Acosta and Cincinnati host the New England Revolution

New England Revolution (5-10-1, 14th in the Eastern Conference) vs. FC Cincinnati (12-3-3, second in the Eastern Conference)

Cincinnati; Saturday, 7:30 p.m. EDT

BETMGM SPORTSBOOK: LINE FC Cincinnati -185, New England +447, Draw +328; over/under is 2.5 goals

BOTTOM LINE: Luciano Acosta leads Cincinnati into a matchup with the New England Revolution after scoring two goals against the Philadelphia Union.

Cincinnati is 9-2-3 in Eastern Conference games. Acosta leads the second-ranked scoring team in the Eastern Conference with nine. Cincinnati has scored 31 goals.

The Revolution are 3-10-1 against conference opponents. The Revolution are 10th in the Eastern Conference with 71 shots on goal, averaging 4.4 per game.

The matchup Saturday is the second meeting of the season between the two teams. Cincinnati won the last game 2-1.

TOP PERFORMERS: Acosta has nine goals and 13 assists for Cincinnati. Kevin Kelsy has four goals over the last 10 games.

Carles Gil has scored five goals with three assists for the Revolution. Esmir Bajraktarevic has two goals over the last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Cincinnati: 9-1-0, averaging 2.3 goals, 5.6 shots on goal and 4.3 corner kicks per game while allowing 1.4 goals per game.

Revolution: 4-6-0, averaging 1.0 goal, 4.2 shots on goal and 5.3 corner kicks per game while allowing 1.8 goals per game.

NOT EXPECTED TO PLAY: Cincinnati: Corey Baird (injured), Miles Robinson (injured).

Revolution: Peyton Miller (injured), Ryan Spaulding (injured), Henrich Ravas (injured), Brandon Bye (injured), Tomas Chancalay (injured), Nacho Gil (injured), Tommy McNamara (injured).


The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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