LA Galaxy vs Colorado Rapids Prediction, 8/17/2021 MLS Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: LA Galaxy vs Colorado Rapids
Date: Tuesday, August 17, 2021
Location: Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson, CA
Odds/Point Spread: LA (+107) Colorado (+220)
Dignity Health Sports Park is the venue where Diego Rubio and the Colorado Rapids (9-4-4, 4th in Western Conference) will play the LA Galaxy (11-2-6, 3rd in Western Conference) on Tuesday. The goalkeepers who are expected to start will be Jonathan Bond for the LA Galaxy and William Yarbrough for the Colorado Rapids. The Rapids are priced at +220 while the Galaxy are at +107. The total is set at 2.5.
LA played Minnesota in their most recent game and earned the victory with a final of 1-0. The Galaxy tried 16 dribbles in this outing and were able to convert 13 of the tries for a percentage of 81.3%. In sharing the ball, they finished this match with a 88.1% passes received percentage by completing 415 out of their 471 pass attempts last match.
Get all of our Free Soccer Picks
Regarding shot accuracy, LA ended this match at a 9.1% rate by putting 1 shot on target of 11 shots. LA averages 1.47 goals per 90 (28 total goals) and are sitting with 20 assists in all competitions for the year.
Sebastian Lletget is a player who should impact this matchup for the LA Galaxy. Lletget has had a starting assignment in 121 contests in his career and tallies 0.18 G/90. The midfielder from the United States has recorded 21 goals scored in 10,537 professional minutes played. He has totaled 18 assists while earning 8 yellow cards so far in his career.
One more guy who should impact this match is Kevin Cabral, the forward born in France. He has helped a teammate on a goal 7 times thus far in his career and he has scored 13 goals. Cabral has accumulated 4,962 mins in 52 starts and has been given 6 yellow cards. He scores 0.24 goals per 90 mins during his soccer career.
The man who is expected to protect the net for LA Galaxy is Jonathan Bond. Bond (43-26-39 record in his career) has accumulated 23 clean sheets, which has him sitting with a 21.1% shutout rate. The goalie born in England has faced 510 shots tried against him in 109 starting assignments. His goals allowed per 90 mins is 1.43 (156 goals given up) and he holds a save percentage of 70.6. Bond has seen the pitch for 9,809 minutes and has 356 saves during his career.
In their last outing, Colorado walked away with a victory by a final of 3-1 against Houston. The Rapids finished the match with a 71.4% successful dribble rate by converting 5 out of the 7 dribbles they tried. They finished the match by connecting on 325 out of their 383 attempted passes earning a percentage of 84.9%. Colorado converted 6 shots on target out of the team's 15 shots tried which had them at a 40.0% clip when they last took the field. With a total of 24 goals and 18 assists for all their games, Colorado sports an average of 1.41 goals and 1.06 assists per 90 minutes.
Diego Rubio will need to provide a lift for Colorado Rapids. The forward from Chile has totaled 9,484 mins while scoring 44 goals. He has accumulated 37 yellow cards thus far in his career and has helped on a goal 22 times. He sports an average of 0.42 goals per 90 mins and has been given a starting assignment in 103 games during his career. Be sure to keep an eye out for Michael Barrios, the forward representing Colombia. Barrios has been given a total of 23 yellow cards in 15,160 mins (175 career starting assignments). His G/90 average so far in his career is 0.21. He has accumulated 36 goals so far in his career while assisting a teammate on a goal 40 times.
William Yarbrough is expected to look after the goal for Colorado Rapids. Yarbrough has racked up 49 clean sheets and has defended 807 shots against him in 15,885 career mins. He has a save percentage of 73.2 and his shutout rate is currently at 27.7%. He has allowed 1.36 goals per 90 mins while holding a record of 68-45-63. So far in his career, Yarbrough has given up 240 goals and has accumulated 578 saves in 177 starting assignments.
Who will win tonight's MLS game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take LA (+107)
Get $60 worth of FREE premium member picks. No Obligation. No Salesman. No Credit Card. Fast Sign up with Instant Access Click Here
Get all of Today's Free Soccer Picks
Get all of Today's Expert Soccer Picks
Most Recent Soccer Picks
- Angers vs Nantes Prediction, 9/19/2021 Ligue 1 Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
- FC Cincinnati vs New York City FC Prediction, 9/18/2021 MLS Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
- Toronto FC vs Nashville SC Prediction, 9/18/2021 MLS Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
- Clermont Foot vs Brest Prediction, 9/19/2021 Ligue 1 Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
- Minnesota United FC vs LA Galaxy Prediction, 9/18/2021 MLS Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
- Elche vs Levante Prediction, 9/18/2021 La Liga Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
- Portland Timbers vs Los Angeles FC Prediction, 9/19/2021 MLS Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
- Inter Miami CF vs New York Red Bulls Prediction, 9/17/2021 MLS Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
- PSG vs Lyon Prediction, 9/19/2021 Ligue 1 Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
- Troyes vs Montpellier Prediction, 9/19/2021 Ligue 1 Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds