MLS Preview: New York City FC vs. New York Red Bulls Prediction, Odds, and Picks (Sep 16)

By · September 8, 2023
  • New York City FC vs. New York Red Bulls is played on Saturday, September 16.
  • Both teams are currently below the playoff zone (top 9) in the Eastern Conference.
  • NYFC is great at home; the Red Bulls are dreadful on the road.

New York City FC vs. New York Red Bulls a.k.a. the Hudson River Derby is on the program on Saturday, September 16, 2023. The game is taking place on NYCFC’s home turf Yankee Stadium where these guys are 6-1-3 against their city rival. Are we going to see the Boys in Blue add another win to the list? Let’s find out!

How to Watch

  • When: Saturday, September 16, 2023, at 3:30 p.m ET
  • Where: Yankee Stadium, New York City, New York
  • How to Watch: Apple TV


Game ResultOdds
New York City FC+110
New York Red Bulls+251

Game Preview

Neither team can be too proud of their performances in the 2023 MLS season. Both are below the playoff zone at the moment, and the worst thing is that they’re playing in the same conference as Inter Miami, which now has Lionel Messi on the roster.

NYCFC probably has better players than the Red Bulls, which explains why the MLS odds are favoring this team. Another reason for that is that the September 16 game is played at Yankee Stadium. That’s where this team has been pretty decent this season. In fact, five of NYCFC’s six wins in 2023 happened at this venue.

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Further, the Red Bulls have been horrible on the road. These guys are 1-4-8 in away matches, which is the second-worst record in the Eastern Conference (just after Toronto FC). And the worst thing is that they’re 0-4 on the road this summer.

New York City FC vs. New York Red Bulls Prediction

Both teams are desperate for points in order to challenge for a spot in the playoffs. But it’s NYCFC that has a better roster. These guys are also in better form and play Saturday’s game in front of their crowd at Yankee Stadium.

Free Pick:

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