Hernandez leads the Columbus Crew against Cincinnati
FC Cincinnati (7-7-6, sixth in the Eastern Conference) vs. Columbus Crew (6-5-8, seventh in the Eastern Conference)
Columbus, Ohio; Sunday, 7:30 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Columbus -123, FC Cincinnati +303, Draw +278; over/under is 2.5 goals
BOTTOM LINE: Cucho Hernandez leads the Columbus Crew into a matchup with Cincinnati after scoring two goals against D.C. United.
The Crew are 5-3-5 in Eastern Conference play. The Crew have a 3-0-2 record in games they score two goals.
Cincinnati is 6-5-5 in Eastern Conference games. Cincinnati is third in the Eastern Conference with 32 goals led by Brandon Vazquez with 10.
The matchup Sunday is the first meeting of the season between the two teams.
TOP PERFORMERS: Derrick Etienne has scored five goals and added five assists for the Crew. Lucas Zelarrayan has three assists over the last 10 games.
Vazquez has scored 10 goals with five assists for Cincinnati. Brenner has five goals and three assists over the past 10 games.
LAST 10 GAMES: Crew: 3-2-5, averaging 1.2 goals, 2.6 shots on goal and 4.5 corner kicks per game while allowing 1.3 goals per game.
Cincinnati: 3-2-5, averaging 1.9 goals, 5.5 shots on goal and 5.1 corner kicks per game while allowing 1.8 goals per game.
NOT EXPECTED TO PLAY: Crew: Artur (injured), Jonathan Mensah (injured), Marlon Hairston (injured).
Cincinnati: Allan Cruz (injured), Dominique Badji (injured), Luciano Acosta (injured), Junior Moreno (injured), Ronald Matarrita (injured).