LA Galaxy vs Seattle Sounders FC Predictions, MLS Picks, Betting Tips 8/26/2020
Game: LA Galaxy vs Seattle Sounders FC
Date: Wednesday, August 26, 2020
Location: Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson, CA
Odds/Point Spread: LA (+141) Seattle (+206)
Jordan Morris and the LA Galaxy (1-2-3, 11th in the Western Conference) play the Seattle Sounders FC (3-2-1, 2nd in the Western Conference) at Dignity Health Sports Park on Wednesday. The goaltenders who are expected to start will be David Bingham for the LA Galaxy and Stefan Frei for the Seattle Sounders FC. The Galaxy are priced at +141 while the Sounders are at +206. The total opens at 2.75.
The Galaxy have scored 6 goals on the campaign, which ranks 18th in MLS. They have attempted 60 shots with 20 on target, which means they have a 33.3% shots on target percentage. LA has controlled possession of the ball for 48.8% of contests while dribbling successfully 55.3% of the time (20th in MLS). They have been on the receiving end of 2,037 passes on 2,380 attempts this year, making their receiving percentage 85.6%.
Joe Corona is a guy who can be a difference maker for the Galaxy. He has accounted for 9 assists while tallying 20 yellow card cautions in his MLS career. Corona has had a starting assignment in 125 matches during his MLS career and he has earned 0.06 goals per 90 mins. The midfielder who hails from the United States has tallied 7 goals scored (203rd among active players) in 11,328 mins. Someone else who should impact this game is Jonathan dos Santos, the midfielder who is from Mexico. Santos has totaled 16,439 mins in 183 starting assignments and has been handed 41 yellow cards. He has assisted on a goal 25 times during his MLS career while scoring 14 goals. He is averaging 0.08 goals per 90 in his MLS career (208th among active players).
The man who will defend the goal for LA is David Bingham. Bingham has seen the pitch for 16,022 mins and has earned 544 stops in his MLS career. His goals allowed per 90 mins is 1.44 (256 goals conceded) and he has earned a save % of .697. The goalkeeper from the United States has seen 781 shots tried at him in 177 starting assignments. Bingham (71-42-66 record in his career) has recorded 48 shutouts, which gives him a 27.1% shutout percentage.
Seattle has tallied 3,103 targets for the season (4th in MLS) and they have 2,722 completed passes. They have a receiving percentage of 87.7% while controlling possession of the ball 52.2% of the time. The Sounders have successfully dribbled 69.6% of the time for the campaign while earning 10 goals. They have connected on 32.9% of their SOT on 76 total shots.
Jordan Morris should provide solid play for Seattle. The forward who represents the United States has totaled 7,090 professional minutes while scoring 28 goals (78th among active players). He has totaled 2 yellow card cautions so far in his career and has helped on a goal 13 times. He currently averages 0.36 goals per 90 and has been given a starting assignment in 239 contests in his pro soccer career. You should also watch out for Raul Ruidiaz, the forward who was born in Peru. He has 87 goals thus far in his career while helping a teammate on a goal 8 different times. Ruidiaz has been handed 12 yellow cards in 11,703 professional minutes played (135 career starting assignments). His G/90 average during his MLS career is 0.67 (4th among active players).
Stefan Frei is expected to look after the goal for the Sounders. Thus far in his career, Frei has surrendered 373 goals while he has earned 950 saves in 285 starting assignments. He has surrendered 1.31 goals per 90 minutes and he has a record of 119-67-98. He has a save percentage of .724 and his clean sheet rate sits at 27.7%. Frei has recorded 79 shutouts while defending 1,313 shots tried against him in 25,626 mins throughout his career.
Who will win tonight's MLS game ATS?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Seattle (+206)
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