Vancouver Whitecaps FC vs Portland Timbers Prediction, 9/10/2021 MLS Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Vancouver Whitecaps FC vs Portland Timbers
Date: Friday, September 10, 2021
Location: BC Place in Vancouver, BC
Odds/Point Spread: Vancouver (+110) Portland (+210)
BC Place is the site where Dairon Asprilla and the Portland Timbers (9-3-10, 6th in Western Conference) will take on the Vancouver Whitecaps FC (7-8-7, 8th in Western Conference) on Friday. The goaltenders who are expected to start will be Maxime Crepeau for the Vancouver Whitecaps FC and Steve Clark for the Portland Timbers. The Timbers are priced at +210 while the Whitecaps are at +110. The total is set at 2.5.
Vancouver played Austin in their most recent match and took home the win by a score of 2-1. When talking about passing the ball, they had a 89.7% rate by completing 462 of the 515 pass targets in their last outing. The Whitecaps attempted 15 dribbles in this matchup and converted 8 of those tries for a percentage of 53.3%.
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In regard to shooting accuracy, Vancouver wrapped this game up at a 50.0% clip by putting 8 shots on target out of 16 shots. Vancouver sports an average of 1.27 goals per 90 minutes (28 goals in total) and have accounted for 19 assists in all matches for the year.
Deiber Caicedo is a guy who should impact this matchup for the Vancouver Whitecaps FC. He has accounted for 14 assists while earning 9 yellow card warnings in his career. Caicedo has had a starting assignment in 54 contests thus far in his career and tallies 0.20 goals per 90 mins. The midfielder representing Colombia has earned 11 goals in 4,945 mins.
Someone else who should impact this game is Cristian Dajome, the forward born in Colombia. Dajome has played 12,498 minutes in 140 career starting assignments and has been given 22 yellow card cautions. He has assisted a teammate on a goal 14 times during his career while he has scored 33 goals. He is averaging 0.24 goals per 90 so far in his career.
The guy who is expected to defend the goal for Vancouver Whitecaps FC will be Maxime Crepeau. Crepeau has seen the field for a total of 9,867 mins and has tallied 372 stops so far in his career. His GA/90 is 1.52 (167 total goals conceded) and he holds a save percentage of 70.9. The keeper from Canada has had 529 shots sent his way in 110 career starts. Crepeau (30-22-57 record in his career) has recorded 27 shutouts, which gives him a 24.5% shutout percentage.
In their last outing, Portland went home victorious with a score of 2-0 against Houston. They wrapped up this outing by connecting on 357 out of their 407 passes they attempted for a percentage of 87.7%. The Timbers finished with a 42.9% successful dribble rate by completing 3 out of the 7 dribbles they attempted. Portland converted 3 shots on target out of 8 shots attempted earning them a 37.5% rate in their last match. Having accumulated 31 goals and 21 assists in all their matches, Portland has an average of 1.41 goals and 0.95 assists per 90 minutes.
Dairon Asprilla will be counted on for Portland Timbers. The forward born in Colombia has been on the pitch for 7,556 mins while he has scored 25 goals. He has totaled 17 yellow cards during his pro soccer career and has helped on a goal 11 times. He is currently averaging 0.30 goals per 90 minutes and has been in the starting lineup in 87 matches during his career. You should also keep an eye on Felipe Mora, the forward born in Chile. Mora has earned himself a total of 14 yellow cards in 13,194 minutes (150 career starts). His G/90 average during his pro soccer career is 0.49. He has scored 72 goals during his pro soccer career while helping a teammate on a goal 10 different times.
Steve Clark will reside in front of the goal for Portland Timbers. Clark has totaled 57 clean sheets while defending 1,213 shots tried against him in 21,977 minutes throughout his career. He holds a save percentage of 71.6 and his clean sheet rate is 23.3%. He has allowed 1.46 goals per 90 minutes while holding a mark of 86-70-88. During his pro soccer career, Clark has given up 357 goals and has accounted for 856 saves in 245 starting assignments.
Who will win tonight's MLS game ATS?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Portland (+210)
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