. Both goals over that stretch came in their 2-0 win over Chicago on July 20th, netted by Marco Fabián and Anthony Fontana.

  • Kacper Przybylko has scored five goals on the road to lead the Union this year.
  • Jamiro Monteiro has seven assists for Philadelphia this season to lead the club.
  • Przybylko, Fabian, and Ilsinho lead the Union two game-winning goals each.

Last Five Games

D.C. United

  • D.C. United has scored zero goals in their last two matches.
  • D.C. has posted five points in their last five contests.
  • D.C. United is 1-2-2 in their last five matches.

Philadelphia Union

  • Philadelphia is 2-2-1 in their last five matches.
  • The Union’s goal differential over their last five games is minus-4.
  • Philadelphia has been outscored 8-2 in their last three contests.

Game Odds D.C United vs Philadelphia Union 

If you are in New Jersey you can bet on the D.C United vs Philadelphia Union on 888Sport, BetStars NJ, and playMGM. Good luck!

Match

Sportsbook DC United Tie PHI Union Link
888Sport NJ +135 +255 +175
BetStars NJ +135 +260 +188
playMGM +135 +240 +190

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Total

Sportsbook Over 2.5 Under 2.5 Link
888Sport NJ -175 +140
BetStars NJ -162 +130
playMGM -120 +110

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