Nashville SC vs Los Angeles MLS Betting Prediction

MLS Nashville SC vs Los Angeles Prediction 3/24/2024

Nashville SC (1-0-3) travel to face off against Los Angeles (1-2-1) on Sunday, March 24th. This match will be played at BMO Stadium in Los Angeles, CA. Nashville SC 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 Nashville SC. The match is scheduled for 10:30 PM ET.

Nashville SC vs Los Angeles

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Nashville SC Is Coming Off A Win

In their last match, Nashville SC hosted Charlotte FC and came away with a 2-1 win. The money line payout for Nashville was +110, and the three combined goals surpassed the over/under line of 2.5 goals.

Nashville’s attack took a total of eight shots, with two being on target. Each club also had four corner kicks, and Nashville finished with two assists.

Alex Muyl and Sam Surridge were the two players to score, with Muyl taking three total shots and scoring on his only shot on goal. Shaq Moore finished with an assist despite not taking a shot.

On the defensive end, Nashville allowed just one goal on Charlotte’s four shots on target. Joe Willis finished with three saves, and the club intercepted five passes and blocked two shots.

In their first season in the MLS, Nashville SC has gotten off to a solid start, going 1-0-3 through their first four matches. They have yet to win on the road, going 0-0-1, but have been tough to beat at home, going 1-0-2. They have been favored in two of their matches, going 1-0-1, and have yet to be an underdog. Following this match, they will return home to take on the Columbus Crew on Sunday, March 31st. Over their last four matches, they have gone 1-0-3. In the Eastern Conference, they are currently tied with Atlanta United FC with six points, one point behind the Los Angeles Galaxy.

Los Angeles Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

Los Angeles will be looking to bounce back from a 2-0 loss to Minnesota United. This match took place on the road, and even though they were favored to win (money line +118), they didn’t score a single time vs. an over/under line of 2.5 goals.

Overall, Los Angeles took nine shots, two of which were on target. Denis Bouanga was the overall leader in shots with three, while both Cristian Olivera and Mateusz Bogusz had two shots apiece.

Hugo Lloris is coming off a somewhat rough outing, allowing two goals on just three shot on target attempts. The LAFC defense blocked two shots and intercepted 10 passes, but the club’s offense had just one corner kick.

Through four matches, Los Angeles has a record of 1-2-1, putting them in 10th place in the Western Conference. They have yet to win on the road, going 0-2-0, but have picked up a win and a draw at home. Overall, they have been favored in all four matches, but have only managed one win. Their next match will be on the road against Colorado Rapids SC on March 30th. Over their last four matches, they have gone 1-2-1.

Nashville SC Offense Breakdown

Teal Bunbury is the top scorer for Nashville SC this season, as he has found the back of the net twice. His two goals are also good for 27th in MLS. Bunbury also leads the club in shots on goal, as he has four, which is 37th in the league. So far this season, Nashville SC is averaging 1.2 goals per match, which is 16th in MLS.

Los Angeles Offense Breakdown

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Los Angeles has struggled to score goals this season, as they are 29th in the MLS with just 0.5 goals per match. Mateusz Bogusz is their top scorer, as he has found the back of the net once this season. He is also 32nd in the league in shots on goal. Overall, Los Angeles is 10th in the MLS in shots on goal and 4th in corners.

Nashville SC Defense Breakdown

Heading into their match against the Los Angeles Galaxy, the Nashville SC defense is 12th in MLS in goals allowed at 1.0 per match. They have given up just three goals over their last three matches (1.0 per match), including a match against the 2nd ranked offense in MLS. Joe Willis has just one clean sheet this season and is 19th in MLS in saves. Overall, Nashville SC is 25th in blocked shots and 18th in interceptions.

Los Angeles Defense Breakdown

Heading into their match against Nashville SC, the Los Angeles defense is giving up 1.5 goals per match, which is 18th in the MLS. They are also 9th in blocked shots and 17th in interceptions. Goalkeeper Hugo Lloris is 7th in the MLS with one clean sheet this season. He is also 5th in saves, and over his last three matches, he has given up an average of 1.7 goals. The Los Angeles defense has given up two goals to a top-6 offense (Minnesota United FC) and three goals to a 13th-ranked offense (Real Salt Lake) this season.

Nashville SC vs Los Angeles Prediction

Given the offensive edge that Los Angeles has in terms of shooting percentage, our projections have this match between Nashville SC and Los Angeles ending in a 1-1 draw. Denis Bouanga is being given the best odds to score a goal for Los Angeles, while Hany Mukhtar has the best chance to score for Nashville SC. Coming into the match, Los Angeles is the top shooting team in the MLS.

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