New York City FC brings win streak into match with the Colorado Rapids

Sat, May 4, 2024
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New York City FC brings win streak into match with the Colorado Rapids

Colorado Rapids (4-3-3, fifth in the Western Conference) vs. New York City FC (4-4-2, sixth in the Eastern Conference)

, ; Sunday, 4 p.m. EDT

BETMGM SPORTSBOOK: LINE NYCFC -119, Colorado +322, Draw +245; over/under is 2.5 goals

BOTTOM LINE: New York City FC heads into a matchup against the Colorado Rapids as winners of three games in a row.

NYCFC is 4-1-1 at home. Santiago Rodriguez paces the ninth-ranked scoring team in the Eastern Conference with four. NYCFC has scored 11 goals.

The Rapids are 2-2-2 on the road. Rafael Navarro paces the ninth-ranked scoring team in the MLS with four goals. The Rapids have scored 16.

The matchup Sunday is the first meeting of the season between the two teams.

TOP PERFORMERS: Rodriguez has scored four goals for NYCFC. Kevin O'Toole has one goal and two assists over the past 10 games.

Navarro has scored four goals with one assist for the Rapids. Cole Bassett has three goals and one assist over the past 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: NYCFC: 4-4-2, averaging 1.1 goals, 4.9 shots on goal and 5.0 corner kicks per game while allowing 1.0 goal per game.

Rapids: 4-3-3, averaging 1.6 goals, 4.1 shots on goal and 4.5 corner kicks per game while allowing 1.5 goals per game.

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NOT EXPECTED TO PLAY: NYCFC: Rio Hope-Gund (injured), Talles Magno (injured), Maxi Moralez (injured).

Rapids: Sam Vines (injured), Daniel Chacon (injured), Lalas Abubakar (injured), Jonathan Lewis (injured), Jasper Loffelsend (injured), Connor Ronan (injured).

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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