Portland Timbers is hosting San Jose Earthquakes at Providence Park in an upcoming MLS match. They are eager to secure their third consecutive victory.
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Portland Timbers’ Resurgence in the MLS
After suffering two consecutive losses, including a heavy 5-0 defeat against Houston Dynamo and a loss to Vancouver Whitecaps, Portland Timbers have turned their fortunes around. They have gone unbeaten in their last four games, winning three of them.
In their most recent match, they triumphed over Austin with a 2-1 scoreline, thanks to goals from Felipe Mora and Evander da Silva. Sebastian Driussi managed to pull one back for Austin.
This improved performance has elevated them to ninth place in the Western Conference standings, accumulating 36 points from 29 matches. They are just four points behind San Jose Earthquakes.
San Jose Earthquakes Snap Winless Streak
San Jose Earthquakes, known as The Goonies, put an end to their four-game winless streak in the MLS with a 2-1 victory against Real Salt Lake in their previous game. Jeremy Ebobisse and Antonio Rodrigues scored within the opening 15 minutes of the match, while Cristian Arango netted one for the visitors.
San Jose clinched a 2-1 victory, and despite efforts, the Claret and Cobalt couldn’t stage a comeback. San Jose walked away with all three points.
Head-To-Head of Both Teams and Key Numbers
- These two teams have faced each other 35 times in the past. Portland Timbers have come out on top 19 times, while they’ve been on the losing side just six times.
- Portland Timbers have shown a good run against San Jose Earthquakes recently. They haven’t lost in their last three matches.
- San Jose Earthquakes have faced a tough time against Portland Timbers lately. They’ve won just once in their last 11 games against them, which happened in May 2022 with a score of 3-2 in the MLS.
- Portland Timbers have had a bit of trouble finding the back of the net in their last two meetings with San Jose Earthquakes.
- Both teams come into this match on unbeaten streaks in the MLS. San Jose Earthquakes are unbeaten in their last three games, while Portland Timbers have been unbeaten in their last four.
- When playing at home in the MLS, Portland Timbers have been impressive, scoring at least two goals in each of their last four matches.
Portland Timbers vs San Jose Earthquakes Prediction Betting Tips
Portland Timbers has an impressive track record against San Jose Earthquakes, with only one loss in their last 11 meetings.
Both teams are in good form, so we expect a close match. Our prediction is that the Timbers will win, but it will likely be a narrow victory.
Prediction: Portland Timbers 1-0 San Jose Earthquakes
Portland Timbers vs. San Jose Earthquakes Betting Tips
Tip 1 – Result: Bet on Portland Timbers to win.
Tip 2 – Goals over/under 2.5: Expect fewer than 2.5 goals.
Tip 3 – Both teams to score: It’s likely that both teams won’t score.