Four of the last six matches between these two have not seen both teams score.
Following their recent downturn in form LA Galaxy now find themselves below the Western Conference play-off line.
Last weekend, the Galaxy were beaten 1-0 by FC Dallas in Frisco, with Dejan Joveljić seeing a second half penalty saved.
This means Greg Vanney’s side have actually lost four of their last five, only beating Atlanta United since 4 July.
LA did enjoy a morale-boosting 2-0 victory over Chivas Guadalajara in Wednesday night’s Leagues Cup Showcase at SoFi Stadium.
But, that counts for absolutely zilch with the side now ninth in the west desperately needing points on the board.
Hosts Sporting Kansas City were the best in the west in 2018 and 2020, but even a play-off place looks a long-shot now.
The Wizards were beaten again a week ago, this time it was Austin FC who left Children’s Mercy Park 2-0 winners.
Cameron Duke’s red card, for accumulating two yellows in four minutes, hardly helping SKC’s cause.
So, having won just five matches all season, Peter Vermes’ men remain at the foot of the west, 12 points below the dotted line.
Given their hosts unenviable predicament, LA Galaxy will be confident of leaving Missouri victorious.