Los Angeles FC vs. Seattle Sounders FC 2/24/24

Los Angeles FC vs. Seattle Sounders FC 2/24/24 MLS Soccer Game Predictions, Picks, and Preview

Los Angeles FC (14-10-10) vs. Seattle Sounders FC (14-11-9)


Los Angeles FC vs. Seattle Sounders FC 2/24/24 – The Los Angeles FC and Seattle Sounders FC face off on Saturday in an MLS showdown between two top Western Conference foes from last season. Our professional handicapper prediction sees this as an intense matchup between Los Angeles FC’s lethal offense and Seattle’s stingy defense.


Los Angeles FC’s offensive lineup, led by top scorers Denis Bouanga and Ryan Hollingshead, poses serious threats to Seattle’s defense. Bouanga’s incredible goal-scoring record combined with Hollingshead’s defensive prowess and knack for scoring highlights Los Angeles FC’s balanced threat, especially when they use Timothy Tillman’s midfield creativity as leverage points against Seattle.


Seattle Sounders FC brings their offensive firepower with Jordan Morris, Albert Rusnak and Leo Chu leading their attack. Led by Morris’ agility and finishing skills as well as Rusnak’s playmaking and Chu’s energy, these three form a potency attacking trio that can exploit Los Angeles FC’s defense vulnerabilities; thus making this matchup between Seattle’s attackers and Los Angeles FC defenders crucial in deciding the game’s result.


Los Angeles FC vs. Seattle Sounders FC 2/24/24 Game Info


When: Saturday, February 24, 2024, at 4:30 PM ET
Where: BMO Stadium


Eldin Jakupovic GK vs. Stefan Frei GK


Los Angeles FC goalkeeper Eldin Jakupovic only made 2 starts last season. In his limited action, he did not commit any fouls, suffer any fouls, or pick up any disciplinary cards. Jakupovic finished last campaign with 0 goals scored, 0 assists, 0 shots, and 0 shots on target. However, the veteran keeper contributed 8 clean sheets despite allowing 42 goals against in his 90 total saves.


On the other side, Seattle’s Stefan Frei started 32 matches as the Sounders’ first-choice goalkeeper last season. Frei finished the year with solid numbers, conceding 26 goals and earning 15 clean sheets. He committed 0 fouls but did suffer 6 fouls himself. In an attacking sense, Frei recorded 1 shot which was on target. He also contributed 4 offsides over the course of the season but avoided any yellow or red cards.


Soccer Odds/Point Spread: Los Angeles FC -133, Total Odds: 2.5


The betting odds lean towards Los Angeles FC, reflecting their home advantage and recent performance trends. However, the spread and total suggest a competitive match with the potential for goals. Bettors might find value in exploring the over for total goals, considering the attacking talents on both sides.


Los Angeles FC Betting Trends


Los Angeles FC and Seattle Sounders have faced off 18 times recently. The most frequent match result between the two clubs is a 1-0 Los Angeles FC victory, which has happened 4 times. Over these 18 contests, Los Angeles FC has won 9 times, Seattle has won 5 times, and 4 matches have ended in draws. Notably, Los Angeles FC has outscored Seattle by 26 goals to 21 during this span. 


Seattle Sounders FC Betting Trends


Looking closer at Seattle’s recent record against Los Angeles FC, the Sounders have hit a dry spell in this rivalry away from home. Over their last 5 away matches at BMO Stadium, Seattle is winless (0-1-4). In situations where Seattle takes an early 0-1 lead on the road, they have won 62% of those matches historically. However, when finding themselves down 1-0 away from home, the Sounders’ record dips to just 27% wins under those circumstances. 


Los Angeles FC vs. Seattle Sounders FC 2/24/24 Betting Picks


Considering the depth, form, and historical performance of both teams, this match promises to be a closely contested affair. However, Los Angeles FC’s home advantage and potent offense, combined with Seattle’s less impressive away record, tilt the scales slightly in Los Angeles FC’s favor.


The matchup suggests Los Angeles FC as the likely winner, yet their potential to score goals makes an over 2.5 total goals an attractive option. Both teams’ resilience suggests an action-packed match, possibly with Los Angeles FC using home advantage to take an edge against Seattle.


This prediction takes into account both teams’ offensive capabilities and defensive records, indicating a competitive match that may ultimately go to Los Angeles FC. Bettors should consider their home advantage and Los Angeles FC’s recent form when choosing their picks; free MLS tips generally favour Los Angeles FC with over 2.5 goals scored during their win.


Free Pick and Prediction: Los Angeles FC 2 , Seattle Sounders FC 1.


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