New York RB vs Portland Timbers Prediction: Betting Lines, Odds & Picks 05/08/2022

Today, one of the MLS fixtures on the schedule is New York RB vs Portland Timbers. In this article, we will go over it to find the best betting picks & odds for Sunday. 

New York RB vs Portland Timbers: Latest Predictions & Top Free Picks 

Below, you can check out the New York RB vs Portland Timbers predictions and free betting picks for their match-up on Sunday. The odds used here are from the bookmaker BetMGM and are correct at the time of writing. Before placing these wagers, you need to check out the odds on your bet slip. 


Over 2.5 Goals Scored 

Plenty of matches involving New York RB, Portland Timbers, or both ended with over 2.5 total goals recently. For example, four of the last five games for New York RB and three of the last four head-to-head games between the two teams fall into that category. We think Sunday's match will most likely end the same way. 

Match Result – New York RB to Win 

New York RB is in a better recent form than Portland Timbers right now and they have a better chance of winning this week's match. Portland Timbers won only one of the last five matches they played, while New York RB won three of the last five games they played regardless of the tournament. Also, New York RB won two of the last three head-to-head games they played against Portland Timbers. 

Recent Injuries and Suspensions for Both Squads 

Here, you can read about the latest injuries and suspensions for the New York RB vs Portland Timbers game. 

New York RB's Injuries 

New York RB doesn't have any suspended players, but they lost Andres Reyes due to an injury that he is still recovering from last year, and in March Caden Clark and Serge Ngoma were also injured.  

Portland Timbers’ Injuries 

There are only two injured players from Portland Timbers – Felipe Mora and George Fochive who have been out for at least a month each already. 

New York RB vs Portland Timbers: Latest Scores & Team Form  

In the tables below, you can check out the latest odds from popular bookmakers and the most recent statistics for both teams. 

New York RB vs Portland Timbers: Match Preview & News 

Right now, New York RB is in better shape than their current opponents Portland Timbers. They haven't lost a game to the Timbers since 2018, and we don't think they will do now. Besides this outcome, we think that there will be more than 2.5 total goals scored.  

New York RB vs Portland Timbers Prediction

New York RB vs Portland Timbers: Essential FAQs for Sunday 

  • What is the kick-off time for the match? – New York RB vs Portland Timbers will kick off at exactly 01:00 on Sunday, and it will be played at Red Bull Arena (Harrison, New Jersey).  
  • Where can I find additional MLS predictions and odds? – We post MLS betting picks and odds for all upcoming fixtures on the schedule, so you can start at our website. 
  • Where can I watch the match live? – In the USA, you can watch the match live via MSG, MSG Plus, ESPN+, or Fox 12 Plus. 

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