|Game||Atlanta United vs LA Galaxy|
ATL -1.5 Total: 3.25
The LA Galaxy met a really awful loss on the road against Portland in their last match and will now look to bounce back. They will travel to Atlanta on Saturday, where they will be hosted by at Atlanta United side who are also coming off a somewhat harsh loss against LAFC.
The LA Galaxy (12-9-1) were not all that bad in their away match against Portland but ended up losing by a wide 0-4. They have been really struggling to stay consistent lately, as they hve been alternating between loss and win in their last ten matches in all competitions (5-5-0). The LA Galaxy are sitting 3rd in the West with 37 points, one behind Seattle. They have been mediocre on the road so far (4-5-1), losing three of their last four.
Atlanta United (11-9-3) took the lead against LAFC but conceded four first half goals right after that. They did try to come back into that match but ended up losing by 3-4. That was just their second loss in their last six matches in all competitions (3-2-1). Atlanta United are sitting at the 2nd spot of the Eastern Conference with 36 points, three behind Philadelphia. They have the best home record in the Eastern Conference (8-1-3),going undefeated in their last 11 consecutive home matches (9-0-2).
Atlanta United have been great in this match-up over the years, winning both previous matches with clean sheets. The only previous match in this venue ended as a 2-0 win for Atlanta United. Looking at how these two have performed, I am backing the home team here. Going with Atlanta United to cover the spread here.