LA Galaxy vs Portland Timbers Prediction and Odds: The LA Galaxy is predicted to win their upcoming game against the Portland Timbers as per the latest predictions.
The LA Galaxy will aim to secure all 3 points when they host the Portland Timbers for the next MLS fixture on Saturday, 18 June. A win in the next game can improve the Galaxy’s chances of getting into the top 3 of the Western Conference. Greg Manny’s troops struggled with consistency in the last month. However, they managed to qualify for the Quarter-Finals in the U.S Open Cup by defeating LAFC in the Round of 16.
It will be a tough challenge for the Portland Timbers to avoid their fourth straight defeat when they meet the Galaxy on Saturday. They got just 1 win in the last month. The Timbers’ journey in the U.S Open with a loss in the Round of 32. There were some rumors too about coach Savarese joining Venezia. However, the Timbers clarified that Savarese is under contract for 1.5 more years.
LA Galaxy vs Portland Timbers Prediction and Odds: Recent Form
The LA Galaxy had a decent season so far. They are currently at the 5th position in the Western Conference with 23 points from 14 games. If we talk about the last 5 matches, they won 2, lost 2, and drew 1. The Galaxy will be hosting the Portland Timbers after winning their last match against Austin with a score of 4-1.
The Portland Timbers are having a disappointing season as of now. They are currently struggling at the 12th position in the Western Conference with only 15 points from 15 matches. The Timbers have won 1 and lost 4 of the last 5 fixtures. They will be facing the LA Galaxy after ending their last match with a 1-2 defeat to Inter Miami.
|Stats||LA Galaxy||Portland Timbers|
|Goals per game||1.21||1.40|
|Goals lost per game||1.07||1.67|
|Yellow Cards per game||2.29||3.13|
|Red Cards per game||0.07||0.27|
LA Galaxy vs Portland Timbers Prediction and Odds: Odds
|Platform||LA Galaxy||Draw||Portland Timbers||Predicted Winner|
LA Galaxy vs Portland Timbers Prediction and Odds: H2H
Matches: 34 | LA Galaxy: 14 | Portland Timbers: 14 | Draw: 6
Recent 5 Meetings: LA Galaxy: 3 | Portland Timbers: 2 | Draw: 0
Last Meeting: The LA Galaxy defeated the Portland Timbers with a score of 3-1 on 4 April 2022.
LA Galaxy vs Portland Timbers Prediction and Odds: Predicted Lineup
LA Galaxy (4-2-3-1): Bond; Araujo, DePuy, Williams, Edwards; Raveloson, Delgado; Cabral, Vazquez, Grandsir; Hernandez
Portland Timbers (4-3-3): Ivacic; Rasmussen, Zuparic, Mabiala, Van Rankin; Chara, Ayala, Paredes; Asprilla, Fogaca, Loria
LA Galaxy vs Portland Timbers Prediction and Odds: Offensive and Defensive Stats
The forward attack of the Galaxy is led by the experienced Mexican footballer, Javier Hernandez. Hernandez has scored 6 goals this season and he played with a dribbling success of 67%.
The Brazilian striker Nathan Fogaca spearheads the attack for the Timbers. Fogaca has played 4 matches this season but he already scored twice at an average of 1.8 shots per game.
Marky Delgado and Victor Vazquez are some of the key midfielders of the Galaxy side. Delgado has played with a passing accuracy of 89% so far with 57% success in duels. Vazquez has also maintained his passing accuracy at 89% as of now. He also got 67% dribbling success.
The Portland midfield panel comprises players like Yimmi Chara and Cristhian Paredes. Chara scored 3 goals this season and he has played with a passing accuracy of 86%. Paredes added 2 goals and 2 assists to his name till now.
In the defense department, the Galaxy relies on Julian Araujo and Derrick Williams. Araujo has played with an average of 2.5 clearances per game as of now with 51% success in ground duels. Williams has maintained his clearance average at 3.8 and he won 47% of aerial duels.
Larrys Mabiala has been a consistent performer in the defense for the Timbers. Mabiala played with an average of 4.0 clearances per match in the current MLS season, winning 74% of aerial duels. Justin Rasmussen is another crucial defender who has played with an average of 1.3 tackles per game along with 61% success in ground duels.
LA Galaxy vs Portland Timbers Prediction and Odds: Predicted Winner
It is looking like an easy task for the LA Galaxy to dominate the out-of-form Timbers in their home stadium on Saturday. They need a good win to boost their campaign this season. On the other hand, the Timbers need to be accurate with their skills and strategy if they want to trouble the Galaxy. The prediction and betting markets are favoring the LA Galaxy for this matchup.