Match day 16
Rio Tinto Stadium
Real Salt Lake were disappointed to only pull off a draw in their last game against Minnesota United away from home. They were on a 2-match win streak before that draw and they will be eager to get back to winning ways as they welcome LA Galaxy to the Rio Tinto Stadium.
LA Galaxy are the visitors in this clash and they come into this game following a 1-0 defeat to Charlotte FC at home.
Real Salt Lake and LA Galaxy are both in the western conference division, with 7 points separating them. Real Salt Lake are 11th with 16 points, while LA Galaxy are 14th with 9 points.Grab Your Signup Bonus
Real Salt Lake (DWWDL)
Real Salt Lake have 2 wins, 2 draws and 1 defeat in their last 5 matches in all competitions. Their latest game ended in a 1-1 draw against Minnesota United away from home. They are now unbeaten in their last 4 matches in all competitions.
Real Salt Lake have played 7 games at home in the MLS this season and they recorded 2 wins, 3 defeats and 2 draws in those games. They have also failed to win in their last 3 home games in the MLS. Their last 5 home games ended in 2 wins, 2 draws and 1 defeat and their most recent home game ended in a 0-0 draw with Portland Timbers.
Real Salt Lake were below par in their 1-1 draw with Minnesota United in their last game. Real Salt Lake got the first goal of the game as Jefferson Savarino scored just 28 minutes into the game and in the 31st minute Justen Glad scored an own goal to bring the game level. In the second half both sides failed to find the back of the net and the game ended 1-1 at full time. According to statistics, Real Salt Lake had 46% possession, 2 shots on target and 4 corner kicks.
Real Salt Lake are 11th in the western conference table with 16 points and a goal ratio of 14:23. They have played 14 games so far and they had 4 wins, 4 draws and 6 defeats.
Team streak: no losses (4), less than 10.5 corners (6/6).
LA Galaxy (LWLLW)
LA Galaxy caught a lucky break in their last game as they won Charlotte FC 1-0 at home. Their last 5 games ended in 2 wins and 3 defeats. LA Galaxy have been very poor away from home in the MLS this season, as they have not won in any of their 7 away games. They had 5 defeats and 2 draws in those games. Their last 5 away games ended in 4 defeats and 1 draw, with the latest game being the 3-0 defeat to DC United.
LA Galaxy had a tough game against Charlotte FC, but they lost despite the efforts they put in. The first half ended in a goalless draw between the two sides as both sides failed to find the back of the net. And in the second half Karol Swiderski finally gave Charlotte FC the lead with his goal in the 73rd minute. The only goal was enough to give Charlotte FC the win at full time. According to statistics, LA Galaxy had 52% possession, 2 shots on target and 5 corner kicks in that game.
LA Galaxy are currently in 14th spot on the western conference table with 9 points and a goal ratio of 10:24. They played 14 games and had 2 wins, 3 draws and 9 defeats.
Team streak: Less than 10.5 corners (7/8).
Head to Head
Real Salt Lake and LA Galaxy have played 20 matches against each other. LA Galaxy won 9 games, while Real Salt Lake won 7 games and 4 games ended in a draw.
- Real Salt Lake have no losses in 3 meetings.
- LA Galaxy are without a clean sheet in 3 meetings.
- Real Salt Lake scored first in 4/5 meetings.
- There were less than 4.5 cards in 10/10 meetings.
Expert Analysis and Betting Tips
Real Salt Lake scored 14 goals and conceded 23 in 14 games this season. They scored an average of 1.0 goals per game and had a 7% conversion rate. They created an average of 1.5 chances per game and played an average of 13.5 shots per game. They played an average of 5.1 shots on target per game and an average of 5.2 corners per game. They managed to concede an average of 1.6 goals per game and they have kept 3 clean sheets.
LA Galaxy have scored 10 goals and conceded 24 in 14 games this season. They scored an average of 0.7 goals per game and had a 5% conversion rate. They created an average of 1.7 chances per game and played an average of 15.9 shots per game. They played an average of 4.8 shots on target per game and an average of 6.9 corners per game. They managed to concede an average of 1.7 goals per game and they have kept 3 clean sheets.
Betting Tips: -
- Team 1 to Score Goal 1 at 1.75 Odds
- Home Win or Draw and Under 4.5 Goals at 1.61 Odds
- Correct Score 2-1 at 9.50 Odds