Philadelphia Union vs Portland Timbers Prediction, 5/30/2021 MLS Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Philadelphia Union vs Portland Timbers
Date: Sunday, May 30, 2021
Location: Subaru Park in Chester, PA
Odds/Point Spread: Philadelphia (-120) Portland (+275)
Subaru Park is the site where Yimmi Chara and the Portland Timbers (3-0-3, 6th in Western Conference) will take on the Philadelphia Union (3-2-2, 3rd in Eastern Conference) on Sunday. The goalies who are expected to start are Andre Blake for the Philadelphia Union and Hunter Sulte for the Portland Timbers. The Timbers are priced at +275 while the Zolos are at -120. The total opens at 2.5.
Philadelphia faced off with D.C. in their last game and went home with a win by a final score of 1-0. When talking about passing the ball, they finished this match with a 84.2% received passes percentage by connecting on 288 out of their 342 passing attempts in their last game. Concerning shot accuracy, Philadelphia finished at a 22.2% rate by hitting 2 shots on target of 9 total shots. Philadelphia has an average of 0.86 goals per 90 minutes (6 total goals) and have earned 5 assists in all matches this year.
Alejandro Bedoya is a guy who should be able to impact this match for the Philadelphia Union. He has totaled 33 assists while accumulating 67 yellow card warnings during his pro soccer career. Bedoya has been in the starting lineup in 272 matchups so far in his career and he has earned 0.14 goals per 90 mins. The forward representing the United States has earned 39 goals in 24,732 professional minutes played. Another player who should impact this match is Kacper Przybylko, the forward representing Germany. Przybylko has totaled 11,185 mins in 120 starting assignments and has been handed 11 yellow cards. He has helped a teammate on a goal 19 times so far in his pro soccer career while scoring 48 goals. He currently averages 0.39 goals per 90 minutes during his career.
The guy protecting the net for Philadelphia Union is Andre Blake. Blake (62-34-56 record in his career) has totaled 43 shutouts, which gives him a 28.3% shutout rate. The goalie hailing from Jamaica has seen 679 shots attempted at him in 152 career starting assignments. His goals allowed per 90 minutes is 1.38 (209 goals allowed) and he is the owner of a save percentage of 71.6. Blake has seen the field for a total of 13,643 mins and has earned 484 saves so far in his pro soccer career.
The last time they took the field, Portland went home victorious with a score of 3-0 against LA. They finished the match by connecting on 524 of the 562 attempted passes for a rate of 93.2%. The Timbers finished with a 64.3% successful dribble rate by completing 9 out of the 14 dribbles they attempted. Portland converted 8 shots on goal out of 19 shots attempted which had them sitting at a 42.1% clip when they last stepped onto the pitch. Having tallied 9 goals and 6 assists in all competitions, Portland averages 1.50 goals and 1.00 assist per 90.
Yimmi Chara will need to provide a lift for Portland Timbers. He is averaging 0.23 goals per 90 and has been in the starting lineup in 138 matches in his career. The forward hailing from Columbia has been on the field for 12,282 mins while scoring 31 goals. He has 4 yellow card cautions in his pro soccer career and has assisted on a goal 28 times. You should also watch out for Diego Valeri, the forward born in Argentina. Valeri has been handed 31 yellow card cautions in 19,984 mins (227 starts). His goals per 90 min average so far in his pro soccer career is 0.38. He has accounted for 85 goals in his career while assisting on a goal 66 different times.
Hunter Sulte is expected to look after the net for Portland Timbers. Sulte has racked up 0 clean sheets while he has seen 65 shots attempted against him in 833 minutes throughout his career. He has earned a save % of 52.3 and his clean sheet rate is currently 0.0%. He has surrendered 3.46 goals per 90 minutes while holding a record of 1-0-8. So far in his career, Sulte has allowed 32 goals while totaling 34 stops in 9 starting assignments.
Who will win tonight's MLS game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Portland (+275)
Get $60 worth of FREE premium member picks. No Obligation. No Salesman. No Credit Card. Fast Sign up with Instant Access Click Here
Get all of Today's Soccer Picks
Get all of Today's Guaranteed Expert Soccer Picks
Most Recent Soccer Picks
- Sporting KC vs Austin FC Prediction, 6/12/2021 MLS Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
- Philadelphia Union vs Portland Timbers Prediction, 5/30/2021 MLS Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
- Seattle Sounders FC vs Austin FC Prediction, 5/30/2021 MLS Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
- Atlanta United FC vs Nashville SC Prediction, 5/29/2021 MLS Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
- Colorado Rapids vs FC Dallas Prediction, 5/29/2021 MLS Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
- Sporting KC vs Houston Dynamo Prediction, 5/29/2021 MLS Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
- LA Galaxy vs San Jose Earthquakes Prediction, 5/29/2021 MLS Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
- Columbus Crew vs Toronto FC Prediction, 5/29/2021 MLS Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
- Chicago Fire vs CF Montreal Prediction, 5/29/2021 MLS Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
- Real Salt Lake vs Minnesota United FC Prediction, 5/29/2021 MLS Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds