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Portland Timbers
Major League Soccer
Feb 25, 2024 at 3.30am UK
Providence Park
Colorado Rapids

Portland
4 - 1
Colorado

Williamson (9'), Antony (14', 29'), Vines (45+5' og.)
Paredes (45'), Miller (49')
FT(HT: 4-0)
Harris (55')
Bombito (45+3'), Maxso (59'), Mihailovic (74')

The Match

Preview

Sports Mole previews Sunday's Major League Soccer clash between Portland Timbers and Colorado Rapids, including predictions, team news and possible lineups.

Form, Standings, Stats

Last Game: Portland 1-3 Houston
Sunday, October 22 at 2am in Major League Soccer
Last Game: Colorado 0-1 Salt Lake
Sunday, October 22 at 2am in Major League Soccer

We said: Portland Timbers 2-1 Colorado Rapids

Portland have dominated this fixture on home soil and we expect the energy of the home crowd to push them to victory once again in their first game of the season. Both sides will want a positive start to get their campaign underway, but the hosts will have more incentive to edge the game in the end. Read more.

Data Analysis

Our analysis of all available data, including recent performances and player stats up until an hour before kickoff, suggested the most likely outcome of this match was a Portland Timbers win with a probability of 49.32%. A win for Colorado Rapids had a probability of 27.74% and a draw had a probability of 22.9%.

The most likely scoreline for a Portland Timbers win was 2-1 with a probability of 9.48%. The next most likely scorelines for that outcome were 1-0 (7.94%) and 2-0 (7.22%). The likeliest Colorado Rapids win was 1-2 (6.84%), while for a drawn scoreline it was 1-1 (10.42%). The actual scoreline of 4-1 was predicted with a 2.6% likelihood. Our team at Sports Mole and our data analysis both correctly predicted that Portland Timbers would win this match.

Result
Portland TimbersDrawColorado Rapids
49.32% (-0.726 -0.73) 22.93% (0.169 0.17) 27.74% (0.558 0.56)
Both teams to score 61.23% (-0.121 -0.12)
Goals
Over 2.5Under 2.5
60.56% (-0.371 -0.37)39.44% (0.374 0.37)
Over 3.5Under 3.5
38.21% (-0.389 -0.39)61.79% (0.392 0.39)
Portland Timbers Goals
Over 0.5Under 0.5
83.77% (-0.39399999999999 -0.39)16.23% (0.398 0.4)
Over 1.5Under 1.5
54.25% (-0.728 -0.73)45.75% (0.73 0.73)
Colorado Rapids Goals
Over 0.5Under 0.5
73.1% (0.199 0.2)26.9% (-0.197 -0.2)
Over 1.5Under 1.5
37.78% (0.263 0.26)62.22% (-0.25899999999999 -0.26)
Score Analysis
    Portland Timbers 49.32%
    Colorado Rapids 27.74%
    Draw 22.93%
Portland TimbersDrawColorado Rapids
2-1 @ 9.48% (-0.039 -0.04)
1-0 @ 7.94% (0.032 0.03)
2-0 @ 7.22% (-0.07 -0.07)
3-1 @ 5.74% (-0.102 -0.1)
3-0 @ 4.37% (-0.102 -0.1)
3-2 @ 3.77% (-0.045 -0.04)
4-1 @ 2.61% (-0.083 -0.08)
4-0 @ 1.99% (-0.075 -0.08)
4-2 @ 1.71% (-0.044 -0.04)
5-1 @ 0.95% (-0.044 -0.04)
Other @ 3.54%
Total : 49.32%
1-1 @ 10.42% (0.1 0.1)
2-2 @ 6.22% (0.010000000000001 0.01)
0-0 @ 4.37% (0.076 0.08)
3-3 @ 1.65% (-0.011 -0.01)
Other @ 0.27%
Total : 22.93%
1-2 @ 6.84% (0.103 0.1)
0-1 @ 5.73% (0.131 0.13)
0-2 @ 3.76% (0.106 0.11)
1-3 @ 3% (0.062 0.06)
2-3 @ 2.72% (0.019 0.02)
0-3 @ 1.65% (0.056 0.06)
1-4 @ 0.98% (0.025 0.03)
Other @ 3.05%
Total : 27.74%

How you voted: Portland vs Colorado

Portland Timbers
66.7%
Draw
11.1%
Colorado Rapids
22.2%
9
Head to Head
Sep 24, 2023 3.30am
Portland
3-2
Colorado
Antony (19'), Moreno (30'), Mora (71')
Caliskan (24'), Mora (40'), Bravo (48'), Zuparic (64'), Boli (90+6')
Rubio (31'), Gutman (43')
Leyva (45+3'), Rubio (70'), Diaz Espinoza (90')
Jul 13, 2023 2am
Colorado
0-0
Portland
Abubakar (65')
Chara (69'), Griffith (76'), Boli (78')
Jun 26, 2022 3.30am
May 1, 2022 2am
Nov 25, 2021 9.30pm
Colorado
0-1
Portland
Mabiala (90')
Zuparic (45'), Mora (90+8')
Asprilla (90+4')
rhs 2.0
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Eastern Conference

TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Inter MiamiInter Miami105322215718
2New York Red BullsNY Red Bulls9441128416
3FC CincinnatiCincinnati9432108215
4Columbus Crew9351129314
5Philadelphia UnionPhiladelphia7340149513
6Toronto9414912-313
7Atlanta UnitedAtlanta8323139411
8Charlotte FCCharlotte FC832398111
9New York City FCNY City932499011
10CF MontrealMontreal83231216-411
11DC United92431214-210
12Orlando City82331015-59
13Chicago Fire92341118-79
14Nashville SCNashville8143916-77
15New England RevolutionNew England8116514-94

Western Conference

TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Vancouver WhitecapsVancouver8512169716
2Real Salt LakeSalt Lake9432158715
3Los Angeles GalaxyLA Galaxy84311712515
4Colorado RapidsColorado94321513215
5Houston DynamoHouston841398113
6St Louis City92611514112
7Los Angeles FCLos Angeles93331413112
8Austin FCAustin93331213-112
9Sporting Kansas CityKansas92521716111
10Minnesota UnitedMinnesota Utd7322109111
11Portland TimbersPortland92431818010
12Seattle SoundersSeattle81349816
13Dallas8125712-55
14San Jose EarthquakesEarthquakes81071020-103


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