Seattle Sounders were back struggling again as they lost their latest match against San Jose Earthquakes at home. They are once again playing at home against Portland Timbers. Portland Timbers are also worried about their latest poor form that has seen them lose back-to-back games.
Seattle Sounders are ranked higher than Portland Timbers on the MLS and Western Conference table and they are separated by 10 points. Seattle Sounders tops the Western Conference with 26 points, while Portland Timbers are ranked 10th with 16 points.Grab Your Signup Bonus
Seattle Sounders (LWLLW)
Seattle Sounders have not been living up to the hype with such abysmal results in recent games. They are still top of the Western Conference but they have played 3 matches more than Saint Louis City who are 1 point behind in 2nd place. Seattle Sounders have recorded 3 defeats and 2 wins in their last 5 matches. Their last match against San Jose Earthquakes ended in a 1-0 defeat.
Seattle Sounders are playing at home and they have been average at home this season. They played 9 home games this season and their record were: 5 wins, 3 defeats and 1 draw. Their last 5 home games ended in 2 wins and 3 defeats and their latest home game was the 1-0 defeat to San Jose Earthquakes.
Seattle Sounders expected a better outcome in their last game against San Jose Earthquakes. The first half ended in a goalless draw after several failed attempts from both sides. In the 48th minute Jeremy Ebobisse scored San Jose’s opening goal of the game and Seattle Sounders failed to respond until the final whistle. According to statistics, Seattle Sounders managed the following records in that game: Possession (63%), shots on target (8), corner kicks (10), Fouls (12), yellow cards (3), big chances (3), big chances missed (3).
Seattle Sounders Team Streaks: more than 4.5 cards (6/7).
Portland Timbers (LLDWL)
Portland Timbers are also chasing a win because they have lost back-to-back games in their last 2 matches. They have failed to win in their last 3 games in a row. They are now 10th in the Western Conference table, with 16 points from 15 matches. They won 4, drew 4 and lost 7 games in the MLS this season.
Portland Timbers are playing away from home in this game and their away form has been terrible this season. They have played 8 games away from home this season and they had 5 defeats, 2 draws and 1 win in those games. Their last 5 away matches ended in 3 defeats, 1 win and 1 draw and their last away match ended in a 4-1 defeat to Sporting Kansas City.
Portland Timbers will be eager to return back to winning ways after the 4-1 defeat to Sporting Kansas City in their last game. The pair played out a 1-1 draw in the first half as Franck Boli’s opener for Portland Timbers in the 8th minute was canceled out by Erik Thommy’s equalizer in the 33rd minute. And in the second half, the home team went on a scoring spree, scoring three goals in the 66th (Daniel Salloi), 68th (Larrys Mabiala OG) and 93rd (Felipe Hernandez) minutes. The game ended 4-1 in favor of Sporting Kansas City. Portland Timbers had the following stats at the end of the game: Possession (37%), shots on target (3), corner kicks (1), fouls (13), Yellow cards (1), big chances (2), big chances missed (1).
Portland Timbers team streak: no wins (3), more than 2.5 goals (8/10), both teams scoring (8/10), first to score (6/8), less than 4.5 cards (6/8), less than 10.5 corners (5/7).
Head to Head
Portland Timbers and Seattle Sounders have played 20 games against each other. Portland Timbers won 13, while Seattle Sounders won 5 and 2 games ended in a draw.
- Portland Timbers have won the last 3 meetings.
- Portland Timbers have not lost in 5 meetings.
- Seattle Sounders are without a clean sheet in 3 meetings.
- There were more than 2.5 goals in 5/7 meetings.
- There were less than 4.5 cards in 6/8 meetings.
Expert Analysis and Betting Tips
Seattle Sounders have scored 21 goals and conceded 14 goals in 16 matches. Their goals per game is 1.3 and their conversion rate is 10%. They created 2.6 big chances per game and had a total of 13.0 shots per game. They had 4.1 shots on target per game and played 5.9 corners per game. In terms of defense, they have 8 clean sheets and they conceded 0.9 goals per game. They have also committed 0 penalties and conceded 0 penalties.
Portland Timbers have scored 19 goals and conceded 24 goals in 15 matches. Their goals per game is 1.3 and their conversion rate is 12%. They created 1.7 big chances per game and had a total of 10.7 shots per game. They had 3.9 shots on target per game and played 3.6 corners per game. In terms of defense, they have 3 clean sheets and they conceded 1.6 goals per game. They have also committed 1 penalty and conceded 1 penalty.
- Team 1 to Score 2-3 Goals at 1.95 Odds
- Over 10.5 Corners at 1.91 Odds
- Both Teams to Score at 1.80 Odds