New York City vs Colorado Rapids. Will the home side continue their winning streak?

On 20 June, New York City and the Colorado Rapids will take on each other in a regular season MLS match. The match will be played at the Yankee Arena in New York.

Our Expert Predictions & Analysis on New York City vs Colorado Rapids

New York City

Strengths: Creation of chances through individual skill, counterattacking, attacking on the standard, creating chances, rebounding the ball.
Weaknesses: Defensive play.

New York City are unbeaten since 14 April, having accumulated a good 11-match winning streak at all levels in that time. In the last MLS away game, City were beaten 1-0 by Minnesota. Ronnie Dale's side put in a great performance in the first half, the team completely dominated the home side, thanks to which they managed to take the lead, with a goal coming from Cayence. After the break, it made no sense for the Citizens to risk their position, so the team gradually reduced the tempo.

New York City are 1st in the East with 26 points after 13 meetings, on a 25-10 goal difference.

Colorado Rapids

Strengths: creating chances through cross-cutting passes, free kicks, standard attacks, aerial fighting.
Weaknesses: conversion, offside, counter attack defence.

Colorado suffered another setback as the team was defeated 1-3 by Nashville. The hosts openly failed to start the game, and by the twentieth minute, their opponents were already leading 3-0. The Rapids completely seized the initiative in the second half, the team controlled the ball 72% of the game time, attacking the gates of the visitors time after time. At the same time, Nashville completely shut down on defense, leaving practically no chance for Colorado. The only thing Robin Fraser's men managed to do was to open the scoring, Rubio's effort.

The Rapids are 9th in the West with 18 points after 14 games and a 16-17 goal difference.
New York City vs Colorado Rapids

New York City vs Colorado Rapids facts

  • Colorado has tied the game in the 1st half and lost the match in the last 4 away matches in the US championship;
  • New York City are unbeaten in their last 6 games;
  • New York City has won in the 1st half and the match in the last 4 games of the US championship;
  • New York City have won 7 of their last 8 matches in the US championship.


The bookmakers see the home team as the winner of the match. The odds are 1.58 to win for New York City. The odds on a draw are 4.20. The odds on the Colorado Rapids success are 5.61. Bookmakers expect result-oriented football between the teams. Mostbet offers a bet on "Total less than 2.5" odds are - 2.16, "Total more than 2.5" with quotes of 1.71.

Game Totals Prediction

New York are in fine form, the team is doing all it can to defend the championship. Colorado has had mixed success, with the Rapids lacking stamina. With Dale's boys winning the match, the Citizens will be able to break down the maroon-blue opposition with their better conditioning, continuing their impressive winning streak: New York City win - 1.58.

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