Match Day 15
Children’s Mercy Park
Kansas City, USA
Sporting Kansas are in a bid to recover from the 4-0 trashing they suffered in the hands of Saint Louis City in their last match. They will be looking to redeem themselves as they welcome Portland Timbers to the Children’s Mercy Park for the 15th match of the season. Portland Timbers are coming here from a 1-0 defeat against Minnesota United in their last match.
Sporting Kansas City are currently in 13th place on the western conference table with 10 points in 14 matches. While Portland Timbers are in 8th spot with 16 points from 14 matches in the same conference.Grab Your Signup Bonus
Sporting Kansas City (LDWLW)
Sporting Kansas City have failed to win in their last 2 matches and they will be eager to get a win here in this match. Their last 5 matches ended in 2 wins, 2 defeats and 1 draw. Their most recent game ended in a 4-0 defeat to Saint Louis City SC away from home. Their hom form has not been the same like it was at the beginning of the season. In the last 5 home matches they recorded 2 wins and 3 defeats. Their most recent home game ended in a 3-0 win over Minnesota United.
Sporting Kansas City are 13th in the western conference with 10 points and a goal ratio of 9:21. In 14 matches, they had 2 wins, 4 draws and 8 defeats.
Sporting Kansas City were big time losers in their last game against Saint Louis City SC away from home as they were beaten 4-0 in full time. Saint Louis City 2-0 up in the first half after Edward Lowen and Indiana Vassilev both scored in the 19th and 25th minutes. And in the second half, Saint Louis City went further ahead with extra goals from Nicholas Gioacchini and Indiana Vassilev in the 55th and 75th minutes. According to statistics, Sporting Kansas City had 67% possession, 7 shots on target and 11 corner kicks.
Team streak: less than 4.5 cards (4/5).
Portland Timbers (LDWLD)
Portland Timbers come here with a worse record than the visitors. In their last 5 games they had 1 win, 2 defeats and 2 draws. Their most recent game ended in a 1-0 defeat to Minnesota United. Their record away from home is even worse as they have won only 1 away match this season. In their last 5 away games, they had 1 win, 2 draws and 2 defeats. Their most recent game ended in a 0-0 draw with Real Salt Lake.
Portland Timbers are currently 8th in the western conference with 16 points and a goal ratio of 18:20. They have played 14 games and they had 4 wins, 4 draws and 6 defeats.
Portland Timbers lost by a single goal to Minnesota United at home. After a goalless first 45 minutes, Minnesota United finally broke the deadlock in the 95th minute as Bongokuhle Hlongwane scored. According to statistics, Portland Timbers had 54% possession, 3 shots on target and 7 corner kicks.
Team streak: more than 2.5 goals (7/9), both teams scoring (7/9), first to score (5/7), less than 4.5 cards (5/7).
Head to Head
Sporting Kansas City and Portland Timbers have played each other 20 times before now. Portland Timbers won 8 matches, while Sporting Kansas City won 5 matches and 7 matches ended in a draw.
- Sporting Kansas are without a clean sheet in 10 meetings.
- Both teams scored in 8/10 meetings.
- There were less than 4.5 cards in 4/5 meetings.
Expert Analysis and Betting Tips
Sporting Kansas City scored 9 goals and conceded 21 in 14 games this season. They scored an average of 0.6 goals per game and had a 5% conversion rate. They created an average of 1.1 chances per game and played an average of 12.9 shots per game. They played an average of 4.9 shots on target per game and an average of 6.1 corners per game. Defensively, they managed to concede an average of 1.5 goals per game and they have kept 4 clean sheets.
Portland Timbers have scored 18 goals and conceded 20 in 14 games this season. They scored an average of 1.3 goals per game and had a 12% conversion rate. They created an average of 1.7 chances per game and played an average of 10.8 shots per game. They played an average of 3.9 shots on target per game and an average of 3.8 corners per game. Defensively, they managed to concede an average of 1.4 goals per game and they have kept 3 clean sheets.
Betting Tips: -
- Team 1 to Score Goal 1 at 1.64 Odds
- Both Teams to Score at 1.7 Odds
- More than 2.5 Goals at 1.72 Odds