Round 16 of the 2023 US Open Cup features a match between the Pittsburgh Riverhounds and the Columbus Crew. The game will be played on Wednesday and will be broadcast on the CBS Sports Golazo Network. The Riverhounds defeated the New England Revolution 1-0 in their last game and held the opponent to just one shot on target. The Columbus Crew, on the other hand, secured a 5-1 victory over Loudoun United FC in the round of 32 on May 10.
The Columbus Crew are the favorites for the match, with odds of +105 while Pittsburgh is trailing by +220. In case of a draw, +250 is returned at the 90 minute money line. The over-under in total goals is 2.5. The game will take place at Hymark Stadium in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on Wednesday at 7 p.m. ET. The match can be streamed on the CBS Sports Golazo network, which is a free 24-hour streaming network dedicated to global football coverage in the United States.
The Pittsburgh Riverhounds have done well in all competitions, and they haven’t lost a game since April 22. They are on a three-game winning streak ahead of Wednesday’s visit to Columbus. Their most impressive win to date came in the Round 32 against New England, where the USL Champions side topped the MLS with just one shot on target while New England dominated 62% of possession.
The Columbus Crew will aim to continue their success in the US Open Cup 2023. The Crews have been doing well in tournament play and are 5-3-5 through 13 games of the MLS season. In the Open Cup victory over Loudon United, they outscored their opponents 20-5 and scored two goals from midfielder Isaiah Parente. Although the team suffered a crushing 3-2 loss to MLS Eastern Conference leader FC Cincinnati, they managed a commanding victory.
SportsLine’s football expert Brant Sutton’s best bet on this match is -135 odds and he is over 2.5 goals. Sutton said, “Crew has scored at least two goals in each of his last four games, including a five-goal burst in a 5-1 win over Loudoun United in the final round of the US Open Cup.”
To stream the match, head over to the CBS Sports Golazo Network, which is free to stream on connected TVs and mobile devices through the CBS Sports App and Pluto TV, CBSSports.com, and Paramount+.