St. Louis City vs Portland Timbers Prediction and Betting Tips | 8th June 2024

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Portland Timbers take on St. Louis City SC this weekend

The 2024 edition of MLS is back in action with another set of matches this weekend as St. Louis City lock horns with Portland Timbers in an important encounter at the City Park on Saturday. The two teams have failed to make their mark this season and will need to win this game.

St. Louis City are in 11th place in the MLS Western Conference and are yet to hit their stride this season. The home side played out a 3-3 draw against Inter Miami and will need to take it up a notch in this fixture.

Portland Timbers, on the other hand, are in ninth place in the league table and have been inconsistent this season. The Timbers were held to a 2-2 draw by Houston Dynamo in their previous game and have a point to prove this weekend.

St. Louis City vs Portland Timbers Head-to-Head and Key Numbers

  • St. Louis City and Portland Timbers are on an even footing as far as the official head-to-head record is concerned and have won one game apiece out of the two matches played between the two teams.
  • St. Louis and Portland Timbers have won their away games against each other by a 2-1 scoreline in MLS, with three of these six goals being scored in the last 15 minutes of the match.
  • St. Louis City pulled off a 3-3 draw against Inter Miami last week and have now scored at least three goals in 15 matches in the regular season of MLS.
  • Portland Timbers have scored a total of 32 goals in their first 17 matches of MLS this season but have picked up only 20 points in the competition.

St. Louis City vs Portland Timbers Prediction

Portland Timbers have been clinical in the final third this season but have been hampered by a series of defensive errors. The Timbers have issues to address and will need to present a robust front on Saturday.

St. Louis City are yet to hit their stride in MLS but put on an impressive show against Inter Miami. Both teams are on an even footing and could play out a draw in this fixture.

Prediction: St. Louis City 1-1 Portland Timbers

St. Louis City vs Portland Timbers Betting Tips

Tip 1: Result - Draw

Tip 2: Game to have over 2.5 goals - No

Tip 3: St. Louis City to score first - Yes

Tip 4: Felipe Mora to score - Yes

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