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Atlanta United FC vs. LA Galaxy Online Soccer Betting Picks

Posted by: Charlie Smith
Atlanta United FC vs. LA Galaxy

The year’s online soccer betting action continues this weekend with an enticing Atlanta United FC vs. LA Galaxy contest. Both teams rank near the top of their respective conference so this should make for some extremely competitive soccer. With this in mind, what kind of matchup are the online soccer odds predicting? Let’s take a quick look at the betting lines to find out.

Atlanta United FC vs. LA Galaxy – Saturday, August 3rd

When: 5:00 pm ET
Where: Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Atlanta, Georgia
TV: Local Broadcasts
Stream: MLS TV

Online Socce Betting Odds:

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Atlanta United FC

Following their recent 4-3 loss to LAFC, Atlanta United FC enter this weekend’s action sporting an 11-3-9 record. This nets them a total of 36-points on the year, which places them just 3-points shy of tying with the Eastern Conference leading Philadelphia Union. With this in mind, it’s clear that Atlanta could usurp Philly for the No. 1 spot in the coming days. With a +9 goal differential on the season, the 6th best defense in the league and the 5th best offense, there’s no questioning Atlanta’s prowess. However, will it be enough to take care of the LA Galaxy. After all, the Galaxy have the self-proclaimed best player in the league in Zlatan. Nevertheless, Atlanta is hoping the home field advantage is enough to deliver a lopsided win over LA. Considering the kind of success the Galaxy have been enjoying lately, it wouldn’t be shocking to see Atlanta come out on top here.

Players to Watch: Josef Martinez (29 GP, 17 G, 6 A), Julian Gressel (23 GP, 4 G, 7 A), and Ezequiel Barco (9 GP, 4 G, and 1 A).

LA Galaxy

The Galaxy ride into this weekend’s action flashing a 12-1-9 record that ranks them 3rd over in the Western Conference. So far this season, the Galaxy have racked up 37-points on the year, placing them 1-point shy of tying with the second-seeded Seattle Sounders. However, LA Galaxy is 12-points behind the conference leading LAFC. With this in mind, it’s clear that the Galaxy are having a hard time measuring up against their intra-city rival. And since they’re facing one of the tougher opponents the East has to offer, it doesn’t look like LA will be bridging that gap anytime soon.

Players to Watch: Zlatan Ibrahimovic (18 GP, 16 G, 3 A), Daniel Steres (22 GP, 3 G, 0 A), and Uriel Antuna (19 GP, 2 G, 2 A).

Atlanta United FC vs. LA Galaxy Betting Numbers

Trends

  • Atlanta United FC

    • 3-0-2 SU in their last 5 games against an MLS opponent
    • Has scored 13 goals in their last 5 MLS games
    • Has allowed 5 goals in their last 5 MLS games
  • LA Galaxy

    • 3-0-2 SU in their last 5 games versus an MLS opponent
    • Has scored 8 goals in their last 5 MLS games
    • Has allowed 11 goals in their last 5 MLS games

Atlanta United FC vs. LA Galaxy Betting Picks

So which side should legal betting fans take in this Atlanta United FC vs. LA Galaxy matchup? All things considered, Atlanta is probably the safer pick here. They’re playing at home and are facing an opponent of equal caliber. Sign up today to make your online betting prediction!

Score Prediction: 3-2 Atlanta.