MLS Betting Tips

Portland Timbers vs Orlando City betting tips: Major League Soccer preview, predictions and odds


These two have met six times in MLS, producing four home wins and one draw. The only away victory came in their very first encounter with Orlando 2-0 winners in Oregon in 2015.

Over 2.5 goals is 17/20.

Portland to win and over 2.5 goals is 15/8.   

Match preview

It's ninth in the west vs fifth in the east with Orlando City the side looking to continue their bright start to the campaign in the cross-conference affair.

Last weekend, in another away game on the other side of the country, the Lions enjoyed a surprise 1-0 victory over LA Galaxy.

Facundo Torres's goal with just nine minutes on the clock proved to be the difference at Dignity Health Sports Park.

That is a second win of the season for Óscar Pareja's team so, despite suffering a surprise home loss to FC Cincinnati, things are looking good for Orlando.

Portland Timbers meanwhile started with back-to-back draws, against New England and LAFC, before a victory over Austin.

However, Giovanni Savarese's side then encountered their first bump in the road, getting hammered 4-1 by FC Dallas in Frisco.

That is just the sixth time since September 2018 Portland have conceded 4+ in any match.

Back at Providence Park, will the Timbers Army see a reaction from last season's MLS Cup finalists?

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