New York City FC hosts the New York Red Bulls in Eastern Conference play
New York Red Bulls (14-9-8, third in the Eastern Conference) vs. New York City FC (13-11-7, fourth in the Eastern Conference)
The Bronx, New York; Saturday, 1 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: NYCFC +130, New York +199, Draw +240; over/under is 2.5 goals
BOTTOM LINE: New York City FC faces the New York Red Bulls in Eastern Conference play.
NYCFC is 9-10-4 against Eastern Conference opponents. NYCFC has a 5-0-1 record in games it records more than two goals.
The Red Bulls are 11-6-6 against Eastern Conference opponents. The Red Bulls are seventh in the MLS drawing 163 corner kicks, averaging 5.3 per game.
The teams play Saturday for the second time this season. NYCFC won the last meeting 1-0.
TOP PERFORMERS: Heber has seven goals for NYCFC. Gabriel Pereira has scored three goals over the last 10 games.
Lewis Morgan has scored 14 goals with three assists for the Red Bulls. Tom Barlow has two goals over the past 10 games.
LAST 10 GAMES: NYCFC: 1-7-2, averaging one goal, 4.1 shots on goal and 4.6 corner kicks per game while allowing 1.8 goals per game.
Red Bulls: 5-3-2, averaging 1.7 goals, 4.4 shots on goal and four corner kicks per game while allowing 1.5 goals per game.
NOT EXPECTED TO PLAY: NYCFC: Nicolas Acevedo (injured), Thiago Martins Bueno (injured), Maxime Chanot (injured), Alfredo Morales (injured), Anton Tinnerholm (injured).
Red Bulls: Serge Ngoma (injured), Cameron Harper (injured), Frankie Amaya (injured), Zach Ryan (injured), Dru Yearwood (injured), Patryk Klimala (injured).