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D.C. United Vs. Los Angeles FC: TV Guide, Live Stream Info and Odds for MLS This Weekend

The sixth weekend of the MLS season sees the two conference leaders go head-to-head, as D.C. United host Los Angeles FC.

Suggesting the game is an MLS Cup preview might be premature given the season is only five games old, but few would be surprised if these two sides were to feature prominently in the postseason.

Here’s everything you need to know ahead of this weekend’s clash.

When and where is the game?

D.C. United returns to play in front of its fans after a successful trip to Orlando last week. For Los Angeles FC, meanwhile, this weekend’s outing marks a second consecutive road game and a first visit to Audi Field.

Kick-off is scheduled for 3 p.m. ET on Saturday, April 6.

TV info

The game will be broadcast on FOX in English and on FOX Deportes in Spanish, as well as via the FOX Sports Go app. The game will also be streamed live on FuboTV and SlingTV.

Odds

There's been little to choose from so far between the two sides and the bookmakers expect a very close game.

According to OddsShark, D.C. United is a +127 favorite, while Los Angeles FC is at +190 and the draw has slightly longer odds at +272. The over/under bar, meanwhile, is set at 3.

Recent form

Both teams arrive into the weekend top of their respective conferences, albeit only by virtue of goal difference in D.C. United’s case. The Black and Red have won three of their four games so far and lead the Eastern Conference with 10 points.

With nine goals scored and just one conceded, D.C. United has the second-most prolific attack in the conference and the meanest defense in the league.

Wayne Rooney has already scored four times this season, including a spectacular goal in the 2-1 win in Orlando last week. Keeping the former Manchester United captain quiet will be high on the list of priorities for Bob Bradley’s men.

Los Angeles’ form has been similarly impressive and it sits atop the Western Conference with 13 points after four wins and a draw in five games.

The Black and Gold have been on fire offensively, scoring an average of three goals a game so far.

If Rooney has set the tone for D.C. United, Carlos Vela has done even better for his side, scoring six times in the first five games of the campaign.

Last week, the Mexican netted a hat-trick as Los Angeles thrashed San Jose' 5-0 away from home.

Series record

The only previous meeting between the two sides ended in a 1-1 draw in May last year.

Wayne Rooney, DC United Wayne Rooney of DC United celebrates after a goal was scored during the DC United vs Vancouver Whitecaps FC match in Washington DC on July 14, 2018. Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP/Getty Images

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