Atlanta United host Chicago Fire today at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium in a match for the Week 2 of the 2021 MLS season. Here you will find everything there is to know about this exciting Major League Soccer game, such as the preview, information, storylines, predictions, odds and how to watch it.
The Five Stripes started the new season with a scoreless draw at Orlando City SC. It was the third game for new coach Gabriel Heinze, who began his stint at the club with two straight victories over Alajuelense -both by 1-0- to advance to the 2021 CONCACAF Champions League quarterfinals.
The Fire, on the other hand, wasted a two-goal advantage and drew 2-2 at home with New England Revolution in the opening round of the 2021 MLS season. Now, the team from Chicago visit the Mercedes-Benz Stadium looking for the three points.
Atlanta United vs Chicago Fire: Match Information
Date: Saturday, April 24, 2021
Time: 8:00 PM (ET)
Location: Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Atlanta
Atlanta United vs Chicago Fire: Time by State in the US
ET: 8:00 PM
CT: 7:00 PM
MT: 6:00 PM
PT: 5:00 PM
Atlanta United vs Chicago Fire: Storylines
It will be the ninth match between these two teams in the Major League Soccer. The match history is even, with four victories for each and no draws. Chicago Fire have won the last two games against Atlanta United, but the Five Stripes have clinched the three points in their last meeting at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium.
How to watch or live stream Atlanta United vs Chicago Fire in the US
The Atlanta United vs Chicago Fire match for the Week 2 of the 2021 MLS season to be played today at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium will be broadcast in the US by ESPN+, Bally Sports South, WGN TV, Bally Sports Southeast, SiriusXM FC.
Atlanta United vs Chicago Fire: Predictions and Odds
Although oddsmakers predict that this will be a pretty even game, the home side seems to be the slight favorite to get the victory. According to DraftKings, Atlanta United have odds of +108, while Chicago Fire have odds of +235. A tie would result in a +250 payout.
* Odds via DraftKings