Portland Timbers put all the questions about Saint Louis elite class in their last match as they snatched a 2-1 win last week against them. And now they are back in action at home against Austin FC. Portland Timbers are now on a 2 match win streak and the signs look good for them to extend it to a 3rd straight match. Austin FC are coming into this game with a poor record as they are winless in their last 6 matches.Grab Your Signup Bonus
Portland Timbers (WWLWL)
Portland Timbers are playing after a good 2-1 victory against Saint Louis City away from home last week. They now have 3 wins and 2 defeats in their last 5 matches. This season, Portland Timbers have recorded 3 wins, 2 draws and 5 defeats in 10 matches. They are 18th in the MLS table and 8th in the western conference, with 11 points and a goal ratio of 13:16.
Portland Timbers were brave in their last game beating Saint Louis City 2-1 away from home. The first half ended without a goal as both sides wasted opportunities to go ahead. But Portland Timbers were first to go ahead in the second half as Evander scored from the penalty spot in the 63rd minute. Saint Louis City got back into the game with the equalizer from Celio Martins in the 79th minute. But it was Portland Timbers who had the last shout as they got back in front through Yimmi Chara’s goal in the 82nd minute. They went on to win the game 2-1.
Team streak: without a clean sheet (6), more than 2.5 goals (4/5), both teams scoring (5/6).
Austin FC (DLDLD)
Austin FC are coming into this game with a horrible record. They are winless in their last 6 matches. In their last 5 matches they had 3 draws and 2 defeats. Overall this season they have a record of 2 wins, 3 draws and 4 defeats in 9 matches. They are ranked 24th on the MLS table and 11th on the western conference table, with 9 points and a goal ratio of 8:14.
Austin played an interesting 2-2 draw with San Jose Earthquakes in the last round. San Jose Earthquakes got the early lead in the 21st minute and Austin equalized in the 40th minute through Emiliano Rigoni. And in the second half, Jeremy Ebobisse put San Jose Earthquakes ahead once more in the 75th minute but Austin were once again on target with the equalizer through Sebastian Driussi in the 78th minute. The game ended with a point apiece for both sides.
Team streak: no wins (6), less than 2.5 goals (5/7), more than 10.5 corners (5/6).
Head to Head
Portland Timbers and Austin FC have played against each other 5 times before now. Portland Timbers won 3 games and Austin FC won 2 matches.
- Portland Timbers have won the last 3 meetings.
- Austin FC are without a clean sheet in 5 meetings.
- There were more than 2.5 goals in 4/5 meetings.
- There were more than 10.5 corners in 4/5 meetings.
Expert Analysis and Tips
According to Analysis, Portland Timbers have scored 13 goals and conceded 16 in 1o matches. They score an average of 1.3 goals per game and have a 13% conversion rate. They create an average of 2.1 chances per game and play an average of 10.1 shots per game. They play an average of 3.8 shots on target per game and an average of 3.4 corners per game. They concede an average of 1.6 goals per game and have 2 clean sheets.
According to Analysis, Austin FC have scored 8 goals and conceded 14 in 9 matches. They score an average of 0.9 goal per game and have a 7% conversion rate. They create an average of 1.8 chances per game and play an average of 12.4 shots per game. They play an average of 4.1 shots on target per game and an average of 4.8 corners per game. They concede an average of 1.6 goals per game and have 2 clean sheets.
Based on Analysis, we say:
- Bet on Home Win or Draw and Under 4.5 Goals at 1.62 Odds
- Bet on Home Win at 1.86 Odds
- Bet on Correct Score 2-0 at 8 Odds