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Remind me next time

Struggling LA Galaxy are in for a tough assignment, when going up against Los Angeles FC at Banc of California Stadium. With a string of mediocre performances, at best, it would be astounding to see the former take anything from this encounter.

While Los Angeles FC find themselves as number one in the Western group with 36 points after 18 matches, LA Galaxy have fought their way to 27 points. This puts them up as number four in the Western group.

Los Angeles FC are looking for a payback after suffering a disappointing defeat in their latest encounter with LA Galaxy and odds favour them to pull it off.

Los Angeles FC presents an average of just 1.6 goals per game in their last ten games. They scored a moderate 16 times, while also conceding 11. This amounts to an average of 1.1 per game in which, they kept their opponents from scoring in three matches.

LA Galaxy scored 15 goals, conceded 13 and managed three clean sheets in their previous ten matches.

Los Angeles FC vs LA Galaxy Preview

In their last six Major League Soccer home matches, Los Angeles FC won four times. They've drawn once and lost once, while scoring 13 and conceding seven goals.

LA Galaxy, meanwhile, won twice, while they've drawn two and lost two in their last six away in the Major League Soccer.

In the Major League Soccer Los Angeles FC are among the three most scoring home teams at this point of the season. They scored 23 goals and concededten.

Los Angeles FC have taken 14 points from their last eight games against teams from the top half of the Major League Soccer table. They won four of these matches with a scoreline of 16 goals to 11. LA Galaxy earned six wins and 18 points in their last eight games against teams from the top half of the Major League Soccer table. They scored 16 and conceded ten goals in these.

The crowd usually get a very entertaining encounter, when Los Angeles FC face LA Galaxy, and we see no reason for this to end on Saturday. The value bet lies with goals.

Los Angeles FC vs LA Galaxy Stats

  • Los Angeles FC have scored in the last 39 home matches in a row
  • Los Angeles FC have scored in 27 of the last 29 matches
  • Los Angeles FC have not lost 17 of the last 19 home matches
  • Los Angeles FC have won 8 of the last 10 home matches
  • Los Angeles FC have conceded in 7 of the last 9 matches
  • In 8 of the last 10 matches LA Galaxy played, both teams scored
  • LA Galaxy have scored in 12 of the last 14 matches
  • LA Galaxy have conceded in 9 of the last 10 matches
  • LA Galaxy have not lost 7 of the last 9 away matches
  • LA Galaxy have scored in 7 of the last 9 away matches

Los Angeles FC vs LA Galaxy Team News

Los Angeles FC are as close to an entire squad as they can with only one player unavailable for the side which faces LA Galaxy.

Los Angeles FC are unable to field Giorgio Chiellini this coming Saturday against LA Galaxy, as he is sidelined with an injury.

Los Angeles FC vs LA Galaxy H2H

Trying to pick a winner from their h2h is a tough task as neither side have been able to fully dominate their coming opponent. LA Galaxy won four of the previous ten matches, whereas Los Angeles FC claimed three points three times in these ten matches. The bookies have LA Galaxy to win this match at best price odds of 4.00.

Entertainment seems close to guaranteed when Los Angeles FC welcome LA Galaxy as over 2.5 goals came out a winning bet seven times in ten matches. Over 2.5 goals is best priced at odds of 1.50 with the bookies on Saturday.

Los Angeles FC vs LA Galaxy Betting Tips

When looking for in-form players to find the target, there are some interesting names popping up in both teams. Cristian Arango brings great form to the table, as he is now on four goals in six games. Surely, Los Angeles FC will start him against LA Galaxy, who also have some appealing names to consider. Not least Dejan Joveljic, who notched up five goals in his past six games.

Banc of California Stadium have been a happy hunting ground for Los Angeles FC lately, claiming eight win from 10 across all tournaments. They drew one and lost one of these, while LA Galaxy won four of their most recent 10 games away. The latter drew three and lost three as well. Of the last 10 times Los Angeles FC stepped out in front of their home crowd, "both teams to score" happened seven times. Both teams also scored in four of the last 10 away games for LA Galaxy.

Both teams to score was a winning bet seven times in the ten encounters most recent outings between Los Angeles FC and LA Galaxy. More than two goals came out seven times, as Los Angeles FC scored 2.2 goals on average, with LA Galaxy pulling off 2.1 goals on average. Los Angeles FC saw over 2.5 goals in four of their last ten matches across the tournaments, as they scored an average of 1.5 goals during this run. Over 2.5 goals happened in eight of the visitor's last ten games this season. On average, they scored two times in those matches.