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Sporting Kansas City vs. LA Galaxy 8/6/22 - Major League Soccer Picks & Predictions

Sporting Kansas City vs LA Galaxy Odds & Info

Game Sporting Kansas City vs LA Galaxy
Date & Time Saturday August 6, 2022, 8:30 PM (EDT)
Location
Children's Mercy Park Kansas City, MO
Latest odds
LA +145 ; O/U 2.5
TV Channel
ESPN+

Sporting Kansas City hosts LA Galaxy on Saturday in a MLS Western Conference fixture. Sporting Kansas City is 14th or last in the conference table at 5-5-14 on 20 points with a goal difference of -23. Sporting Kansas City was defeated at home by Austin 2-0 last Saturday. Sporting Kansas City had a solid opportunity in the box during the second half but was called for a handball and turned over possession.

Sporting Kansas City has lost each of its last five matches at home during regulation for just the first time in its history in the MLS. Johnny Russell is the leading goal scorer for Sporting Kansas City with six and Daniel Salloi has scored four. Felipe Hernandez is the leader in assists with three, while Cameron Duke has two.

 LA Galaxy is ninth in the conference table at 9-3-10 on 30 points with a goal difference of +2. LA Galaxy defeated Guadalajara 2-0 in a club friendly on Wednesday. Dejan Joveljic scored in the 28th minute for LA Galaxy and Jonathan Perez scored in the 62nd minute. LA Galaxy was defeated by FC Dallas 1-0 in its most recent MLS fixture last Saturday. LA Galaxy has signed Riqui Puig on a free transfer from Barcelona.

LA Galaxy lost only two of its first seven matches this season on the road with three wins and two draws, but have lost each of the last three away from home. Dejan Joveljic is the leading goal scorer for LA Galaxy with nine while Javier “Chicharito’ Hernandez has scored seven. Samuel Grandsir and Raheem Edwards are the leaders in assists with three apiece.

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LA Galaxy +145

Sporting Kansas City was victorious in each of its two matches last season versus LA Galaxy, but Sporting KC is playing poorly having lost each of its last five matches played at home. LA Galaxy has three victories in 11 matches on the road this season to go along with three draws and five losses, but are playing more consistent football at the moment than is Sporting Kansas City. Final Score Prediction, LA Galaxy wins 2-0. 

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