Los Angeles Galaxy vs. Orlando City SC 3/19/22 - Major League Soccer Picks & Predictions

Last Updated: 03/18/2022 at 10:19 AM ET

Los Angeles Galaxy vs. Orlando City SC 3/19/22 - Major League Soccer Picks & Predictions

The LA Galaxy hosts Orlando City SC on Saturday in a MLS inter-conference matchday 4 fixture. LA Galaxy is fifth in the MLS Western Conference table at 2-0-1 on six points with a goal difference +1. The Galaxy were defeated by the Seattle Sounders on the road last week 3-2. LA opened its regular season with a 1-0 at home over the reigning MLS Cup champion New York City FC and followed that with a 1-0 victory on the road over Charlotte before falling to Seattle.

The Galaxy have won four straight at home versus Eastern Conference opponents after defeating NYCFC in the opening match of the season. LA Galaxy has won eight of its last 10 at home versus clubs from the East with two losses and has not lost since June of 2019 to New England. Javier Hernandez is the leading goal scorer for LA Galaxy with two and Raheem Edwards is the leader in assists with three.

Orlando City SC is eighth in the MLS Eastern conference table at 1-1-1 on four points with a goal difference of +1. Orlando City was defeated by FC Cincinnati 2-1 at home in its most recent outing last weekend. Orlando City opened the regular season with a 2-0 victory over Montreal followed by a 0-0 draw on the road against the Chicago Fire before falling to Cincinnati last Saturday.

Orlando has only one victory this last 14 matches on the road against an opponent from the Western Conference with three draws and 10 losses. Orlando has never picked up a victory in the state of California losing four matches and drawing in two. Alexandre Pato, Junior Urso and Benji Michel each have scored one goal for Orlando City, while  Mauricio Pereyra and Facundo Torres each have one assist.



LA Galaxy and Orlando City FC have not played head-to-head since May of 2019. In the first four meetings between the two the home side was victorious each time, prior to the Galaxy winning 1-0 in the most recent meeting last year in Orlando City. LA Galaxy is off to a solid start with a pair of victories and one loss, while Orlando has one of each with a victory, a loss and a draw. Advantage here goes to the home club, Galaxy. Final Score Prediction, LA Galaxy wins 1-0. 

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