LAFC hosts the Los Angeles Galaxy on Friday night in an MLS showdown at Banc of California Stadium. LAFC (11-3-4) will be trying to maintain the top spot in the Western Conference in this Los Angeles derby, known as El Trafico. But they come in off a rare loss, a 1-0 setback in Vancouver on Saturday. The Galaxy (8-3-6) are in the fourth spot in the West and are fresh off a 4-0 rout at home against Montreal on Monday.
Kickoff in Los Angeles is set for 10 p.m. ET. LAFC is the -126 favorite (risk $126 to win $100) on the 90-minute money line in the latest LAFC vs. L.A. Galaxy odds from Caesars Sportsbook, while the Galaxy are the +330 underdog. A regulation draw is priced at +285 and the over-under for total goals scored is 3.5. (For more soccer coverage, click here).
Before locking in your LA Galaxy vs. LAFC picks or 2022 MLS predictions, you NEED to see what soccer insider Martin Green has to say.
After working in the sports betting industry for several years, Green became a professional sports writer and handicapper and has covered the game worldwide. Since then, his European soccer picks have been spot-on. Green has generated over $37,000 for $100 bettors since the 2017-18 season. He is 6-4 on his MLS picks this season and has his finger on the pulse of the game all over the globe.
Green knows LAFC is tied for the most goals in the league with 35, and it has conceded just 19 goals in its 18 matches. Now it has added Welsh superstar Gareth Bale, who could make his debut Friday night, though the paperwork still needs to clear. Carlos Vela should return after missing the last game, and he has six goals and five assists. Cristian Arango also has scored six times, and six others have at least two goals.
The expert also is aware that the Galaxy come in off one of their best showings of the season and have scored 11 goals in their past four games. They also have conceded just 19 goals, and they have lost to LAFC just three times in all-time 15 meetings (7-5-3) and are 3-2-0 in the last five. Javier "Chicharito" Hernandez remains the team's top player and has scored seven goals, while Dejan Jovelic has six.
Green has taken an in-depth look at the LAFC vs. Galaxy matchup and locked in his best bets. We can tell you he's going Over on the goal total, and he's provided three CONFIDENT bets, including one at plus money, and has a full breakdown of this MLS match. You ABSOLUTELY need to see his picks and analysis before making any selections of your own.
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