LAFC vs FC Dallas: Predictions, Odds and Roster Notes

How to Watch

Where: Banc Of California Stadium, Los Angeles, CA

When: Thursday, May 16th at 10:00 PM EST

How (TV/Radio): TV: ESPN2 and MLS Live on DAZN. LAFC Radio: ESPN 710 AM, FC Dallas Radio: fcdallas.com/radio.

Team Notes

LAFC

LAFC has a record of 8-1-3 (W-L-D) through their first twelve matches.

LAFC has scored 29 goals against 8 allowed this year. They lead the Western Conference with 27 points.

LAFC owns 4-1 odds to win the MLS title in November 2019.

FC Dallas

Through eleven games, FC Dallas has posted the record of 5-4-2 (W-L-D) with 16 goals scored and 14 goals allowed.

FC Dallas stands at 5th place in the Western Conference with 17 points on the season.

FC Dallas holds 25-1 odds to win the MLS Championship.

Goalie Notes

LAFC: Tyler Miller (8-1-3, 0.67 goals allowed per game)

Miller has been one of the best keepers in MLS with the lowest goal average in the league.

LAFC’s keeper has allowed just three goals in his last five matches.

  • Miller has benefitted from the stellar LAFC defense facing just 33 shots in 12 games, allowing only eight of them to find the net.
  • He has posted five clean sheets in 2019.
  • Miller has a 72.7% save percentage this season, although he’s rarely challenged.

FC Dallas: Jesse Gonzalez (5-3-2, 1.20 goals allowed per game)

Gonzalez was gouged for three goals in his last match, dropping his save percentage to 67.6%.

The FC Dallas keeper has defended 37 shots in 2019 with 12 of them finding the net.

  • After allowing the three goals to New York, Gonzalez’s GAA went from 1.00 to 1.20.
  • FC Dallas’s keeper has struggled by allowing five goals on eight shots in his last two games.
  • Gonzalez has two clean sheets on the season.

Players to Watch

LAFC

LAFC is led by the MLS leader in goals and tied for the lead with assists, Carlos Vela.

Mark-Anthony Kaye and Latif Blessing both have five assists for second place on LAFC.

  • Vela has 64 shots to lead the MLS. Diego Rossi is second on the team with 41.
  • Kaye has added three goals to his five assists to tie Rossi with eight combined goals and assists.
  • Six members of LAFC have scored game-winning goals in 2019.

FC Dallas

FC Dallas are led in goals by Jesus Ferreira who has four goals and two assists this year.

Midfielder Michael Barrios has five assists to lead FC Dallas and rank him among the top ten in MLS.

  • Barrios leads Dallas FC with eight shots on goal but Ferriera leads the team with a 28.6% SOG percentage.
  • Ferreira and Bryan Acosta lead the team with 14 shots.
  • Ferreira had the lone goal in FC Dallas’ 3-1 loss to the NY Red Bulls last week.

Last Five Games

LAFC

  • LAFC snapped their two-game draw streak with a 3-0 win over Columbus in their last game.
  • The LAFC have scored eight goals in their last four matches this season.
  • LAFC are 3-0-1 in their last four matches.

FC Dallas

  • FC Dallas has lost two straight matches by a combined score of 5-2.
  • In their last three matches, FC Dallas has scored only two goals.
  • FC Dallas has only scored two goals in two of their last five matches.

Game Odds

If you reside in New Jersey you can bet on LAFC vs FC Dallas with 88Sport and BetStars NJ. Here are the latest odds. Good luck!

Match

SportsbookLAFCTieFC DallasLink
888Sport NJ-315+460+650
BetStars NJ-275+400+750

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Total

SportsbookOver 3.5Under 3.5Link
888Sport NJ+138-167
BetStars NJ+130-162

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