Orlando City vs Nashville prediction and betting tips (October 31)
Orlando and Nashville have played two head-to-head matches without having a winner. Can the Lions get the win in this match or they’ll salvage the points again?
Mauricio Pereira of Nashville (right) will look to bag a goal
Mauricio Pereira of Nashville (right) will look to bag a goal
by Paul Awoniyi Paul Awoniyi

Orlando City face Nashville in their next MLS league match.

The match is scheduled to start at 3:00 p.m. GMT on Sunday, 31 October 2021. The game time by GMT is 7:00 p.m. on Sunday evening. The match venue is Exploria Stadium, Orlando, Florida.

Betting tips and match predictions for the Orlando City vs Nashville (October 31) game are analyzed in this article. Coming up next, is a preview of the latest betting odds, key stats, team news and projected starting lineups.

Orlando City vs Nashville (October 31) latest betting odds

Orlando City to win odds are situated at 2.20 (+120 American; 6/5 Fractional). The odds for a draw are situated at 3.40 (+240; 12/5), while the odds for Nashville to win are situated at 3.35 (+235 American; 47/20 Fractional).

The chances of these outcomes are as follows: Orlando City — 44%, draw — 28%, Nashville — 28%.

Latest betting odds on Orlando City vs Nashville (31 October 2021):

  • Over 2.5 goals — 2.08 (+108; 27/25)
  • Under 2.5 goals — 1.86 (-116; 25/29)
  • Asian handicap (-0.25) on Orlando City — 1.91 (-110; 10/11)
  • Asian handicap (+0.25) on Nashville — 1.98 (-102; 50/51)
  • Both teams to score (Yes) — 1.83 (-120; 5/6)
  • Both teams to score (No) — 1.94 (-106; 50/53)

Orlando City vs Nashville (October 31) match preview and statistics

Orlando City lost 3-2 to Columbus in their last match. They have two wins, two draws and a loss in their last five matches.

Miguel Berry gave Columbus the lead in the 20th minute with a header from the centre of the box to the top left corner, assisted by Lucas Zelarayin with a cross following a corner. Derrick Etienne doubled the lead in the 30th minute with a right footed shot from the right side of the six-yard box to the bottom right corner, assisted by Lucas Zelarayan with a cross following a corner.

Daryl Dike pulled one back in the 51st minute from the penalty spot with a right footed shot to the top left corner. Zelarayan scored the third goal for Columbus in the 60th minute with a right footed shot from outside the box to the top left corner, assisted by Steven Moreira.

Robin Jansson scored another goal for Orlando and made the scores 2-3 in the 90+1 minutes with a left footed shot from the middle to the bottom left corner, assisted by Tesho Akindele with a cross. The Lions had 52% possession, 12 shots, 10 chances and a 1.79 xG.

Orlando City team news: Oriol Rosell is injured, while Joao Moutinho, Raul Aguilera Jr., Rio Hope-Gund and Adam Grinwis are doubtful for the match.

Nashville demolished Cincinnati 6-3 in their last match. They are second in the Eastern Conference table with 52 points and a +22 goal difference. The Six-Strings have one win, three draws and a loss in their last five matches.

Cincinnati took the early lead as Dave Romney opened the scoring in the fifth minute of the match. Brenner da Silva doubled their lead in the 16th minute from the penalty spot with a right footed shot to the bottom right corner. Walker Zimmerman pulled one back in the 27th minute with a header to the bottom right corner, assisted by Hany Mukhtar following a set piece situation.

Brandon Vazquez made the scores 3-1 in the 31st minute with a right footed shot from outside the box to the bottom right corner. Randall Leal scored the second for Nashville on the stroke of halftime with a right footed shot to the bottom right corner.

Charles Sapong equalized in the 70th minute with a right footed shot to the bottom left corner, assisted by Walker Zimmerman with a headed pass. Randall Leal put them in front in the 75th minute with a right footed shot from outside the box to the bottom right corner, assisted by Hany Mukhtar.

Ake Arnaud scored the fifth in the 79th minute with a right footed shot to the bottom right corner, assisted by Leal with a through ball. Sapong sealed the game with another goal in the 90+1 minute with a right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner, assisted by Ake Arnaud.

The Six-Strings had 53% possession, 15 shots, 15 chances, four big chances and a 2.03 xG.

Nashville team news: Daniel Lovitz, Dax McCarty and Daniel Rios are sidelined due to injuries.

Orlando City vs Nashville H2H

Both teams have drawn their last two meetings. The last meeting ended in a 2-2 draw.

Orlando City vs Nashville (October 31) key players and lineups

Orlando City projected starting lineup:

  • Pedro Gallese
  • Ruan Gregório Teixeira
  • Antônio Carlos
  • Robin Jansson
  • Kyle Smith
  • Andrés Perea
  • Sebas Méndez
  • Nani
  • Chris Mueller
  • Mauricio Pereyra
  • Daryl Dike

Mauricio Pereira is the key player to watch out for in this match. He created three chances, gave three key passes and was the most fouled player in the last match. Pereira wants to bag goal contributions in this match.

Nashville projected starting lineup:

  • Joe Willis
  • Taylor Washington
  • Walker Zimmerman
  • David Romney
  • Alistair Johnston
  • Brian Anunga
  • Anibal Godoy
  • Randall Leal
  • Ake Loba
  • Hany Mukhtar
  • CJ Sapong

Hany Mukhtar is the key player to watch out for. He dropped a brilliant performance in the 6-3 win in the last match. Mukhtar created five chances, gave three key passes, gave three accurate long balls and provided two assists.

Orlando City vs Nashville (October 31) betting tips and prediction

Orlando and Nashville are almost equal if you consider their performances in the past few games. The Six-Strings have already secured their play-offs spot ahead of this match, which might make them relax. The Lions have the home advantage and can make the most of this.

Betting prediction: Over 2.5 goals

Odds: 2.08 (+108 American; 27/25 Fractional)

Betting prediction: Both teams to score (Yes)

Odds: 1.83 (-120 American; 5/6 Fractional)

Orlando City — Nashville
Lost
Over 2.5 goals
2.08
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