Banc of California Stadium
Los Angeles, USA
Los Angeles FC are back playing in the MLS after their disappointing experience in the CONCACAF Champions League. They lost in the final of the tournament over 2 legs against Club Leon and they can now put that behind them as they focus on getting back on track in the MLS campaign. Their first opponent post-CONCACAF is Atlanta United.
Atlanta United are chasing a win after 3 successive draws in their last 3 matches. The most recent being the 3-3 draw against New England Revolution at home.
On the MLS table, these two are separated by just 1 point but Atlanta United have played 4 games more than the hosts.Grab Your Signup Bonus
Los Angeles FC (LLLWD)
Los Angeles FC failed to turn up in the return leg of the CONCACAF Champions League final and it is very important to see how that affects their mentality as they return to the league to face Atlanta United. Their latest statistics look really poor as they have lost 3 games in a row in all competitions. In their last 5 games they had 3 defeats, 1 win and 1 draw.
Los Angeles FC will be playing against Atlanta United on home soil and they have been really formidable while playing at home this season. They played 6 games at home and had 5 wins and 1 draw and they have never been defeated at home. Their last home game in the MLS was against San Jose Earthquakes and they won 2-1 at full time.
Their performance in the second leg of the CONCACAF Champions League was disappointing and they will be eager for a solid response as they aim to bounce back to winning ways. After losing 2-1 in the first leg away from home, they failed to score a single goal in the return leg as Club Leon scored the only goal in that game. Lucas Di Yorio scored the only goal for Club Leon in the 20th minute and that was enough to secure the trophy Club Leon. Statistics showed Atlanta United had 56% possession, 7 corners and 3 shots on target. They also created 2 big chances and missed both chances.
Los Angeles FC are currently 3rd on the western conference table, with 25 points and a goal ratio of 23:10. They have played 12 games so far and they had 7 wins, 4 draws and 1 defeat in those games.
Team streak: without a clean sheet (4), both teams scoring (5/7), less than 4.5 cards (5/7), less than 10.5 corners (4/5).
Atlanta United (DDDWL)
Atlanta United are visiting the Banc of California Stadium to face Los Angeles FC as they chase their first win in their last 3 games. All 3 games ended in a draw, with the latest being the 3-3 draw with New England Revolution at home. Their last 5 matches ended in 3 draws, 1 win and 1 defeat.
Atlanta United’s away form this season is below average as they earned 1 win, 4 draws and 3 defeats in 8 away games this season. Their last 5 away games ended in 3 draws and 2 defeats and they have had back-to-back draws in their last 2 away matches. Their most recent away game was against Orlando CIty SC and they played out a 1-1 draw.
Atlanta United played out an epic 3-3 draw against New England Revolution. They were 2-0 down in the first half after conceding goals from Carles Gil in the 1st minute and Bobby Wood in the 37th minute. But in the second half, they came back stronger and pulled level with goals coming from Giorgos Giakoumakis in the 56th minute and Thiago Almada in the 74th minute. They completed the comeback with their third goal in the 87th minute from Miguel Berry but they failed to hang on as Carles Gil snatched an equalizer in the 93rd minute. Atlanta United’s statistics in the game were:72% possession, 7 shots on target, 0 corner kicks, 2 big chances created and 1 big chances missed.
Team streaks: no losses (4), no wins (3), without a clean sheet (3), more than 2.5 goals (6/7), both teams scoring (8/9), first to concede (5/7), less than 10.5 corners (6/7).
Head to Head
Los Angeles FC and Atlanta United have faced each other 3 times and Atlanta United won twice, while Los Angeles FC won once.
Analysis and Betting Tips
According to analysis, Los Angeles FC have scored 23 goals and conceded 10 goals in 12 matches in the MLS. They have scored 1.9 goals per game and have a 12% conversion rate. They also create 2.1 big chances per game and take a total of 16.4 shots per game with 6.0 shots on target per game. They take an average of 6.5 corners per game and take up 49.3% possession on average. On the defense, they have 5 clean sheets and they conceded 0.8 goals per game.
According to analysis, Atlanta United have scored 32 goals and conceded 28 goals in 16 matches in the MLS. They have scored 2.0 goals per game and have a 14% conversion rate. They also create 1.8 big chances per game and take a total of 13.9 shots per game with 4.8 shots on target per game. They take an average of 4.9 corners per game and take up 57.0% possession on average . On the defense, they have 3 clean sheets and they conceded 1.8 goals per game.
- Home Win or Draw and Under 3.5 Goals
- Over 10 Corners at 1.825 Odds
- Home Win FT at 1.65 Odds