Portland Timbers take on Vancouver Whitecaps after shutout win

Vancouver Whitecaps FC (7-9-4, 10th in Western Conference) vs. Portland Timbers (6-6-8, eighth in Western Conference)

Portland, Oregon; Sunday, 10:30 p.m. EDT

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Portland -161, Vancouver +393, ​​Draw +309; over/under is 2.5 goals

BOTTOM LINE: One game after shutting out the Seattle Sounders 3-0, the Portland Timbers take on the Vancouver Whitecaps.

The Timbers are 6-4-5 against Western Conference opponents. The Timbers are 4-0-0 when recording at least three goals.

The Whitecaps are 6-6-1 against conference opponents. The Whitecaps are 6-4 in one goal games.

Sunday’s game is the second meeting this season between the two teams. The Timbers won the last game 3-2.

TOP PERFORMERS: Jaroslaw Niezgoda has scored seven goals for the Timbers. Santiago Moreno has registered four goals and two assists in the last 10 games.

Lucas Cavallini scored six goals with an assist for the Whitecaps. Ryan Gauld has scored two goals in the last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Timbers: 4-3-3, averaging 2.2 goals, 5.0 shots on goal and 4.4 corner kicks per game while allowing 1.4 goals per game.

Whitecaps: 5-3-2, averaging 1.2 goals, 3.1 shots on goal and 4.3 corner kicks per game while allowing 1.3 goals per game.

NOT SUPPOSED TO PLAY: Timbers: Eryk Williamson (injured), Blake Bodily (injured), Diego Gutierrez (injured).

Whites: Caio Alexandre (injured), Thomas Hasal (injured), Deiber Caicedo (injured), Luis Martins (injured), Sebastian Berhalter (injured), Michael Baldisimo (injured), Cristian Gutierrez (injured).

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.


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Sandy A. Greer