Atlanta United faces Toronto on the heels of shutout win

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Atlanta United FC (5-5-4, ninth in the Eastern Conference) vs. Toronto FC (4-8-3, 12th in the Eastern Conference)

Toronto; Saturday, 7:30 p.m. EDT

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Atlanta United FC +118, Toronto FC +201, Draw +265; over/under is 2.5 goals

BOTTOM LINE: A game after shutting out Inter Miami 2-0, Atlanta United plays Toronto.

Toronto is 4-7-1 against Eastern Conference teams. Jesus Jimenez leads the seventh-ranked scoring team in the Eastern Conference with seven. Toronto has scored 21 goals.

United is 4-4-3 in conference matchups. United ranks third in the Eastern Conference drawing 88 corner kicks, averaging 6.3 per game.

The teams meet Saturday for the first time this season.

TOP PERFORMERS: Jimenez has scored seven goals and added two assists for Toronto. Jonathan Osorio has one goal and two assists over the past 10 games.

Thiago Almada has scored three goals and added two assists for United. Brooks Lennon has one goal and two assists over the past 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Toronto: 2-6-2, averaging 1.4 goals, 3.9 shots on goal and 3.7 corner kicks per game while allowing 2.0 goals per game.

United: 3-4-3, averaging 1.4 goals, 5.9 shots on goal and 6.0 corner kicks per game while allowing 1.2 goals per game.

NOT EXPECTED TO PLAY: Toronto: Jahkeele Marshall-Rutty (injured), Noble Okello (injured), Kadin Brian Chung (injured), Chris Mavinga (injured).

United: Dylan Castanheira (injured), Machop Chol (injured), Tyler Wolff (injured), Andrew Gutman (injured), Thiago Almada (injured), Miles Robinson (injured), Ronald Hernandez (injured), Osvaldo Alonso (injured), Brad Guzan (injured).

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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