Portland Timbers vs Houston Dynamo
USA – Major League Soccer
Date: Sunday, 25 April 2021
Kick-off at 03:30 UK/ 04:30 CET
Venue: Providence Park (Portland).
Portland Timbers ran out of luck as they lost their opening match this term to Vancouver Whitecaps. The host lost the game on the road with a narrow 1-0 scoreline last time out in the league.
The Timbers were at the third spot on the table in the Western Conference and eighth in the overall MLS rankings. They have reached the first round of the league playoffs last season.
Houston Dynamo is on the right track this term in the campaign with an early win in their schedule. The away team was at home and defeated SJ Earthquakes with a 2-1 scoreline.
The Orange Crush did not qualify for the playoffs last season in the MLS. The visitor was at the 12th position in the Western Conference and 25th in the overall league table in 2020.
Portland Timbers vs Houston Dynamo Head-to-head (h2h)
- The host has been unbeaten for the past three meetings.
- Only one of their last five matches has ended in a draw.
- Both teams have scored in four of the recent five fixtures.
- Their previous encounter gave a 2-1 home win for the Timbers.
- The host has recorded three of the last five overall wins.
- The visitor has been winless in their past four visits since 2018.
Portland Timbers vs Houston Dynamo Prediction
Since 2018, all but one of their MLS h2h meetings have seen at least three goals in each game. The teams have featured in many high-scoring affairs of their own. This shows there is a good chance for the match to end in a high-scoring affair in ninety minutes. So, the tip for over 2.5 goals will probably come in handy for the goals department in the encounter on Sunday.
Furthermore, the match is sizing to be in favor of the home team despite their opening loss. Coming back home will improve their morale as it is their strongest suit in the league. Besides, Houston Dynamo has won none of their last eight outings. Hence, the draw no bet over Portland Timbers will probably be the best bet for the punters.
Portland Timbers vs Houston Dynamo Betting tips
Over 2.5 goals @ 1.50 (1/2).
Draw no bet: Portland Timbers @ 1.50 (1/2).