Portland Timbers vs Los Angeles FC
USA – Major League Soccer
Date: Monday, 19 October 2020
Kick-off at 03:00 UK/ 04:00 CET
Venue: Providence Park.
Both these teams are two of the best in the Major League Soccer. To quote a stat – Giovanni Savarese’s men are ‘MLS is Back’ champions, while their opposite number are the current holders of the Supporters Shield.
On top of that, they are also placed in the top-most tier of the Western Conference table, and they have been scoring goals for fun lately. In fact, no other team has scored more goals than these two in the West.
Going on, majority of h2h encounters have also had goals from both teams.
As such, expect a goal-fest at the Providence Park this Monday.
Portland Timbers vs Los Angeles: Head-to-head (h2h)
- The last time these two met on the pitch, the Black and Gold recorded a 4-2 win.
- Five of the former six encounters had goals from both teams.
- At this stadium, 100% of meetings have had goals from both teams.
- Every single clash at this ground also had three or more goals.
- The previous four overall MLS clashes had four or more goals.
Portland Timbers vs Los Angeles: Prediction
Savarese’s men have scored a total of ten goals from their last three match-ups alone, and they slotted in a total of 18 from their preceding six games combined. At home, they had also scored two or more goals in six of their preceding eight appearances.
Meanwhile, their counterparts had scored three or more goals in four of their past seven overall fixtures, and they even had scored four goals in the latest h2h encounter.
On top of that, 100% of h2h meetings at this stadium had goals from both teams as well as three or more goals. And finally, the last four straight MLS games had four or more goals.
Considering all these factors, the chances for the upcoming match-up to be a high-scoring thriller are very high.
Portland Timbers vs Los Angeles: Betting Tips
Both Teams to Score @ 1.40 (2/5)
Over 2.5 Match Goals @ 1.44 (4/9).