Vancouver Whitecaps FC (8-10-6, ninth in the Western Conference) vs. LA Galaxy (9-11-3, ninth in the Western Conference)
Carson, California; Saturday, 10 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Los Angeles -169, Vancouver +420, Draw +310; over/under is 2.5 goals
BOTTOM LINE: Chicharito leads the LA Galaxy into a matchup with the Vancouver Whitecaps after scoring two goals against Sporting Kansas City.
The Galaxy are 5-10-2 against conference opponents. The Galaxy have a 3-0-0 record in games they score three or more goals.
The Whitecaps are 7-6-3 against Western Conference teams. The Whitecaps have a 7-4 record in one-goal games.
Saturday's game is the first time these teams square off this season.
TOP PERFORMERS: Dejan Joveljic has scored nine goals and added two assists for the Galaxy. Efrain Alvarez has one goal and three assists over the past 10 games.
Lucas Cavallini has scored eight goals and added one assist for the Whitecaps. Ryan Gauld has one goal and two assists over the last 10 games.
LAST 10 GAMES: Galaxy: 3-6-1, averaging 1.9 goals, 5.6 shots on goal and 6.4 corner kicks per game while allowing 1.8 goals per game.
Whitecaps: 3-3-4, averaging 1.1 goals, 3.7 shots on goal and 4.9 corner kicks per game while allowing 1.5 goals per game.
NOT EXPECTED TO PLAY: Galaxy: Daniel Aguirre (injured), Jorge Villafana (injured), Victor Vazquez (injured).
Whitecaps: Sebastian Berhalter (injured), Deiber Caicedo (injured), Luis Martins (injured).
The Associated Press