Free MLS Pick LA Galaxy vs. San Jose
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LA Galaxy vs. San Jose
Date: Saturday, June 25
Time: 07:00 PM
Venue: Stanford Stadium
MLS Moneyline Odds: LA Galaxy 150 / Draw 260/ San Jose 170 (Bet Now!)
MLS Spread Betting Odds: Los Angeles -0.5 / San Jose 0.5
MLS Betting Total: O/U 2.5
Heading into this matchup, the LA Galaxy are the betting favorites, with the spread set at -0.5 goals. Through 15 matches, they have won by this margin 7 times. As for the San Jose Earthquakes, they enter the match as 0.5 goal underdogs. Through 16 matches, they have covered this margin 9 times.
The LA Galaxy travel to take on the San Jose Earthquakes, with an above .500 record, at 7-3-5. This mark places them 5th in the Western Conference. Los Angeles comes into this match off having played to a 1-1 draw against Portland Timbers. So far, the LA Galaxy has turned in 4 performances with one goal or less. On defense, Los Angeles has played 5 games in which they held their opponent to one goal or less.
Through 15 matches, the LA Galaxy have struggled on offense, averaging just 1.13 goals per 90 minutes. This output places them 22nd in the MLS. On defense, Los Angeles is 6th in the MLS, giving up 1.07 goals per 90 minutes.
On offense, LA Galaxy is led by the strong play of Javier Hernández and Dejan Joveljić, who have each found the net 6 times. So far, their combined goals account for 58.8% of the team’s overall scoring. This season, goalie Jonathan Bond is turning away goals at a rate near the league average. This has come with the LA Galaxy’s opponents having generated a total of 52 shots on target. Bond is saving these attempts at a rate of 71.2%.
Heading into the San Jose Earthquakes’ 17th game of the season, the Earthquakes are below .500 at 3-6-7. This mark places them 14th in the Western Conference. In their last match, San Jose lost to the Real Salt Lake by a score of 2-0. This game was the 5th time they were shutout on offense. While on defense, San Jose’s defense has given up at least two goals 8 times this year.
So far, the San Jose Earthquakes have been an above-average scoring team, at 1.56 goals per 90 minutes (6th). In terms of scoring defense, San Jose will look to tighten things up as they are giving up 2.12 goals per 90 minutes, placing them 28th in the league.
Heading into the match, Jeremy Ebobisse leads the Earthquakes with 9 goals through 16 matches. Behind him is Cristian Espinoza, who has also found the net 4 times. For the season, goalie J.T. Marcinkowski is off to a rough start, as he has a save percentage of just 66.3%, placing him 19th among MLS goalies. This performance has come with opponents taking a total of 89 shots on goal.
Free LA Galaxy vs. San Jose MLS Final Analysis:
Coming into this matchup, both Los Angeles and San Jose have done an excellent job at generating possessions in the attacking area of the field. So far, the LA Galaxy are 1st in attacking area touches, while the San Jose Earthquakes rank 3rd. Heading into this game, something has to give, as both the San Jose Earthquakes and LA Galaxy rank well in generated attacking possessions and attacking possessions allowed. So far San Jose has given up 1946 possessions near the goal (5th) compared to Los Angeles at 12th (2087).
On offense, both LA Galaxy and San Jose are above-average teams at generating shots, ranking 7th and 6th, respectively. For the year, LA Galaxy has turned 8.0% of their shot into goals. As for San Jose, their current shooting percentage is 10.0%. So far, 31.9% of LA Galaxy’s shots have been on target. On the other side, San Jose has a season long on target percent of 31.4%. For LA Galaxy they have converted on 24.0% of these on-target shots compared to San Jose at 33.0%.
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