MLS Matchup Report: Seattle Sounders FC vs. Portland Timbers Handicapping

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NWSB Inside and Timbers FC Blogger Matt Martz weighs in with his gameday preview for Sunday’s matchup between the Portland Timbers and the Seattle Sounders FC. At press time, the MLS odds are not up yet. The Timbers had not lost in five of six before their recent slide, so it will be interesting to see if they can recapture a little magic against their bitter rival in the Northwest. Key players are Kris Boyd and Freddy Montero.

MLS matchup report: Portland Timbers vs. L.A. Galaxy handicapping

Timbers vs. Galaxy

NWSB Inside and Timbers FC Blogger Matt Martz weighs in with his gameday preview for Saturday’s matchup between Portland Timbers and the LA Galaxy. At press time, the MLS odds were Galaxy -118 | Timbers +260 | and a Draw +400. It’s about time the Timbers turned a corner, and sometimes, the easiest place to start is with a clean sheet. If Timbers veteran ‘keeper Troy Perkins can pull that off.

MLS matchup report: Vancouver Whitecaps vs. Portland Timbers handicapping

Vancouver Whitecaps vs. Portland Timbers Betting Odds & Matchup

NWSB Inside and Timbers FC Blogger Matt Martz weighs in with his gameday preview for Saturday’s matchup between Vancouver Whitecaps and the Portland Timbers. At press time, the MLS odds were Timbers -115, Whitecaps +300, and a Draw +230. Portland has to find someone that can step up and score some goals, and am not sure they can do that. Sebastien Le Toux is the danger man for Vancouver.

MLS matchup report: Chicago Fire vs. Portland Timbers handicapping

Kris Boyd

NWSB Inside and Timbers FC Blogger Matt Martz weighs in with his gameday preview for Saturday’s matchup between the Chicago Fire and Portland Timbers. At press time, the MLS odds were Fire +185, Timbers +140, Draw +210. Matt thinks It will require a dramatic turnabout, but one he thinks the Timbers are capable of if they stay together and on the same page.

MLS matchup Report: Portland Timbers vs. Houston Dynamo Handicapping

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NWSB Inside and Timbers FC Blogger Matt Martz weighs in with his gameday preview for Tuesday’s matchup between the Portland Timbers and Houston Dynamo. At press time, the MLS odds were off, but Matt thinks the Dynamo will have no problems with the Timbers and their punchless offense. Coach John Spencer has been juggling lineups to try and spark some offense, while the defense has pitched two straight clean sheets.

MLS Matchup Report: Columbus Crew vs. Portland Timbers Handicapping

Crew vs. Timbers

NWSB Inside and Timbers FC Blogger Matt Martz weighs in with his gameday preview for Saturday’s matchup between Columbus Crew vs. Portland Timbers. The MLS odds lines are EVEN for the Timbers. Matt originally thought this might be a defensive dogfight with two teams that are struggling so my first thought was a 1-0 win for Portland based solely on the home pitch factor.

MLS Matchup Report: Portland Timbers vs. Montreal Impact Handicapping

Timbers vs. Impact

NWSB Inside and Timbers FC Blogger Matt Martz weighs in with his gameday preview for Saturday’s matchup between Montreal Impact vs. Portland Timbers. The MLS odds lines are OFF tonight so anything goes. the Timbers (2-4-1) in reality have more points overall than the Impact, they in fact sit at the very bottom of a very competitive Western Conference.

MLS Matchup Report: Sporting KC vs. Portland Timbers Handicapping

Sporting KC vs.Portland Timbers

NWSB Inside and Timbers FC Blogger Matt Martz weighs in with his gameday preview for Saturday’s matchup between Sporting KC vs. Portland Timbers. The MLS odds lines are OFF tonight so anything goes. With Kansas City starting off perfect thus far, it is going to be a tough task for this Timbers team to steal the win. Let’s hope new guy Sebastian Rincon and Steven Smith, just back from his absence in Scotland, will make a difference in this one.

MLS Matchup Report: Portland Timbers vs Los Angeles Galaxy Handicapping

Portland Timbers vs LA Galaxy

NWSB Inside and Timbers FC Blogger Matt Martz weighs in with his gameday preview for Saturday’s matchup between Portland Timbers vs. Los Angeles Galaxy. The MLS odds lines are OFF tonight so anything goes. The Timbers are off to a rocky start but look to Darlington Nagbe to help lift the team over an also struggling Galaxy squad. Matt predicts that wet conditions in LA will give the Timbers the advantage – and the win.

MLS Matchup Report: Los Angeles Galaxy vs. Portland Timbers

Kris Boyd

NWSB Inside and Sounders FC Blogger Jason Green weighs in with his gameday preview for Saturday’s matchup between Los Angeles Galaxy vs. Portland Timbers. The Galaxy have struggled to begin the season and that is one of the big stories so far. However, they are at home facing a Timbers’ team that has not played well on the road and I think L.A. will get a win in this match.

MLS Matchup Report: Chivas USA vs Portland Timbers Handicapping

Chivas USA vs. Portland Timbers

NWSB Inside and Timbers FC Blogger Matt Martz weighs in with his gameday preview for Saturday’s matchup between Chivas USA vs Portland Timbers. The MLS odds favor the Timbers. Portland’s loss at JELD-WEN last weekend was at least valiant, and most of all — unusual.
Matt expects to see a win here over a Chivas’ side that has way too many holes.

MLS Matchup Report: Real Salt Lake v Portland Timbers Preview

Real vs. Timbers

NWSB Inside and Timbers FC Blogger Matt Martz weighs in with his gameday preview for Saturday’s matchup between Real Salt Lake vs Portland Timbers. The Timbers have started flat in each of their three games this season, and they will need to have a strong start early on in this one.

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