Inter Miami CF vs. Los Angeles FC 3/12/22 - Major League Soccer Picks & Predictions

Last Updated: 03/11/2022 at 11:12 AM ET

Inter Miami hosts LAFC on Saturday in a MLS inter-conference matchday 3 fixture. Inter Miami is 11th in the Eastern Conference table at 0-1-1 on one point with a goal difference of -4. Inter Miami opened with a 0-0 draw against the Chicago Fire at home but were embarrassed on the road last weekend, losing to Austin 5-1. Leonardo Campana scored Miami's only goal in the 53rd minute.

Miami has one victory, one draw and three losses across its last five matches in the MLS and over that span has scored four goals and conceded 10. Miami's goalkeeper and back line have two clean sheets over the last three matches played. Leonardo Campana has Miami's only goal through the first two matches of the MLS season and Gonzalo Higuain has the only assist.

LAFC is third in the Western Conference table at 1-1-0 on four points with a goal difference of +3. LAFC opened the 2022 campaign with a 3-0 victory at home over the Colorado Rapids and followed that last weekend at home with a 1-1 draw against the Portland Timbers. Portland opened the scoring in the 18th minute but Mamadou Fall scored an equalizer for LAFC in second-half stoppage time to share the spoils. 

LAFC has two victories, two draws and one loss over its last five matches in the MLS and over that span has scored 10 goals and conceded seven. The LAFC goalkeeper and back line have two clean sheets over the last five matches played. Carlos Vela is the leading goal scorer for LAFC with three and Mamadou Fall has scored one. Jose Cifuentes is the leader in assists with two, while Latif Blessing and Brian Rodriguez each have one.

LAFC is off to a much better start than Inter Miami, with one victory and one draw while Inter Miami has a draw and loss and only scored one goal while LAFC has scored four. In the only meeting between these two, LAFC was victorious at home 1-0 over Miami in March of 2020. These trends continue on Saturday, with LAFC scoring multiple goals and taking all three points. Final Score Prediction, LAFC wins 3-1.

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