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Portland vs New York City Prediction, Free Betting Tips & Odds

Date: 25th June 2023
Kick-Off: 03:30 UK
Venue: Providence Park

This is a preview of Portland vs New York City, an MLS fixture scheduled for 25th June 2023. We have the fixture details in this post as well as expert betting tips. Read on to bet on our free picks for the game.

Portland vs New York City Tips and Predictions by Football Ground Guide

20th-ranked Portland Timbers hosts New York City in another MLS fixture this weekend on Sunday. We have settled on the best and free Portland vs New York City predictions as follows:

Match Result Prediction: Portland Timbers to Win

In our first Portland vs New York City prediction, we have settled on a home win. Portland Timbers have dominated this matchup in the past and with the home support they expect in this MLS clash with NYC, we think a home win is the most probable outcome in this game. Portland Timbers have not lost in three consecutive games they host New York City, in regular times. Two of the games ended square in regular time.

Total Match Goals Prediction: Under 2.5 Goals

In another Portland vs New York City prediction, our pick is on the total match goals. The last five games for Portland saw only two games record over 2.5 goals, which was the same case with NYC.  Moreover, more than half of the last five meetings recorded under 2.5 goals.

Correct Score Prediction: 1-0 to Portland Timbers

Our final Portland vs New York City pick is a correct score and we have settled on a 1-0 correct score. We think Portland Timbers have the advantage to win this game and since we expected under 2.5 goals, we have settled on a 1-0 scoreline in favour of the hosts.

Portland vs New York City MLS Fixture Preview

Read our fixture preview to find out more about the teams ahead of the Sunday clash.

Portland Timbers

Portland Timbers lost two of the last five MLS games. The hosts bagged 5 points in that period and are currently ranked 20th in the MLS rankings Notably, Portland Timbers have been the dominant side in this MLS matchup, noting that the hists gave won it 6 times and lost only twice to New York City in 8 meetings. Moreover, Portland Timbers won two of the last three home games against NYC, drawing the other one.

New York City

The visitors come to this game with a 4-match streak of four draws. They suffered only one defeat in their last five league games. With just two wins over Portland Timbers in previous duels, the visitors will have to work extra hard to get all the points on this trip. NYC is currently ranked 25th in the MLS, a position they will want to improve going forward.

FAQ – Portland vs New York City

Portland vs NYC

  • Who will be in charge of the Portland vs New York City matchup? Nima Saghafi will be the on-field match official.
  • What is the capacity of the match venue? Providence Park has a capacity of 25, 218.
  • Who is the hosting coach? Giovanni Savarese is the current head coach for Portland Timbers.