Columbus Crew set to face Atlanta United, Eastern Conference action for the 2021 MLS. This matchweek 17 game will take place at Lower.com Field today on August 7, 2021 at 7:30 PM (ET). Atlanta are slowly waking up, and the Columbus Crew wants to avoid losing three valuable points at home. Here is all the related information about this Major League Soccer game including the preview, storylines, predictions, odds and how to watch in the US.
The home team had two recent negative games with an on the road loss to New York City FC 1-4 and another loss at home to D.C. United 2-4. If they lose another game at home things could get complicated to keep fighting for a better spot in the conference.
The Atlanta United season is still bad, but they are showing they want to win games and move on. In the most recent game, during this matchweek 17 of the 2021 MLS, they draw on the road against CF Montreal 2-2.
Columbus Crew vs Atlanta United: Match Information
Date: Saturday, August 07, 2021.
Time: 7:30 PM (ET)
Location: Lower.com Field, Columbus, Ohio.
Columbus Crew vs Atlanta United: Times by State in the US
ET: 7:30 PM
CT: 6:30 PM
MT: 5:30 PM
PT: 4:30 PM
Columbus Crew vs Atlanta United: Storylines
Columbus Crew are seventh in the Eastern Conference table with 24 points, 6 wins, 6 draws and 5 losses. They have a strong home record with four wins, three draws and only one loss against D.C. United. After this game the team play Seattle and Cincinnati at home.
Atlanta United want to win in Ohio. The reason is simple, they want revenge against the home team after Atlanta lost at home to them 1-0 in July. Everything indicates that the Atlanta United team is willing to do anything to climb a few more places in the 2021 MLS table.
The rivalry between them is tight. Nine games, four wins for the Atlanta United and five wins for the Columbus Crew. One single draw. The last time the Columbus Crew lost to them at home was in 2018.
How To Watch Or Stream Live Free Columbus Crew vs Atlanta United in the U.S.
This 2021 MLS game in the Eastern Conference will be available for TV and smartphones and will be broadcast in the United States by: Fox 35 Plus Orlando - WRBW, ESPN+, fccincinnati.com, LionNation TV, WSTR Star 64. Don't forget to download the app to watch the game on your smartphone.
Columbus Crew vs Atlanta United: Predictions And Odds
Columbus Crew are favorites at home, but narrowly at -115 odds. It is not easy to say that they are going to win against Atlanta United. But the visitors are eager to seek another victory at any cost. Atlanta United are underdogs at +270 odds at FanDuel, and that's a tempting offer. The draw set at +250 odds is also another viable option for this game.
* Odds via FanDuel