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Portland Timbers vs Philadelphia Union Predictions & Best Bets | Picking Against the Spread

Last Updated: Jul 13, 2022

In 10th place in the league right now, Portland Timbers (3-4-6; 15 points) host Philadelphia Union (5-1-6; 21 points), who are leading the league presently, at Providence Park on Sunday. Kick off is at 7:00 pm PT. Timbers, who have experienced some painful losses and thrilling wins recently, head into this clash with vital home advantage.

Portland Timbers and Philadelphia Union last clashed with each other in May 31, 2021 and the match ended in a 3-0 win for the Timbers. Timbers have a record of 5-3-2 in their last matches against Philadelphia Union. Timbers have outscored Union across these head-to-head matches, scoring 17 goals to their 12.

Portland Timbers vs Philadelphia Union Prediction

FanDuel have the Philadelphia Union as +175 outsiders heading into this match while the Portland Timbers are strong favorites at odds of +135. A total of 2 goals are predicted.

With a record of three wins, four losses and six draws after 13 games, Portland Timbers enter into this game in 10th place in the league. The team has experienced an assortment of wins and losses lately, scoring a total of 20 goals so far while conceding 21. This has principally been thanks to the energy demonstrated by Bill Tuiloma, who has five goals, and Jaroslaw Niezgoda who has three. In their last game they outplayed San Jose Earthquakes 3-2.

Philadelphia Union come into this game currently leading the league having secured five wins, one loss and six draws in their previous 12 matches. The team has had five straight losses and have bagged a total of 16 so far, conceding 9 goals. This has largely been because of performances from Daniel Gazdag, who has six goals, and Julian Carranza who has four. In their most recent match, Union dropped points against Inter Miami 0-0.

The latest squad news is that Portland Timbers will be without Claudio Bravo, Felipe Mora, Jaroslaw Niezgoda, Diego Gutierrez, George Fochive, Larrys Mabiala and Blake Bodily. Philadelphia Union have not ruled out any players.

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Moneyline Pick: Portland Timbers (+135) at FanDuel

Timbers are considered to be the favorite according to the market. The club could be having a better month, coming into this matchup with a recent win percentage that’s been pretty subpar. In comparison Union have a win percentage that’s been very paltry.

Portland Timbers vs Philadelphia Union Betting Odds

  • Moneyline: Portland Timbers (+135), Philadelphia Union (+175)
  • Spread: Philadelphia Union 0 (+107), Portland Timbers 0 (-136)
  • Over/Under: Under 2.5 Goals (-115), Over 2.5 Goals (-120)

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Portland Timbers vs Philadelphia Union Betting Trends

  • Record last 10 games: Portland Timbers 2-4-4, Philadelphia Union 4-1-5
  • Home/Road Split: Portland Timbers (3-4-6), Philadelphia Union (5-1-6)
  • Head-To-Head: Portland Timbers’ record is 5-3-2 in their last 12 matches against the Philadelphia Union
  • Match Type: League

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

Timbers have averaged 1.25 goals per game up through now this month. By comparison, Union have scored an average of 0.8 goals per game so far this month.

Spread Pick: 0 Goals (+107) at Unibet

The Philadelphia Union will need to win by the amount of the spread or more in order for the bet to win.

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