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San Jose Earthquakes vs Portland Timbers Prediction & Betting Tips

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San Jose Earthquakes are set to play against Portland Timbers in Thursday’s forthcoming MLS fixture.

View all of the San Jose Earthquakes v Portland Timbers predictions, poll and stats below - along with the latest match odds.

📏 Form Guide

San Jose Earthquakes LLLDLD 📉

San Jose Earthquakes head into this game following a 0-0 MLS draw vs Los Angeles Galaxy.

Fixtures involving San Jose Earthquakes have tended to be exciting affairs recently with plenty of scoring expected. Over their past half dozen clashes, a grand total of 26 goals have been scored for both sides combined (at an average of 4.33 goals per game) with 6 of these being chalked up by Quakes. We will just have to see if that trend will end up being sustained here.

Portland Timbers WWLDLW

Portland Timbers head into the clash following a 1-2 MLS win in the defeat of Seattle Sounders FC in their previous match.

In that game, Portland Timbers managed 35% possession and 8 shots at goal with 5 on target. For Portland Timbers, goals were scored by Williamson (9') and Mora (83'). Seattle Sounders FC got 15 shots at goal with 3 of them on target. Leerdam (41') was the scorer for Seattle Sounders FC.

Indicating their fondness for high-scoring encounters, we’ve seen goals 25 times in the previous six games in which Portland Timbers have sent out their troops, giving an average of 4.17 goals per fixture. Opposition teams have managed 13 of these goals.

👥 Head to head

Looking at their prior head to head meetings dating back to 03/06/2017 tells us that San Jose Earthquakes have won 2 of these games & Portland Timbers 4, with the number of drawn games being 0.

A total of 16 goals were produced between them throughout the course of those matches, with 7 of them for Quakes and 9 belonging to The Timbers. This gives an average number of goals per game equal to 2.67.

The previous league encounter featuring these sides was MLS match day 41 on 06/10/2019 when it finished Portland Timbers 3-1 San Jose Earthquakes.

On that occasion, Portland Timbers had 38% possession and 17 shots at goal with 7 of them on target. The goalscorers were Mabiala (29'), Asprilla (59') and Blanco (75').

San Jose Earthquakes had 12 attempts at goal with 4 of them on target. Wondolowski (39') scored.

The referee was Rubiel Vazquez.

📰 Team News: San Jose Earthquakes

San Jose Earthquakes boss Matías Almeyda will be thankful to have no fitness worries to speak of before this match thanks to a completely injury-free squad to pick from.

It’s our opinion that Quakes may well kick off with a 4-4-2 system in the match featuring Mario Daniel Vega, Marcos López, Florian Jungwirth, Oswaldo Alanís, Tommy Thompson, Valeri Qazaishvili, Judson Silva Tavares, Jackson Yueill, Cristian Espinoza, Andrés Ríos and Chris Wondolowski.

ℹ️ Team News: Portland Timbers

With a fully injury-free squad available to choose from, Portland Timbers boss Giovanni Savarese has zero fitness concerns to report ahead of this match.

We reckon that The Timbers could decide to begin the game with a 4-2-3-1 system, starting Steve Clark, Pablo Bonilla, Julio Cascante, Dario Zuparic, Jorge Villafaña, Eryk Williamson, Diego Chara, Jeremy Ebobisse, Diego Valeri, Marvin Loría and Jaroslaw Niezgoda.

💭 Prediction

We’ve got the feeling that Portland Timbers will have to work hard as a team to hit the back of the net against this San Jose Earthquakes outfit who we reckon will be able to grind out a win.

Therefore, we predict a highly competitive game with a 1-0 winning score for San Jose Earthquakes when all is said and done.

Renata Leite, 23:08 12/09/2020

Over/Under 2.5 Goals Prediction for San Jose Earthquakes vs Portland Timbers
Under 2.5

Predicted Lineups

San Jose Earthquakes v Portland Timbers Predicted Lineups 17-09-2020
San Jose Earthquakes

⚽️ Team Focus:
San Jose Earthquakes

Formed: 1995
Stadium: Earthquakes Stadium (18,000)
Captain: Chris Wondolowski
Chairman: John Fisher
Manager: Matías Almeyda
Competitions: MLS (Parent), MLS (Western Conference)

Portland Timbers 2019-10-06 20:00:00 3 - 1 San Jose Earthquakes
San Jose Earthquakes 2019-04-07 00:00:00 3 - 0 Portland Timbers
Portland Timbers 2018-07-08 03:00:00 2 - 1 San Jose Earthquakes
San Jose Earthquakes 2018-05-06 02:30:00 0 - 1 Portland Timbers
San Jose Earthquakes 2017-10-01 02:30:00 2 - 1 Portland Timbers
Portland Timbers 2017-06-03 03:00:00 2 - 0 San Jose Earthquakes
San Jose Earthquakes 2020-09-17 01:30:00 1 - 1 Portland Timbers
San Jose Earthquakes 2020-09-14 03:00:00 0 - 0 Los Angeles Galaxy
Seattle Sounders FC 2020-09-11 02:00:00 7 - 1 San Jose Earthquakes
San Jose Earthquakes 2020-09-06 02:30:00 1 - 1 Colorado Rapids
Los Angeles FC 2020-09-03 03:00:00 5 - 1 San Jose Earthquakes
Los Angeles Galaxy 2020-08-30 02:30:00 3 - 2 San Jose Earthquakes
San Jose Earthquakes 2020-09-17 01:30:00 1 - 1 Portland Timbers
Los Angeles FC 2020-09-14 03:00:00 4 - 2 Portland Timbers
Seattle Sounders FC 2020-09-07 02:00:00 1 - 2 Portland Timbers
Portland Timbers 2020-09-03 02:30:00 2 - 3 Los Angeles Galaxy
Portland Timbers 2020-08-30 02:30:00 4 - 4 Real Salt Lake
Portland Timbers 2020-08-24 02:00:00 0 - 3 Seattle Sounders FC
San Jose Earthquakes 2020-09-20 02:30:00 Portland Timbers
Colorado Rapids 2020-09-24 01:00:00 San Jose Earthquakes
Los Angeles FC 2020-09-28 02:30:00 San Jose Earthquakes
San Jose Earthquakes 2020-09-20 02:30:00 Portland Timbers
Portland Timbers 2020-09-24 02:00:00 Seattle Sounders FC
Vancouver Whitecaps 2020-09-28 02:00:00 Portland Timbers

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