FC Cincinnati vs D.C. United

Wayne Rooney and the potent D.C. United attack travel to Ohio to take on struggling FC Cincinnati. Can D.C grab a much needed three points and close the gap on Philadelphia for the top spot in the Eastern Conference?

How to Watch

Where: Nippert Stadium, Cincinnati, Ohio

When: Thursday, July 18th at 8:00 PM EST

How (TV/Radio): TV: ESPN+, DAZN, Star64, Cincy TV: FloFC. FC Cincy Radio: WDJO 99.5 FM, D.C. United Radio: 106.7 FM.

Team Notes

FC Cincinnati

Through 20 games, FC Cincinnati is having a terrible season with the record of 5-15-2 (W-L-D) with 20 goals scored and 45 conceded.

FC Cincinnati stands in last place in the Eastern Conference, with 17 points on the season.

FC Cincinnati holds 500-1 odds to win the MLS Championship.

D.C. United

Through 20 games, D.C. United has a record of 8-5-8 (W-L-D) for 32 points with a shrinking plus-4 goal differential.

D.C. United are in 2nd place in the Eastern Conference, with 27 goals against 23 surrendered.

The D.C. United are 12-1 to win the MLS Championship in November.

Goalie Notes

FC Cincinnati: Spencer Richey (5-10-2, 2.29 goals allowed per game)

Richey is on fire after winning back-to-back starts against Chicago and Houston.

  • Richey has one of the worst goals allowed average (2.29 per match) in the MLS for keepers with at least fifteen appearances.
  • FC Cincinnati’s keeper has won three of his last ten starts.
  • Despite the two-game winning streak, Richey has allowed 17 goals in his last five games.

D.C. United: Bill Hamid (8-5-8, 1.10 goals allowed per game)

Hamid allowed two goals for the second straight game last week in D.C. United’s 2-2 tie with New England Revolution.

  • The D.C. keeper has won just one of his last nine starts, with the last win coming on June 26th against Orlando City FC.
  • Hamid has saved both penalty kicks that he’s faced this season.
  • Hamid has faced 30 shots in his last five games, allowing six goals over that span.

Players to Watch

FC Cincinnati

Allan Cruz and Fanendo Adi scored the two goals last week in Cincy’s 2-1 win over Chicago.

  • Cruz and Kekuta Manneh have the team lead in goals with three each.
  • Cruz also leads the team in home goals with two.
  • Emmanuel Ledesma and Manneh lead the team with three assists each this year.

D.C. United

Striker Wayne Rooney is fifth in the MLS with ten goals. Rooney also has posted six assists in 20 appearances for D.C. United to lead the club in both offensive categories.

  • Leonardo Jara and Quincy Amarikwa scored the goals in D.C. United’s 2-2 draw to New England.
  • Rooney has netted two goals in his last six MLS matches.
  • Luciano Acosta has gone three appearances without scoring after back-to-back games with a goal.

Last Five Games

FC Cincinnati

  • FC Cincinnati has posted a record of 1-4-0 in their last five matches.
  • In their last four home matches, FC Cincinnati is 2-2 with a minus-2 goal differential.
  • FC Cincinnati has scored eight goals in their last five games.

D.C. United

  • D.C. United has scored five goals in their last five contests.
  • D.C. United has not won a road game since their April 24th match against Columbus.
  • D.C. United is 1-1-3 in their last five matches.

Game Odds FC Cincinnati vs D.C United

If you are in New Jersey you can bet on the FC Cincinnati vs D.C United match on 888Sport, BetStars, and playMGM. Here are the latest odds. Good luck!

Match

Sportsbook FC Cincinnati Tie DC United Link
888Sport NJ +145 +240 +170
BetStars NJ +150 +250 +170
playMGM +155 +245 +160

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Total

Sportsbook Over 2.5 Under 2.5 Link
888Sport NJ -132 +110
BetStars NJ -133 +110
playMGM -135 +115

* 21+ | NJ only | If you or someone you know has a gambling problem, call 1-800-GAMBLER

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