Gyasi Zardes

  • The MLS season continues on in regular play outside the bubble Monday with the Columbus Crew against New York City FC.
  • The betting odds slightly favor NYCFC, who are getting +140 on the three-way moneyline the Crew’s +175.

NEW YORK – Two teams on completely different ends of the MLS standings face off Monday night as the Columbus Crew take on New York City FC.

The Columbus Crew sit atop the MLS table with 16 points thanks to their unbeaten record of five wins and one draw.

NYCFC sits in the cellar of the conference and holds on to a measly three points entering Monday night’s match.

Betting odds for the match are now available with Columbus as the surprising underdog.

MLS – 7:00 p.m. EST

  • New York City FC +140
  • Columbus Crew +175
  • Draw +240
  • Over/Under: 2.5, 3 Goals

NYCFC comes into this one as losers of five of their six last MLS matches. While they have been racking up the losses, they are not coming easily for their opponents as four of those five losses have come with a final score of 1-0.

The most recent of those losses came at the hands of bitter rival New York Red Bulls, whose lone goal of the match was highly controversial.

NYCFC will need to forget about that mistake and move on in order to compete with a strong Columbus Team.

Columbus showed tremendous promise in the MLS is Back tournament in Orlando and has continued that trend into the season.

Darlington Nagbe appears to be fitting in quite nicely in Columbus as they look to create more distance at the top of the table.

MLS bettors looking to find terrific value should consider Columbus to win outright tonight. The Crew is getting underdog odds despite being the best team in the league playing against one of the worst.

If a bettor is looking for even more value, certain legal sportsbooks offer the Draw No Bet line, which results in a push if the game ends in a tie.

MLS – Draw No Bet

  • New York City FC -130
  • Columbus Crew -105

This could be a great play on sportsbooks that don’t believe in the great form of Columbus.

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