Portland Timbers vs Vancouver Whitecaps Preview, Tips and Odds

Portland Timbers and Vancouver Whitecaps will meet on Saturday at Providence Park for their next games of the regular MLS season. Both teams are situated in the Western Conference, with the hosts of this tie currently occupying 8th spot with 31 points, while their next opponents from Vancouver are 11th.

Portland Timbers vs Vancouver Whitecaps Head to Head

Head to Head Last Game Last games Last games home/away
Portland Timbers Loss 7 W/ 5 D/ 8 L 4 W/ 3 D/ 3 L
Vancouver Whitecaps Win 8 W/ 5 D/ 7 L 3 W/ 3 D/ 4 L

Last game between the teams: 11.05.2019 MLS: Vancouver Whitecaps – Portland Timbers 1:0; Fredy Montero 9′
Last game at this venue: 12.08.2018: MLS: Portland Timbers – Vancouver Whitecaps 1:2; Diego Valery 71′ (penalty); Kei Kamara 14′, Cristian Techera 43′; Diego Valery missed a penalty for the home side in the 41′

Worth mentioning: No draw has been registered in the last eleven encounters between the two sides. The Whitecaps are currently on a three game winning streak over the Timbers. Each of the last six meetings were decided by a single goal, the first five ending with the same score of 2:1 and only the most recent one saw just one goal scored. All of the last four H2H clashes held in Portland featured over 2,5 goals and also witnessed goals at both ends.

Portland Timbers vs Vancouver Whitecaps Stats

As of 09.08 Last Game Last 10 games Last 5 games home/away
Portland Timbers Loss 5 W/ 2 D/ 3 L 3 W/ 2 D/ 0 L
Vancouver Whitecaps Win 1 W/ 3 D/ 6 L 1 W/ 2 D/ 2 L

Last game Portland Timbers: 03.08.2019 US Open Cup: Minnesota United – Portland Timbers 2:1; Darwin Quintero 22′ (penalty), Mason Toye 64′; Brian Fernandez 45′
Top performers Portland Timbers: Brian Fernandez 8 goals 1 assist, Jeremy Ebobisse 7 goals 1 assist, Diego Valery 6 goals 12 assists.
Last game Vancouver Whitecaps: 04.08.2019 MLS: FC Cincinnati – Vancouver Whitecaps 1:2; Allan Cruz 6′; In-Beom Hwang 41′, Felipe 84′
Top performers Vancouver Whitecaps: Fredy Montero 6 goals 2 assists, Yordy Reina 4 goals 1 assist, Doneil Henry 3 goals 1 assist.

Last 10 games GF:GA Over 2,5 BTTS Clean Sheets
Portland Timbers 14:9 5 5 4
Vancouver Whitecaps 7:22 7 5 2

Worth mentioning: Portland Timbers were unbeaten in seven matches, prior to the double-header with Minnesota United, which was the Timbers lose both games by a one-goal margin. Three of the team’s last five outings featured over 2,5 goals and also three saw both involved sides hitting the back of the nets. Portland are undefeated in their last six home matches, recording four wins in the process.
Vancouver Whitecaps ended their eleven game winless streak, with a triumph over FC Cincinnati the last time out. All but one of their last five encounters produced over 2,5 goals, while three witnessed goals at both ends. The Whitecaps managed to score just three goals across their last five visits.

Portland Timbers vs Vancouver Whitecaps News

Missing players Portland Timbers: Jeff Attinella and Marco Farfan are doubtful.
Missing players Vancouver Whitecaps: Alhassane Bangoura, Thomas Hasal, Jasser Khemiri and David Norman are all under question.

Portland Timbers vs Vancouver Whitecaps Predictions

Portland Timbers to win – 1.30 @ bet365