LAFC vs Montreal Impact: Predictions, Odds and Roster Notes

How to Watch

Where: Banc Of California Stadium, Los Angeles, CA

When: Friday, May 24th at 10:30 PM EST

How (TV/Radio): TV: ESPN+ and MLS Live on DAZN. LAFC Radio: ESPN 710 AM, FC Toronto Radio:TSN 690 AM.

Team Notes

LAFC

LAFC has a record of 9-1-4 (W-L-D) through their first fourteen games of 2019.

LAFC has scored 32 goals against 9 goals allowed. They lead the Western Conference by five points over Seattle with 31 total points.

LAFC are the favorites to win the MLS title with 11-4 odds.

Montreal Impact

Montreal has a 6-5-3 (W-L-D) record through 14 games with a surprising minus-4 goal differential on the year.

The Impact remain in 3rd place in the Eastern Conference with 21 points.

Montreal currently have 25-1 odds to win the MLS title.

Goalie Notes

LAFC: Tyler Miller (9-1-4, 0.64 goals allowed per game)

Miller continues his dominance in goal for LAFC allowing far less than a goal per match.

Miller has started every match for LAFC this season and only allowed one goal in his last four matches.

  • LAFC’s terrific defense has limited the shots on Miller. Through 14 games, the LAFC keeper has just faced 37 shots, allowing only nine to find the net.
  • Miller has posted six clean sheets this year.
  • Miller’s 73% save percentage is one of the top five marks in the MLS.

Montreal: Evan Bush (6-5-3, 1.36 goals allowed per game)

Bush has faced 49 shots, allowing 19 goals with 29 saves.

Montreal’s keeper has raised his mediocre save percentage to 59.2% in 14 starts.

  • In his last match, Bush stopped four shots on goal for a clean sheet.
  • The Montreal keeper has allowed five goals in his last five matches.
  • Bush has faced 16 shots on goal in his last five matches.

Players to Watch

LAFC

Carlos Vela continues to lead the MLS in scoring with 14 goals and seven assists for LAFC.

Mark-Anthony Kaye, Latif Blessing, and Eduard Atuesta all have five assists for LAFC in 2019.

  • Vela has a whopping 79 shots for LA with forward Diego Rossi’s 41 taking second on the team.
  • Rossi has added seven goals to his two assists for LAFC.
  • Vela has three game-winning goals this year with Kaye posting two for LA.

Montreal Impact

Midfielder Saphir Taïder and Ignacio Piatti continue to lead Montreal with three goals each, although Piatti has scored three in four appearances to Taïder’s 12.

Maximiliano Urruti has made five assists for the Impact in 13 games.

  • Six Impact players have scored game-winning goals in 2019.
  • Forward Orji Okwonkwo leads Montreal with 28 shots, but still only has two goals on the year.
  • Taïder’s 12 shots on goal leads the Impact, with Urriti and Okwonkwo’s six shots on goal in second for Montreal.

Last Five Games

LAFC

  • LAFC had their two-game winning streak snapped with the 1-1 draw to Dallas FC in their last match.
  • LAFC has scored seven goals in their last five matches.
  • LAFC is 2-0-3 in their last five matches.

Montreal Impact

  • Montreal has posted a record of 2-2-1 over their last five games.
  • The Impact have scored four goals over their last five matches.
  • Montreal’s goal differential is minus-one over the five-game span.

Game Odds

If you are in New Jersey you can bet on the LAFC vs Montreal Impact match on 888Sport and BetStars NJ. Here are the latest odds for the game:

Match

SportsbookLAFCTieMTL ImpactLink
888Sport NJ-360+430+800
BetStars NJ-300+425+850

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Total

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

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