Los Angeles Galaxy vs Vancouver Whitecaps MLS Betting Prediction

Los Angeles Galaxy vs Vancouver Whitecaps Prediction 4/14

Los Angeles Galaxy (3-1-3) travel to face off against Vancouver Whitecaps (4-1-1) on Sunday, April 14th. This match will be played at BC Place Stadium in Vancouver, BC. Vancouver Whitecaps is coming off a win in their previous match, while Los Angeles Galaxy will be looking to get back on track from a loss to the Vancouver Whitecaps. The match is scheduled for 10:30 PM ET.

Los Angeles Galaxy vs Vancouver Whitecaps

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Los Angeles Galaxy Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

The Los Angeles Galaxy will be looking to bounce back from a 2-1 loss to the Los Angeles FC. This match was played on the Los Angeles FC’s home pitch and the Galaxy went into the match as the +300 underdog. The three combined goals were just short of the pre-match over/under line of 3.5 goals.

Julian Aude was the only player for the Galaxy to score, doing so on his only shot on goal and his third overall shot. The rest of the Galaxy’s offense took four shots on goal on their 18 total shots.

On the defensive end, the Galaxy allowed a total of 20 shots and seven corners. John McCarthy finished with seven saves on the nine shots on goal he faced. Aude’s goal came on the Galaxy’s fourth shot on goal.

Through seven matches, the Los Angeles Galaxy have a record of 3-1-3, which has them in 2nd place in the Western Conference. They have been favored in three matches, going 1-0-2 in those contests. Overall, they have been solid on the road, going 2-1-1. After this match, they will return home to take on the San Jose Earthquakes on Monday, April 22nd. Over their last five matches, they have gone 2-1-2.

Vancouver Whitecaps Is Coming Off A Win

In their last match, the Vancouver Whitecaps hosted Toronto FC. The Whitecaps won this match by a score of 4-0. The money line payout for Vancouver was -195, and the four combined goals jumped past the over/under line of 2.5 goals.

Vancouver’s offensive attack was spread out, with four different players all finding the net. Overall, the club took 16 shots and six shots on goal. Ryan Gauld and Fafa Picault were two of the players on offense, with each finding the net on their three total shot attempts.

Defensively, the Whitecaps didn’t give Toronto FC many good looks, as they finished the match with just three shots on goal and five corners. Goalkeeper Yōhei Takaoka finished with three saves and didn’t allow a goal, picking up a clean sheet.

Through six matches, the Vancouver Whitecaps have a record of 4-1-1, which has them sitting in first place in the Western Conference. They have won two straight matches, and overall, they have gone 2-1 over their last three matches. At home, they are 2-1-1, and overall, they have gone 2-0 on the road. So far this season, they have been favored in four of their six matches, going 2-1-1 in those contests. After this match, they will hit the road to take on the Seattle Sounders FC on April 21st.

Los Angeles Galaxy Offense Breakdown

Dejan Joveljić is the top scorer for the Los Angeles Galaxy this season and is also 6th in the MLS in goals scored. He is also 6th in the league in shots on goal. Marky Delgado is the leader in assists for the Galaxy and is 9th in the MLS in that category. He is also 3rd on the team in goals scored. This season, the Galaxy are 3rd in the MLS in goals scored and 2nd in shots on goal. They have had fewer corners than their opponents in 57.1% of their matches.

Vancouver Whitecaps Offense Breakdown

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The Vancouver Whitecaps have been the most prolific scoring team in MLS this season, averaging 2.3 goals per match. Fafà Picault has been their top scorer, finding the back of the net three times, which is 22nd in the league. Ryan Gauld has been their leader in shots on goal, and he has scored twice this season. As a team, Vancouver is 18th in shots on goal and 28th in corner kicks.

Los Angeles Galaxy Defense Breakdown

Heading into their match against the Vancouver Whitecaps, the Los Angeles Galaxy’s defense is 19th in MLS, allowing 1.6 goals per match. They are coming off a match against the Los Angeles FC where they allowed two goals. They have given up at least two goals in three of their last four matches. John McCarthy is third in MLS with 27 saves, but he is just 25th in clean sheets with one. Overall, the Galaxy’s defense is fourth in blocked shots and second in interceptions.

Vancouver Whitecaps Defense Breakdown

Yōhei Takaoka and the Vancouver Whitecaps’ defense have been solid this season, allowing just 1.0 goals per match, which is 7th in the MLS. However, they have struggled to keep clean sheets, as they have just two on the season. Takaoka is 12th in the MLS with two clean sheets, and he is 20th in saves. Over their last six matches, they have given up just six goals, and they have a shutout over that span. However, they have also given up two goals in two of their last six matches, including a match against the 5th-ranked offense in the Portland Timbers.

Los Angeles Galaxy vs Vancouver Whitecaps Prediction

Our prediction for this Los Angeles Galaxy vs Vancouver Whitecaps matchup is to take Vancouver on the money line at +110. Coming into the match, Vancouver is one of the top scoring teams in the MLS, and they are also 2nd in the league in shooting percentage. Our prediction is for Vancouver’s Ryan Gauld to be the top overall goal scorer in the match. Looking at the projected stats, we have Vancouver taking 21 shots compared to just nine for Los Angeles.

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