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MLS Los Angeles Galaxy vs Los Angeles Prediction 4/6/2024

Los Angeles Galaxy (3-0-3) travel to face off against Los Angeles (2-3-1) on Saturday, April 6th. This match will be played at BMO Stadium in Los Angeles, CA. Los Angeles Galaxy is coming off a win in their previous match, while Los Angeles will be looking to get back on track from a loss to the Los Angeles Galaxy. The match is scheduled for 7:30 PM ET.

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Los Angeles Galaxy Is Coming Off A Win

The Los Angeles Galaxy hosted the Seattle Sounders FC in their last match. LA won this match by a score of 1-0, and this win came with a money line payout of -108. The over/under line going into the match was 0.5 goals.

On offense, the Galaxy was led by Gabriel Chaves, who scored on his only shot on goal and took two shots overall. Joseph Paintsil picked up the only assist for the club, which finished with four corner kicks.

As a whole, the LA Galaxy’s offense took just two shots on goal and nine shots overall. John McCarthy was able to record a shutout while making two saves. The defense blocked four shots and intercepted nine passes.

Through six matches, the Los Angeles Galaxy are 3-0-3 and sit in first place in the Western Conference. They have won two straight matches, including a 1-0 victory over the Seattle Sounders on March 31st. Overall, they have been strong on the road, going 2-0-1, while they are 1-0-2 at home. In terms of being favored, they have been favored in three matches, going 1-0-2, while they are 2-0-1 as the underdog. Up next, they will take on the Vancouver Whitecaps FC on Sunday, April 14th.

Los Angeles Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

Los Angeles will be looking to bounce back from a close 3-2 loss to the Colorado Rapids. This match took place on the road, and LA was the slight favorite going in, despite being the away club. The five combined goals surpassed the over/under line of 2.5 goals.

Two of Los Angeles’ offensive players found the net, with David Martinez and Eduard Atuesta each scoring one time. Overall, LA took eight shots on goal and 19 shots overall. Timmy Tillman and Martinez also finished with one assist apiece.

On the defensive end, LA allowed three goals on Colorado’s five on target shots. Hugo Lloris finished with two saves and three goals allowed. The LA defense had a total of 16 interceptions, blocks, and clearances.

Through six matches, Los Angeles has a record of 2-3-1, which has them sitting in 9th place in the Western Conference. They have yet to win a match on the road, going 0-3-0, but have been solid at home, going 2-0-1. Overall, they have been favored in all six matches, but have only come away with two wins. After this match, they will hit the road to take on the Portland Timbers on April 13th. Over their last six matches, they have gone 2-3-1.

Los Angeles Galaxy Offense Breakdown

Dejan Joveljić is the top scorer for the Los Angeles Galaxy and is fifth in the MLS with five goals. He also leads the team in shots on goal and is third in the league in that category. Marky Delgado is the leader in assists for the Galaxy and is sixth in the MLS. He has also scored one goal this season. The Galaxy are first in the MLS in goals per match and second in shots on goal per match. They are 11th in the league in corner kicks and have had fewer corners than their opponents in half of their matches this season. Their passing percentage is fourth in the league.

Los Angeles Offense Breakdown

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Timmy Tillman is the top scorer for Los Angeles this season, finding the back of the net twice, which is 29th in the MLS. Denis Bouanga is second on the team in goals scored and is also the leader in shots on goal. He is 2nd in the MLS in shots on goal and 25th in goals scored. Bouanga is also the leader in assists for Los Angeles and is 13th in the MLS in that category. Los Angeles is 15th in the MLS in goals scored and 1st in shots on goal. They are 3rd in the league in corners and have had more corners than their opponent in 66.7% of their matches. Their passing percentage is 26th in the MLS.

Los Angeles Galaxy Defense Breakdown

Heading into their match against the 15th-ranked offense in the MLS, the Los Angeles Galaxy’s defense is currently 19th in the league in goals allowed per match (1.5). However, they have been trending in the right direction, giving up just 1.3 goals per match over their last seven matches. They are also 9th in blocked shots and 2nd in interceptions. John McCarthy is 22nd in the MLS in clean sheets with just one on the season.

Los Angeles Defense Breakdown

Los Angeles is coming off a match where they allowed three goals to the Colorado Rapids, who have the 21st ranked offense in the MLS. Overall, they are 17th in goals allowed, giving up 1.5 goals per match. They are 5th in blocked shots and 15th in interceptions. Hugo Lloris is the top goalkeeper for Los Angeles, and he is 4th in clean sheets this season. He is also 6th in saves. Los Angeles has given up three goals in two of their last six matches.

Los Angeles Galaxy vs Los Angeles Prediction

With both Los Angeles and the Galaxy projected to score one goal, we are going to take this match to end in a draw at +335. Looking at the projections, Los Angeles is one of the top shooting teams in the MLS in terms of shots on goal, and they are also 5th in blocked shots. Our top projected goal scorer for Los Angeles is Denis Bouanga. On the other side, Joseph Paintsil has the best odds to score a goal for the Galaxy.

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