Los Angeles FC vs Austin FC – On Sunday evening at Banc of California Stadium, Los Angeles FC and Austin FC will face off in the Conference Finals in an attempt to become the first teams to ever win the MLS Cup. By defeating the LA Galaxy last weekend in El Trafico, the LAFC secured their only second participation in the Conference Finals.
Chicho Arango, the winner of the Supporters’ Shield, scored the game-winning goal in stoppage time to tie the game at 3-2. He did it by taking advantage of a goalie mistake. LAFC enters this match as the heavy favorite because they have now won ten of their previous eleven MLS home games. To beat Austin FC, who will be anything but an easy nut to crack for them on Sunday, the hosts will need to dig deep.
For the first time in their history, Austin is in our country, and they will undoubtedly not offer anything for free. Last Saturday, the guests defeated Dallas FC 2-1 at home with to goals from Moussa Djitte and Sebastian Driussi.
Los Angeles FC vs Austin FC- Betting Analysis
It’s important to remember that Austin FC upset Real Salt Lake on penalties following a 2-2 draw in regulation to narrowly defeat their opponents earlier in the tournament. Out of five head-to-head encounters, Los Angeles defeated Austin FC three times and lost the other two.
However, Austin will enter this game having defeated LAFC twice in a row, including a 4-1 thrashing in their previous meeting in late August. In each of the past three head-to-head encounters between these teams, the Over 2.5 goals FT & Both Teams To Score wager paid off.
Chicho Arango and Sebastian Driussi are two real predators on both teams in the final third. Both of them like attacking-style play and the Over 2.5 goals FT & Both teams. At odds of 1.80, it must be the To Score option in this situation. Sebastian Driussi scored 25 goals in 36 games this season for Austin FC. He is available to be backed here at 3.40 odds to score whenever.