Discover key betting insights for the Seattle Sounders and Portland Timbers matchup in the MLS, featuring the latest stats, expert tips, and the most favorable odds.
The rivalry between the Seattle Sounders FC and the Portland Timbers will be reignited in an MLS game at Lumen Field on Saturday.
These longstanding rivals currently have an 11-point gap in the Western Conference standings, with the Seattle Sounders FC occupying third place with 40 points, while the Portland Timbers is positioned in 12th place with 29 points.
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Seattle Sounders FC Form
Seattle Sounders FC has had a mixed bag of results in their last three matches, earning four points. They suffered a 0-2 defeat against Atlanta United, followed by a 1-1 draw against Minnesota United. However, they bounced back with a 1-2 win against Austin FC in their most recent game. In their last six Major League Soccer matches at the Lumen Field, Seattle Sounders FC has only managed one home win. They also recorded three draws and suffered two losses during this period, scoring two goals while conceding four.
Portland Timbers Form
The Portland Timbers had a challenging run in their last three matches, suffering defeats against Houston Dynamo FC and Vancouver Whitecaps by 5-0 and 2-3, respectively, but managed to secure a 2-1 win against Real Salt Lake. In their recent away performances in Major League Soccer, the Portland Timbers have struggled, going winless in their last six away games. During this period, they managed three draws and suffered three losses, conceding 13 goals while scoring just two.
Seattle Sounders FC vs Portland Timbers Stats
Consider these noteworthy statistics, derived from the recent matches of both Seattle Sounders FC and Portland Timbers across various tournaments, which could provide valuable insights when making bets on their upcoming game.
- In 13 of the last 14 Seattle Sounders FC home matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- In the last 7 Seattle Sounders FC home matches the sum of goals was under 2.5
- Seattle Sounders FC have not won 11 of the last 13 matches
- In 5 of the last 7 Seattle Sounders FC home matches the sum of goals was under 1.5
- In 8 of the last 10 Seattle Sounders FC matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- Portland Timbers have not won 19 of the last 21 away matches
- Portland Timbers have lost the last 3 away matches in a row while scoring less than 1.5 goals
- Portland Timbers have lost the last 4 matches in a row
- Portland Timbers have not won 9 of the last 11 matches
- Portland Timbers have lost the last 3 away matches in a row
Seattle Sounders FC vs Portland Timbers – In-form players
The Major League Soccer season is in full swing, and both the Seattle Sounders FC and Portland Timbers have a handful of players who still have the potential to make a significant impact. Let’s take a look at some of the probable goalscorers to watch for in their upcoming match.
Seattle Sounders FC vs Portland Timbers Betting Tips
Lumen Field has been the stage for the Seattle Sounders FC to secure three wins in their last 10 matches there, alongside three draws and four losses. On the other hand, the Portland Timbers have had a challenging time in their last 10 away matches, with one win, four draws, and five defeats. Additionally, the Portland Timbers have maintained an unbeaten streak against the Seattle Sounders FC. They’ve gone five meetings without a loss (W4 D1).
Both teams to score
Seattle Sounders FC has managed to score the opening goal in four out of their last ten games. In contrast, the Portland Timbers have taken the lead in five of their last ten matches. However, both teams have struggled to keep clean sheets, with each side achieving this feat in just two of their last ten games.
Seattle Sounders FC has conceded a goal in their last six MLS matches. In terms of goal-scoring, they have seen over 2.5 goals in four of their last ten matches, averaging one goal per game during this period. As for the Portland Timbers, they have experienced a bit more goal-scoring action. Over 2.5 goals occurred in six of their last ten games. On average, they scored 1.2 goals per match in this stretch.
Seattle Sounders FC vs Portland Timbers Prediction
To sum up, the upcoming match between Seattle Sounders FC and Portland Timbers seems to be a good betting opportunity.