FC Dallas vs Portland Timbers Prediction, 3/19/2022 MLS Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: FC Dallas vs Portland Timbers
Date: Saturday, March 19, 2022
Location: Toyota Stadium in Frisco, TX
Odds/Point Spread: Dallas (+110) Portland (+195)
Sebastian Blanco and the Portland Timbers (1-2-0, 6th in Western Conference) go to Toyota Stadium on Saturday where they'll meet FC Dallas (1-1-1, 8th in Western Conference). The starting goalies will be Jimmy Maurer for FC Dallas and Aljaz Ivacic for the Portland Timbers. The Timbers are priced at +195 while FCD is at +110. The O/U opens at 2.5.
Dallas faced Nashville in their most recent match and took home the win by a score of 2-0. FCD attempted 16 dribbles in this match and were able to convert 8 of those tries for a rate of 50.0%. In sharing the ball, they earned a 85.9% passes received rate by completing 439 out of their 511 targeted passes in their last match.
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In regard to shooting accuracy, Dallas wrapped this game up at a 25.0% rate by hitting 3 SoT of 12 total shots. Dallas has an average of 1.00 goal per 90 (3 total goals) and have tallied 2 assists in all matches this season.
Paul Arriola is a player who can be a difference maker for FC Dallas. Arriola has started 113 games during his soccer career while he scores 0.21 goals per 90 mins. The forward born in the United States has racked up 24 goals scored in 10,436 professional minutes played. He has accounted for 15 assists while accumulating 26 yellow card warnings so far in his pro soccer career.
Another guy who could decide the outcome is Jesus Ferreira, the forward representing Colombia. Ferreira has been on the field for 6,910 mins in 81 starts and has been given 10 yellow card warnings. He has helped a teammate on a goal 16 times so far in his pro soccer career and he has scored 24 goals. He currently averages 0.31 goals per 90 mins during his pro soccer career.
The guy defending the goal for FC Dallas is Jimmy Maurer. Maurer (69-58-51 record during his soccer career) has recorded 57 shutouts, which leaves him with a 32.2% clean sheet percentage. The goalie hailing from the United States has seen 734 shots tried at him in 177 starting assignments. His goals allowed per 90 mins is 1.24 (218 goals allowed) and he has a save percentage of 71.4. Maurer has played for 15,769 mins and has accumulated 524 saves thus far in his career.
When they last played, Portland got the victory with a final of 1-0 against Austin. The Timbers had a 72.7% successful dribble rate by completing 8 out of the 11 dribbles they tried. They wrapped up this match by connecting on 310 of the 360 passing attempts earning a percentage of 86.1%. Portland converted 1 shot on target out of their 14 shots attempted which gave them a 7.1% rate in their last game. Having tallied 4 goals and 2 assists in all their games, Portland averages 1.33 goals and 0.67 assists per 90 min.
Sebastian Blanco will need to be on top of his game for Portland Timbers. He currently averages 0.27 goals per 90 minutes and has been a starter in 193 matches thus far in his career. The forward hailing from Argentina has accumulated 17,383 professional minutes while scoring 52 goals. He has earned 52 yellow cards in his career and has helped on a goal 48 times. You should also keep an eye on Dairon Asprilla, the forward representing Colombia. Asprilla has been handed 22 yellow card cautions in 8,666 professional minutes played (100 starting assignments). His goals per 90 min average during his soccer career is 0.32. He has earned 31 goals so far in his pro soccer career while assisting a teammate on a goal 12 times.
Aljaz Ivacic will be residing in front of the goal for Portland Timbers. In his pro soccer career, Ivacic has conceded 44 goals and has accounted for 75 stops in 21 starts. He has allowed 2.04 goals per 90 mins and he has earned a record of 7-6-8. He is the owner of a save % of 64.4 and his clean sheet rate is 9.5%. Ivacic has totaled 2 shutouts and has seen 118 shots attempted against him in 1,941 minutes throughout his career.
Who will win tonight's MLS game ATS?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Portland (+195)
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