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On Wednesday, the LA Galaxy faces off against the San Jose Earthquakes in an intriguing Major League Soccer clash at PayPal Park. The San Jose Earthquakes currently hold the 6th spot in the Western Conference, while the LA Galaxy sits in the 13th position in the same conference.
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San Jose Earthquakes Form
The San Jose Earthquakes have experienced mixed results in their recent matches, with two losses and a win in their last three games. They suffered a 1-0 defeat to Tigres, bounced back with a 1-0 victory over Vancouver Whitecaps, and then fell 3-0 to Sporting Kansas City. In their recent Major League Soccer matches at home, the Earthquakes secured two wins out of six. They also registered three draws and one loss, scoring eight goals while conceding six.
LA Galaxy Form
The LA Galaxy have had a mixed run of form in their recent matches, securing one win out of their last three. They suffered a 1-0 loss to Leon and a 2-1 defeat to Vancouver Whitecaps. However, they rebounded with a convincing 3-0 victory over Chicago Fire FC. The Galaxy’s away record in the Major League Soccer hasn’t been impressive lately, with just one win in their last six away games. During this stretch, they also managed three draws and suffered two losses, conceding 12 goals while scoring eight.
San Jose Earthquakes vs LA Galaxy Stats
Here are some facts that might be useful for placing bets on the upcoming game between San Jose Earthquakes and LA Galaxy. The facts are based on statistics from the last couple of matches that these teams played across all tournaments.
- In 16 of the last 18 San Jose Earthquakes home matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- In 14 of the last 16 San Jose Earthquakes matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- San Jose Earthquakes have not lost 15 of the last 17 home matches
- San Jose Earthquakes have scored in 15 of the last 17 home matches
- In the last 5 San Jose Earthquakes matches the sum of goals was under 2.5
- In 9 of the last 11 matches LA Galaxy played, both teams scored
- LA Galaxy have conceded in 17 of the last 19 matches
- LA Galaxy have not won 13 of the last 15 away matches
- In 5 of the last 6 away matches LA Galaxy played, both teams scored
- In 5 of the last 6 LA Galaxy matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
San Jose Earthquakes vs LA Galaxy – In-form players
Cristian Espinoza has been in fine form for the San Jose Earthquakes, netting four goals in six Major League Soccer matches. The Earthquakes will be counting on his goal-scoring prowess as they face off against LA Galaxy. On the other side, the LA Galaxy will look to Tyler Boyd, who has contributed three goals in Major League Soccer matches, to make an impact in the upcoming game.
San Jose Earthquakes vs LA Galaxy Betting Tips
San Jose Earthquakes have been fairly consistent at home, winning five of their last 10 matches and drawing four, with just one loss in this period. On the other hand, LA Galaxy’s away form hasn’t been strong, as they managed only one win in their last 10 away matches, drawing four and losing five.
Both teams to score
San Jose Earthquakes have often taken the lead at home, scoring the opening goal in six of their last 10 home games. In contrast, LA Galaxy has struggled to get ahead on the road, with only two instances of scoring the first goal in their last 10 away matches. Additionally, San Jose Earthquakes secured two clean-sheet wins in their last 10 matches, but conceded to LA Galaxy in their last four meetings at PayPal Park.
Over 2.5 goals came out four times in the previous ten matches for San Jose Earthquakes, who scored an average of 0.8 goals along the way. Over 2.5 goals happened in seven of the last ten outings for LA Galaxy, who managed to score 1.6 times in those matches.
Match predictions: San Jose Earthquakes vs LA Galaxy
To sum up, the upcoming match between San Jose Earthquakes and LA Galaxy seems to be a good betting opportunity.