Real Salt Lake
Real Salt Lake will be looking for an improved result here after the 2-1 MLS losing effort in their last game against Vancouver Whitecaps.
In that match, Real Salt Lake had 51% possession and 8 attempts at goal with 3 on target. For Real Salt Lake, the goals were scored by Kreilach (37') and Martínez (71' Own goal). Vancouver Whitecaps got 8 shots on goal with 3 on target. Cavallini (75') was the scorer for Vancouver Whitecaps.
Freddy Juarez’s Real Salt Lake have hit the target a sum total of 6 times over their past 6 outings. The number of goals that have been scored against them in those same fixtures is 9.
Portland Timbers come into this clash following a 3-0 MLS win against San Jose Earthquakes in their previous fixture.
In that match, Portland Timbers had 46% possession and 16 attempts on goal with 8 on target. For Portland Timbers, the goalscorers were Niezgoda (46', 52') and Mora (86'). For their opponents, San Jose Earthquakes had 11 attempts on goal with 7 on target.
Showing their partiality to fruitful matches, goals have been seen as many as 23 times in the last six matches in which Portland Timbers have sent out their troops, making it an average of 3.83 goals for each fixture. Opposition teams have got 5 of those goals.
Head to head
A glance at their prior head to head clashes going back to 07/10/2018 tells us that Real Salt Lake have won 1 of them & Portland Timbers 4, with the number of drawn games being 1.
There were also goals galore in those games, with 23 in all at an average of 3.83 goals per match.
When taking all factors into account, Real Salt Lake have it within them to be able to create a good number of chances & successful shots on target.
However, Portland Timbers may well find it hard to score themselves although we do think it’s probable that they will be being dangerous at times, too.
We can therefore see a controlled 3-1 victory for Real Salt Lake by the time that the referee blows the final whistle.
What are the top odds for the game?
Checking the betting prices for this game in the 90 min. result market, backing Real Salt Lake is available for 2.375, betting on a drawn result is 3.6 and putting your money on the win for Portland Timbers gets 2.8. Those are the best bets offered at present.