FC Dallas vs Los Angeles MLS Betting Prediction

MLS FC Dallas vs Los Angeles Prediction 6/2/2024

FC Dallas (3-7-4) travel to face off against Los Angeles (8-4-3) on Sunday, June 2nd. This match will be played at BMO Stadium in Los Angeles, CA. Los Angeles is coming off a win in their previous match, while FC Dallas will be looking to get back on track from a loss to the Los Angeles. The match is scheduled for 10:30 PM ET.

FC Dallas vs Los Angeles

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FC Dallas Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

FC Dallas will be looking to bounce back from a 3-1 loss to the Los Angeles Galaxy. This match was played on the home turf of the Galaxy, and going into the match, FC Dallas was the +430 underdog. The four combined goals surpassed the over/under line of 3.5 goals.

Overall, the FC Dallas offense took seven shots, five of which were on goal. The club scored its only time on a total of two corner kicks. Patrickson Delgado was the most efficient offensive player, scoring on his only shot attempt.

Maarten Paes finished with a total of eight saves on the Galaxy’s 11 shots on goal. The three goals allowed matches the number of goals the FC Dallas’ defense allowed in their previous two matches. As a defensive unit, FC Dallas intercepted three passes and finished with one block.

Through 14 matches, FC Dallas has a record of 3-7-4, which has them in 12th place in the Western Conference. They have struggled on the road, going 0-5-2, and are looking to get back on track after a loss to the Los Angeles Galaxy on May 30th. Overall, they have gone 1-2-2 in their last five matches. Following this match, they will head out on the road once again to take on Minnesota United FC on June 9th.

Los Angeles Is Coming Off A Win

In their last match, Los Angeles hosted Minnesota United FC. The LA offense scored two goals, and the match finished with two total goals. This came up short of the pre-match over/under line of 3.5 goals.

Denis Bouanga and Mateusz Bogusz were the two players on the LA club to score, with Bouanga taking a total of three shots and Bogusz scoring on his only shot on goal. LA finished with five shots on goal as a club.

On the defensive end, LA didn’t allow a goal, and Hugo Lloris finished with one save. This clean sheet for Lloris was his second straight. Overall, the LA defense blocked four shots and intercepted 13 passes.

Through 15 matches, Los Angeles has a record of 8-4-3, which has them sitting in 3rd place in the Western Conference. They have won four straight matches, including a 2-0 victory over Minnesota United FC on May 30th. Overall, they have been dominant at home, going 6-0-2, while they are just 2-4-1 on the road. Following this match, they will head out on the road to take on Orlando City SC on June 15th.

FC Dallas Offense Breakdown

FC Dallas has struggled to generate scoring opportunities this season, ranking 20th in shots on goal and 28th in corners. However, they have been able to find the back of the net at a rate of 1.2 goals per match, which is 22nd in the league. Petar Musa has been their top scoring threat, as he leads the team in goals scored and shots on goal. His five goals are 30th in MLS, and his 15 shots on goal are 25th. Overall, FC Dallas has had fewer corners than their opponents in 57.1% of their matches this season.

Los Angeles Offense Breakdown

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Los Angeles has been one of the most dangerous offensive teams in the league this season, ranking 6th in goals scored and 1st in shots on goal. They have taken fewer shots on goal than their season average in three straight matches, but they still lead the league in corners and have had more corners than their opponents in 60% of their matches. Denis Bouanga has been their top scorer this season, ranking 5th in the league in goals scored and 3rd in shots on goal.

FC Dallas Defense Breakdown

Heading into their match against Los Angeles, FC Dallas’ defense is struggling, as they are 21st in goals allowed per match (1.6). Over their last five matches, they have given up 11 goals (2.2), including three to both the Galaxy and Real Salt Lake. Overall, they are 25th in blocked shots and 23rd in interceptions. Maarten Paes is fourth in saves (56) and has three clean sheets this season.

Los Angeles Defense Breakdown

Los Angeles’ defense has been on a roll of late, as they have not allowed a goal in their last three matches. This includes a match against Minnesota United FC, who is 7th in the league in scoring. Overall, they are 11th in goals allowed this season, giving up 1.3 goals per match. They are also 7th in blocked shots and 12th in interceptions. Hugo Lloris is 2nd in the league with six clean sheets this season.

FC Dallas vs Los Angeles Prediction

Given that Los Angeles comes in as the better offensive team, our projections have them taking advantage of a struggling FC Dallas defense that is 21st in goals allowed. We like the match to end in a 2-0 shutout in favor of Los Angeles, with Kei Kamara having the best odds to score a goal for Los Angeles. As for FC Dallas, look for Jesús Ferreira to have the best chance to score. The payout on a Los Angeles win is currently at -286.

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