Discover key betting insights for the Sporting Kansas City vs Los Angeles FC MLS matchup, with the latest stats, expert tips, and the most favorable odds.
At Children’s Mercy Park, Sporting KC take on Los Angeles FC on Sunday. The hosts are looking to extend a four-match unbeaten streak (W3 D1) for this game, while their visitors are desperate for a win after enduring two straight losses.
Going into this Western Conference matchup, LAFC is sitting pretty in third, six spots above their ninth-placed opponents. And they’ve been racking up the points, outscoring Sporting by six points with 26 points in just 15 outings – three games less than the Wizards have played. They are also undefeated in the last four contests of this series (W3 D1).
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Sporting Kansas City Form
Sporting Kansas City are unbeaten in their last three matches, first beating FC Dallas 2-1, and then drawing 1-1 with Vancouver Whitecaps. They were back as winners when they defeated Austin FC 4-1. The Wizards managed a strong return of four wins from their previous six matches on home soil in Major League Soccer. They drew none though, while losing twice in this series. They scored 13 goals and conceded six times.
Los Angeles FC Form
A draw is all that prevents Los Angeles FC from having nothing to show for their previous three games. They claimed a point in a 0-0 draw against Atlanta United before getting trounced by Houston Dynamo FC in a 4-0 hammering. Last time out, more disappointment followed as LAFC lost to Houston again, this time 0-1 at home. The Black and Gold have a mixed record in their last six road trips in Major League Soccer, winning two, drawing two and losing two.
Sporting Kansas City vs Los Angeles FC Stats
Here are some facts that might be useful for placing bets on the upcoming game between Sporting Kansas City and Los Angeles FC. The facts are based on statistics from the last couple of matches that these teams played across all tournaments.
- Sporting Kansas City have lost the last 3 home matches in a row and both teams scored at the same time
- In the last 4 matches in a row Sporting Kansas City played, both teams scored
- Sporting Kansas City have won the last 4 home matches in a row and the sum of goals was over 2.5
- Sporting Kansas City have won the last 4 home matches in a row while scoring more than 1.5 goals
- Sporting Kansas City have conceded in 12 of the last 14 matches
- In 11 of the last 13 Los Angeles FC matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- In the last 5 Los Angeles FC away matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
- In 6 of the last 8 away matches Los Angeles FC played, both teams scored
- Los Angeles FC have lost 4 of the last 5 matches while scoring less than 1.5 goals
- Los Angeles FC have not won the last 5 matches in a row
Sporting Kansas City vs Los Angeles FC – In-form players
The goalscorer’s market is heating up and Alan Pulido is the clear favorite to come out on top. The striker has been superb, netting three goals in Sporting’s last two games and sending fans into a frenzy. Meanwhile, Dennis Bouanga is determined to end his three-game scoreless streak for LAFC. Although his form may have gone a bit stale, his record speaks for itself with an impressive 10 goals in 14 MLS games this season.
Sporting Kansas City vs Los Angeles FC Betting Tips
Sporting Kansas City can’t be taken lightly at Children’s Mercy Park, having won six out of their last 10 games at the venue (D1 L3). That said, Los Angeles FC are no pushovers on the road, winning three and drawing four out of their last ten games (L3). These two teams have a history of intense battles, with LAFC remaining unbeaten against Kansas for the past four meetings (W3 D1).
Both teams to score
Sporting Kansas City look solid, scoring first in six of their last ten home games. And if you’re looking to place a bet, it might be wise to bet on BBTS since it has paid out in the last four consecutive Kansas games. But don’t count Los Angeles FC out just yet. Although they’ve only scored the opening goal in three of their last ten away games, they’ve got some serious talent on their team. And with Sporting only managing one clean sheet in their previous 10 matches, there’s a chance for LAFC’s attackers to shine. Don’t forget either that the Black and Gold have scored in their previous four trips to Children’s Mercy Park.
Over 2.5 goals came out seven times in the previous ten matches across all tournaments for Sporting Kansas City, who scored an average of 1.8 goals along the way. Over 2.5 goals happened in six of the last ten outings for Los Angeles FC, who managed to score 1.1 times in those matches. Sporting Kansas City conceded a goal in their previous 6 matches on the spin. Los Angeles FC did not score a single goal in 3 consecutive games
Match predictions: Sporting Kansas City vs Los Angeles FC
To sum up, the upcoming match between Sporting Kansas City and Los Angeles FC seems to be a good betting opportunity.