Los Angeles Galaxy
Los Angeles Galaxy won’t want a repeat of their last result here following the 3-6 MLS defeat in their last game at the hands of Portland Timbers.
In that match, Los Angeles Galaxy managed 46% possession and 17 attempts on goal with 5 of them on target. For Los Angeles Galaxy, goals were scored by Araujo (34'), Zubak (55') and Pavón (70'). Portland Timbers got 10 attempts at goal with 7 on target. Mora (14', 60'), Ebobisse (23', 80'), Váleri (47') and Mabiala (63') scored for Portland Timbers.
Matches with Los Angeles Galaxy have often been absorbing ones of late with high scoring anticipated. Over their past six games alone, the sum of 20 goals have gone in for both teams combined (at an average of 3.33 goals per game) with 5 of these belonging to The Galactics. Let’s find out if that trend will be sustained in this game.
San Jose Earthquakes
Following on from suffering a loss in their previous game against Portland Timbers in MLS competition, San Jose Earthquakes will be hoping to turn things around here.
In that game, San Jose Earthquakes managed 54% possession and 11 shots on goal with 7 of them on target. For their opponents, Portland Timbers had 16 attempts on goal with 8 on target. Niezgoda (46', 52') and Mora (86') scored for Portland Timbers.
The stats don’t lie, and San Jose Earthquakes have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 matches, seeing their opponents hit 16 goals in all. In defence, Quakes could really do with shoring things up.
Head to head
Checking on their prior head-to-head meetings going back to 01/07/2018 shows that Los Angeles Galaxy have won 1 of these and San Jose Earthquakes 3, with the number of drawn games standing at 2.
In all, 21 goals were scored between the two sides in these games, with 8 from The Galactics and 13 belonging to Quakes. The average goals per game has been 3.5.
In this game, San Jose Earthquakes have it within them to break down this Los Angeles Galaxy side, however it might not be enough to avoid defeat.
Our tip is for a close game with a 2-1 win for Los Angeles Galaxy at full-time. Should be a good one.
What are the best odds for this match?
Looking at the bookies’ prices on the full-time result market, putting your money on Los Angeles Galaxy is best priced at 1.77, going for the game finishing all-square is 4.04 & taking a punt on the winning team to be San Jose Earthquakes gets 4.1. They are the best of the returns being offered at the moment.