Portland Timbers vs Sporting Kansas City Preview and Predictions

Portland Timbers vs Sporting Kansas City MLS Match Preview 10th June 2018 by LeagueLane

Portland Timbers vs Sporting Kansas City
Major League Soccer
Date: Sunday 10th June 2018
Kick off at 03:30 UK/ 04:30 CET
Venue: Providence Park (Portland).

Portland Timbers will take on the league leaders Sporting Kansas City and will be hoping to close the gap on them. FC Dallas of course in 2nd place will also be keeping a close watch on this game because if they win their earlier match and Portland can get the win then Dallas would go top of the Western conference.

Portland Timbers themselves are doing well in 5th position and have 21 points and are 7 behind their visitors. They are one of the best in form teams with 4 wins and 1 draw from their last 5 matches. At home they have been very strong and are unbeaten after five games.

Sporting Kansas City can pull a little more clearly at the top with a win here. They have 1 win from their last 3 games although the other matches ended in draws and they have been very solid this season.

They have won 8 games from 14 played and away from home they have lost just one game. Form has been patchier away from home with a few draws but they have still won 50% of their games on the road.

Portland Timbers vs Sporting Kansas City: Head to Head

  • From the last 4 meetings Portland Timbers has won just once.
  • The last time the teams played here Sporting Kansas City won 1-0.
  • There is a 90% chance based on recent results that we will see under 2.5 goals.

Portland Timbers vs Sporting Kansas City: Predictions

Going to Portland will not be easy for the league leaders and we can see them setting up cautiously and waiting for the right moment. Our main bet will be to see few goals, as we cannot ignore this 90% win rate for that market. We will also for minimum stakes back the draw at half time.

Portland Timbers vs Sporting Kansas City: Betting Tips

  • Under 2.5 goals at 2.10
  • Half time Betting: A draw at 2.20.