Portland Timbers vs Sporting KC Predictions & Best Bets | Picking Against the Spread

Last Updated: Jul 13, 2022

In 10th place in the league right now, Portland Timbers (2-3-6; 12 points) host Sporting KC (2-6-3; 9 points), who are in 12th place in the league, at Providence Park on Saturday. Kick off is at 7:00 pm PT. Timbers, who have experienced a varying degree of victories and failures lately, will have the home advantage for this match.

Portland Timbers and Sporting KC last faced each other in February 3, 2022 and the match resulted in a 2-2 draw. Timbers have a record of 3-1-6 in their last 10 matches against Sporting KC. Timbers’ total goals across these head-to-head games is 13 compared to Kansas City’s 13.

Portland Timbers vs Sporting KC Prediction

FanDuel have the Portland Timbers as strong favorites going into this match with odds of -105, while the Sporting KC are +240 outsiders. 2 total goals are predicted.

With a record of two wins, three losses and six draws after 11 games, Portland Timbers come into this game in 10th place in the league. The team has experienced an assortment of wins and failures lately, netting a total of 11 goals so far while conceding 16. This has mainly been thanks, in large part, to the showings from Jaroslaw Niezgoda, who has three goals, and Yimmi Chara who has three. In their last game they dropped points against Red Bulls 1-1.

Sporting KC have a tally of nine points so far this campaign and will maximize every opportunity in front of them. They dropped points against NYCFC 0-0 last Sunday. The team has experienced a varying degree of victories and losses lately and to date, they’ve earned two wins, six losses and three draws. When they have managed to win, it’s principally been due to the hustle demonstrated by Johnny Russell and Daniel Salloi. Can the pair guide Kansas City to a win here?

Heading into this clash, Portland Timbers will be missing Felipe Mora, Diego Gutierrez and George Fochive. Sporting KC will be without Nicolas Isimat-Mirin, Alan Pulido and Gadi Kinda.

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Moneyline Pick: Portland Timbers (-105) at FanDuel

Timbers are considered to be the favorite according to the market. The squad has not had a fruitful start to the month with a recent win percentage of 20% in their last 10 games (two wins, three losses and five draws). In contrast Kansas City have a win percentage of 20% in their last 10 games (two wins, five losses and three draws).

Portland Timbers vs Sporting KC Betting Odds

  • Moneyline: Portland Timbers (-105), Sporting KC (+240)
  • Spread: Portland Timbers -0.5 (+102), Sporting KC 0.5 (-129)
  • Over/Under: Under 2.5 Goals (-115), Over 2.5 Goals (-125)

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Portland Timbers vs Sporting KC Betting Trends

  • Win-Loss record last 10 games: Portland Timbers 2-3-5, Sporting KC 2-5-3
  • Home/Road Splits: Portland Timbers (2-3-6), Sporting KC (2-6-3)
  • Head-To-Head: Portland Timbers’ record is 3-1-6 in their last 10 matches against the Sporting KC
  • Type of Match: League

Over/Under Pick: Under 2.5 Total Goals (-115) at BetMGM

Heading into this clash, Timbers have scored an average of 1.0 goals per game over their last 10 matches while in comparison Kansas City have averaged 0.6 goals per game over their last 10 matches.

Spread Pick: Portland Timbers -0.5 Goals (+102) at FanDuel

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