The MLS playoffs semi-finals have begun and today, we will be reviewing the upcoming Portland Timbers vs Real Salt Lake match on Sunday. Check out our website for other MLS predictions, including the final. 

Top Portland Timbers vs Real Salt Lake Predictions & Lines 

Below, our betting experts listed the top three predictions and free betting picks for the upcoming Portland Timbers vs Real Salt Lake fixture. 

All odds are from BetMGM and are subject to change. Make sure to double-check them before continuing. 

 

Both Teams to Score – Yes  

There have been more than a few instances with a BTTS outcome in the recent past involving one or both teams. Seven of the last eight matches between Portland Timbers and Real Salt Lake ended with both teams scoring goals. Also, 70% of Real Salt Lake's last ten games ended with a BTTS outcome, as well. 

Match Result – Portland Timbers to Win 

Portland Timbers are the favorite here for many reasons and one of them is the fact that they won all five of their latest matches. Also, the Timbers won three of the last five fixtures they played against Real Salt Lake in the past, which also supports our theory. Last but not least, Real Salt Lake hasn't won a match against Portland Timbers at Providence Park ground since 2017. 

Total Goals – Over 2.5 Goals 

Three of the last five matches that both Portland Timbers and Real Salt Lake played in the MLS ended with over 2.5 total goals scored. Also, nine of the last ten times the two clubs played against each other, the matches ended with more than 2.5 total goals. This leads us to believe that the match on Sunday will most likely end with a high-scoring outcome, as well. 

Latest Head-to-Head Data and Statistics for Sunday's Match 

In these tables, you can check out the most recent match histories and scores for the upcoming Portland Timbers vs Real Salt Lake match. 

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Match Preview & Latest Injury Updates for Sunday 

Portland Timbers have come a long way to get to the semi-finals in the playoffs and their opponent will be a team they beat multiple times in the past – Real Salt Lake. Looking at the head-to-head history between them, it should be an easy match for the Timbers, but we will have to wait and see.  

There are injuries on both sides of the pitch – Real Salt Lake has only two injured players, while Portland Timbers have a total of six injuries on their squad.

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Commonly Asked Questions for Portland Timbers vs Real Salt Lake 

  • Where is the match going to be played? – The fixture will be played at Providence Park in Portland. 
  • Where can I watch the match live? – You can check out the match live via FOX Deportes and Fox Sports 1 in the USA. Also, you can watch the match live via Fox's online platforms. 
  • What time is the match going to start? – The fixture will start at exactly 00:30 on the 5th of December (Sunday). 

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