Minnesota United vs Portland Timbers Predictions & Best Bets | Picking Against the Spread

Posted: Jul 28, 2022Last updated: Jul 28, 2022

In 3rd place in the league right now, Minnesota United (10-8-4; 34 points) welcome Portland Timbers (7-6-9; 30 points), who are in 8th place in the league, at Allianz Field on Saturday. Kick off is at 2:00 pm CT. Minnesota, who have won in five of the most recent six matches, head into this clash with vital home advantage.

Minnesota United and Portland Timbers last met each other in February 13, 2022 and the match ended in a 1-0 win for the Loons. Minnesota have a record of 6-3-1 in their last matches against Portland Timbers. Minnesota’s total goals across these head-to-head games is 17 compared to Timbers’ 11.

Minnesota United vs Portland Timbers Prediction

FanDuel have the Minnesota United as strong favorites going into this match with odds of -135, while the Portland Timbers are +290 outsiders. 2 total goals are predicted.

Minnesota United come into this game in 3rd place in the league having secured 10 wins, eight losses and four draws in their last 22 matches. The squad has had five wins in the most recent six matches and have netted a total of 31 so far, conceding 26. This has principally been due to the energy demonstrated by Emanuel Reynoso, who has nine goals, and Robin Lod who has six. In their most recent match, Minnesota United fell to Houston Dynamo 1-2.

With a tally of 30 points so far this season, Portland Timbers are ready for the game and will continue to give it their all. They defeated San Jose Earthquakes 2-1 last Sunday and the team has had four wins in the last six matches and so far this campaign, they’ve managed seven wins, six losses and nine draws. When they have done well this season, it’s mostly been thanks, in large part, to the showings by Jaroslaw Niezgoda and Bill Tuiloma. Can the pair steerTimbers to success here?

The latest squad news is that Minnesota United haven’t officially ruled out anyone yet Portland Timbers have not formally ruled out anyone

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Moneyline Pick: Minnesota United (-135) at FanDuel

Minnesota are considered the favorite looking at the betting market. The club is having a great month so far, entering the match with a recent win percentage of 80% this July (four wins). In contrast, Timbers have a win percentage of 50% this July (two wins).

Minnesota United vs Portland Timbers Betting Odds

  • Moneyline: Minnesota United (-135), Portland Timbers (+290)
  • Spread: Minnesota United -0.5 (-129), Portland Timbers 0.5 (+101)
  • Over/Under: Under 2.5 Goals (+123), Over 2.5 Goals (-167)

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Minnesota United vs Portland Timbers Betting Trends

  • Win-Loss record last 10 games: Minnesota United 6-3-1, Portland Timbers 4-3-3
  • Home/Road Splits: Minnesota United (10-8-4), Portland Timbers (7-6-9)
  • Head-To-Head: Minnesota United’s record is 6-3-1 in their last 9 matches against Portland Timbers
  • Type of Match: League

Over/Under Pick: Under 2.5 Total Goals (+123) at Unibet

Minnesota have scored an average of 1.6 goals per game so far this month. By comparison, Timbers have averaged 1.75 goals per game up through now this month.

Spread Pick: Minnesota United -0.5 Goals (-129) at WynnBet

For the bet to be a winner, Minnesota Unitedmustwin by the amount of the spread or more in order to cover.

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Rich Migliorisi

Rich Migliorisi is the Head of Web Operations at The Game Day. In a past life, he was nominated for Fantasy Baseball Writer of the Year and played too much poker. Now he mostly just listens to Spotify.

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