US Open Cup 2019 - Seattle Sounders vs Portland Timbers: Predictions, Odds and Roster Notes

How to Watch

Where: Century Bank Field, Seattle, Washington

When: Wednesday, June 12th at 10:30 PM EST

How: (TV) ESPN+, (Radio) Seattle: 98.5 FM, Portland: KXTG 750 AM.

Team Notes

Seattle Sounders FC

Through 16 matches in the MLS, the Sounders have a record of 7-4-5 with 26 goals scored and 21 goals allowed.

Seattle sits in 3rd place in the MLS’ Western Conference, 11 points behind the 1st place team, LAFC.

Seattle has 14-1 odds to win the MLS Championship crown in November.

Portland Timbers

Portland has a 4-7-2 (W-L-D) record through 13 games with a stunning minus-7 goal differential.

The Timbers are sitting in 12th (last) place in the Western Conference with 14 points.

Portland has dropped their odds to 28-1 to win the MLS title.

Goalie Notes

Seattle: Stefan Frei (7-4-5, 1.31 goals allowed per game)

Frei has been solid for the Sounders in goal this season with a 72.9% save percentage on the year.

The Seattle keeper has faced 70 shots, allowing 21 to find the net.

  • Frei’s 57 saves rank in the top five in the MLS.
  • In his last three matches, Frei has allowed seven goals on 11 shots on goal.
  • Frei has five clean sheets for the Sounders this year. His career high is 13 in 2017 for Seattle.

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

Attinella has defended 60 shots, allowing 22 goals with 38 saves this year.

The Timbers keeper has a stellar save percentage at 63.3% in nine appearances.

  • Attinella has not saved one of the three penalty kicks he’s faced this year.
  • In his last match, Attinella allowed three goals on six shots in a 3-2 loss to LAFC.
  • Attinella has no clean sheets on the season. In 2018, he had seven on the year.

Players to Watch

Seattle Sounders

The Sounders are led in scoring by forward Raul Ruidiaz. Ruidiaz has six goals in ten appearances while Jordan Morris and Kelvin Leerdam have four scores each this season.

Nicolás Lodeiro is 2nd in the MLS in assists with eight this season.

  • Ruidiaz, Morris, and Leerdam all have three home goals this season.
  • Lodeiro and Ruidiaz have 28 shots this year for the Sounders.
  • Ruidiaz has 11 shots on goal this season to lead the team by two over Lodeiro.

Portland Timbers

Forwards Jeremey Ebobisse and Brian Fernandez have four goals to lead the Timbers.

Diego Valeri leads with seven assists, while Sebastian Blanco’s six assists place second for the Timbers.

  • Ebobisse has four road goals for Portland in 2019.
  • Valeri and Fernandez have three road goals each for the Timbers this season.
  • Blanco leads the team with 42 shots, but still only has located 10 of them on goal.

Last Five Games

Seattle Sounders

  • The Sounders are 1-3-1 in their last five matches.
  • Seattle has scored just six goals in their last five games on the season.
  • Seattle has a minus-2 goal differential in their last five matches.

Portland Timbers

  • Portland has posted a record of 2-2-1 over their last five games.
  • The Timbers have a plus-one goal differential over their last five matches.
  • Portland has scored eight goals in their last five games.

Game Odds Seattle Sounders vs Portland Timbers

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Match

SportsbookSeattle SoundersTiePortland TimbersLink
BetStars NJ+160+240+138

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Total

SportsbookOver 2.5Under 2.5Link
BetStars NJ-175+125

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