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MLS: Portland Timbers vs Los Angeles FC – Prediction, Stats & Odds

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Get ready for some top-notch MLS action in the game between Portland Timbers and Los Angeles FC, with the latest team stats, betting tips, and the hottest odds.

In a highly anticipated MLS showdown this Saturday, the Portland Timbers will lock horns with Los Angeles FC at Providence Park.

Currently positioned 12th in the Western Conference with 30 points, the Portland Timbers are aiming to make a statement. However, they face a formidable opponent in Los Angeles FC, who currently sit in third place with 40 points. LAFC has asserted their dominance in recent encounters by winning the last three meetings against the Timbers.

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Portland Timbers Form

The Portland Timbers have experienced a rollercoaster of results in their last three matches, accumulating four points along the way. They began with a narrow 2-3 defeat to the Vancouver Whitecaps but quickly rebounded with a satisfying 2-1 victory over Real Salt Lake. In their most recent outing, they battled to a 2-2 draw against Seattle Sounders FC, sharing the spoils. The Timbers have been fairly solid at home, winning three of their last six matches at Providence Park in the Major League Soccer. During this stretch, they also managed one draw and suffered two defeats, scoring a total of ten goals while conceding nine.

Los Angeles FC Form

Los Angeles FC has encountered mixed results in their recent trio of matches, securing only one win as they triumphed convincingly with a 4-0 victory over the Colorado Rapids. However, they suffered disappointments in their other two encounters, facing a 2-1 defeat against Charlotte FC and a 1-3 loss to Inter Miami CF. Los Angeles FC’s struggles have extended to their away matches, where they managed just one win in their last six outings in Major League Soccer. They also recorded one draw and suffered four defeats during this stretch, conceding 12 goals while scoring only five.

Portland Timbers vs Los Angeles FC Stats

Here are some noteworthy statistics that could prove valuable when considering bets for the upcoming matchup between the Portland Timbers and Los Angeles FC. These insights are derived from the recent performances of both teams across various competitions.

  • Portland Timbers have scored in 24 of the last 26 home matches
  • In 5 of the last 6 home matches Portland Timbers played, both teams scored
  • In the last 4 Portland Timbers matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
  • Portland Timbers have conceded in 11 of the last 13 home matches
  • In the last 3 matches in a row Portland Timbers played, both teams scored
  • Los Angeles FC have scored in the last 10 matches in a row
  • In the last 6 Los Angeles FC matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
  • In 10 of the last 12 Los Angeles FC away matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
  • In 8 of the last 10 Los Angeles FC away matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
  • Los Angeles FC have conceded in 12 of the last 13 away matches

Portland Timbers vs Los Angeles FC⁣ – In-form players

Dairon Asprilla appears to be a valuable option in the goal-scoring market, having notched three goals in his last six Major League Soccer matches. Meanwhile, the visiting team is hopeful that Carlos Vela can build on his three Major League Soccer goals as they look forward to the upcoming Saturday fixture.

Portland Timbers vs Los Angeles FC Betting Tips

Full-time result

In their most recent 10 matches at Providence Park, the Portland Timbers secured five wins, played to two draws, and suffered three losses. Meanwhile, Los Angeles FC faced challenges on the road, with two wins, two draws, and six defeats in their last 10 away games.

Both teams to score

Portland Timbers took the lead by scoring the opening goal in four of their last ten games, while Los Angeles FC has managed to do so in six of their previous ten matches. In Portland Timbers’ recent five home games, both teams found the net. Moreover, Los Angeles FC has scored in 12 consecutive league meetings with the Portland Timbers.

Total goals

Portland Timbers saw over 2.5 goals in seven of their last ten matches. They scored an average of 1.3 goals during this run. Over 2.5 goals were scored in eight of the ten most recent games for Los Angeles FC. They performed an average of 2.5 goals in these. Portland Timbers’ last five MLS matches had more than three goals, as did Los Angeles FC’s last three MLS matches.

Match predictions: Portland Timbers vs Los Angeles FC

To sum up, the upcoming match between Portland Timbers and Los Angeles FC seems to be a good betting opportunity.

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