LA Galaxy vs Colorado Rapids: Predictions, Odds and Roster Notes

How to Watch

Where: Dignity Health Sports Park, Los Angeles, CA

When: Sunday, May 19th at 8:00 PM EST

How (TV/Radio): TV: ESPN+, ESPN Deportes, WatchESPN. LA Galaxy Radio: lagalaxy.com, Colorado Rapids Radio: Altitude 92.5 FM.

Team Notes

LA Galaxy

Through twelve games, the Galaxy have a record of 7-4-1 (W-L-D) with 18 goals and 16 goals allowed.

LA is tied in 2nd place with Seattle in the Western Conference with 22 points, one spot, and five points behind LAFC.

The Galaxy have dropped slightly to 6-1 odds to win the MLS Championship.

Colorado Rapids

Colorado has a record of 0-9-2 (W-L-D) through their first eleven games.

The Rapids has scored 16 goals against 30 allowed. They have a league-worst two points, for last place in the Western Conference.

Colorado currently has the worst odds in the MLS with 1000-1 odds to win the title.

Goalie Notes

LA: David Bingham (7-4-1, 1.33 goals allowed per game)

Bingham has been one of the MLS’ best keepers this season with 69.2% save percentage.

The LA keeper has faced 52 shots this year and allowed just 16 of those shots to cross the line for a goal.

  • Bingham’s 36 saves in 12 games is tied for 5th best in the MLS.
  • LA’s keeper has lost three straight, allowing eight goals in the past three contests.
  • Bingham has saved one of four penalty shots for the Galaxy.

Colorado Rapids: Tim Howard (0-9-2, 2.73 goals allowed per game)

U.S. Soccer legend Howard has started all eleven games for the Rapids but has been terrible, allowing almost three goals per game.

Colorado’s keeper has faced 57 shots with more goals allowed (30) than saves (29).

  • Howard has faced 30 shots through 10 games, allowing 12 of them to score.
  • In his last five matches, Howard has faced 23 shots, allowing 14 goals.
  • The Rapids keeper has allowed three or more goals in four of his last five games.

Players to Watch

LA Galaxy

The Galaxy had their six-game home winning streak snapped in a 2-0 loss to NY FC.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s nine goals rank second in the MLS next to LAFC’s Carlos Vela’s 12 goals.

  • Defender Diego Polenta has nine shots with one goal and three assists on the year.
  • Ibrahimovic has 50 shots with 16 on goal for an 18% scoring percentage.
  • Zlatan has four game-winning goals, three other Galaxy players have one each.

Colorado Rapids

Colorado Rapids is led in goals by Kei Kamara with seven against 31 shots and 16 shots on goal.

The Rapids’ leader in assists is midfielder Benny Feilhaber and Kellyn Acosta with two each.

  • In last week’s 3-2 loss to Real Salt Lake, Acosta and Danny Wilson scored the two goals.
  • Midfielder Nicolas Mezquida has 24 shots this season, second on the Rapids.
  • Kamara has scored three of four penalty kicks for the Rapids.

Last Five Games

LA Galaxy

  • The Galaxy lost 2-0 to NY FC last week, their third straight loss.
  • The Galaxy offense has struggled with just three goals in their last three games.
  • L.A. is 1-3-1 in their last five matches.

Colorado Rapids

  • The Rapids are 0-5-0 in their last five matches.
  • During the losing streak, they have scored seven goals in their last five games.
  • The Rapids’ goal differential is minus-7 goals over the five-game span.

Game Odds

If you are in New Jersey you can bet on the LA Galaxy vs Colorado Rapids game on 888Sport and BetStars NJ. Below you can find the latest odds for the match. Good luck!

Match

Sportsbook LA Galaxy Tie Colorado Rapids Link
888Sport NJ -265 +370 +600
BetStars NJ -250 +380 +650

* 21+ | NJ only | If you or someone you know has a gambling problem, call 1-800-GAMBLER

Total

Sportsbook Over 3.5 Under 3.5 Link
888Sport NJ +123 -150
BetStars NJ +120 -150

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