The Los Angeles FC play the NY Red Bulls in their game of the MLS regular season.
The match is scheduled to start at 3:00 p.m. GMT on Sunday, 26 June 2022. The game time by GMT is 7:00 p.m. on Sunday, June 26. The match venue is Banc of California Stadium, Los Angeles, California.
Betting tips and match predictions for the LAFC vs NY Red Bulls (June 26) game are available in this article. Next is a preview of the latest betting odds, key stats, team news, and projected starting lineups.
LAFC vs NY Red Bulls latest odds on betting sites
Los Angeles to win odds are priced at 1.86 (-116 American; 25/ 29 Fractional), the odds for a draw are priced at 3.80 (+280; 14/5), while NY Red Bulls to win odds are priced at 3.80 (+280; 14/5).
The chances of these outcomes are as follows: LAFC — 50%, draw — 25%, NY Red Bulls — 25%.
Latest betting odds on LAFC vs NY Red Bulls (26 June 2022):
- Over 2.5 goals — 1.71 (-140; 5/7)
- Under 2.5 goals — 2.06 (+106; 53/50)
- Asian handicap (-0.5) on LAFC — 1.89 (-112; 25/28)
- Asian handicap (+0.5) on NY Red Bulls — 1.98 (-102; 50/51)
- Both teams to score (Yes) — 1.66 (-150; 2/3)
- Both teams to score (No) — 2.10 (+110; 11/10)
LAFC vs NY Red Bulls match preview and statistics
Los Angeles FC are first in the Western Conference table with 30 points and a +13 goal difference. They have two wins, a draw and two losses in the last five matches. LAFC drew 1-1 with Seattle Sounders in their last match.
Albert Rusnak gave the Sounders the lead in the 58th minute with a right footed shot from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal. The Black and Gold were able to get into the game in the 79th minute as Cristian Arango scored a header from the centre into the bottom left corner.
Steven Cherundolo’s team had 47% possession, 1.29 expected goals, 11 total shots, seven shots on target, four big chances, 362 accurate passes, 82% pass accuracy, 16 fouls, two offsides, three corners and one yellow card.
Los Angeles FC team news: Erik Duenas and Ismael Tajouei-Shradi are sidelined due to injuries.
The New York Red Bulls are second in the Eastern Conference standings with 26 points and a +9 goal difference. They have four wins and a loss in their last five matches. The Red Bulls beat New York City FC 3-nil in their last match.
Lewis Morgan scored the opener in the 52nd minute with a right footed shot from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal, assisted by Aaron Long with the headed pass following the set-piece.
Luquinhas made it 2-nil in the 70th minute with a right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Omir Fernandez sealed the win in the 90+1 minute with a shot from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal, assisted by Cameron Harper with a cross.
Three players got straight reds in the match due to violent conduct, Thiago, Thomas Edwards and Alfredo Morales. The Reds had 65% possession, nine total shots, four big chances, five shots on target, 135 accurate passes, 57% pass accuracy, 23 fouls, two offsides, one corner and one red card.
NY Red Bulls team news: Andres Reyes, Lucas Monzon, Serge Ngoma and Wikelman Carmona are sidelined due to injuries.
LAFC vs NY Red Bulls H2H
Los Angeles FC have won two of the last three matches against the NY Red Bulls. The Black and Gold beat the Red Bulls 4-2 in the last meeting.
LAFC vs NY Red Bulls lineups and key players
LAFC projected starting lineup:
- Maxime Crepeau
- Ryan Hollingshead
- Jesus Murillo
- Mamadou Fall
- Diego Palacios
- Latif Blessing
- Ilie Sanchez
- Francisco Ginella
- Carlos Vela
- Cristian Arango
- Danny Musovski
Carlos Vela is the key player to watch out for. He is the top scorer in the team with six goals and two assists in 14 matches. Vela has scored two goals in their last three matches. The Mexican should be able to get on the scoresheet in this match.
NY Red Bulls projected starting lineup:
- Carlos Miguel
- Thomas Edwards
- Sean Nealis
- Aaron Long
- John Tolkin
- Frankie Amaya
- Christian Casseres Jr
- Lewis Morgan
- Patryk Klimala
- Tom Barlow
Lewis Morgan is the key player to watch out for. He has scored seven goals in 15 league games this season. Morgan is in good form, scored the opener in their US Open Cup quarter-final win against New York City in the last match. The attacker also scored in their last league match.
LAFC vs NY Red Bulls predictions and betting tips
The New York Red Bulls are in slightly better form than the Los Angeles FC. The Red Bulls have won four of their last five matches, with two back-to-back wins ahead of this match. The Black and Gold have a win and a draw in their last two matches.
Los Angeles cannot be undermined in this game, following the big win in the last h2h game against Red Bulls, a 4-2 win at home. Predictions for this match are HT/FT — Draw/Los Angeles FC, and both teams to score (Yes).
Los Angeles are playing at home, they should be able to win the second half of the game and hold off New York in the first half. Both sides have averaged over 2.5 goals in their last two meetings and have scored each other.
Betting prediction: Both teams to score (Yes)
Odds: 1.66 (-150 American; 2/3 Fractional)
Betting prediction: HT/FT — Draw/Los Angeles FC
Odds: 5.00 (+400 American; 4/1 Fractional)