Orlando City SC host Atlanta United in the opening round of the new 2021 MLS season today, April 17, 2021, at 3:00 PM (ET). Here, you will find everything there is to know about this exciting soccer match, such as predictions, odds, storylines, and how to watch or live stream the game.
This will be their 14th MLS meeting. Atlanta United are the better side in head-to-head games, winning seven games; Orlando City SC have emerged victorious twice so far, and the remaining four games have ended in a draw.
Their most recent game was played on October 28, 2020, when Orlando City cruised past Atlanta with a final result of 4-1. It promises to be an even more exciting clash as they meet in the 2021 MLS season.
Orlando City SC vs Atlanta United: Match Information
Date: Saturday, April 17, 2021
Time: 3:00 PM (ET)
Location: Exploria Stadium, Orlando
Orlando City SC vs Atlanta United: Times by State in the US
ET: 3:00 PM
CT: 2:00 PM
MT: 1:00 PM
PT: 12:00 PM
Orlando City SC vs Atlanta United: Storylines
Orlando City SC finished the 2020 season in fourth place of the Eastern Conference with 41 points in 23 games. Meanwhile, Atlanta United ended eight places below them, in the 12th position with 22 points in 23 fixtures. Orlando qualified for the 2020 MLS Cup Playoffs, where they lost to New England Revolution in the Conference Semifinals.
The Lions featured in six club friendlies prior to the start of the 2021 MLS season on April 16. They won four times, lost one match, and one ended in a tie. On the other hand, the Five Stripes played in four friendlies, triumphing three times, and drawing once. They also played at the CONCACAF Champions League, beating Alajuelense twice in the Round of 16.
These opponents have a 20-year-long history of clashes as their first one dates back to July 21, 2017, and it ended in a 1-0 win for Atlanta United. Thanks to this exciting clash, we will see who gets to go home with the first three points in Round 1.
How To Watch Or Stream Live Free Orlando City SC vs Atlanta United in the U.S.
The 2021 MLS Round 1 game between Orlando City SC and Atlanta United, to be played today, at the Exploria Stadium in Orlando, will be broadcasted on TUDN.com, UniMás, TUDN App, TUDN USA, Univision NOW, TUDN Radio in the United States.
Orlando City SC vs Atlanta United: Predictions And Odds
All odds are in favor of the Orlando City SC. FanDuel see them as the firm favorites to claim their first win this season and they have given them +100 odds. The away side Atlanta United, meanwhile, have +230 odds, while a tie would result in a +240 payout.
|Orlando City SC||+100|
* Odds via FanDuel