Portland Timbers 10/11 to beat Seattle Sounders in Saturday’s MLS clash
Market: Portland Timbers win
Odds: 10/11 @ Bet 365
Looking to shore up their spot in the play-offs, Portland Timbers will host Seattle Sounders in the early hours of Saturday morning.
Starting with the hosts, while Portland might still be struggling with their consistency in the second half of the season, the Greens still sit in pole position to land a play-off spot. In their 25 MLS matches this year, they have recorded 11 wins, four draws and 10 defeats, scoring 41 and conceding 38 in return. With a points tally of 37, another victory this weekend could see them climb as high as fifth in the Western Conference. As for their recent run of results, winning two of their last three MLS matches, it is also worth noting that Portland have won four of their last five matches on home soil.
As for the visitors, while Seattle might still find themselves occupying a top-seven spot in the Western Conference, they are enduring a worrying run of form. In their 26 MLS matches this year, they have recorded 11 wins, seven draws and eight defeats, scoring 40 and conceding 39 in return. With a points tally of 38, the Greens hold a three-point buffer from slipping out of the play-off positions. As for their recent run of results, Seattle have failed to win any of their last four contests, conceding 12 goals on that winless run. It is also worth noting that they have won just two of their last 11 matches on the road.
Bet: Portland Timbers 10/11 to beat Seattle Sounders in Saturday’s MLS clash @ Bet 365