Los Angeles Galaxy will face Seattle Sounders FC in Thursday’s MLS meeting.
All of our predictions, stats and the user poll for Los Angeles Galaxy v Seattle Sounders FC are shown below – plus the latest betting odds.
Los Angeles Galaxy
Los Angeles Galaxy, who won their previous game, will hope for a similar result following a 2-1 MLS victory vs Real Salt Lake.
In that game, Los Angeles Galaxy managed 35% possession and 8 attempts on goal with 4 on target. For Los Angeles Galaxy, the scorers were González (18') and Pavón (65'). On the other side, Real Salt Lake got 9 attempts at goal with 1 of them on target. Martínez (78') scored for Real Salt Lake.
Fixtures involving Los Angeles Galaxy have tended to be absorbing affairs of late with high scoring the rule rather than the exception. Over their past six clashes, the sum total of 26 goals have flown in for both teams combined (at an average of 4.33 goals per game) with 8 of those being chalked up by The Galactics. Previous results aside, time will tell if that pattern shall be sustained here in this match.
Seattle Sounders FC
Since a loss in their previous game against Colorado Rapids in MLS action, Seattle Sounders FC and their travelling supporters will be hoping that they can get a better result in this one.
In that match, Seattle Sounders FC had 55% possession and 9 attempts at goal with 3 of them on target. The only player on the scoresheet for Seattle Sounders FC was Morris (22'). On the other side, Colorado Rapids had 16 shots at goal with 10 on target. Shinyashiki (11'), Rosenberry (42') and Bassett (75') scored for Colorado Rapids.
During their six latest matches, Brian Schmetzer’s Seattle Sounders FC have found the back of the net a total of 7 times – yielding them a goals per game average of 1.17.
Head to head
A glance at their past head-to-head clashes stretching back to 11/09/2017 tells us that Los Angeles Galaxy have won 1 of these games and Seattle Sounders FC 3, with the tally of draws being 2.
There were also plenty of goals scored in those games, 25 in total which averages out at 4.17 goals per meeting.
The last league meeting featuring these sides was MLS match day 7 on 28/09/2020 when the final score was Los Angeles Galaxy 1-3 Seattle Sounders FC.
In that match, Los Angeles Galaxy managed 50% possession and 9 shots at goal with 5 on target. Their only player to score was Lletget (88′).
Seattle Sounders FC got 12 attempts on goal with 7 on target. Roldan (12′, 61′) and Morris (38′) scored.
The match was refereed by Jair Marrufo.
Team News: Los Angeles Galaxy
It’s a low absenteeism rate, with just a single fitness concern for the Los Angeles Galaxy manager Guillermo Barros Schelotto to contend with due to a largely intact group. Danilo Acosta (Cruciate Ligament Rupture) won’t play.
Team News: Seattle Sounders FC
Seattle boss Brian Schmetzer has to contend with a number of unavailable players. Jimmy Medranda (Muscle Injury) and Danny Leyva (Fractured Foot) are names that won’t be on the team sheet.
In this match, Seattle Sounders FC will probably create a decent amount of chances and shots on target.
At the other end, Los Angeles Galaxy will be up against it scoring goals of their own but we do think that it’s more than likely that they will be seeing enough of the ball to score, too.
Our tip is for a decent 1-3 winning score for Seattle Sounders FC by the conclusion of the game.
What are the best odds for this match?
Looking at what the bookmakers’ view is of this game on the WDW market, the win for Los Angeles Galaxy can be had for 3.28, a bet on a draw is 4.06 & staking on the winning team to be Seattle Sounders FC can get you 2.1. Those are the top market prices that can be secured at the current time.