Portland Timbers now turn their direction to New York City in the MLS as they chase a win after failing to win their last 2 games. They played a draw with San Jose Earthquakes and then lost to Chicago Fire in their last game. Now they play against New York City who clearly are in need of a win themselves.
New York City have been difficult to beat since their last defeat against Cincinnati. They have played 4 straight draws since then and they are in search of a win to build their confidence. They played their 4th draw against Atlanta United as the game ended 2-2 at full time.
According to the rankings, Portland Timbers are in 20th place on the MLS table, while New York City are 24th and only 1 point separates these two sides.Grab Your Signup Bonus
Portland Timbers - LDWDL
Portland Timbers have found themselves struggling once again since their last win against FC Dallas earlier this month. They have failed to win their last 2 games after that, as they settled for a 0-0 draw against San Jose and then lost 2-1 to Chicago Fire in their last match. Their last 5 games ended in 1 win, 2 draws and 2 defeats.
Portland Timbers have also been quite average at home this season according to the home record. They had 4 wins, 2 draws and 3 defeats in 9 games at home this season. In their last 5 home games they recorded 2 wins, 2 defeats and 1 draw. They won against Vancouver Whitecaps and FC Dallas while losing to Minnesota United and Chicago Fire and then held Austin FC to a draw.
Portland Timbers’ lost their last game against Chicago Fire on home ground. They were behind in just 8 minutes through Fabian Herber’s goal and they got the equalizer in the 26th minute through Franck Boli’s goal. But in the 83rd minute Kei Kamara scored another goal to put Chicago Fire in front and this time they ended up winning the game 2-1 at full time.
Team streak: less than 2.5 goals (5/7), less than 10.5 corners (4/5).
New York City FC (DDDDL)
New York City pride themselves as unbeaten but they are yet to record a win in their last 11 matches in all competitions. They were able to play 4 draws in their last 4 games after their last 3-1 defeat to FC Cincinnati. Matches against New England Revolution, Real Salt Lake, Columbus Crew and Atlanta United all ended in draws.
Playing away from home has also been a disaster for New York City and they are yet to win a single game away from home this season. They have played 10 away games in all and they had 5 draws and 5 defeats. Their last 5 away games ended in 2 defeats and 3 draws. They lost back-to-back games against Charlotte FC and New York Red Bulls and then played back-to-back draws against Orlando City, Real Salt Lake and Atlanta United.
Their most recent game was against Atlanta United away from home and the game ended in a 2-2 draw. Gabriel Periera gave New York City the lead in the 1st minute and they conceded the equalizer 10 minutes later from Tyler Wolff. And in the 56th minute Gabriel Periera restored their lead with his second goal but then again the hosts were back on target in the 95th minute to draw the game level.
Team streak: no losses (4), no wins (11), both teams scoring (5/7).
Head to Head
Portland Timbers and New York City have met 8 times in the past. Portland Timbers won 6 games and New York City won 2.
- New York City are without a clean sheet in 8 meetings.
- There were more than 10.5 corners in 5/7 meetings.
Analysis and Betting Tips
According to analysis, Portland Timber have scored 21 goals and conceded 26 goals in 19 matches in the MLS. They have scored 1.1 goals per game and have a 10% conversion rate. They also create 1.8 big chances per game and take a total of 11.5 shots per game with 4.1 shots on target per game. They take an average of 3.7 corners per game and take up 44.4% possession on average. On the defense, they have 6 clean sheets and they conceded 1.4 goals per game.
According to analysis, New York City have scored 20 goals and conceded 25 goals in 19 matches in the MLS. They have scored 1.1 goals per game and have a 9% conversion rate. They also create 1.8 big chances per game and take a total of 11.1 shots per game with 4.2 shots on target per game. They take an average of 4.1 corners per game and take up 54.2% possession on average. On the defense, they have 3 clean sheets and they conceded 1.3 goals per game.
- Under 9.5 Corners at 1.92 Odds
- Under 2.5 Goals at 1.9 Odds
- Correct Score 1-1 at 6.50 Odds