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Seattle hosts the LA Galaxy for the second time this season and are only separated by two points in the standings.

Expect the over 2.5 to be hit here as games featuring the Galaxy have produced an average of 3.21 goals per game, the 2nd highest total in all of Major League Soccer.

Bruce Arena’s men are fighting hard to get into the playoffs after a poor start to the season and currently sit in that fifth and final playoff spot in the West, although rivals Chivas USA are seven points behind with three games in hand.

They Galaxy are unbeated in their last five games and have performed moderately well on the road with a record of 5-5-2. A win over the Sounders would put them ahead of Seattle in third place in the West.

Robbie Keane has been on fire over the last six games as he has notched five goals and four assists during that stretch.

Don’t be turned off by the Galaxy performance in their last match where they were shellacked by Real Madrid in a friendly match on Wednesday night by a 5-1 score. Bruce Arena made it clear before the match that they would max their starters out at 45-60 minutes in order to properly rest for tonight’s game.

LA is the recommended bet tonight with a payout of 2.90.

Their west coast rivals have done well at home with a record of 6-3-1 to show for it. Like the Galaxy, Seattle played on Wednesday as they defeated Caledonia in the Champion’s League 3-1.

Striker Eddie Johnson has been in impressive form as of late, producing five goals in his last six games while also scoring the game winner against Chelsea during the MLS All Star Game.

Seattle defeated LA 2-0 in their last encounter which was also at CenturyLink Field.

The Seattle win is being issued at 2.20 at Ladbrokes.com while the draw result is at 3.25.

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