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Columbus Crew vs. LAFC 5/21/22 - Major League Soccer Picks & Predictions

Columbus Crew vs LAFC Odds & Info

Game Columbus Crew vs LAFC
Date & Time Saturday May 21, 2022, 3:30 PM (EDT)
Location
Lower.com Field Columbus, OH
Latest odds
CLB +121 ; O/U 2.5
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The Columbus Crew hosts LAFC on Saturday in a MLS inter conference fixture. Columbus Crew is 10th in the Eastern Conference table at 3-4-4 on 13 points with a goal difference of +2. Columbus Crew was defeated by NYCFC 2-0 last Saturday. The loss snapped a three-match unbeaten run for Columbus. Columbus continues to struggle scoring only 15 goals through 11 matches.

Columbus has one win, two draws and two losses in its most recent five matches across all competitions and over that span has scored six goals and conceded six. Lucas Zelarayan is the leading goal scorer for Columbus Crew with four while Derrick Etienne has scored three. Etienne is the leader in assists with four and five others have one assist apiece.

LAFC is second in the Western Conference table at 7-2-3 on 23 points with a goal difference of +10. LAFC is tied on points with first place Austin but trails in goal difference. LAFC was defeated by Austin 2-1 on Wednesday. Carlos Vela scored LAFC’s only goal in the 86th minute but at that point LAFC was behind 2-0 and could not score again.

LAFC has two wins, one draw and two losses in its most recent 5 matches across all competitions and over that span has scored seven goals and conceded six. Carlos Vela is the leading goal scorer for LAFC with five, why Kwadwo Opoku and Ryan Hollingshead have each scored three. Jose Cifuentes is the leader in assists with three.

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LAFC +241

Although LAFC has struggled of late with two consecutive losses the LA-based squad has played better than Columbus Crew. LAFC has scored 24 goals compared to only 15 for Columbus and has allowed 12 goals while Columbus has allowed 13. The two have split their two all-time meetings, but the advantage goes to LAFC playing on its home pitch. Final Score Prediction, LAFC wins 2-0.

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