Forge FC VS Pacific FC Preview
On Wednesday, October 7th, a clash between two playoff clubs will take place as the Forge FC face-off against the Pacific FC.
These teams have had close matchups already this season with both teams taking a victory over the other as well as a draw leaving their record against one another at 1-1-1. In what will be their last meeting of the regular season both teams will be looking to get the better of the head-to-head record as they approach ever closer to the Canadian Premier League playoffs.
This matchup is sure to be exciting, but if you want to take things to the next level, placing a bet on CPL odds is a fantastic way to get started. Simply head to PointsBet Ontario Sportsbook, sign up, make your first deposit, and place your bet on who you think will come off the pitch victorious in this match.
Why Forge FC (+100) is a Good Bet
Undeniably the best two-way club in the CPL, Forge FC’s all-around play has been superb this season. Able to control both sides of the pitch effectively, Forge FC has established themselves as one of the top dogs in the league.
This is further proven when looking at the teams season goal differential, easily leading the league at an impressive +22, 15 higher than the second place Atletico Ottawa in the category.
With one of the best goal scorers in the CPL on their roster in Woobens Pacius (10 goals scored) Forge FC is a threat to find the back of the net on every attack. Defensively the Forge are as sound as they come with great team play and communication. This is typified by their goalkeeper, the league leader in clean sheets, Triston Javon Henry who has been a brick wall solidifying a formidable defence.
Strong on both ends, Forge FC is a tough opponent for any squad and are rightfully the favourites in this matchup against Pacific FC.
Why Pacific FC (+220) is a Good Bet
A club with big-time upside, Pacific FC can score in bunches and dominate teams with their dazzling offence. Pacific FC is one of the top goal scoring clubs in the CPL, able to move the ball well between themselves and control the pace of a game well while leading.
Pacific FC’s success on the offensive end is largely in thanks to the CPL leader in goals scored, Alejandro Diaz Liceaga. With a phenomenal 13 goals registered in 18 appearances, Diaz Liceaga has kept Pacific FC within striking distance in every game, always a threat to put his team on the board.
While defence may not be their strong-suit, Pacific FC has one of the top keepers in the CPL, Callum Irving. Irving has eight-clean sheets as well as 59 total saves on the season, without his heroics this season could’ve been a troubling one for the Pacific FC.
Pacific FC is a force in the CPL and can takeover a match within seconds. Look for them to impose their offence-heavy strategy on Forge FC as they look to secure a home victory as underdogs.
Our Pick: Forge FC, Over 2.5 Goals
While Pacific FC may be a formidable foe, Forge FC is by-far and away the better club. Not just a one-trick pony, Forge can control their matchup in a number of ways, if they strike first against Pacific, they could easily play keep away and milk the clock en route to a 14th victory.
All-in-all regardless of the final outcome, this matchup has Over written all over it. Both teams able to score brilliantly, look for both teams goalies to be put to the test as they face a higher than average amount of shots on goal. With Pacific FC’s defence still questionable, it is not out of the question to see them ceed their fair share of goals early on into this match.
Don’t miss out on the action, back Forge FC and Over 2.5 goals, and score your first big win betting on the Canadian Premier League.
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