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Philadelphia Union vs. Columbus Crew Betting Preview this Wednesday July 26, 2017

Union & Crew Set to Deliver Wednesday’s MLS Betting Action

Posted by: Mike Davis

The online MLS betting season kicks off again this Wednesday with a heated contest between two Eastern Conference rivals. The Philadelphia Union will face the Columbus Crew this Wednesday, giving players who bet on sports the perfect opportunity to wager on the US’s premier soccer league. Before we break down what bettors can expect from this particular matchup, let’s take a gander at what has been going on in the MLS lately.

Online MLS Betting Update for Sportsbook Players

As we prepared for an MLS filled weekend, Orlando City prepared to face Atlanta United this past Friday. The two clubs have quite a rivalry brewing, and United got the last laugh Friday, shutting out Orlando in a clear 1-0 victory.

Saturday offered a much broader MLS menu, with a total of 8 matchups for fans to tune in for. The action got off to an enticing start as NYC FC pulled a 2-1 win over the Chicago Fire. From there fans got treated to an even more impressive performance as the New York Red Bulls bulldozed the Minnesota United 3-0.

Toronto FC delivered the first tie of the day in a 1-1 finish against Colorado. Shortly after, the Houston Dynamo taunted DC United in a 3-1 win.

New England faced a tough challenge in the LA Galaxy, but the Revolution found a way to come out on top in this 4-3 shootout. Columbus didn’t have to score as much to defeat Philadelphia, needing just 1 score to deliver the 1-0 finish.

Montreal kicked off Saturday evening’s action by suffering a 2-1 defeat at the hands of FC Dallas. Afterwards, Real Salt Lake tied 1-1 against Sporting KC.

Sunday was not as diverse, offering just two matchups throughout the day. The first contest between Vancouver and Portland ended 2-1 in Portland’s favor. Then the Seattle Sounders delivered a 3-0 pounding to San Jose.

This Wednesday, online MLS betting fans will be able to wager on a contest between Philadelphia Union and Columbus Crew. Let’s take a look at what sportsbook lines are predicting for this evening’s contest.

Philadelphia Union vs. Columbus Crew – Wednesday, July 26th

When: 7:30 pm ET

Where: Talen Energy Stadium, Chester

TV: Local Broadcasts

Stream: MLS TV

Online MLS Betting Odds:

Philadelphia Union PK (-119)          3 (-121)           +153

Columbus Crew PK (+104)  3 (+106)          +186

Philadelphia Union/Columbus Crew Draw +259

Philadelphia Union

The Union come into this matchup sporting a 6-5-9 record that nets the franchise 23 points on the season. That tally ranks Philadelphia 9th in the Eastern Conference, two spots away from being dead last. Philadelphia is currently one point away from tying with Montreal for 8th in the Conference. Additionally, the Union are tied with New England for 9th in the East, but still own a 5-point lead over DC United due to the team’s lackluster season.

Columbus Crew

Columbus comes into this contest with a 10-1-10 record that nets the franchise 31 points on the season. The Crew is 1-point shy from tying with the New York Red Bulls for 5th in the East. Similarly, Columbus has a 2-point lead over 7th place Orlando.

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