Columbus Crew are 8th in the eastern conference after playing 11 games in this campaign and they have 15 points in total from 4 wins, 3 draws and 4 defeats. They welcome LA Galaxy to the Lower.com Field for match number 13. LA Galaxy are sitting at the very bottom of the western conference with 6 points. They have just 1 win, 3 draws and 6 defeats in 10 matches played. Columbus Crew are coming off a 2-2 draw against Orlando City in the last game and a win here would see them go into 7th place and over CF Montreal if CF Montreal fail to win. And for LA Galaxy, they need a win to close the gap on 13th place Sporting Kansas City.Grab Your Signup Bonus
Columbus Crew (DWLWL)
Columbus Crew hold a record of 2 wins, 1 losses and 1 draw in their last 5 games in all competitions. According to the rankings, Columbus Crew have 4 wins, 3 draws and 4 defeats in 11 matches this season and their goal ratio is 21:14. Lucas Zelarayan is top scorer for Columbus Crew with 4 goals and 3 assists so far.
Columbus Crew played a 2-2 draw with Orlando City SC in their last game. Columbus Crew were 2-0 up in the first half of the game, as Darlington Nagbe and Jacen Russell-Rowe both scored in the first half. But the second half was not what Columbus Crew expected as they conceded 2 goals from Ercan Kara and Duncan McGuire scored in the 49th and 92nd minutes to earn Orlando City a draw.
Columbus Crew managed 60% possession, 7 shots on target and 6 corner kicks at the end of 90 minutes.
- Team streak: less than 4.5 cards (4/5), less than 10.5 corners (8/10).
LA Galaxy (WLLWL)
LA Galaxy are still struggling to find their rhythm after a very disappointing start to the campaign. LA Galaxy have won 2 and lost 3 of their last 5 matches in all competitions. And so far in the league campaign, they have won 1, drawn 3 and lost 6 in all 10 matches they have played in. They have a goal ratio of 8:17 and only 6 points this season.
LA Galaxy won their last game against Seattle Sounders in the US Open Cup. They were ahead in the 3rd minute through an effort from Julian Aude. and in the 66th minute Memo Rodriguez doubled their lead before Seattle Sounders pulled one back 2 minutes after. Finally, Memo Rodriguez put the game to bed with the 3rd goal in the 84th minute to seal the win for the hosts.
LA Galaxy had 57% possession, 4 shots on target and 5 corner kicks in the game.
- Team streak: without a clean sheet (3), more than 2.5 goals (5/7), first to concede (5/7), more than 4.5 cards (8/9).
Head to Head
Columbus Crew and LA Galaxy have played against each other over 16 times throughout their history. LA Galaxy have won 7 games, while Columbus Crew have won 5 times and 4 matches ended in a draw.
- There were more than 2.5 goals in 5/7 meetings.
- Both teams scored in 6/8 meetings.
- There were less than 4.5 cards in 9/10 meetings.
Expert Analysis and Tips
Columbus Crew have scored 21 goals and conceded 14 in 11 games this season. They scored an average of 1.9 goals per game and had a 13% conversion rate. They created an average of 2.0 chances per game and played an average of 14.5 shots per game. They played an average of 5.0 shots on target per game and an average of 4.9 corners per game. Defensively, they managed to concede an average of 1.3 goals per game and they have kept 3 clean sheets.
LA Galaxy have scored 8 goals and conceded 17 in 10 games this season. They scored an average of 0.8 goals per game and had a 5% conversion rate. They created an average of 1.7 chances per game and played an average of 17.0 shots per game. They played an average of 5.2 shots on target per game and an average of 8.1 corners per game. Defensively, they managed to concede an average of 1.7 goals per game and they have kept 3 clean sheets.
- Columbus Crew Win FT at 1.76 Odds
- Columbus Crew to Score Goal 1 at 1.6 Odds
- Correct Score 2-1 at 7.5 Odds