Portland Timbers vs DC United
USA – Major League Soccer
Date: Sunday, 15 September 2019
Kick-off at 20:30 UK / 21:30 CET
Venue: Providence Park (Portland).
Portland Timbers has won the last two home games in the league and will be hosting their 13th home game in the season. After going through a four away game winless drought in the league, DC United has found its winning ways on the previous away match.
The previous season runners up will face the team that reached only the knockout stage in the last season. The home team is three points away from reaching the second place on the table, with Los Angeles dominating the table with a seventeen points lead. The match will be mostly in favor of the host with their home advantage in hand.
Portland Timbers vs DC United Head-to-head (h2h)
- The Timbers have won four and lost three in the previous nine meetings since 2011.
- Their last match ended in Black and Reds bagging a 4-1 win at their home.
- The teams combined scored 15 goals from five matches held here with an average 3 goals per match.
- DC United has won only once in the past five clashes at Portland grounds.
Portland Timbers vs DC United Prediction
The host has scored at least a goal in all but one in the previous five home matches. Along with that, the visitor scored three goals in their prior away game. Moreover, the Timbers has scored 24 of their 45 overall goals at home and hold a +3 goal difference in the table. The teams have scored an average of 3.0 goals per match at this venue from the previous five encounters.
Portland outfits are unbeaten in the last four games in the season against DC at their home. They have also won the majority games in the overall fixtures. Also, the Timbers hold the home advantage with them and can utilize it to control the game.
Surely, the match will be a high scoring game with the host more likely to gain the upper hand at the end of the ninety minutes.
Portland Timbers vs DC United Betting tips
Over 2.5 goals @ 1.44 (4/9)
Portland Timbers to win @ 1.50 (1/2).