Seattle Sounders vs Los Angeles Galaxy MLS Betting Prediction

Seattle Sounders vs Los Angeles Galaxy Prediction 3/31/2024

Seattle Sounders (0-2-2) travel to face off against Los Angeles Galaxy (2-0-3) on Sunday, March 31st. This match will be played at Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson, CA. Los Angeles Galaxy is coming off a win in their previous match, while Seattle Sounders will be looking to get back on track from a loss to the Los Angeles Galaxy. The match is scheduled for 10:30 PM ET.

Seattle Sounders vs Los Angeles Galaxy

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Seattle Sounders Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

The Seattle Sounders will be looking to bounce back from a close 3-2 loss to the San Jose Earthquakes. This match was on the road, and they had a money line payout of +190. The five combined goals surpassed the over/under line of 2.5 goals.

On offense, the Sounders were led by the penalty kick score of Raúl Ruidíaz and Daniel Musovski, who converted on two of their six total shots. Ruidíaz took six shots by himself and the entire club had six shots on goal.

Defensively, Stefan Frei and the Seattle defense allowed three goals on San Jose’s seven on target shots. Frei finished the game with four saves, and the club, as a whole, had three blocked shots and seven interceptions.

Through four matches, the Seattle Sounders have yet to win a match, going 0-2-2, which has them in 14th place in the Western Conference. Both of their losses have come on the road, with their two draws coming at home. Overall, they have been favored in two matches and have yet to win as the favorite. After this match, they will return home to take on CF Montréal on Sunday, April 7th. Over their last four matches, they have gone 0-2-2.

Los Angeles Galaxy Is Coming Off A Win

The Los Angeles Galaxy will be looking to build off their 3-2 win over Sporting Kansas City. This match was played on the road, and they went into it with a money line payout of +196.

Heading into the match, the over/under line was set at 2.5 goals, which the clubs surpassed. The seven total shots on goal for the Galaxy was despite taking just 12 shots overall. Eriq Zavaleta and Dejan Joveljić were two of the four players to score and they didn’t miss on any of their seven combined shot attempts.

On the defensive end, the Galaxy’s back line intercepted 14 passes and finished with a total of 17 defensive plays. John McCarthy finished with seven saves on Sporting Kansas City’s nine shots on goal.

Through five matches, the Los Angeles Galaxy have yet to lose, but they have also yet to win at home, going 0-0-2. Overall, they are 2-0-3, putting them in second place in the Western Conference. In their last match, they picked up a win over Sporting Kansas City, and they will look to keep things rolling against the Seattle Sounders. After this match, they will hit the road to take on Los Angeles FC on April 6th.

Seattle Sounders Offense Breakdown

The Seattle Sounders are averaging 1.0 goal per match this season, which is 20th in the MLS. Their top scorer is Raúl Ruidíaz, who has found the back of the net twice this season, which is 19th in the league. Ruidíaz is also 9th in the MLS in shots on goal, and he leads the Sounders in that category as well. Overall, Seattle is 17th in the league in shots on goal and 11th in passing percentage.

Los Angeles Galaxy Offense Breakdown

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Dejan Joveljić has been the top scorer for the Los Angeles Galaxy this season, leading the club and the MLS with five goals. He also leads the team and the league with 11 shots on goal. Marky Delgado is the club’s leader in assists, ranking third in the league with three. As a team, the Galaxy are first in the MLS in goals per match and shots on goal per match. Their passing percentage of 86.2 is also tops in the league.

Seattle Sounders Defense Breakdown

Seattle’s defense has struggled to start the season, as they are currently 16th in goals allowed per match (1.5). They have given up three goals in a match once this season, which came against the San Jose Earthquakes, who are 17th in scoring. They have also given up at least one goal in each of their three matches. Keeper Andrew Thomas is 18th in saves and has one clean sheet this season.

Los Angeles Galaxy Defense Breakdown

Heading into their match against the Seattle Sounders, the Los Angeles Galaxy defense is 24th in MLS, allowing 1.8 goals per match. However, they have been trending in the right direction, allowing just 1.6 goals per match over their last seven matches. They will be facing a Sounders offense that is 20th in scoring. Keeper John McCarthy is 67th in clean sheets and 7th in saves.

Seattle Sounders vs Los Angeles Galaxy Prediction

Looking at how we expect this one to play out, we have the Sounders’ Raul Ruidiaz coming in with the best chance to score a goal. As for the match, we have it ending in a 1-1 draw with both teams getting three shots on goal. The Galaxy are the better offensive team, but they are taking on a Sounders’ club that is a bit better on the defensive end compared to the Galaxy, who are 24th in goals allowed.

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