Los Angeles FC and Atlanta United to play a thriller

    Los Angeles FC and Atlanta United to play a thriller

    Major League Soccer heads into a massive weekend as Western Conference leaders Los Angeles FC host Eastern Conference high flyers Atlanta United on Friday.

    Los Angeles FC are first in the Western Conference with 46 of 63 points possible. The Angels have collected the most points in MLS and have set the pace from the first kick this season.

    Atlanta United, winners of the 2018 MLS Cup, are second in the Eastern Conference with 36 points from 66 possible. The Five Stripes have soared up the Eastern Conference table over the last couple of weeks. They currently have the fourth best points total in the MLS combined table.

    Los Angeles FC have collected 12 points from their last 18 possible. They are third in the Western Conference points table. The Angels are coming off of a 3-2 loss to city rival Los Angeles Galaxy last time out.

    Goals have been plentiful for manager Bob Bradley’s team. They have tallied 19 goals in their last six games while conceding just nine times. The Angels averaged over three goals per match in their last six matches.

    Atlanta United have posted 10 points in their last six matches. It is the third best total in the Eastern Conference.

    The Five Stripes have won back to back matches outscoring opponents 7-0. They have kept back to back clean sheets while ruthlessly scoring goals.

    Atlanta United have been poor on the road all season long. The Five Stripes have secured just nine of 30 points on their travels.

    They have lost five consecutive matches in MLS player on the road. Atlanta United were outscored 13-5 during that five-match span.

    Los Angeles FC have not lost at home all season long posting a points total of 16 from 18 points possible. They have won three consecutive home fixtures.

    Carlos Vela of Los Angeles FC leads MLS in goals scored with 21. He has tallied 38% of the team's scoring this term.

    The striker has scored 10 goals in his last nine games. He has been on fire for Los Angeles FC and is good value to score again on Friday.

    Los Angeles FC are on a great run of form. Meanwhile, Atlanta United have been awful on the road.

    The Five Stripes' poor road run will continue on Friday in Los Angeles. The Angels will pick up another big win as the two sides combine for over 2.5 goals.

    Predictions for Major League Soccer

    Home team - Away team Tip
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    Seattle SoundersToronto FC
    10/11/2019 21:00
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    Atlanta UnitedToronto FC
    31/10/2019 01:00
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    Los Angeles FCSeattle Sounders
    30/10/2019 03:00
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    Atlanta UnitedPhiladelphia Union
    25/10/2019 01:00

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