LA Galaxy vs San Jose Earthquakes
USA – Major League Soccer
Date: Sunday, 30 August 2020
Kick-off at 3:30 UK/ 4:30 CET
Venue: Dignity Health Sports Park (Carson).
LA Galaxy was the fifth positioned side in the western conference for the last regular season. They dropped three places when shifted to the overall table in the MLS campaign. Barros rallied his team until the conference semifinals in 2019, but they are at the bottom of the table this season.
San Jose Earthquakes did not even qualify for the play-offs last season, but the tables have turned in the new edition of MLS as they are three points ahead of the host in the table. The Quakes finished 8th in the western conference last season and ended up at the 15th spot in the overall table.
LA Galaxy vs San Jose Earthquakes Head-to-head (h2h)
- Two of their recent three matches have seen both teams score.
- Their previous encounter gave a 1-3 home win for the Quakes.
- Only one of their last eight fixtures had lesser than 3 goals in a game.
- The visitor has recorded five of the recent six overall wins.
LA Galaxy vs San Jose Earthquakes Prediction
As mentioned above, there has been no scarcity for goals whenever these two sides meet in the MLS as both the teams are likely to fill up the nets by the time the fat lady sings. The tip for BTTS and over 2.5 goals will probably be the best bet for the punters from the goals area.
LA Galaxy has hit the bottom of the table at the start with just one win from their 6 clashes. They have shown some improvement lately with the two-game unbeaten streak, following a 0-2 win on the road against Los Angeles FC last time out.
In the meantime, the Quakes have lost only one of their five league appearances. In addition to that, they are on a two-game winning streak; both away from home. So, the double chance favoring the San Jose Earthquakes will probably serve as a suitable option in the encounter.
LA Galaxy vs San Jose Earthquakes Betting tips
Over 2.5 goals @ 1.44 (4/9).
Both teams to score: Yes @ 1.40 (2/5).
Double chance: Draw or San Jose Earthquakes @ 1.44 (4/9).