Best Portland Timbers Betting Sites

After finishing third in the Western Conference in the regular season and eventually winning the MLS Cup in an unforgettable 2015 season, Portland Timbers endured a mighty fall from grace in 2016. In 2016, Portland failed to qualify for the playoffs, finishing the season in seventh place and two points adfrift of the last postseason berth. They have their league-worst road record to blame, as Timbers failed to win a single match away from home. It’s a stark contrast from their brilliant home form and Portland must make it right to return to MLS supremacy.  [+]

The Portland Timbers play their home games at Providence Park in Oregon. They were the 18th team to join MLS, and have experienced plenty of success already. Playing their first game just five years ago, they lost 3-1 to the Colorado Rapids. With the exclusion of 2016, they’ve enjoyed great success. 

Timbers entered the 2015 season with optimism. It was their fifth year in the MLS and 40th since being founded as a club in the North American Soccer League. With the addition of Argentine striker Lucas Melano covering Valeri’s continued absence, the Timbers started with more consistency than the previous season and after finishing third in Western Conference heading into the playoffs. 

In the knockout round, Portland beat Sporting Kansas City on penalties before dispatching Vancouver Whitecaps 2-0 in the conference semi-finals.  The Western Conference finals saw Portland Timbers triumph 5-3 on aggregate against FC Dallas.

Portland scored the fastest MLS Cup final goal against Columbus Crew. The Timbers then added to their lead when Rodney Wallace made it 2-0 before the tournament’s top scorer in postseason, Kei Kamara, grabbed what a consolation. 

Portland Timbers Betting Lines Today

Whether you’re looking to back the Timbers or calling their opposition on this week’s moneyline, you’ll need to know the best odds. Check here regularly as we have you covered. 

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Sunday 04 June
Portland
Seattle Sounders FC U23

Portland @ Seattle Sounders FC U23

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Portland Timbers Scores & Schedule

It’s important to know who the Timbers are playing week in and week out to formulate a solid betting strategy. Find betting gems in the future and use those games as your starting point. 

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Competitions Away Score Home Money Line
May 2017 (2)
Fri 19 Reg. MD3 Portland 0 - 1 Seattle Sounder. Odds
Mon 29 Reg. MD5 Lane United FC 2 - 2 Portland
June 2017 (5)
Sun 4 Reg. MD5 Portland 1 - 1 Seattle Sounder.
Tue 13 Reg. MD7 Seattle Sounder. 22:00 Portland
Sun 18 Reg. MD7 Portland 17:00 Victoria Highla.
Thu 22 Reg. MD8 Portland 22:30 Lane United FC
Sat 24 Reg. MD8 Lane United FC 22:00 Portland
July 2017 (4)
Sun 2 Reg. MD9 Victoria Highla. 15:30 Portland
Sat 8 Reg. MD10 Calgary Foothil. 17:00 Portland
Sun 9 Reg. MD10 Calgary Foothil. 17:00 Portland
Sun 16 Reg. MD11 Portland 22:30 Lane United FC

Portland Timbers Standings Right Now

It’s tough to know what to expect from Portland Timbers so track their current progress in the standings. Are they playoff bound and challenging atop the conference? 

