LA Galaxy vs Philadelphia Union
Judd leads the shooting charts for the Galaxy, in Chicharito’s absence, the youngster has been very impressive.
He averages a hefty 1.46 SOT/90. He should start here, and he’s had 4 shots on target in his last 4 starts.
Puig arrived at LA from Barca. A wonderful technician, he’s become adept at crafting his own chances as well as opening them up for others.
Puig averages exactly 1 SOT/90 so far this season. He’s been brilliant at hitting the target lately, he done so twice in the LA Derby last week, where he scored and assisted.
Across his last 6 matches, he’s had 8 shots on target.
I backed LA for goals at the weekend, and they delivered in their 2-1 win over rivals LAFC.
Their home games have averaged 3 goals, with 67% landing for over 2.5.
Philly’s away games have averaged 2.90 goals, with 60% hitting the mark for over 2.5 goals.
Their last 8 games have been very entertaining, averaging 3.13 goals with a massive 75% strike rate for over 2.5.
Galaxy take an obscene number of corners at home. They’re averaging 7.67 at home this season and they’ve landed this selection in 78% of their home games.
Philly concede an average of 4.40 away from home and 50% of their games have seen them ship the 5 or more we require here.