Atlanta United takes home losing streak into matchup with the Chicago Fire

May 6, 2022 GMT

Chicago Fire (2-3-4, 10th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Atlanta United FC (3-4-2, eighth in the Eastern Conference)

Atlanta; Saturday, 6 p.m. EDT

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Atlanta United FC -166, Chicago +461, Draw +291; over/under is 2.5 goals

BOTTOM LINE: Atlanta United hosts the Chicago Fire looking to stop a two-game home skid.

United is 2-3-2 against Eastern Conference teams. United is fifth in the Eastern Conference with 46 shots on goal, averaging 5.1 per game.

The Fire are 1-2-2 against Eastern Conference opponents. The Fire are second in the Eastern Conference giving up only seven goals.

Saturday’s game is the first time these teams meet this season.

TOP PERFORMERS: Josef Martinez has scored two goals with two assists for United. Marcelino Moreno has two goals and two assists.

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Kacper Przybylko has two goals for the Fire. Xherdan Shaqiri has two goals.

SEASON SO FAR: United: Averaging 1.2 goals, 5.1 shots on goal and 7.0 corner kicks through nine games while allowing 1.4 goals per game.

Fire: Averaging 0.7 goals, 3.0 shots on goal and 3.6 corner kicks through nine games while allowing 0.8 goals per game.

NOT EXPECTED TO PLAY: United: Dylan Castanheira (injured), Machop Chol (injured), Matheus Rossetto (injured), Josef Martinez (injured), Osvaldo Alonso (injured), Brad Guzan (injured).

Fire: Fabian Herbers (injured), Federico Navarro (injured).

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