Philadelphia Union vs Portland Timbers: Predictions, Odds and Roster Notes

How to Watch

Where: Talen Energy Stadium, Philadelphia, PA.

When: Saturday, May 25th at 7:30 PM EST

How (TV/Radio): TV: ESPN+ and MLS Live on DAZN, Union TV: PHL17, Timbers TV: Root Sports NW. Union Radio: https://www.philadelphiaunion.com/fans/philadelphia-union-radio, Timbers Radio: KXTG 750 AM.

Team Notes

Philadelphia Union

The Union has a record of 7-3-3 (W-L-D) through their first thirteen games.

Philadelphia has scored 23 goals against 12 conceded. They are tied for the lead in the Eastern Conference with D.C. United, each with 24 total points.

The Union are 14-1 favorites to win the 2019 MLS title.

Portland Timbers

Portland has a 3-6-2 (W-L-D) record through 11 games with an underwhelming minus-8 goal differential.

The Timbers are tied for 10th place in the Western Conference with 11 points.

Portland currently have 40-1 odds to win the MLS title.

Goalie Notes

Philadelphia Union: Andre Blake (3-3-2, 1.13 goals allowed per game)

Blake continues his domination for Union allowing just over a goal per match.

Blake posted a clean sheet in his last start against Seattle, a 0-0 draw. He only faced one shot on goal during the 90-minute match.

  • Union’s terrific defense has only allowed 21 shots through in the eight Blake appearances.
  • Blake has posted two clean sheets in his eight 2019 appearances.
  • Blake’s 52.4% save percentage is surprisingly one of the lowest in the MLS.

Portland: Jeff Attinella (1-5-2, 2.38 goals allowed per game)

Attinella has defended 54 shots, allowing 19 goals with 35 saves this season.

Portland’s keeper has a mediocre save percentage at 64.8% in eight starts.

  • Attinella has allowed all three penalty kicks he’s faced to score this season.
  • Portland’s starting goalie has allowed nine goals in his last five appearances.
  • Attinella stopped eight shots in his last match, allowing just one goal.

Players to Watch

Philadelphia Union

David Accam leads Philadelphia in goals scored with four in eight appearances.

Midfielder Haris Medunjanin leads the team in assists with four.

  • Philadelphia has scored 17 goals at home this season, leading the Eastern Conference.
  • Accam has three goals at home for Union this season.
  • Ilsinho has two goals and three assists for the Union, despite only starting three matches.

Portland Timbers

Forward Jeremy Ebobisse has four goals in 11 appearances to lead the Timbers in 2019.

Midfielder Diego Valeri leads with six assists, while Sebastian Blanco’s five assists rank second for Portland.

  • Ebobisse has two game winning goals for Portland in 2019.
  • Valeri has two goals to go with his six assists this season.
  • Blanco leads the team with 38 shots, but only 10 of them have been on goal in his 11 starts.

Last Five Games

Philadelphia Union

  • Philadelphia had their three-game winning streak stopped with the 0-0 draw to Seattle in their last game.
  • Philadelphia has scored eleven goals in their last five games.
  • The Union are 3-0-2 in their last five matches.

Portland Timbers

  • Portland has posted a record of 3-1-1 over their last five games.
  • The Timbers have scored eight goals over their last five matches.
  • Portland has allowed five goals in their last five games.

Game Odds

If you are in New Jersey you can bet on the Philadelphia Union vs Portland Timbers with 888Sport and BetStars NJ. Find the latest odds for the match below. Good luck!

Match

SportsbookPHI UnionTiePOR TimbersLink
888Sport NJ-157+280+400
BetStars NJ-154+310+400

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Total

SportsbookOver 2.5Under 2.5Link
888Sport NJ-165+138

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