Banc of California Stadium
Houston Dynamo travels to the Banc of California Stadium to face Los Angeles FC. Los Angeles FC played out a 1-1 draw against Minnesota United and Houston Dynamo beat New England Revolution 3-1 in their previous match.
The last time these two faced each other, Houston Dynamo beat LA Galaxy 2-1 at home . Sebastian Ferreira was first strike home a spot kick to give Houston Dynamo an early lead, but Los Angeles FC replied 6 minutes later as Cristian Arango's attempt went into the back of the net. And in the second half, Griffin Dorsey was on target in the 75th minute, giving the hosts the lead. Darwin Ceren picked up a second yellow card in the 97th minute but that didn't stop the hosts from claiming the win. Los Angeles dominated the game, taking 55% possession and registering 8 shots on target but it was Houston Dynamo at the better end of the scoreline.
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Los Angeles FC
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Los Angeles have been struggling lately even though they are top of the log. They are without a win in their last 2 matches. Los Angeles played a 1-1 draw against Minnesota United away from home. Minnesota United condemned the visitors to a 1-0 defeat into the break through Brent Kallman's goal. But the visitors snatched an equalizer in the 64th minute as Carlos Vela was on target. Los Angeles dominated proceedings, taking 54% possession and taking 3 shots on target but they could only suffer for a point.
In ⅚ matches both teams have scored and in 6/8 matches more than 10.5 corners have been played.
However, Los Angeles FC are excellent playing at home. They have won their last 8 matches at home.
Julian Gaines and Erik Dueñas are unavailable due to Injury.
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Houston Dynamo have been in poor form recently. They snatched a surprise 3-1 win against New England Revolution in their last match. Houston Dynamo showed their class by taking an early lead into the break as Darwin Quintero scored in the 37th minute to compensate for the Sebastian Ferreira's penalty loss in the 33rd minute. In the second half, New England Revolution converted from the spot to draw level but the hosts responded in style, scoring two extra goals in the 76th and 85th minute.
Houston Dynamo were dominated in terms of possession but they had 11 shots on target and that was enough to earn them a win.
Daniel Steres is a doubt for this clash after suffering Arm injury sometime ago and Hector Herrera is also out injured.
Head to Head
Los Angeles FC and Houston Dynamo have played 10 times against each other. Los Angeles FC have 4 wins, while Houston Dynamo have 2 wins and 4 matches ended in a draw.
Houston Dynamo have no losses in 3 matches against Los Angeles FC and in 10 matches between the two, neither side have kept a clean sheet. In 8/10 matches between the two, more than 2.5 goals have been scored and in 10/10 matches, both teams have scored.
Expert Betting Tips
Los Angeles FC are currently struggling but their record at home says different. Houston Dynamo have just earned a win last time out and it's unfortunate they have to travel to Los Angeles FC which is considered a fortress. I think Houston Dynamo do not have the credentials to end Los Angeles FC winning streak at home. So I expect them to struggle against Los Angeles FC who will be playing with so much confidence and passionate for a win.
- Bet on Los Angeles FC Under 12.5 corners at 1.60 Odds
- Bet on Home win or Draw and Under 4.5 Goals at 1.60 Odds
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