New York City FC completes back-to-back shutout streak against CF Montreal

New York City FC (12-4-5, second in the Eastern Conference) vs. CF Montreal (11-8-2, fourth in the Eastern Conference)

Montreal, Quebec; Saturday, 7:30 p.m. EDT

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Montreal +145, NYCFC +160, Draw +269; over/under is 2.5 goals

BOTTOM LINE: New York City FC head into a clash with CF Montreal after winning three consecutive shutouts.

Montreal is 9-3-2 against Eastern Conference opponents. Montreal ranks seventh in the Eastern Conference with 93 shots on goal, an average of 4.4 per game. Montreal is also fourth in MLS with 36 goals.

NYCFC is 8-3-2 in Eastern Conference games. NYCFC are 3-0-1 in games where they score two goals.

Saturday’s game is the second meeting of the season between the two teams. NYCFC won the final game 4-1.

BEST PERFORMERS: Romell Quioto scored nine goals and added three assists for Montreal. Kei Kamara has one goal and three assists in the last 10 games.

Heber has six goals for NYCFC. Valentin Castellanos has scored six goals in the last 10 games.

LAST 10 MATCHES: Montreal: 5-5-0, averaging 1.4 goals, 4.0 shots on goal and 5.5 corner kicks per game while allowing 1.7 goals per game.

NYCFC: 6-1-3, averaging 1.8 goals, 5.3 shots on goal and 4.9 corner kicks per game while allowing 1.1 goals per game.

NOT SUPPOSED TO PLAY: Montreal: Tomas Giraldo (injured), Bjorn Johnsen (injured).

NYCFC: Keaton Parks (injured), Thiago Martins Bueno (injured), Alexander Callens (injured), Alfredo Morales (injured), Anton Tinnerholm (injured), Maxi Moralez (injured).

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

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