Los Angeles FC vs Houston Dynamo Prediction, 6/19/2021 MLS Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Los Angeles FC vs Houston Dynamo
Date: Saturday, June 19, 2021
Location: Banc of California Stadium in Los Angeles, CA
Odds/Point Spread: Los Angeles (-185) Houston (+558)
Banc of California Stadium is the site where Maximiliano Urruti and the Houston Dynamo (3-2-3, 5th in Western Conference) will take on Los Angeles FC (2-2-3, 9th in Western Conference) on Saturday. The goalies protecting the net are Pablo Sisniega for Los Angeles FC and Marko Maric for the Houston Dynamo. LAFC is priced at -185 while the Dynamo are at +558. The over/under opens at 3.5.
Los Angeles took the field against New York City in their last matchup and went home with a loss by a final score of 2-1. LAFC attempted 31 dribbles in this matchup and converted 22 of the tries for a rate of 71.0%. In sharing the ball, they finished this match with a 85.5% passes received rate by converting 543 of the 635 passing attempts last match. In relation to shooting accuracy, Los Angeles finished at a 50.0% clip by landing 5 shots on target out of 10 total shots. Los Angeles sports an average of 1.14 goals per 90 min (8 total goals) and have accounted for 6 assists in all matches this season.
Carlos Vela is one guy you are going to want to keep your eye on for Los Angeles FC. He has 65 assists while earning 50 yellow card warnings during his soccer career. Vela has been given a starting assignment in 302 games thus far in his career and he tallies 0.44 G/90. The forward hailing from Mexico has earned 134 goals in 27,182 mins. Another guy who should impact this match is Diego Rossi, the forward representing Uruguay. Rossi has totaled 10,312 minutes in 115 career starts and has been given 6 yellow card cautions. He has helped a teammate on a goal 15 times during his career and he has scored 57 total goals. He is averaging 0.50 goals per 90 minutes for his pro soccer career.
The guy defending the goal for Los Angeles FC will be Pablo Sisniega. Sisniega has seen the pitch for a total of 2,430 minutes and has tallied 64 saves in his career. His GA/90 is 1.52 (41 goals given up) and he has a save percentage of 62.2. The goalie born in Mexico has had 98 shots attempted at him in 27 career starts. Sisniega (12-5-10 mark in his professional soccer career) has accumulated 3 shutouts, which leaves him with a 11.1% clean sheet percentage.
In their last outing, Houston took a loss by a final score of 3-2 against Kansas City. They finished the contest by converting 256 of the 320 passes they attempted for a percentage of 80.0%. The Dynamo finished the match with a 78.9% successful dribble percentage by converting 15 out of the 19 dribbles they tried. Houston connected on 5 shots on target out of their 10 shots attempted which had them sitting at a 50.0% rate in their last outing. With a total of 10 goals and 8 assists in all their matches, Houston is averaging 1.25 goals and 1.00 assist per 90 minutes.
Maximiliano Urruti will need to provide a lift for Houston Dynamo. The forward representing Argentina has been on the pitch for 14,501 professional minutes while scoring 57 goals. He has totaled 20 yellow cards so far in his career and has helped on a goal 25 times. He sports an average of 0.35 G/90 and has been given a starting assignment in 162 outings during his pro soccer career. You should also keep an eye on Memo Rodriguez, the midfielder representing the United States. He has earned 28 goals so far in his career while helping on a goal 14 different times. Rodriguez has earned himself a total of 14 yellow cards in 7,451 mins played (83 career starting assignments). His goals per 90 minute average in his pro soccer career is 0.34.
Marko Maric will look after the goal for Houston Dynamo. Maric has racked up 23 clean sheets and has defended 430 shots tried against him in 10,710 mins in his career. He holds a save % of 68.4 and his clean sheet rate sits at 19.3%. He has conceded 1.50 goals per 90 minutes while holding a record of 32-40-47. So far in his career, Maric has allowed 179 goals and has tallied 296 saves in 119 starting assignments.
Who will win tonight's MLS game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Houston (+558)
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