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Philadelphia Union vs Portland Timbers Betting Tips, Predictions & Odds - Portland have the power to punish Philadelphia

  • Philadelphia Union and Portland Timbers contest the MLS is Back Tournament semi-finals
  • Philadelphia have seen over 2.5 goals in their last 5 matches against Portland
  • Portland Timbers have won by 2+ goals in their last 3 matches against Philadelphia Union
  • Portland Timbers have seen BTTS in 9 of their last 11 MLS matches
  • Portland Timbers winger Sebastián Blanco has registered 5 assists in the tournament
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Portland Timbers beat Cincinnati in the MLS Is Back Tournament round of 16 (Getty Images)

Philadelphia Union take on Portland Timbers in the MLS is Back Tournament semi-finals. Portland have a great recent record against Philadelphia, can they keep it going in Florida?

Philadelphia Union Form


Philadelphia Union have done well in the MLS is Back Tournament, winning four of their five matches in Florida. Jim Curtin’s side got through the group stage with wins against New York City and Inter Miami before a 1-1 draw against Orlando City.

Philadelphia won 1-0 against New England Revolution in the round of 16 thanks to a Sergio Santos strike. They got through the quarter-finals with a 3-1 win against Sporting Kansas City.

Jamiro Monteiro scored the opener before Santos scored twice to establish a 3-0 lead. They got the win despite having 42% possession, 7-16 shots and 3-7 shots on target.

Philadelphia Union Team News


Manager Jim Curtin has a full strength side available. Brazilian striker Sergio Santos has scored three goals in the tournament with five players scoring once.

Portland Timbers Form


Portland Timbers got through the group stage with 2-1 wins against LA Galaxy and Houston Dynamo before a 2-2 draw against Los Angeles FC. Jeremy Ebobisse scored a late equaliser after Portland had been on the back foot throughout. 

Giovanni Savarese’s side drew 1-1 against FC Cincinnati in the round of 16 and advanced in a penalty shootout. Portland overcame an early deficit against New York City FC in the quarter-finals, winning 3-1 with Sebastián Blanco, Diego Valeri and Andy Polo on target.

Portland Timbers Team News


Winger Dairon Asprilla is injured. 

Jeremy Ebobisse has scored three goals in the tournament with Sebastián Blanco, Diego Váleri and Jaroslaw Niezgoda all scoring twice. Blanco has registered five assists, the most in the tournament.

Philadelphia Union vs Portland Timbers Head to Head


Portland Timbers have a 6-1 advantage against Philadelphia Union with three draws in 10 matches. Portland have won the last four matches including a 3-1 win in Philadelphia last season. 

Philadelphia Union vs Portland Timbers Odds


Portland Timbers are narrow 2.50 favourites at betfair with Philadelphia Union priced at 2.70 at Unibet. A draw can be backed at 3.70 at William Hill.

Philadelphia Union vs Portland Timbers Match Up


Philadelphia Union have advanced to the semi-finals despite having more possession than their opponents once in five games. Portland Timbers have managed more possession twice in five games.

Philadelphia Union vs Portland Timbers Stats


  • Philadelphia Union have won 4 of their last 5 matches (MLS).
  • Philadelphia Union have seen BTTS in 3 of their last 4 matches (MLS).
  • Philadelphia Union have seen over 2.5 goals in their last 5 matches against Portland Timbers (MLS).
  • Portland Timbers have won their last 4 matches against Philadelphia Union (MLS).
  • Portland Timbers have won by 2+ goals in their last 3 matches against Philadelphia Union (MLS).
  • Portland Timbers have won 4 of their last 6 matches (MLS).
  • Portland Timbers have seen BTTS in 9 of their last 11 matches (MLS).

Philadelphia Union vs Portland Timbers FAQ

Where can I watch Philadelphia Union vs Portland Timbers live stream online?

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Where is Philadelphia Union vs Portland Timbers being played?

Philadelphia Union vs Portland Timbers is being played at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex Field 17 in Orlando, Florida, United States.

When is Philadelphia Union vs Portland Timbers being played?

Philadelphia Union vs Portland Timbers is being played at 01:00 BST on Thursday 6 August 2020.

What competition are Philadelphia Union vs Portland Timbers playing in?

Philadelphia Union vs Portland Timbers are playing in the MLS is Back Tournament semi-finals.

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Verdict

Portland Timbers have a great record against Philadelphia Union. Portland have a stronger attack with more weapons up front and are tipped to win.

Best Bet: Portland Timbers Win Full Time Result @150 at betfair - 3 Units
Value Bet: Portland Win & BTTS Win & BTTS @333 at betfair - 1 Unit
Correct Score Tip: Portland Win 3-1 Correct Score @1600 at bet365 - 1 Unit

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