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Unibet Predictions: Austin FC – Portland Timbers Predictions and Tips For Today
Free Daily Soccer Unibet Predictions for Today, September 18, 2023.
Kick-off: 01:30 (GMT+1)
EVENT: Austin FC – Portland Timbers
TIPS: Over 2.5 Goals | Odds: 1.62@Unibet | Result: 1:2 WIN!!!
Austin FC – Portland Timbers Predictions and Preview
- Austin FC and Portland Timbers, currently in 10th and 11th place respectively in the Western Conference, will face off in an MLS match. Both teams have accumulated 33 points so far, making this a crucial game for their standings. The match will take place at Q2 Stadium in Austin, Texas, with Armando Villarreal as the referee. As both teams are part of the Western Conference, this game will be an interesting battle between conference rivals.
- Austin FC has had a mixed performance this season, with an overall balance of nine wins, six draws, and 12 losses. Their goal margin difference stands at -5, having scored 38 goals and conceded 43. In their last match, Austin FC managed to secure a 2:2 away draw against New England Revolution, a slightly better-ranked opponent. Key players for Austin FC include forward Sebastian Driussi, who scored two goals in his last five matches, forward Jon Gallagher, who provided two assists in his last five matches, and forward Emiliano Rigoni, who scored two goals in his last four matches. However, Austin FC will be without Zan Kolmanic due to a knee injury.
- On the other hand, Portland Timbers have a record of eight wins, nine draws, and 11 losses this season, with a goal margin difference of -10. They have scored 34 goals and conceded 44, making them one of the worst teams in the league in terms of goals conceded. In their last match, Portland Timbers secured a convincing 2:0 home win against Los Angeles FC, a slightly better-ranked opponent. Key players for Portland Timbers include midfielder Santiago Moreno, who scored one goal and provided two assists in his last four matches, defender Zac McGraw, who recorded one assist in his last four matches, and midfielder Evander, who scored two goals in his last five matches. Unfortunately, Portland Timbers will be missing Jaroslaw Niezgoda and Eryk Williamson due to knee injuries.
- In their last five meetings, Austin FC has won once, Portland Timbers has won three times, and one game ended in a draw. The most recent encounter between these teams in the current MLS season was in May 2023, which ended in a 2:2 draw between Portland Timbers and Austin FC.
- Based on current form and bookmakers’ predictions, Austin FC appears to be a slight favorite in this match, while Portland Timbers is considered a slight underdog. However, both teams have struggled defensively this season, with Austin FC conceding an average of 1.59 goals per match and Portland Timbers conceding 44 goals overall.