BBVA Compass Stadium
Houston Dynamo welcome Los Angeles FC to the BBVA Compass Stadium for their MLS clash after their US Open Cup win over Chicago Fire last week. They were absolutely brilliant in that game and they will be hoping to put in a similar display against a struggling Los Angeles FC team.
Los Angeles were dealt a tough blow in the CONCACAF Champions League which they lost on both legs against Club Leon last week. After that, they played a 0-0 draw against Atlanta United a few days ago and now they travel to face Houston Dynamo. This team will need a strong mentality to be able to get a positive result here.
As per the table, Houston Dynamo are in 10th place in the western conference while Los Angeles FC are in 3rd place in the same conference, with both sides separated by 8 points.Grab Your Signup Bonus
Houston Dynamo (WLLWW)
Houston Dynamo are far from their very best but they are showing signs of promise. Their 4-1 win over Chicago Fire in the last round of the US Open Cup has got them confident coming into this game. In their last 5 games they had 3 wins and 2 defeats.
Houston Dynamo will be playing this game on home soil and they have been a strong side at home this season. They played 7 home games in the MLS and had 5 wins, 1 draw and 1 defeat in those games. Their last 5 home games ended in 3 wins, 1 draw and 1 defeat, and they won their most recent home game by 2-1 against Austin FC.
Houston got the opportunity to showcase their brilliance against Chicago Fire in the last round of the US Open Cup. Amine Bassi opened the scoring for Houston from the penalty spot in the 12th minute and Ibrahim Aliyu scored the second goal in the 31st minute. Chicago Fire pulled one back through Arnaud Souquet’s goal in the 40th minute to give them some hope going into the break. But in the second half. Houston Dynamo moved further ahead with the third goal from Ibrahim Aliyu in the 59th minute and then the fourth in the 74th minute from Nelson Quinones. The game ended 4-1 in favor of Houston Dynamo. According to statistics, Dynamo had 34% possession, 6 shots on target and 2 corner kicks.
According to the western conference, Houston Dynamo have 18 points and they are in 10th place. They had 5 wins, 3 draws and 7 defeats in 15 matches they played.
Team streak: without a clean sheet (4), more than 2.5 goals (5/5), first to concede (6/8), less than 4.5 cards (5/7).
Los Angeles FC (DLLLW)
Los Angeles FC are struggling at the moment and their status as one of the league’s finest teams is constantly under threat. Losing the CONCACAF Champions League had its own effect on the team but they were also kicked off the US Open Cup prior to the both legs of the final. Their last game since the final ended in a 0-0 draw with Atlanta United and now they are playing away from home against Houston Dynamo. In their last 5 matches in all competitions they had 1 draw, 3 defeats and 1 win.
Los Angeles FC away statistics in the MLS has been good as they played 6 away games, won 2, drew 3 and lost just 1. Their last 5 away games ended in 2 wins, 2 draws and 1 defeat, with the latest being the 3-0 win over Real Salt Lake last month.
Los Angeles FC expected more in the game against Atlanta United FC after a very brilliant performance, but they were left disappointed as they managed 1 point. The statistics showed they had 50% possession, 8 shots on target and 8 corner kicks, while they also missed 3 big chances in the game.
As Per the western conference table, Los Angeles FC has 26 points in 3rd place and they have 7 wins, 5 draws and 1 defeat in 13 matches played.
Team streak: losses (3), without a clean sheet (5), less than 10.5 corners (5/6).
Head to Head
The head-to-head record shows these two have played 11 times against each other. Los Angeles won 5 times, while Houston Dynamo won twice and 4 matches ended in a draw.
- Houston Dynamo and Los Angeles have both been without a clean sheet in all 11 meetings.
- There were more than 2.5 goals scored in 8/10 meetings.
- Both teams scored in 10/10 meetings.
- Los Angeles FC scored first in 4/5 meetings.
- There were more than 10.5 corners in 4/5 meetings.
Analysis and Betting Tips
According to analysis, Houston Dynamo have scored 15 goals and conceded 21 goals in 15 matches in the MLS. They have scored 1.0 goals per game and have a 9% conversion rate. They also create 1.5 big chances per game and take a total of 11.1 shots per game with 3.8 shots on target per game. They take an average of 4.5 corners per game and take up 50.3% possession on average. On the defense, they have 5 clean sheets and they conceded 1.4 goals per game.
According to analysis, Los Angeles FC have scored 23 goals and conceded 10 goals in 13 matches in the MLS. They have scored 1.8 goals per game and have a 11% conversion rate. They also create 2.2 big chances per game and take a total of 16.8 shots per game with 6.2 shots on target per game. They take an average of 6.6 corners per game and take up 49.3% possession on average. On the defense, they have 6 clean sheets and they conceded 0.8 goals per game.
- Under 10 Corners at 1.925 Odds
- Both Teams to Score at 1.61 Odds
- Los Angeles DNB at 1.66 Odds