In-form Galaxy Hunting Big (Three-Point) Game
LA Galaxy have their playoff bid back on track, that after winning two and drawing two in their last four. They still have work to do, but the momentum is there for Greg Vanney and his troops.
Sporting Kansas City will be glad to see the end soon, spending the majority of the season in the lower regions.
LA Galaxy have had a topsy-turvy season. They saw playoff hopes dwindle after a dreadful run of five losses from six MLS matches (July to early August). However, the Los Angeles club rebounded with those aforementioned two wins and two draws.
Galaxy have been solid at home of late, seven points from the last three. Before a thrilling 3-3 draw against the Seattle Sounders in the last one, there were home victories over the Atlanta United and Vancouver Whitecaps.
LA Galaxy are just outside the playoff positions ahead of this round of fixtures, eighth place right now, a point away from seventh.
Overall, they’ve collected 38 points in 27 games (won 11, drawn five, lost 11). There’s a crucial three points here.
Sporting Kansas City are down in 13th spot in the Western Conference, 26th in the combined MLS standings. They’ve struggled for wins throughout the season, with just eight. Only DC United and San Jose Earthquakes have won fewer games.
Kansas City have improved in recent weeks, though, winning three of their last four. All of the wins were on home soil, taking down these LA Galaxy, Portland Timbers and San Jose. Just two away victories all season, however.
Peter Vermes’ Sporting have taken one point from their past three away fixtures, losing to Real Salt Lake and Austin in the last two (having conceded seven goals along the way).
LA Galaxy vs Sporting Kansas City Head-to-Head
These two sides met around a month ago, with Sporting Kansas City 4-2 winners on their own patch.
They also beat LA Galaxy home and away last term, winning both, 2-0. Galaxy’s last win was a 7-2 home rout back in September, 2019.
LA Galaxy vs Sporting Kansas City Game Information
- Game: LA Galaxy vs Sporting Kansas City
- Location: Dignity Health Sports Park, Carson, CA
- Day/Time: Sunday Sept 4th, 8 p.m. ET
- LA Galaxy vs Sporting Kansas City Live Stream: fubo.tv
LA Galaxy vs Sporting Kansas City Betting Lines
LA Galaxy vs Sporting Kansas City Prediction
LA Galaxy are desperate for points, trying to hunt down a top-seven finish and a berth in the postseason. The Los Angeles outfit have a poor recent record in this fixture. Galaxy will fancy their chances in this one, however.
Sporting Kansas City have been dreadful on the road in 2022, with just four clubs grabbing fewer away points than the Wizards. Current soccer odds available for an away win are +375.
The latest soccer lines on our sportsbook have an even-money price for the home side to win by a goal.