San Jose Earthquakes vs Portland Timbers Predictions & Best Bets | Picking Against the Spread
It’s a 7:30 pm PT kick-off at PayPal Park on Wednesday as San Jose Earthquakes (2-5-4; 10 points), currently in 12th place in the league, welcome Portland Timbers (3-3-6; 15 points), who are in 9th place in the league. Earthquakes, who have had some upsetting losses and thrilling wins recently, head into this battle with vital home advantage.
San Jose Earthquakes and Portland Timbers’ most recent encounter occurred in October 28, 2021 with the match resulting in a 2-0 win for quakes. Earthquakes have a record of 6-2-2 in their last matches against Portland Timbers. Earthquakes’ total goals across these head-to-head games is eight compared to Timbers’ 22.
San Jose Earthquakes vs Portland Timbers Prediction
FanDuel have the Portland Timbers as -110 outsiders heading into this match while the San Jose Earthquakes are strong favorites at odds of +230. A total of 2 goals are predicted.
San Jose Earthquakes head into this game in 12th place in the league having secured two wins, five losses and four draws in their last 11 matches. The team has experienced a varying degree of victories and losses lately and have netted a total of 19 so far, conceding 26. This has largely been because of the accomplishments of Jeremy Ebobisse, who has seven goals, and Cristian Espinoza who has four. In their most recent match, San Jose Earthquakes dropped points against Vancouver Whitecaps 3-3.
With a tally of 15 points so far this season, Portland Timbers are looking for the win and will continue to give it their all. They took all three points from Sporting KC 7-2 last Sunday and the team has drawn in six of the most recent twelve matches and so far this campaign, they’ve recorded three wins, three losses and six draws. When they have won this season, it’s mostly been because of the expertise displayed by Bill Tuiloma and Jaroslaw Niezgoda. Can the pair guideTimbers to success here?
Heading into this clash, San Jose Earthquakes will be without Eduardo Lopez and Judson. Portland Timbers will be missing Claudio Bravo, Felipe Mora, Diego Gutierrez, George Fochive and Blake Bodily.
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Moneyline Pick: Portland Timbers (-110) at FanDuel
Earthquakes are considered to be the favorite according to the market. The squad has not had an efficient start to the month with a recent win percentage of 20% in their last 10 games (two wins, four losses and four draws). In contrast Timbers have a win percentage of 30% in their last 10 games (three wins, three losses and four draws).
San Jose Earthquakes vs Portland Timbers Betting Odds
- Moneyline: Portland Timbers (+230), San Jose Earthquakes (-110)
- Spread: San Jose Earthquakes -0.5 (-104), Portland Timbers 0.5 (-121)
- Over/Under: Under 2.5 Goals (+138), Over 2.5 Goals (-186)
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San Jose Earthquakes vs Portland Timbers Betting Trends
- Win-Loss record last 10 games: San Jose Earthquakes 2-4-4, Portland Timbers 3-3-4
- Home/Road Splits: San Jose Earthquakes (2-5-4), Portland Timbers (3-3-6)
- Head-To-Head: San Jose Earthquakes’ record is 6-2-2 in their last 32 matches against the Portland Timbers
- Type of Match: League
Over/Under Pick: Under 2.5 Total Goals (+138) at SugarHouse
Heading into this clash, Earthquakes have scored an average of 1.6 goals per game over their last 10 matches while in comparison Timbers have averaged 1.1 goals per game over their last 10 matches.
Spread Pick: San Jose Earthquakes -0.5 Goals (-104) at SugarHouse
San Jose Earthquakes will need to win by the amount of the spread or more in order for the bet to win.