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# team pts P W D L GF GA +/-
1 FC Golden State Force FC Golden State Force 19 7 6 1 0 22 4 18
2 OKC Energy FC U23 OKC Energy FC U23 18 6 6 0 0 15 5 10
3 Seacoast United Phantoms Seacoast United Phantoms 16 6 5 1 0 16 7 9
4 K-W United FC K-W United FC 15 6 5 0 1 15 3 12
5 New York Red Bulls U23 New York Red Bulls U23 15 5 5 0 0 13 4 9
6 Calgary Foothills FC Calgary Foothills FC 15 6 5 0 1 13 6 7
7 FC Tucson FC Tucson 13 7 4 1 2 18 9 9
8 Charlotte Eagles Charlotte Eagles 13 6 4 1 1 16 8 8
9 San Francisco City FC San Francisco City FC 13 7 4 1 2 12 14 -2
10 GPS Portland Phoenix GPS Portland Phoenix 12 5 4 0 1 17 3 14
11 FC Miami City Champions FC Miami City Champions 12 5 4 0 1 15 4 11
12 Reading United A.C. Reading United A.C. 12 5 4 0 1 13 6 7
13 Ocean City Noreasters Ocean City Noreasters 12 6 4 0 2 11 8 3
14 BYU Cougars BYU Cougars 10 4 3 1 0 9 2 7
15 Long Island Rough Riders Long Island Rough Riders 10 5 3 1 1 16 10 6
16 Myrtle Beach Mutiny Myrtle Beach Mutiny 10 5 3 1 1 12 8 4
17 Western Mass. Pioneers Western Mass. Pioneers 10 5 3 1 1 7 3 4
18 Seattle Sounders FC U23 Seattle Sounders FC U23 10 6 3 1 2 7 6 1
19 West Virginia Chaos West Virginia Chaos 10 7 3 1 3 11 15 -4
20 Fresno Fuego Fresno Fuego 9 4 3 0 1 12 4 8
21 Mississippi Brilla Mississippi Brilla 9 4 3 0 1 7 4 3
22 San Diego Zest FC San Diego Zest FC 9 6 3 0 3 6 6 0
23 St. Louis Lions St. Louis Lions 9 5 3 0 2 7 8 -1
24 Lane United FC Lane United FC 8 5 2 2 1 12 10 2
25 Academy Bradenton Academy Bradenton 8 5 2 2 1 7 6 1
26 Burlingame Dragons FC Burlingame Dragons FC 8 6 2 2 2 8 8 0
27 Springfield Synergy Springfield Synergy 7 4 2 1 1 4 3 1
28 SC United Bantams SC United Bantams 7 5 2 1 2 6 6 0
29 Michigan Bucks Michigan Bucks 6 3 2 0 1 9 4 5
30 Thunder Bay Chill Thunder Bay Chill 6 2 2 0 0 4 0 4
31 Cincinnati Dutch Lions Cincinnati Dutch Lions 6 4 2 0 2 7 4 3
32 Portland Portland 6 5 1 3 1 6 5 1
33 Dayton Dutch Lions Dayton Dutch Lions 6 5 2 0 3 5 11 -6
34 Des Moines Menace Des Moines Menace 4 3 1 1 1 3 2 1
35 FC Lehigh Valley United Sonic FC Lehigh Valley United Sonic 4 4 1 1 2 5 7 -2
36 Wilmington Hammerheads Wilmington Hammerheads 4 5 1 1 3 8 14 -6
37 FC Boston FC Boston 4 5 1 1 3 6 12 -6
38 Evergreen FC Evergreen FC 4 6 1 1 4 8 15 -7
39 Carolina Dynamo Carolina Dynamo 4 5 1 1 3 4 11 -7
40 Southern California Seahorses Southern California Seahorses 4 6 1 1 4 4 11 -7
41 Derby City Rovers Derby City Rovers 4 5 1 1 3 4 12 -8
42 The Villages SC The Villages SC 3 4 1 0 3 11 9 2
43 Victoria Highlanders FC Victoria Highlanders FC 3 4 1 0 3 5 6 -1
44 Jersey Express Jersey Express 3 5 1 0 4 6 10 -4
45 Tri-Cities Otters Tri-Cities Otters 3 4 1 0 3 1 6 -5
46 F.A. Euro F.A. Euro 3 5 1 0 4 2 8 -6
47 Ventura County Fusion Ventura County Fusion 3 7 1 0 6 8 18 -10
48 South Georgia Tormenta FC South Georgia Tormenta FC 2 4 0 2 2 7 10 -3
49 South Florida Surf South Florida Surf 1 2 0 1 1 2 4 -2
50 Peachtree City MOBA Peachtree City MOBA 1 5 0 1 4 3 12 -9
51 A.C. Connecticut A.C. Connecticut 1 5 0 1 4 2 12 -10
52 WSA Winnipeg WSA Winnipeg 1 7 0 1 6 1 13 -12
53 Orange County Blues U23 Orange County Blues U23 1 6 0 1 5 2 15 -13
54 Westchester Flames Westchester Flames 1 7 0 1 6 4 21 -17
55 Palm Beach Suns Palm Beach Suns 0 2 0 0 2 0 4 -4
56 Albuquerque Sol F.C. Albuquerque Sol F.C. 0 3 0 0 3 3 9 -6

How To Win At Portland Timbers Betting

It’s plain to see why Portland didn’t make the postseason in 2016. They had the league’s worst away record, which is saying a lot. MLS teams perform considerably worse on the road, but Portland were on a level of their own. Timbers failed to win an away game in 2016. They were the only MLS team to have that dubious record. 

Portland gained six of a possible 51 away points. That kind of form will quickly prevent you from qualifying for the playoffs. Astonishingly, they only finished two points outside of a playoff posisiton, showing just how proficient a team they are at home. 

Timbers won 12 of 17 home games, tying Dallas for the most home wins in the conference. Dallas lost one more home contest, ensuring Portland had the best home record in the Western Conference. Only the Red Bulls, who won 13 home games, had a better home record in the MLS. 

Timbers had little trouble scoring goals in 2016, notching a conference third-best 48. However, they concdeded 53 goals, the most in the Western Conference. When strapped for time, bet the overs market on most Portland games. They play a run-and-gun style more conducive to how things are done in the Eastern Conference. 

Portland are a good outside futures bet as, if they can sort out their dismal away form, they’ll be in with a chance to contend for the MLS Cup. If they can go into the playoffs as the third or fourth seed in the conference and play the first playoff round at home, anything is possible.  

In Diego Valeri, they have a talisman who is likely to win more Man-of-the-Match awards than most. 

The Timbers can often look a good value bet to win games, but it’s worth remembering that only once have they won the Western Conference outright.