Fearless Forecast: Louisville City FC v. Nashville SC

630 minutes. 7 matches. 12 goals. Thousands of soggy fans.

Nashville’s 2018 preseason was an undeniable success.

Now, it’s finally over.

The Boys in Gold make their USL debut Saturday against the defending league champions, fourth-year Louisville City FC, at Louisville Slugger Field. Before you read further, check out our match preview so you’re fully up to speed on the showdown. Also, read why this match will be such a challenge for Nashville’s still-jelling squad.

Then, read below for our fearless predictions of what we’ll witness in Nashville’s first-ever league match!

Finished getting caught up? Good. Now, on with our picks. A special thanks to our friends at Speedway Soccer Pod for contributing their forecasts, as well. You’ll want to listen to their preview podcast.

Thanks also to those of you who provided your picks on Twitter. We’ll get to those at the bottom of the post.

Wes Boling — Golden Goal

  • Final Score: Louisville City 2, Nashville SC 1
  • Nashville Goal Scorer: Michael Cox
  • NSC Man of the Match: Lebo Moloto
  • Fearless Forecast: Nashville will score first

Jonathan Slape — Speedway Soccer Pod

  • Final Score: Louisville City 1, Nashville SC 1
  • Nashville Goal Scorer: Robin Shroot
  • NSC Man of the Match: Matt LaGrassa
  • Fearless Forecast: Tucker Hume wins a dodgy free kick

Ben Wright — Speedway Soccer Pod

  • Final Score: Louisville City 2, Nashville SC 2
  • Nashville Goal Scorers: Lebo Moloto, Matt LaGrassa
  • NSC Man of the Match: LaGrassa
  • Fearless Forecast: Moloto will hit the woodwork in the second half

Davey Shepherd — Speedway Soccer Pod

  • Final Score: Louisville City 1, Nashville SC 1
  • Nashville Goal Scorers: Lebo Moloto
  • NSC Man of the Match: Moloto
  • Fearless Forecast: Nashville will outplay Louisville and feel disappointed with a draw

What do you guys think will happen? Here’s what you told us Thursday.

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