Nashville SC (11-4-16, third in the Eastern Conference) vs. FC Cincinnati (4-19-8, 14th in the Eastern Conference)
Cincinnati; Wednesday, 7:30 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: FC Cincinnati +243, Nashville SC +115, Draw +235; over/under is 2.8 goals
BOTTOM LINE: FC Cincinnati hosts Nashville SC looking to break a five-game home slide.
FC Cincinnati is 4-18-7 against Eastern Conference opponents. FC Cincinnati has 33 goals and 20 assists, averaging 1.1 goals on 3.8 shots on goal per game. Brenner paces the team with seven goals.
Nashville SC is 10-4-15 against Eastern Conference teams. Hany Mukhtar is seventh in league play with eight assists. Nashville SC has 36 assists.
The teams match up Wednesday for the third time this season. Nashville SC won the last meeting 3-0.
TOP PERFORMERS: Luciano Acosta has seven goals and six assists for FC Cincinnati. Brandon Vazquez has three goals over the past 10 games for FC Cincinnati.
Hany Mukhtar has 14 goals and eight assists for Nashville SC this year. Randall Leal has two goals over the last 10 games for Nashville SC.
LAST 10 GAMES: FC Cincinnati: 1-9-0, averaging 1.2 goals, 0.5 assists, 4.5 shots on goal and 4.2 corner kicks per game while allowing 2.6 goals per game.
Nashville SC: 3-2-5, averaging 1.3 goals, one assist, 4.5 shots on goal and 4.9 corner kicks per game while allowing 0.8 goals per game.
NOT EXPECTED TO PLAY: FC Cincinnati: Maikel Van Der Werff (injured), Gustavo Vallecilla (injured), Yuya Kubo (injured).
Nashville SC: Daniel Lovitz (injured).
The Associated Press