Atlanta United vs. New England Revolution prediction, odds: Soccer expert reveals 2022 MLS picks, May 15 bets

Early in the Major League Soccer season, Atlanta United finds itself in seventh place in the Eastern Conference standings. More surprising, last year’s Supporters Shield winners, the New England Revolution, are fourth from the bottom in the East. The two sides meet for the first time this season in Atlanta, where Atlanta United has yet to lose a match. Atlanta holds the all-time edge between the two sides at 4-2-2, and has outscored New England 12-3 in the matches that have taken place in Atlanta.

Kickoff from Mercedes-Benz Stadium is set for 1:30 p.m. ET. Atlanta is the +105 favorite (risk $100 to win $105) on the 90-minute money line in the latest New England Revolution vs. Atlanta United odds listed on Caesars Sportsbook. The Revolution are the +245 underdogs, a draw is priced at +265, and the over-under for total goals scored is set at 2.5. Before locking in any Atlanta United vs. New England Revolution picks, you need to see what SportsLine soccer insider Brandt Sutton has to say.

Sutton, a former collegiate soccer player, has been SportsLine’s top soccer editor for nearly five years. He has followed soccer closely for much longer and factors in managerial tactics, projected lineups and past performances to make the most-informed decisions possible, keeping his finger on the pulse of the game all over the globe. Sutton has also been on a roll with his best bets, going 82-62 in his last 144 soccer picks, returning over $2,500 for $100 bettors.

Now, Sutton has broken down Atlanta United vs. New England Revolution from every angle and just revealed his MLS picks and predictions. You can head to SportsLine now to see his picks. Here are the betting lines and trends for New England Revolution vs. Atlanta United.

  • Atlanta United vs. New England Revolution money line: Atlanta +105, Revolution +245, Draw +265
  • Atlanta United vs. New England Revolution over-under: 2.5 goals
  • Atlanta United vs. New England Revolution spread: Atlanta -0.5 (-105)
  • ATL: Third in MLS in shot-creating actions (137)
  • NE: Three penalty kicks made by Carles Gil (most in MLS)

Featured Game | Atlanta vs. New England

Why you should back Atlanta 

United has put the third-most shots on target among all Major League Soccer teams this season, with 53. Atlanta also has taken the fifth-most shots overall, with 146, led by attacking midfielder Thiago Almada, who has taken 20 shots through his eight total appearances this season. Moreover, Brooks Lennon and Marcelino Moreno are among the league-leaders in shot-creating actions this season. Lennon has orchestrated 36, while Moreno set up 34. 

New England has conceded 17 goals this season, which is tied with Vancouver for the fifth-most goals allowed. Matt Turner hasn’t minded the goal for most of the early part of the season due to his national team call-ups, but had a rough start in his last appearance against Columbus last weekend. Turner allowed two goals on three shots against the Crew, and it’s clear that New England has had some issues along its defensive back line.

Why you should back New England

The Revolution have struggled on the road this season, but if ever there was a time to catch Atlanta, this is the moment for New England. Former league MVP Josef Martinez remains out of the lineup for Atlanta. Former USMNT goalkeeper Brad Guzan ruptured an Achilles at the end of April and will miss the rest of the season. Veteran midfielder Osvaldo Alonso tore an ACL in early April, and all this was before the news of central defender and USMNT regular Miles Robinson also rupturing an Achilles as well.

Atlanta was able to come away with a convincing 4-1 win against Chicago last week on the strength of a hat trick by new addition Ronaldo Cisneros, but the Fire are the worst team in the conference. The Revolution have given up 18 goals this season, but have only had goalkeeper Matt Turner in goal for two games. Turner had an uncharacteristically off game last weekend against Columbus, but shouldn’t be expected to falter two weeks in a row.

How to make Atlanta United vs. New England Revolution picks

Sutton has analyzed the New England Revolution vs. Atlanta United match from all sides, and he is going over on the goal total. He also provides another confident best bet and has a full breakdown of the match. He’s only sharing those picks here.

So who wins Atlanta United vs. New England Revolution? And where does all the betting value lie? Visit SportsLine now to see the best bets for the Atlanta United vs. New England Revolution match, all from the soccer expert who is 82-62 in his last 144 soccer picks.

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