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May 15, 2022 at 3am UK at Jeld-Wen Field
Portland
7 - 2
Kansas
Tuiloma (12'), Blanco (46', 52'), Fogaca (56', 69'), Loria (88'), Moreno (90+2')
van Rankin (64'), Tuiloma (72'), Chara (86')
van Rankin (74')
FT(HT: 1-0)
Russell (57'), Tzionis (75')
Espinoza (18'), Voloder (35')
Voloder (78')
The Match
Preview
Sports Mole previews Sunday's Major League Soccer clash between Portland Timbers and Sporting Kansas City, including predictions, team news and possible lineups.

Form, Standings, Stats

Last Game: Inter Miami 2-1 Portland
Sunday, May 29 at 1am in Major League Soccer
Next Game: LA Galaxy vs. Portland
Saturday, June 18 at 10pm in Major League Soccer
Last Game: Kansas 0-1 Vancouver
Sunday, May 29 at 2am in Major League Soccer
Next Game: Kansas vs. New England
Sunday, June 12 at 8pm in Major League Soccer

We said: Portland Timbers 1-0 Sporting Kansas City

Both sides have struggled in front of goal this term, so we expect a low-scoring affair with little goalmouth action. That said, we are also backing the home team to narrowly edge out their visitors and come away with all three points. 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 54.32%. A draw had a probability of 24% and a win for Sporting Kansas City had a probability of 21.71%.

The most likely scoreline for a Portland Timbers win was 1-0 with a probability of 11.58%. The next most likely scorelines for that outcome were 2-0 (9.88%) and 2-1 (9.72%). The likeliest drawn scoreline was 1-1 (11.39%), while for a Sporting Kansas City win it was 0-1 (6.68%). The actual scoreline of 7-2 was predicted with a 0% likelihood. Our team at Sports Mole and our data analysis both correctly predicted that Portland Timbers would win this match.

Result
Portland TimbersDrawSporting Kansas City
54.32%23.96%21.71%
Both teams to score 51.23%
Goals
Over 2.5Under 2.5
50.37%49.62%
Over 3.5Under 3.5
28.35%71.64%
Portland Timbers Goals
Over 0.5Under 0.5
81.83%18.16%
Over 1.5Under 1.5
50.85%49.15%
Sporting Kansas City Goals
Over 0.5Under 0.5
62.61%37.39%
Over 1.5Under 1.5
25.82%74.17%
Score Analysis
    Portland Timbers 54.32%
    Sporting Kansas City 21.71%
    Draw 23.95%
Portland TimbersDrawSporting Kansas City
1-0 @ 11.58%
2-0 @ 9.88%
2-1 @ 9.72%
3-0 @ 5.62%
3-1 @ 5.53%
3-2 @ 2.72%
4-0 @ 2.4%
4-1 @ 2.36%
4-2 @ 1.16%
Other @ 3.37%
Total : 54.32%
1-1 @ 11.39%
0-0 @ 6.79%
2-2 @ 4.78%
Other @ 0.99%
Total : 23.95%
0-1 @ 6.68%
1-2 @ 5.61%
0-2 @ 3.29%
1-3 @ 1.84%
2-3 @ 1.57%
0-3 @ 1.08%
Other @ 1.65%
Total : 21.71%

How you voted: Portlvs vs Kansas

Portland Timbers
100%
Draw
0.0%
Sporting Kansas City
0.0%
10
Head to Head
Aug 19, 2021 1.30am
Kansas
1-1
Portland
Salloi (90+2')
Salloi (25'), Pulido (62')
Mora (17')
Chara (28'), van Rankin (43'), Bonilla (77'), Valeri (84')
Jun 20, 2021 3.30am
Portland
2-1
Kansas
Asprilla (36'), Loria (45+1')
Zuparic (38'), Zambrano (87')
Lindsey (28')
Fontas (69'), Espinoza (74'), Sanchez (83')
Jun 28, 2020 11.30pm
Jun 13, 2020 10pm
Sep 30, 2019 12.30am
Kansas
2-2
Portland
Nemeth (30'), Salloi (46')
Gutierrez (35'), Barath (75'), Melia (81')
Espinoza (38'), Sanchez (84')
Blanco (29'), Asprilla (85' pen.)
Fernandez (35'), Jose Zambrano (60'), Blanco (65'), Valentin (72')
Fernandez (36')
rhs 2.0
Todays Game Header Right
Tables

Eastern Conference

TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Philadelphia UnionPhiladelphia24129341182345
2New York City FCNY City23126543241942
3CF MontrealMontreal2412484039140
4New York Red BullsNY Red Bulls2410773830837
5Columbus Crew238963126533
6FC CincinnatiCincinnati248884043-332
7New England RevolutionNew England237973534130
8Chicago Fire2486102730-330
9Orlando City2486102736-930
10Inter MiamiInter Miami2486102939-1030
11Charlotte FCCharlotte FC2492133034-429
12Atlanta UnitedAtlanta237793134-328
13Toronto2475123442-826
14DC United2364132847-1922

Western Conference

TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Philadelphia UnionPhiladelphia24129341182345
2New York City FCNY City23126543241942
3CF MontrealMontreal2412484039140
4New York Red BullsNY Red Bulls2410773830837
5Columbus Crew238963126533
6FC CincinnatiCincinnati248884043-332
7New England RevolutionNew England237973534130
8Chicago Fire2486102730-330
9Orlando City2486102736-930
10Inter MiamiInter Miami2486102939-1030
11Charlotte FCCharlotte FC2492133034-429
12Atlanta UnitedAtlanta237793134-328
13Toronto2475123442-826
14DC United2364132847-1922

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