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LA Galaxy vs. Seattle Sounders FC Online Soccer Betting Breakdown

Posted by: Mike Davis
LA Galaxy vs. Seattle Sounders FC MLS Betting Preview

Online soccer betting players looking for a thrilling matchup to wager on this weekend need look no further than the LA Galaxy vs. Seattle Sounders FC pairing. The Galaxy are having a successful season and will be looking to pick up another win against a struggling opponent. Let’s check on this weekend’s sports betting odds to see what type of predictions players should make.

LA Galaxy vs. Seattle Sounders FC – Saturday, August 18th  

When: 10:00 pm ET

Where: CenturyLink Field, Seattle, Washington

TV: ESPN

Stream: Watch ESPN, MLS TV

MLS Soccer Betting Odds:

Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
LA Galaxy +314
Seattle Sounder FC -152
LA Galaxy/Seattle Sounders FC Draw +262
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LA Galaxy              

The Galaxy charge into this Saturday’s matchup flashing a 10-7-8 record that ranks them 4th in the Western Conference. Although they’re currently sitting in playoff qualification, many MLS soccer betting pundits feel that LA doesn’t deserve a spot in this year’s postseason. That stance is influenced by LA’s recent lack of success. In fact, the club has picked up a single win in their last 5 matchups. With that in mind, it’s clear the club needs to rebuild its locker room morale. A road win against the Sounders would certainly help in that regard. Unfortunately for the Galaxy, they just happen to be winless in their last 3 matches against Seattle.

Players to Watch: Zlatan Ibrahimovic (19 GP, 15 G, 5 A), Ola Kamara (22 GP, 9 G, 1 A), and Romain Alessandrini (19 GP, 8 G, 5 A).

Seattle Sounders FC

The Sounders blast into this weekend’s action sporting a 9-5-9 record that ranks them 8th in the Western Conference. Although they rank near the bottom of the conference, Seattle only needs to work their way up to the 6th seed in order to snag a seat in this year’s postseason. Right now Real Salt Lake owns that spot in the conference with 35-points on the year. Since the Sounders are sitting on 32, they only need a couple of back to back wins to crack playoff qualification. And since Seattle is 5-0 in their last 5 matchups, it’s looking like they’ll get it. Coming into this matchup with all that momentum, it’s more than likely that Seattle gets the home win.

Players to Watch: Will Bruin (19 GP, 6 G, 5 A), Nicolas Lodeiro (17 GP, 6 G, 4 A), and Cristian Roldan (23 GP, 2 G, 4 A).

LA Galaxy vs. Seattle Sounders FC Betting Predictions

Trends

  • LA Galaxy is 4-4-4 SU on the road this season
  • LA Galaxy is 2-2-1 SU on the road in their last 5 away matchups
  • The TOTAL has gone OVER in 7 of LA Galaxy’s 12 road games this season
  • Seattle is 5-2-4 SU at home this season
  • Seattle is 3-1-1SU at home in their last 5 matchups
  • The TOTAL has gone OVER in 11 of LA Galaxy’s 22 games this season
LA Galaxy vs. Seattle Sounders FC Betting Picks

So which side should players learning how to bet MLS matches online take in this LA Galaxy vs. Seattle Sounders FC matchup? All in all, it’s best to stick with the Sounders here. They come in with a heap of momentum and will be playing at home. Sign up today to make your online betting prediction!

Score Prediction: 2-0 Seattle.

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