The Timbers are back in action eager to return to winning ways following the 2-2 draw against Seattle Sounders in their last match. They played away from home in that game and now in this match, they return back home to face Los Angeles FC.
Los Angeles FC have lost back-to-back games, with the most recent being the 3-1 defeat to Inter Miami CF at home. Los Angeles FC are now getting anxious to turn things around and it is going to take hard work to grab a win here.Grab Your Signup Bonus!
Portland Timbers are going to be hoping they can apply the home advantage in this game after their draw last week. They played out a 2-2 draw against Seattle Sounders FC. Seattle Sounders had a 2-goal cushion in the first half. Raul Ruidiaz scored their first goal in the 9th minute and Leo Chu scored the second goal in the 30th minute. But Seattle Sounders were rocked by a red card in the 53rd minute and then in the 67th minute Dairon Asprilla and Evander scored both goals for Portland Timbers in the 67th and 70th minutes to bring the game level.
In their last 5 MLS games, Portland Timbers had 2 wins, 2 defeats and 1 draw. They won against Columbus Crew and Real Salt Lake, while they lost against Houston Dynamo and Vancouver Whitecaps and drew against Seattle Sounders.
At home, they had 2 wins, 2 defeats and 1 draw in their last 5 MLS games. Their most recent home game ended in a 2-1 win over Real Salt Lake.
Portland Timbers are 12th in the western conference and 23rd in the MLS with 30 points from 27 matches. They had 7 wins, 9 draws and 11 defeats and a goal ratio of 32:44.
Streaks: without a clean sheet (6), more than 2.5 goals (5/6), first to concede (4/5), first half loser (4/5), more than 4.5 cards (5/6), less than 10.5 corners (6/7).
Los Angeles FC
Los Angeles are now in a terrible position after those 2 defeats in their last 2 matches. They lost their last game against Inter Miami CF by 3 goals to 1 at home. Facundo Farias opened the scoring for Inter Miami CF in the 14th minute and then in the 51st minute Jordi Alba scored the second goal before Leonardo Campana scored the third in the 83rd minute. Los Angeles FC pulled one goal back in the 90th minute through Ryan Hollingshead and Inter Miami CF won the game at the end of the match.
Los Angeles FC had 2 wins, 1 draw and 2 defeats in their last 5 games. They won against Colorado Rapids and St. Louis City SC, while they drew against Minnesota United and lost against Charlotte FC and Inter Miami CF.
Away from home, they have failed to win in their last 4 MLS games. They lost their last away game by 2-1 against Charlotte FC.
Los Angeles FC are 3rd in the western conference and 9th in the MLS, with 40 points from 26 matches. They had 11 wins, 7 draws and 8 defeats and a goal ratio of 40:30.
Streaks: more than 2.5 goals (6/6), both teams scoring (5/7), first to score (6/8), less than 10.5 corners (4/5).
Head to Head
According to history, both teams have faced each other 17 times. Los Angeles FC won 7 matches, while Portland Timbers won 5 matches and 5 matches ended in a draw.
- Los Angeles won the last 3 matches.
- Los Angeles have no losses in the last 4 matches.
- Portland Timbers are without a clean sheet in the last 11 matches.
- There were more than 2.5 goals in 5/7 matches.
- Both teams scored in 9/10 matches.
- There were more than 10.5 corners in 6/7 matches.
Expert Betting Tips
According to Analysis, Portland Timbers have scored 32 goals and conceded 44 goals in the MLS. They average 1.2 goals per game and their conversion rate is 10%, while conceding an average of 1.6 goals per game and they have 7 clean sheets. They also average 3.7 corners per game.
Los Angeles FC have scored 40 goals and conceded 30 goals in the MLS. They average 1.5 goals per game and their conversion rate is 10%, while conceding an average of 1.2 goals per game and they have 9 clean sheets. They also average 6.0 corners per game.
- Under 11 Corners at 1.61 Odds
- More than 2.5 Goals at 1.62 Odds
- Total Goals Even at 1.87 Odds