Currently in 9th place, Timbers (1W-1L-3D; 6 points) will face Galaxy (2W-2L-0D; 6 points), who are currently in 7th place. Kick off is at Providence Park at 10:30 PM UTC on Sunday. Each team will be hoping to put in a strong showing this early in the campaign, knowing that the hard work they put in now could pay dividends as the season progresses.
The most recent encounter between the Portland Timbers and LA Galaxy in the Major League Soccer took place in October of 2021 and the match ended in a win for portland. Portland Timbers have a record of 7-3-0 in their last 10 matchups against LA Galaxy. In the most recent 10 times they’ve played one another, Portland Timbers’ goals have totaled 29 compared to LA Galaxy’s 17.
Picks, Predictions, and Betting Preview for the Portland Timbers vs LA Galaxy Major League Soccer Match on Apr 3 2022
Where: Providence Park in Portland, USA
When: Sunday, April 3, 2022 at 10:30 PM UTC
Betting on Portland Timbers
Record: 1-1-3 | League Standing: 9
In 5th place, Portland Timbers enters into this match hoping to set the pace for the season. Last season, Portland Timbers got 55 total points in the standings and netted a total of 56 goals, conceding 52. This season though, in their most recent match last Sunday, Portland Timbers dropped points against Orlando City SC 1-1.
Absences and Injuries
Portland Timbers will be missing Felipe Mora, Tega Ikoba, Eryk Williamson, Cristhian Paredes, and Hunter Sulte.
Betting on LA Galaxy
Record: 2-2-0 | League Standing: 7
In 15th place last season, LA Galaxy had 48 total points in the standings. How will they perform this season? In their last game on Saturday, they suffered a defeat at the hands of Orlando City SC 0-1. That puts LA Galaxy in the 7th position in the league standings for now.
Absences and Injuries
LA Galaxy will be missing Jorge Villafana and Adam Esperza-Saldana.
Timbers vs Galaxy | Moneyline, Over/Under and Spread Odds
Moneyline Pick: Portland Timbers (+117) at FanDuel
According to the betting market, Portland Timbers will be favored to win. The team is hoping that this month looks better than the previous; they come into the match with a recent win percentage of 25%. Comparatively, LA Galaxy’s win percentage is at 33.33%.
Over/Under Pick: Under 2.5 Total Goals (+113) at MyBookie.ag
Portland Timbers averaged three goals last month. Alternatively, LA Galaxy recorded an average of four goals last month.
Spread Pick: Portland Timbers -0.50 Goals (+117) at MyBookie.ag
Portland Timbers will need to win by the amount of the spread or more in order to cover.
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