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Chicago Fire vs Atlanta United betting tips: Major League Soccer preview, predictions and odds


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Chicago Fire to win is 21/10.

Chicago Fire to win and both teams to score is 11/4.

Xherdan Shaqiri is 7/1 to break the deadlock and 21/10 to score anytime.

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Chicago Fire to win 2-1 against Atlanta United- 8/1!

The last seven meetings between these two have all produced home wins, with nine of their ten MLS clashes overall going the way of the hosts.

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At 8/1, a £10 bet would return £90!

Chicago Fire vs Atlanta United

July 30, 2022

10:00 pm BST

Match preview

Will Chicago Fire’s sudden upturn in form continue?

Last weekend, Ezra Hendrickson’s side won again, this time beating Vancouver Whitecaps 3-1 at BC Place.

Xherdan Shaqiri breaking the deadlock in trademark fashion with Rafael Czichos and then Chris Mueller spectacularly both also netting.

This is the Fire’s first-ever victory in the Pacific Northwest, coming at the 28th attempt.

Almost more surprisingly, that’s now Chicago’s third successive victory, following wins over Toronto and Seattle.

The Fire last won three successive games in July 2017, but this resurgence has seen them climb from bottom up to ninth in the east.

Will Chicago’s improbable play-off push continue?

Atlanta United meanwhile kick off in the Windy City now two points and three places below their hosts.

Gonzalo Pineda’s team were beaten again last Sunday, going down 2-0 against LA Galaxy in California.

So, the Five Stripes have only won two of their last 12, last winning on the road on 2 April.

Thus, this isn’t often the case, but a home win seems likely at Solider Field.


Ben Gray

Ben Gray

Arsenal fan – follow them over land and sea (and Leicester); sofa Celtic supporter; a bit of a football '"encyclopedia".



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