fanduel sportsbook Line: Chicago -107, FC Cincinnati +277, draw +263; is over/under 2.5 goals
Bottom line: Cincinnati goes into a matchup against the Chicago Fire after putting together two straight shutout wins.
The fire is 1-3-2 against Eastern Conference opponents. Fire is fourth in the Eastern Conference and has scored just 11 goals.
Cincinnati is 4-3-1 against Eastern Conference opponents. Brandon Vazquez leads the ninth-place scoring team in the Eastern Conference with six goals. Cincinnati scored 14 runs.
Saturday is the first match of this season between the two teams.
Top Performer: Xherdan Shaqiri scored two goals and added an assist for Fire. Fabian Herbers has received an assist in the last 10 matches.
Vazquez has scored six goals and added two assists for Cincinnati. Alvas Powell has made two assists in the last 10 matches.
Last 10 games: Fire: 2-4-4, averaging 0.7 goals, 3.0 shots on goal and 3.6 corner kicks per game while allowing 1.1 goals per game.
Cincinnati: 5-4-1, averaging 1.4 goals, 4.9 shots on goal and 4.6 corner kicks per game while allowing 1.2 goals per game.
Not expected to play: Fire: Spencer Ritchie (injured), Fabian Herbers (injured), Keper Przybilko (injured).
Cincinnati: Alan Cruz (injured), Ronald Matarita (injured), Alec Kahn (injured), Ramon Gaddis (injured).