Atlanta United FC vs Portland Timbers Prediction, 3/18/2023 MLS Soccer Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Atlanta United FC vs Portland Timbers
Date: Saturday, March 18, 2023
Location: Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, GA
TV: Apple TV - MLS Season Pass
Odds/Point Spread: Atlanta (-128) Portland (+340)
The Timbers (1-0-2) are hitting the road to Mercedes-Benz Stadium on Saturday where they will go up against the 5 Stripes (2-1-0). The Timbers are priced at +340 while the 5 Stripes are at -128. The betting total comes in at 2.75. The goaltenders protecting the net are Brad Guzan for Atlanta and David Bingham for Portland.
The United have surrendered 2 goals while conceding 0.67 G/90, and the other team have a total of 10 shots on target against them. They have compiled 1 clean sheet, which gives them a percentage of 33.3% so far this year. Atlanta has tallied 8 yellow cards on the year. The United have a ranking of 10th in relation to expected goals having 2.7, and the team's xGA are sitting at 1.4. This year, this club averages 2.33 pts per fixture (7 points) and also rank 2nd in soccer with 4 assists. The team's differential on goals is currently at 4 by way of 6 goals finished and also 2 goals conceded. Atlanta United FC has amassed 8 SVs and have earned a save rate of 80.0 the year.
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The Timbers average 1.00 point per match while accumulating 4 assists. Portland has accounted a shut out % of 33.3% this year and 8 yellow card cautions. Portland sits at 20th in relation to goals allowed having 5, and their goal differential is coming in at -1. Over the course of the season, Portland has a save % of 73.3 (15 SoT against), and sit at 18th in the league with 3 points. The club's goals against/90 min is currently at 1.67 with 10 saves, and they have earned 1 clean sheet. The Portland Timbers have totaled 4 goals and the team's expected goals this season is currently at 1.7.
The man defending the goal for Atlanta will be Brad Guzan. His goals allowed per 90 minutes is 0.85 (131 total goals given up) and he has earned a save % of .707. Guzan (69-37-49 record in his career) has accumulated 48 shutouts, which gives him a 31.0% clean sheet percentage. Guzan has played a total of 13,899 mins and has earned 301 stops in his pro soccer career. The goalkeeper born in the United States has faced 426 shots tried at him in 155 starts.
David Bingham will look after the net for Portland. So far in his career, Bingham has allowed 14 goals and has accumulated 18 stops in 10 starting assignments. He has given up 1.40 goals per 90 while holding a mark of 3-2-5. He has a save % of .563 and his shutout rate sits at 20.0%. Bingham has recorded 2 shutouts and has seen 32 shots tried against him in 900 career minutes.
Luiz Araujo is one member of the squad who can make a difference on the pitch for Atlanta. He has totaled 19 assists while earning 27 yellow card warnings during his pro soccer career. The forward representing Brazil has accumulated 27 goals in 9,757 professional minutes played. Araujo has been in the starting lineup in 105 contests in his career while he scores 0.25 goals per 90 minutes.
Portland is being led by Santiago Moreno, who is a thorn in the side of defenses. The forward from Colombia has been on the field for 5,081 mins while scoring 13 goals. He is currently averaging 0.23 goals per 90 mins and has been a starter in 57 games in his career. He has tallied 7 yellow card warnings so far in his career and has assisted on a goal 14 times.
Who will win tonight's soccer game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Atlanta (-128)
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