San Jose Earthquakes vs. LAFC Prediction, Preview and Odds - 9/25/21
The San Jose Earthquakes will be going for their second consecutive win when they face LAFC on Saturday night. The Earthquakes are coming off a 4-3 win over Austin. LAFC is coming off a 2-1 loss to Portland.
LAFC is 5-0-3 in eight games against San Jose.
Earthquakes Trying To Snap Two-Game Home Losing Streak
The Earthquakes snapped their three-game winless streak with a win over Austin in their last game. They will try to keep the momentum going with a win over LAFC, which will give them their second win in a row.
San Jose has played well offensively, scoring 32 goals in 25 games. They scored four goals in their last game, with eight of their 15 shots on target.
Javier López scored a brace for the Earthquakes, while Cristian Espinoza and Marcos Johan López scored a goal apiece.
San Jose’s defense isn’t very good, with the team giving up 38 goals so far. They gave up three goals in their last game and will need to do a better job if they want to win this game.
LAFC Trying To Bounce Back From Loss
LAFC had their four-game unbeaten streak snapped by Portland in their last game. They will try to bounce back from the loss with a win over the Earthquakes, which will give them their fourth win in their last five games.
LAFC is one of the best offensive teams in the league, scoring 38 goals in 25 games. They scored one goal in their last game, with three of their 14 shots on target.
Cristian Arango scored the lone goal for LAFC, giving him his sixth goal of the season.
LAFC isn’t as good defensively, giving up 36 goals so far. They gave up two goals in their last game and will need to play better than they did in that game if they want to get the win.
Side: LAFC +140
The Earthquakes have only one win in their last four games and their defense has been non-existent, with the team giving up eight goals in their last three games. They are playing a very good offensive team that has won three of their last four games and has only one road loss this season, so expect them to have a hard time slowing LAFC’s offense down, making LAFC the best bet here.
Total: Over 3
The Earthquakes are averaging 1.28 goals per game and 1.33 goals per game at home. They averaged 2.33 goals per game in their last three games against LAFC. With LAFC giving up 1.44 goals per game, the Earthquakes will hit their average in this game. LAFC is averaging 1.52 goals per game and one goal per game on the road. They averaged 1.33 goals per game in their last three games against the Earthquakes. With San Jose giving up 1.52 goals per game, LAFC will score enough goals to push the score over the total.