Portland Timbers vs Vancouver Whitecaps Prediction and Betting Tips | 22nd June 2024

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Portland Timbers take on Vancouver Whitecaps this weekend

The 2024 edition of MLS is back in action with another set of matches this weekend as Vancouver Whitecaps lock horns with Portland Timbers in an important clash at Providence Park on Saturday. Both teams can pack a punch on their day and will want to win this game.

Portland Timbers vs Vancouver Whitecaps Preview

Portland Timbers are in seventh place in the MLS Western Conference standings and have not been at their best this season. The Timbers edged San Jose Earthquakes to a narrow 2-1 victory in their previous game and will look to achieve a similar result this weekend.

Vancouver Whitecaps, on the other hand, are in sixth place in the league table and have been inconsistent this season. The Canadian side suffered a 3-2 defeat at the hands of New England Revolution last week and will need to bounce back in this match.

Portland Timbers vs Vancouver Whitecaps Head-to-Head and Key Numbers

  • Portland Timbers have a good record against Vancouver Whitecaps and have won 17 out of the 37 matches played between the two teams, as opposed to Vancouver Whitecaps' 12 victories.
  • Vancouver Whitecaps have won two matches on the trot against Portland Timbers for only the second time in their history in MLS, with their previous such streak coming in 2018.
  • Portland Timbers are now unbeaten in their last five matches in MLS and have now scored at least two goals in a single game in 13 league matches so far this season.
  • Ryan Gauld has contributed to multiple goals in each of his last three games in MLS and is only the second player in Vancouver Whitecaps history to achieve such a streak.

Portland Timbers vs Vancouver Whitecaps Prediction

Vancouver Whitecaps have come into their own this season and will need to work hard to move up the league table. Ryan Gauld has been excellent for the Whitecaps and will look to make his mark this week.

Portland Timbers have been inconsistent over the past year and will need to be at their best in this fixture. Vancouver Whitecaps are the better team and should be able to win this game.

Prediction: Portland Timbers 1-2 Vancouver Whitecaps

Portland Timbers vs Vancouver Whitecaps Betting Tips

Tip 1: Result - Vancouver Whitecaps to win

Tip 2: Game to have over 2.5 goals - Yes

Tip 3: Portland Timbers to score first - Yes

Tip 4: Ryan Gauld to score - Yes

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Edited by Aditya Hosangadi
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