Portland Timbers vs Houston Dynamo: Predictions, Odds and Roster Notes

How to Watch

Where: Progressive Park, Portland, Oregon

When: Saturday, June 22nd at 10:00 PM EST

How (TV/Radio): TV: MLS LIVE on ESPN+, MLS LIVE on DAZN, Houston TV: KUBE 57, Portland TV: ROOT Sports NW. Portland Radio on KJR 950 AM, Houston Radio on KLAT 1010 AM

Team Notes

Portland Timbers

Through 13 matches, the Timbers have a record of 4-7-2 (W-L-D) with 19 goals scored and 26 goals allowed.

Portland currently sits in last place in the Western Conference with 14 points, five points from a playoff spot.

The Timbers have 28-1 odds to win the MLS Championship in November.

Houston Dynamo

Houston holds a record of 7-3-3 (W-L-D) through their first 13 games of 2019.

The Dynamo have scored 21 goals against 14 allowed this year. They have 24 points this season, 13 behind the leader LAFC in the Western Conference.

Houston currently have 25-1 odds to win the MLS title.

Goalie Notes

Portland: Jeff Attinella (1-6-2, 2.44 goals allowed per game)

Attinella has faced 60 shots on the year, surrendering 22 goals against 38 saves.

The Timbers’ goalie has a solid save percentage at 63.3% in his nine appearances.

  • In his last match against LAFC, Attinella allowed three goals on six shots in a 3-2 defeat.
  • Attinella has posted not one clean sheet this season. In 2018, he had seven for Portland on the year.
  • Attinella has yet to save a penalty kick during the year for the Timbers.

Houston: Joe Willis (7-3-3, 1.08 goals allowed per game)

Willis has started all 13 games on the season for Houston, posting seven wins in his appearances.

Houston’s keeper has allowed just 1.13 goals per game this season, one of the lowest totals in the MLS.

  • Willis has faced only 50 shots this year, surrendering just 14 goals.
  • Willis has one of the lowest GAA in the MLS this season for keeper with ten appearances or more.
  • Willis has just one clean sheet on the season for the Dynamo.

Players to Watch

Portland Timbers

Forwards Jeremey Ebobisse and Brian Fernandez lead the Timbers in scoring with four goals each, although Fernandez has scored his in three appearances to Ebobisse’s 13.

Midfielder Diego Valeri is the smooth passer for the Timbers with seven assists, while Sebastian Blanco ranks second on the team with six.

  • Although, Ebobisse has four road goals this season, only two players have scored at home for Portland in 2019.
  • Paredes and Fernandez are the only two players to score at Progressive Park for the Timbers this year.
  • Blanco leads the team with 42 shots, but surprisingly only 10 of them have found the goal.

Houston Dynamo

Houston is led in scoring by striker Mauro Manotas with six goals on the season..

Alberth Elis has six assists for the Dynamo with Manotas close behind with four to place 2nd for Houston.

  • Elis has taken 34 shots on goal this season with five finding the net to go with his six assists in 12 appearances.
  • Manotas has four assists on the year but has yet to score a goal on the road.
  • Forward Alberth Elis and Memo Rodriguez each have five goals for the Dynamo.

Last Five Games

Portland Timbers

  • Portland has posted two straight wins in the U.S. Open Cup reaching the Round of 8.
  • The Timbers are 2-1-2 in their last five matches for eight total points over that stretch.
  • Portland’s goal differential over the past five matches is plus-1.

Houston Dynamo

  • Houston has lost their last three road matches on the year.
  • Houston is 2-2-1 in their last five games this season.
  • The Dynamo’s goal differential over the five-game span is even.

Game Odds

If you are in New Jersey you can bet on the Portland Timbers vs Houston Dynamo with 888Sport. Here are the latest odds. Good luck!

Match

SportsbookPortland TimbersTieHouston DynamoLink
888Sport-155+310+350

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888Sport-167+138

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