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MLS Preview: St. Louis City vs. Los Angeles FC Prediction, Odds, and Picks (Sep 20)

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  • St. Louis City vs. Los Angeles FC is arguably the most interesting MLS duel of the next round.
  • These two are competing for the No. 1 spot in the Western Conference of the 2023 MLS.
  • Both teams are scoring and conceding over 2.00 goals per game since the end of the summer break.

St. Louis City vs. Los Angeles FC is a duel between the two teams sitting in the top 2 spots in the Western Conference of the 2023 MLS. St. Louis City is first with a 15-4-10 record and a score difference of 56-38. LAFC is a spot below with a 12-7-9 record and a 44:34 score differential. Knowing all this, it’s clear that their duel on Wednesday, September 20, is going to be a real barnburner.


How to Watch

  • When: Wednesday, September 20, 2023, at 8:30 p.m ET
  • Where: CITYPARK, St. Louis, Missouri
  • How to Watch: Apple TV

Odds

Game ResultOdds
St. Louis City
Draw
Los Angeles FC

Game Preview

St. Louis City has won more points than any other team in the 2023 MLS. Whatever happens in the remainder of the season, the brand-new MLS franchise will almost certainly advance to the knockout stage. These guys were brilliant in the early stages of the season, but their form has dipped over the last couple of weeks.

Since the end of the summer break in the 2023 MLS, these guys are 2-2-2, with their most recent win happening in late August. They’ve been doing great offensively, scoring 13 goals in the last six games. Their defense hasn’t been that great, though. St. Louis City players have conceded 11 goals since the end of the Leagues Cup.

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It’s a similar case when it comes to LAFC. This team is 2-0-3 since the end of the Leagues Cup with a 10-9 record in those five games. In their most recent game, they won El Trafico, beating their city rivals LA Galaxy 4-2. The win has certainly given them a massive morale boost ahead of the trip to St. Louis.


St. Louis City vs. Los Angeles FC Prediction

This is going to be a fantastic game as both teams score and concede a lot of goals. That said, one of our top St. Louis vs. LAFC predictions is over 2.5 goals. But who’s going to score more? We think the reigning MLS Cup champion has a slight edge.

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