New York City FC (13-10-7, fourth in the Eastern Conference) vs. Charlotte FC (10-17-2, 12th in the Eastern Conference)
Charlotte, North Carolina; Saturday, 1 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Charlotte FC +130, NYCFC +187, Draw +253; over/under is 2.5 goals
BOTTOM LINE: Charlotte FC aims to stop a three-game losing streak when it hosts New York City FC.
Charlotte is 7-13-1 against Eastern Conference opponents. Charlotte has a 4-0-0 record in games it scores three or more goals.
NYCFC is 9-9-4 in conference matchups.
The teams meet Saturday for the second time this season. Charlotte won the last meeting 3-1.
LAST 10 GAMES: Charlotte: 3-7-0, averaging 1.5 goals, 4.7 shots on goal and 4.7 corner kicks per game while allowing 2.3 goals per game.
NYCFC: 2-6-2, averaging 1.2 goals, 4.4 shots on goal and 4.7 corner kicks per game while allowing 1.7 goals per game.
NOT EXPECTED TO PLAY: Charlotte: Vinicius Mello (injured), Adam Edouard Armour (injured), Guzman Corujo (injured), McKinze Gaines (injured), Nuno Santos (injured), Nathan Byrne (injured).
NYCFC: Keaton Parks (injured), Thiago Martins Bueno (injured), Alexander Callens (injured), Alfredo Morales (injured), Anton Tinnerholm (injured).
The Associated Press