USA TODAY Sports, Dale Zanine. Pictured: Atlanta United midfielder Ezequiel Barco (8)
- The top two teams in the Eastern Conference face off on Saturday afternoon at Yankee Stadium.
- Atlanta United has the highest expected goal differential (11.8) in the league and are tops in points (29).
- New York City FC are a perfect 6-0-0 at home this season and are listed at +131 to extend the streak against Atlanta.
It’s the final weekend of MLS action before the World Cup starts as the league will take some time off for the opening games in Russia. There are some notable matches on Saturday, including Sporting KC-Portland and Columbus-NY Red Bulls, but the premier meeting is between New York City FC and Atlanta United at 12:30 p.m. ET at Yankee Stadium.
After dissecting the betting market, I’ve picked out a value play on the NYC FC-Atlanta United match (Season Record: 30-29-2, +20.35 units, 35% ROI).