NY Red Bulls vs Portland Timbers prediction and betting tips (May 6)
The Red Bulls face the Timbers in their next inter-conference fixture. They are on a three-game winning streak and look to further it. Can New York grab the home win on Friday?
Patryk Klimala (Red Bulls) came off the bench to score 2 goals against Chicago
Patryk Klimala (Red Bulls) came off the bench to score 2 goals against Chicago

The NY Red Bulls play the Portland Timbers in their next match of the MLS regular season.

The match is scheduled to start at 7:00 p.m. ET on Friday, 6 May 2022. The game time by GMT is 11:00 p.m. on Friday, May 6. The match venue is Red Bull Arena, Harrison, New Jersey.

Betting tips and match predictions for the NY Red Bulls vs Portland Timbers (May 6) game are available in this article. Next is a preview of the latest betting odds, key stats, team news, and projected starting lineups.

NY Red Bulls vs Portland Timbers latest odds on betting sites

The NY Red Bulls to win odds are priced at 1.45 (-220 American; 5/11 Fractional), the odds for a draw are priced at 4.20 (+320 16/5), while the Portland Timbers to win odds are priced at 8.00 (+700 7/1).

The chances of these outcomes are as follows: NY Red Bulls β€” 68%, draw β€” 21%, Portland Timbers β€” 11%.

Latest betting odds on NY Red Bulls vs Portland Timbers (6 May 2022):

  • Over 2.5 goals β€” 1.80 (-125; 4/5)
  • Under 2.5 goals β€” 2.00 (+100; evens)
  • Asian handicap (-1.0) on NY Red Bulls β€” 1.74 (-135; 20/27)
  • Asian handicap (+1.0) on Portland Timbers β€” 2.12 (+112; 28/25)
  • Both teams to score (Yes) β€” 1.95 (-105; 20/21)
  • Both teams to score (No) β€” 1.80 (-125; 4/5)

NY Red Bulls vs Portland Timbers match preview and statistics

The New York Red Bulls are second in the Eastern Conference with 17 points and a +8 goal difference. They have five wins, two draws and two losses. The Red Bulls are on a three-game winning streak ahead of this match.

They beat Chicago Fire 2-1 in their last match. Xherdan Shaqiri gave Chicago the lead in the 17th minute from the penalty spot with a left footed shot to the centre of the goal. Patryk Klimala pulled one back for New York in the 75th minute with a right footed shot from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal, assisted by Luquinhas.

There were two red cards between the 80th and 83rd minute. John Duran and Rafael Czichos got second yellow cards and were sent off. Klimala scored the match winner in the 90+1 minute as he converted the penalty with a shot to the bottom right corner.

Team statistics: 56% possession, 1.97 expected goals (xG), 14 total shots, four shots on target, three big chances, 214 accurate passes, 69% pass accuracy, 16 fouls committed, two offsides, six corners and three yellow cards.

NY Red Bulls team news: Andre Reyes and Caden Clark are doubtful for the game.

The Portland Timbers are 10th in the Western Conference with 11 points and a -5 goal difference. So far, they have two wins, five draws and three losses. The Timbers lost 0-2 to Colorado Rapids in their last match.

Team statistics: 48% possession, 1.02 expected goals (xG), 11 total shots, three shots on target, two big chances, 302 accurate passes, 79% pass accuracy, six fouls committed, five corners and four yellow cards.

Diego Rubio scored the first goal in the 30th minute from a free-kick with a right footed shot to the bottom left corner. In the 63rd minute of the second half, Rubio got a second yellow and was sent off. Mark-Anthony Kaye made it 0-2 to the Rapids in the 90+5 minute with a shot from outside the box the bottom left pass, assisted by Michael Barrios following a fast break.

Portland Timbers team news: Diego Gutierrez, George Fochive, Felipe Mora and Hunter Sulte are doubtful due to injuries.

NY Red Bulls vs Portland Timbers H2H

The New York Red Bulls have won the previous two matches against the Portland Timbers. They won 2-0 in the last meeting.

NY Red Bulls vs Portland Timbers lineups and key players

NY Red Bulls projected starting lineup:

  • Carlos Miguel
  • Thomas Edwards
  • Sean Nealis
  • Aaron Long
  • John Tolkin
  • Luquinhas
  • Frankie Amaya
  • Christian Casseres Jr
  • Lewis Morgan
  • Patryk Klimala
  • Tom Barlow

Patryk Klimala is the key player to watch out for. He came off the bench to score two goals that won the game for them against Chicago. Klimala has three goals and three assists in nine matches this season. He should be able to get another one in their next game.

Portland Timbers projected starting lineup:

  • Aljaz Ivacic
  • Jose Van Rankin
  • Larrys Mabiala
  • Bill Poni Tuiloma
  • Justin Rasmussen
  • Cristhian Paredes
  • Eryk Williamson
  • Yimmi Chara
  • Dairon Asprilla
  • Marvin Loria
  • Jaroslaw Niezgoda

Yimmi Chara is the key player to watch out for. He has three goals and one assist so far in the league. Chara needs to pick up his scoring boots ahead of this match.

NY Red Bulls vs Portland Timbers predictions and betting tips

The New York Red Bulls are in very good form ahead of this match, with three consecutive wins and a draw in their last four matches. The Portland Timbers have not won any of their last three games, with two draws and a loss in their last match. With this form, the Red Bulls are better than them.

The hosts have won the last two h2h games against The Timbers. Predictions for this match are NY Red Bulls to win, and both teams to score (NO). The Red Bulls have the home advantage, are in better form and have a good h2h record. Both teams haven’t scored in the last five h2h meetings.

Betting prediction: NY Red Bulls to win

Odds: 1.45 (-220 American; 5/11 Fractional)

Betting prediction: Both teams to score (No)

Odds: 1.80 (-125 American; 4/5 Fractional)

NY Red Bulls β€” Portland Timbers
Lost
Both teams to score (No)
1.80
Post your tip!
Win cash in the Takebet free tipster competition every month. Learn more
TOP PREDICTIONS
TOP PREDICTIONS
0 comments
Join community: sign up to comment or log in!

No one has commented yet.
Share your thoughts!