In 7th place, the Crew (9W-7L-14D; 41 points) will face the Timbers (11W-8L-12D; 45 points), who are positioned in the 6th seat as of today. Kick off is at Lower.com Field at 1:00 PM ET on Sunday. The Crew have drawn 10 times in the most recent 17 matches but head into this clash with the home advantage. In comparison, the visitors the Timbers have had 11 wins in a row and will continue to give it their all.
The Crew and the Timbers last met in back on April 21, 2019 and the match resulted in a victory for Portland. In the most recent 10 times they’ve played one another, the Crew’s goals have totaled 14 compared to the Timbers’ 17.
Picks, Predictions, and Betting Preview for the Columbus Crew vs Portland Timbers MLS Match on September 18, 2022
Where: Lower.com Field in Columbus, Ohio
When: Sunday, September 18, 2022 at 1:00 PM ET
Betting on Columbus Crew
Record: 9-7-14 | League Standing: 7
the Crew step into this game in 7th place boasting a record of nine wins, seven losses, and 14 draws in 30 games. The clubhas drawn in 10 of their last 17 matches. In total, they’ve achieved 40 goals. This has likely been thanks to the efforts of Cucho Hernandez, who has nine goals, and Lucas Zelarrayan who has nine. They’ve conceded 35 goals. In their most recentmatchup this season, the Crew outplayed Club Internacional de Fútbol Miami 2-1.
Absences and Injuries
The Crew does not have an updated list of missing players at the moment.
Betting on Portland Timbers
Record: 11-8-12 | League Standing: 6
The Timbers comes into this match with 45 points so far this campaign and will continue to give it their all. They took all three points from Minnesota United FC 1-0 last Sunday and so far this season, they have recorded 11 wins, eight losses, and 12 draws in 31 fixtures. When they have come out on top, it’s mostly been thanks, in large part, to the efforts by Jaroslaw Niezgoda and Dairon Asprilla. The Timbers fans will be watching to see if the duo can propel them to success in the match against the Crew.
Absences and Injuries
The Timbers does not have an updated list of missing players at the moment.
The Crew vs the Timbers | Moneyline, Over/Under and Spread Odds
Moneyline Pick: Portland Timbers (+300) at FanDuel
Columbus Crew are considered the favorite per oddsmakers. The team has not had an efficient start to the month boasting a winning percentage of 20% in their last 10 games (two wins, two losses and six draws). Portland Timbers has a winning percentage of 50% in their last 10 games (five wins, two losses and three draws).
Over/Under Pick: Under 2.5 Total Goals (+130) at BetRivers
Spread Pick: Columbus Crew -0.5 Goals (-132) at MyBookie.ag
Columbus Crew will need to win by the amount of the spread or more in order to cover.
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