Despite struggling in MLS play, Inter Miami will look to go 2-0 in Leagues Cup action on Tuesday when they battle Atlanta United. Inter Miami, which has just 18 points in 22 matches in MLS play, defeated Cruz Azul 2-1 on Friday when Lionel Messi made his debut and scored the game-winning goal on a free kick in stoppage time. Atlanta United is making its initial Leagues Cup appearance in 2023. The Five Stripes will be looking to snap a two-match losing streak.
Kickoff is set for 7:30 p.m. ET at DRV PNK Stadium in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Inter Miami are listed at +104 (risk $100 to win $104) on the money line, while Atlanta United is +240 in the latest Atlanta United vs. Inter Miami odds at Caesars Sportsbook. A draw is priced at +260, and the over/under for total goals scored is 2.5. Before making any Inter Miami vs. Atlanta United picks or 2023 Leagues Cup predictions, be sure to see what proven SportsLine soccer insider Brandt Sutton is saying.
Sutton, a former collegiate soccer player, has been SportsLine's top soccer editor for more than 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 finished 2022 as SportsLine's top soccer expert with a 165-130-2 mark, returning nearly $2,200 for $100 players. He also enters this match on an 11-6 roll on all soccer picks, returning +332 during that span.
Now, Sutton has taken an in-depth look at Inter Miami vs. Atlanta United and just locked in his picks and predictions. You can head to SportsLine now to see his picks. Here are the betting lines for Atlanta United vs. Inter Miami:
- Inter Miami vs. Atlanta United money line: Miami +104, Atlanta +240, Draw +260
- Inter Miami vs. Atlanta United over/under: 2.5 goals
- ATL: Atlanta United have scored 42 goals in MLS action in 2023
- MIA: Inter Miami beat Atlanta 2-1 in their May 6 meeting
- Inter Miami vs. Atlanta United picks: See picks at SportsLine
Why you should back Atlanta United
Forward Tyler Wolff has done a solid job, mainly coming off the bench. The 20-year-old has registered four goals in 11 appearances, including just four starts. He has taken nine shots on the season with seven being on target. He scored a goal on three shots, including two on target, in a 2-2 draw with New York City FC on June 21.
Defender Brooks Lennon has produced on offense for Atlanta. He is among the team leaders with three goals and has a team-high seven assists. In 23 starts, he has taken 15 shots with five being on target. He has been hot of late, scoring two goals in his past four matches. In a 2-0 victory over Philadelphia on July 2, he scored a goal on three shots, including two on target. He then added a goal on three shots, with one on target, in a 1-0 win at Montreal on July 8. See which team to back here.
Why you should back Inter Miami
Messi, 36, is a soccer legend who spent most of his career playing for Barcelona in La Liga. The Argentinian spent 17 seasons with Barca, scoring 672 goals in 778 appearances for them. He played the last two seasons in France with Paris Saint-Germain, scoring 32 times in 75 appearances, including 21 goals in 41 matches in 2022-2023. For his career, he has 716 goals in 886 matches.
Inter Miami's leading scorer has been 30-year-old forward Josef Martinez. In 20 appearances, including 15 starts, he has a team-leading six goals and added one assist. He has taken 35 shots, including 13 on target. Over the past five matches, he has two goals on nine shots, including four on target. See which team to back here.
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