LAFC vs. Vancouver Whitecaps Prediction, Preview, and Odds - 11/2/21

LAFC will be trying to keep their playoff hopes alive when they face the Vancouver Whitecaps on Tuesday night. LAFC is coming off a 3-0 win over Seattle. Vancouver is coming off a 2-1 win over Minnesota.

LAFC and Vancouver split their last eight meetings.

LAFC Going For Second Consecutive Win

LAFC followed up their draw against Minnesota with a win over Seattle in their last game. They are currently ninth in the Western Conference standings, two points behind the Los Angeles Galaxy, and will try to move into a playoff spot with a win on Tuesday.

LAFC has played well offensively, scoring 50 goals in 32 games. They scored three goals in their last game, with six of their 14 shots on target.

Latif Blessing and Cristian Arango had a goal and an assist for LAFC, while Brian Rodríguez added a goal.

LAFC has also played well defensively, giving up 45 goals so far. They didn’t give up a goal in their last game and will need a similar effort if they want to get the win.

Whitecaps Trying To Clinch Playoff Spot

The Whitecaps are playing well and they’ve won three of their last four games. They are sixth in the Western Conference standings, three points ahead of LAFC and will clinch a playoff spot with a win on Tuesday, which will give them their fourth win in their last five games.

Vancouver isn’t very good offensively, scoring 43 goals in 32 games. They scored two goals in their last game, with two of their nine shots on target.

Brian White scored a goal for the Whitecaps, while Brian White had an assist. Minnesota’s Michael Boxall scored an own goal.

Vancouver has done a better job defensively, giving up 43 goals so far. They gave up a goal in their last game and will need to keep it up if they want to win this game.

Side: LAFC -185

LAFC is undefeated in their last five games and they’ve been on a roll offensively, scoring 11 goals. They are facing a Whitecaps team that struggled defensively in recent road games, giving up seven goals in their last three road games and will have a hard time slowing them down. With the team facing elimination from the playoffs expect them to be at their best, so go with LAFC here.

Total: Over 3

LAFC is averaging 1.56 goals per game and 2.06 goals per game at home. They averaged 1.33 goals per game in their last three games against the Whitecaps. With Vancouver giving up 1.68 goals per game on the road, LAFC will hit their average in this game. The Whitecaps are averaging 1.34 goals per game and 1.31 goals per game on the road. They averaged two goals per game in their last three games against LAFC. With LAFC giving up 1.4 goals per game, the Whitecaps will score enough goals to push the score over the total.

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