Minnesota United FC vs LA Galaxy Prediction, 9/18/2021 MLS Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Minnesota United FC vs LA Galaxy
Date: Saturday, September 18, 2021
Location: Allianz Field in Saint Paul, MN
TV: Bally Sports North+
Odds/Point Spread: Minnesota (-143) LA (+333)
Ethan Finlay and Minnesota United (8-7-8, 8th in Western Conference) host the LA Galaxy (11-5-8, 4th in Western Conference) at Allianz Field on Saturday. The goalkeepers who are expected to start will be Tyler Miller for Minnesota United and Jonathan Bond for the LA Galaxy. The Galaxy are priced at +333 while the Loons are at -143. The over/under is set at 2.5.
Minnesota stepped onto the pitch against Seattle in their most recent match and walked away from this one with a loss by a score of 1-0. When discussing the passing game, they earned a 81.3% received passes percentage by connecting on 413 out of their 508 pass targets in their last outing. The Loons attempted 17 dribbles in this game and converted 11 of the dribbles for a rate of 64.7%.
Get all of our Free Soccer Picks
Concerning shot accuracy, Minnesota finished at a 10.0% clip by hitting 1 shot on target of 10 shots. Minnesota averages 1.04 goals per 90 (24 goals in total) and have 18 assists in all matches for the year.
Ethan Finlay is a player who can be a difference maker for Minnesota United. He has totaled 34 assists while accumulating 12 yellow card cautions in his pro soccer career. Finlay has had a starting assignment in 167 matchups so far in his career and has 0.28 goals per 90 minutes. The forward representing the United States has earned 47 goals scored in 14,877 professional minutes.
Another guy who should impact this match is Adrien Hunou, the forward hailing from France. Hunou has been on the pitch for 11,176 mins during 122 starting assignments and has been given a total of 12 yellow card cautions. He has helped a teammate on a goal 9 times during his career while scoring 41 total goals. He currently averages 0.33 goals per 90 mins for his career.
The guy who is expected to defend the goal for Minnesota United FC will be Tyler Miller. Miller has defended the goal for a total of 10,949 mins and has accumulated 374 stops so far in his career. His goals against per 90 minutes is 1.32 (161 goals given up) and he holds a save percentage of 72.1. The goalkeeper hailing from the United States has faced 523 shots attempted against him in 122 career starting assignments. Miller (60-34-28 record during his soccer career) has earned 33 shutouts, which gives him a 27.0% clean sheet percentage.
For their last match, LA were able to avoid a loss with a score of 1-1 against Colorado. The Galaxy had a 66.7% successful dribble rate by converting 8 out of the 12 dribbles they pursued. They finished this game by connecting on 431 of the 491 passes they tried for a percentage of 87.8%. LA converted 4 shots on goal out of 10 shots attempted earning them a 40.0% clip when they last took the field. Having a total of 35 goals and 25 assists for all their matches, LA averages 1.46 goals and 1.04 assists per 90 minutes.
Kevin Cabral should be able to be counted on for LA Galaxy. He scores 0.24 goals per 90 minutes and has had a starting assignment in 55 matches so far in his career. The forward hailing from France has been on the pitch for 5,225 minutes while scoring 14 goals. He has accumulated 8 yellow card cautions thus far in his career and has assisted a teammate on a goal 7 times. Make sure to keep an eye out for Victor Vazquez, the forward born in Spain. He has scored 36 goals so far in his career while helping a teammate on a goal 58 different times. Vazquez has earned himself a total of 23 yellow card warnings in 15,653 mins (182 career starting assignments). His goals per 90 average so far in his career is 0.21.
Jonathan Bond will be looking after the net for LA Galaxy. During his professional soccer career, Bond has given up 164 goals and has racked up 372 stops in 113 starting assignments. He has given up 1.45 goals per 90 minutes and he has a record of 43-28-41. He is the owner of a save % of 70.7 and his shutout rate sits at 20.4%. Bond has recorded 23 clean sheets while defending 532 shots tried against him in 10,169 career mins.
Who will win tonight's soccer game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Minnesota (-143)
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
- Eintracht Frankfurt vs Hertha BSC Prediction, 10/16/2021 Bundesliga Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
- Montpellier vs Lens Prediction, 10/17/2021 Ligue 1 Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
- Strasbourg vs Saint-Etienne Prediction, 10/17/2021 Ligue 1 Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
- Rayo Vallecano vs Elche Prediction, 10/17/2021 La Liga Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
- Clermont Foot vs Lille Prediction, 10/16/2021 Ligue 1 Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
- Metz vs Rennes Prediction, 10/17/2021 Ligue 1 Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
- Levante vs Getafe Prediction, 10/16/2021 La Liga Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
- Lyon vs Monaco Prediction, 10/16/2021 Ligue 1 Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
- SC Freiburg vs RB Leipzig Prediction, 10/16/2021 Bundesliga Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
- Marseille vs Lorient Prediction, 10/17/2021 Ligue 1 Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds