Following a bye week Major League Soccer will resume with six games over the weekend. Among the top betting the MLS matchups is the LA Galaxy at Cincinnati. FC Dallas will host Toronto in a critical interconference match. Houston could have a tricky game at Portland. And Kansas City is at Columbus will be at Sunday to wrap up the action. Extending the importance of the weekend is that playoff positioning increases the pressure on all teams. Galaxy fans are concerned about a recent slump after a hot start. By contrast Houston has moved within striking distance of LA.
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FC Cincinnati vs. LA Galaxy, Saturday, June 22, 2019 7:30 p.m. ET
Now the Galaxy enter this match with a record of 11 wins, one loss, and four ties. A goal differential of only plus-three is indicative of their recent slump. LA has lost five of their last seven betting the MLS matchups. However, the expansion FC Cincinnati side has been in a slump all year. FC Cincinnati has three wins, 11 losses and two draws. Of major concern is a goal differential of minus-19.
This is the first meeting ever between these teams. Fashion LA is second in the Western Conference. FC Cincinnati is 12th in the Eastern Conference. Zlatan Ibrahimovic leads the LA Galaxy with 11 goals.
FC Dallas vs. Toronto FC, Saturday, June 22, 2019 8 p.m. ET
Toronto FC has gone through a terrible offshore betting spell. To illuminate they have failed to post a win in their last seven games. The dry spell gives them a record of five wins, six losses, and three draws. Plus-one is the goal differential. Toronto FC is in seventh place in the Eastern Conference.
By contrast FC Dallas has lost only one of their last four games. Still they are stuck at 11th place in the Western Conference standings. Overall the record is six wins, six losses and three ties. Head to head Toronto has paid in just one of the last five meetings. Dallas is led by Jesus Ferreira’s four goals. By reason of five goals does Alejandro Pozuelo lead Toronto.
Columbus Crew vs. Sporting Kansas City, Sunday, June 23, 2019, 5:30 p.m. ET
It’s been a rough year for both Columbus and Kansas City. To show Columbus has a record of five wins, nine losses and two ties. Kansas City has three wins, five losses and six draws. Further, Columbus has won only once in their last 10 games. Sporting KC has also posted one win in their last 10 games. Each of these teams is in 10th place in their respected conferences. Subsequently Johnny Russell and Krisztian Nemeth have seven goals each. Gyasi Zardes leads Columbus with six goals.
Matchup to Watch
In this situation the LA Galaxy appear to have the best betting the MLS matchup advantage. They are going up against a weak expansion team. Second LA has vastly better personnel and potential.
MLS Betting Odds Picks
LA Galaxy over Cincinnati is the top pick of the weekend.
MLS Betting Online Pick: LA Galaxy
MLS Betting Online Score Prediction: LA Galaxy 2, Cincinnati 0
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