LAFC vs FC Dallas: Predictions, tips & betting odds

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LAFC host FC Dallas in the early hours of Thursday morning with the California side aiming to extend their lead at the top of MLS' Western Conference.

Steven Cherundolo's men would go seven points clear at the top of the standings with a victory over fourth-placed Dallas, who have stumbled in recent weeks after an excellent start to the season.

LAFC vs FC Dallas latest odds

The hosts are clear favourites for the win with bet365 pricing them at 8/11 (1.73) and they have been extremely strong at the Banc of California Stadium, where they have lost just one of their last 12 league matches.

The visitors, for their part, have won just two of their last 14 road matches and are offered at 10/3 (4.33), while the draw is available at 3/1 (4.00).

LAFC vs FC Dallas first goal scorer

Dallas boast two of the top scorers in MLS this season with Jesus Ferreira netting nine times and Paul Arriola notching one fewer.

Ferreira is available at 13/2 (7.50) to open the scoring with Arriola at 9/1 (10.00), although the favourite to break the deadlock is the hosts' Carlos Vela at 15/4 (4.75).

The Mexican was not on the score-sheet in the weekend win against New York Red Bulls but provided a lovely assist for Cristian Arango's opener and the Colombian is offered at 4/1 (5.00) to net first once again.

LAFC vs FC Dallas preview

The visitors have been in impressive scoring form on the road in recent weeks, netting 11 times in their last five road matches and will be confident of scoring in Los Angeles once again.

LAFC have kept just two clean sheets in their last eight home league matches but their firepower up front means they are the only side in MLS this season who are in double figures for victories, having notched 10 from 16 matches.

Cherendulo's men are also the top-scoring side in both divisions with 32 goals and backing them to get among the goals again should appeal.

LAFC have scored over 1.5 goals in 11 of their 16 league games and should be able to contribute to another high scoring game.

LAFC vs FC Dallas tips and predictions

A home win and over 2.5 goals in the encounter is priced at 11/8 (2.38) and should provide decent value for the game.

Odds correct at the time of writing. Please gamble responsibly.

Best Bet Banner 28022020 LAFC to win and over 2.5 goals at 11/8 (2.38) for a 2pt stake with bet365

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