Portland Timbers vs San Jose Earthquakes
Major League Soccer
Date: Sunday, 06 October 2019
Kick-off at 21:00 UK / 22:00 CET
Venue: Providence Park (Portland).
With two more deciding games in the Western conference to confirm the playoff teams, this match will be a key game in turning the tables. This match will decide who will get into the remaining two spots in the top seven of the league table and will surely spark some rough patches in the bout.
Portland Timbers vs San Jose Earthquakes Head-to-head (h2h)
- Timbers have recorded three of the last four victories in their meetings.
- Their previous meeting was won by the visiting side at their home.
- Quakes previously succeeded in the 2004 USO match in all their visits.
- The host is unbeaten in the last fourteen clashes hosted by them.
Portland Timbers vs San Jose Earthquakes Prediction
Being so close to a spot in the top seven, it will turn out to be a heartbreak for either one of the teams. Even a draw will render the visitor’s chances of qualifying depending on the results of the FC Dallas encounter to happen. The host can satisfy with a draw that will secure a spot for them unless the Colorado Rapids can margin a win against the table-toppers LAFC and also depending on the goal difference.
Besides that, the Timbers have been unbeaten in the last ten years against the Quakes in their h2h clashes when they hosted. In their overall h2h encounters too, the visitors are behind the host in wins. Moreover, the Quakes have ben winless with five consecutive losses in the last five away matches. Also, their previous encounter at this venue ended in a 2-1 score favoring the host.
Henceforth, the match will probably favor the home team marking their spot safe in the MLS playoffs.
Portland Timbers vs San Jose Earthquakes Betting tips
Draw no bet: Portland Timbers @ 1.44 (4/9).
BTTS @ 1.40 (2/5).