LA Galaxy at Houston Dynamo Prediction, Preview, and Odds - 9/15/21
The LA Galaxy will be trying to extend their unbeaten run to three games when they face the Houston Dynamo on Wednesday night. Los Angeles is coming off a 1-1 draw against Colorado. Houston is coming off a 3-0 win over Austin.
Los Angeles Trying To Snap Two-Game Home Losing Streak
Los Angeles is currently fourth in the Western Conference standings, but they haven’t been at their best in recent games and they’ve lost their last two home games. They will try to put an end to their losing streak with a win over Houston, which will extend their unbeaten streak to three games.
Los Angeles has played well offensively, with 36 goals in 23 games. They scored one goal in their last game, with three of their eight shots on target.
Samuel Grandsir scored the lone goal for Los Angeles, while Daniel Steres picked up an assist.
Los Angeles hasn’t been as good defensively, with the team giving up 36 goals so far. They gave up one goal in their last game and will need to play better if they want to get the win.
Dynamo Going For Second Consecutive Win
The Dynamo snapped their two-game losing streak with a win over Austin in their last game. They will try to keep the momentum going with a win over the Galaxy, which will give them their second win in a row and first road win of the season.
Houston isn’t very good offensively, with the team scoring 27 goals in 24 games. They scored three goals in their last game, with seven of their 16 shots on target.
Fabrice Picault scored a brace for the Dynamo. Griffin Dorsey scored a goal, while Teenage Hadebe and Sebastián Driussi picked up an assist.
Houston is one of the worst defensive teams in the league, giving up 36 goals so far. They didn’t give up a goal in their last game and will need a similar effort if they want to win this game.
Side: LA Galaxy -130
The Galaxy haven’t played well in recent weeks, but they have done a good job at home, winning seven of their 12 games. Even though they have struggled defensively in recent games, they won’t be tested by the Dynamo, who scored four goals in their last five road games. The Dynamo also haven’t won a game away from home this season, so go with the Galaxy to pick up the win here.
Total: Under 3
The Galaxy are averaging 1.56 goals per game and 1.66 goals per game at home. They averaged 1.33 goals per game in their last three games against Houston. With Houston giving up 1.5 goals per game, the Galaxy will hit their average in this game. The Dynamo are averaging 1.12 goals per game and 0.9 goals per game on the road. They averaged two goals per game in their last three games against the Galaxy. Even though Los Angeles is giving up 1.16 goals per game at home, the Dynamo won’t score enough goals to push the score over the total. The Dynamo and Galaxy played under the total in two of their last three meetings.