MLS Betting Tips

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


Recommended bets

footballBetfair logo
Tip of the day

Chicago Fire vs Charlotte FC

Chicago Fire to win 2-1 against Charlotte FC- 15/2!

fire

At 15/2, a £10 bet would return £85!

Chicago Fire vs Charlotte FC

September 18, 2022

1:00 am BST

Betfair logo

Bet £10 Get £30 in Free Bets

Place a min £10 bet on the Sportsbook on odds of min 1/2 (1.5), get £30 in Free Bets. Rewards valid for 30 days. SMS verification required. Only deposits via cards will qualify. T&Cs apply. Please Gamble Responsibly

Match preview

These two clubs are currently level on points, which is bad news for both as it means they’re, almost certainly, out of play-off contention.

Last weekend, Charlotte FC beat New York City 1-0 at Bank of America Stadium.

Daniel Ríos was the match-winner, before Christian Fuchs was sent off for a flying elbow.

This means Queen City are just the second expansion club to win home and away against the reigning MLS Cup champions.

Miami Fusion managed this feat over D.C. United in 1998 although, with only 12 clubs in the league back then, they did have six attempts at it.

In the present, Christian Lattanzio’s team have lost seven of their last nine, only beating NYCFC since 9 July.

So, Charlotte are 11th in the east and their play-off push could mathematically end this weekend.

The same can be said of Chicago Fire, although they’re not going down without a fight.

Ezra Hendrickson’s side ended their five-match winless streak last weekend, beating Inter Miami 3-1 in Bridgeview.

18 year old Jhon Durán with a memorable brace, while Xherdan Shaqiri was on target in-between.

However, the Fire could not build on that on Tuesday, beaten 3-2 by in-form CF Montréal, despite a pair of Shaqiri penalties in Quebec.

Chicago have only featured in the post-season once since 2012, and that fact isn’t about to change.

Who will prevail at Soldier Field?

Paddy Power logo

Bet £20, And get it Back as Cash if it Loses

New customers only. Place your FIRST bet on any market and if it loses we will refund your stake in CASH. Max refund for this offer is £20. Only deposits made using cards will qualify for this promotion. T&Cs apply.



Ben Gray

Ben Gray

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



Related Content