Philadelphia take on Orlando City in their next MLS regular season league match.
The match is scheduled to start at 7:30 p.m. ET on Saturday, 10 September 2022. The game time by GMT is 11:30 p.m. on Saturday, September 10. The match venue is Subaru Park, Chester, Pennsylvania.
Betting tips and match predictions for the Philadelphia vs Orlando City (September 10) game are available in this article. Next is a preview of the latest betting odds, key stats, team news, and projected starting lineups.
Philadelphia vs Orlando City latest odds on betting sites
Philadelphia Union to win odds are priced at 1.50 (-200 American; 1/2 Fractional), the odds for a draw are priced at 5.00 (+400; 4/1), while Orlando City to win odds are priced at 5.50 (+450; 9/2).
The chances of these outcomes are as follows: Philadelphia — 60%, draw — 20%, Orlando City — 20%.
Latest betting odds on Philadelphia vs Orlando City (10 September 2022):
- Over 2.5 goals — 1.71 (-140; 5/7)
- Under 2.5 goals — 2.10 (+110; 11/10)
- Asian handicap (-1.0) on Philadelphia — 1.91 (-110; 10/11)
- Asian handicap (+1.0) on Orlando City — 1.95 (-105; 20/21)
- Both teams to score (Yes) — 1.80 (-125; 4/5)
- Both teams to score (No) — 1.95 (-105; 20/21)
Philadelphia vs Orlando City match preview and statistics
Philadelphia are first in the Eastern Conference with 60 points and a +42 goal difference. They have 17 wins, nine draws and four losses so far. The Union are on a four-game winning streak ahead of this match.
The table leaders finished their previous game comfortably, beating the NY Red Bulls 2-nil. The first goal of the matchup came in the 48th minute of the second half. Mikael Uhre scored with a shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Jack McGlynn was on the other end sending the through ball.
In the 74th minute, Daniel Gazdag scored the second goal with a shot from the middle of the box to the bottom right corner. Julian Carranza assisted with the through ball. In the added minute, Dru Yearwood got two yellow cards for a bad foul and was sent off. It didn’t make any difference because the game was done already.
Team statistics: 45% possession, 0,79 expected goals, five total shots, two big chances, three shots on target, 188 accurate passes, 59% pass accuracy, 17 fouls committed, two offsides and four yellow cards.
Philadelphia team news: No player is injured or suspended.
Orlando City are fifth in the Eastern Conference table with 42 points and a -5 goal difference. They have 12 wins, six draws and ten losses in the league this season. The Lions are also on a four-game winning streak ahead of this match.
The City beat the Seattle Sounders 3-2 in their previous game, coming back after being down 0-2 to win. Albert Rusnak opened the scoring in the 26th minute with a free-kick goal into the top left corner. Mauricio Pereira had the chance to equalise in the 32nd minute, but the penalty was saved in the bottom left corner.
Raul Ruidiaz made it 0-2 in the 52nd minute with a shot from very close range to the top right corner. A minute later, Facundo Torres pulled one back with the shot from the middle of the box to the top right corner, assisted by Joao Moutinho.
Ercan Kara converted the penalty this time around and made it 2-2 as he placed the shot to the right corner. Kyle Smith scored the match-winner in the dying minute with the shot from the right side of the box to the bottom right corner. Torres assisted the goal. After the VAR review, the goal was awarded.
Team statistics: 47% possession, 2.96 expected goals, 22 total shots, six big chances, nine shots on target, 323 accurate passes, 84% pass accuracy, 13 fouls committed, one offside, nine corners and two yellow cards. It was a well deserved win for the Lions.
Orlando City team news: Alexandre Pato, Gaston Gonzalez, Jack Lynn and Joseph Dezart are sidelined due to injuries.
Philadelphia vs Orlando City H2H
Both teams have met 17 times, Philadelphia have seven wins, Orlando have five wins with five draws. The Union won 1-nil in the last meeting.
Philadelphia vs Orlando City lineups and key players
Philadelphia Union projected starting lineup:
- Andre Blake
- Nathan Harriel
- Jakob Glesnes
- Jack Elliott
- Kai Wagner
- Jack McGlynn
- Alejandro Bedoya
- Leon Flach
- Daniel Gazdag
- Mikael Uhre
- Julian Carranza
Daniel Gazdag is the key player to watch out for. He is the team’s top scorer in league with 18 goals and four assists. Gazdag scored the second goal in their 2-nil win against the Red Bulls. You can bet on the attacker to score again in this game. He has scored at least a goal in the last four games.
Orlando City projected starting lineup:
- Pedro Gallese
- Rodrigo Adrian Schlegel
- Antonio Carlos
- Kyle Smith
- Mauricio Pereira
- Cesar Araujo
- Junior Urso
- Jake Mulraney
- Facundo Torres
- Ercan Kara
Facundo Torres is the key player to watch out for. He had a top performance in their last game against the Seattle Sounders. Torres initiated the comeback by scoring their first goal and also assisted the match winner. The winger has 14 goal contributions in 27 matches.
Philadelphia vs Orlando City predictions and betting tips
Both teams have great momentum ahead of this meeting. They are both on a four-game winning streak. Philadelphia have scored 18 goals and conceded just one in the last four matches, while Orlando have scored eight goals and conceded four goals in the same period. Both teams seem to be on a scoring spree lately. This should make us expect an over 2.5 goals match.
In the previous meetings, the Union have seven wins, the City have five wins with five draws. The prediction for this match is Philadelphia to win and both teams to score (YES). Philadelphia have the home court advantage and should be able to secure the win. With their scoring form, both teams should be able to score.
Betting prediction: BTTS + Win — Yes & Philadelphia to win
Odds: 3.20 (+220 American; 11/5 Fractional)