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Major League Soccer
Apr 21, 2024 at 12.30am UK
MAPFRE Stadium
Portland Timbers

Columbus Crew
2 - 2
Portland

Camilo Hernandez (51'), Moreira (74')
Zawadzki (80')
FT(HT: 0-1)
Mora (10'), Moreno (57')
Neville (0'), Rodriguez (59')

The Match

Preview

Sports Mole previews Saturday's Major League Soccer clash between Columbus Crew and Portland Timbers, including predictions, team news and possible lineups.

Form, Standings, Stats

Last Game: Salt Lake 0-0 Columbus Crew
Sunday, April 14 at 2.30am in Major League Soccer
Last Game: Portland 2-2 Los Angeles
Saturday, April 13 at 9.45pm in Major League Soccer

We said: Columbus Crew 2-1 Portland Timbers

The last five meetings between Columbus Crew and Portland Timbers have produced a combined 21 goals and we anticipate another action-packed contest this weekend. The Crew head into the weekend as the more in-form side and we fancy them to end their winless run in this fixture. 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 Columbus Crew win with a probability of 62.97%. A draw had a probability of 20.3% and a win for Portland Timbers had a probability of 16.75%.

The most likely scoreline for a Columbus Crew win was 2-0 with a probability of 10.16%. The next most likely scorelines for that outcome were 2-1 (9.94%) and 1-0 (9.73%). The likeliest drawn scoreline was 1-1 (9.51%), while for a Portland Timbers win it was 1-2 (4.65%). The actual scoreline of 2-2 was predicted with a 4.9% likelihood.

Result
Columbus CrewDrawPortland Timbers
62.97% (0.546 0.55) 20.27% (0.068999999999999 0.07) 16.75% (-0.611 -0.61)
Both teams to score 54.65% (-1.58 -1.58)
Goals
Over 2.5Under 2.5
59.17% (-1.442 -1.44)40.83% (1.446 1.45)
Over 3.5Under 3.5
36.78% (-1.492 -1.49)63.22% (1.496 1.5)
Columbus Crew Goals
Over 0.5Under 0.5
87.63% (-0.285 -0.28)12.37% (0.289 0.29)
Over 1.5Under 1.5
61.77% (-0.605 -0.6)38.22% (0.607 0.61)
Portland Timbers Goals
Over 0.5Under 0.5
62.36% (-1.592 -1.59)37.64% (1.596 1.6)
Over 1.5Under 1.5
25.59% (-1.588 -1.59)74.41% (1.592 1.59)
Score Analysis
    Columbus Crew 62.97%
    Portland Timbers 16.75%
    Draw 20.27%
Columbus CrewDrawPortland Timbers
2-0 @ 10.16% (0.435 0.44)
2-1 @ 9.94% (0.0099999999999998 0.01)
1-0 @ 9.73% (0.527 0.53)
3-0 @ 7.08% (0.232 0.23)
3-1 @ 6.92% (-0.071 -0.07)
4-0 @ 3.7% (0.08 0.08)
4-1 @ 3.62% (-0.078 -0.08)
3-2 @ 3.38% (-0.185 -0.19)
4-2 @ 1.77% (-0.118 -0.12)
5-0 @ 1.55% (0.017 0.02)
5-1 @ 1.51% (-0.05 -0.05)
Other @ 3.62%
Total : 62.97%
1-1 @ 9.51% (0.116 0.12)
2-2 @ 4.85% (-0.21 -0.21)
0-0 @ 4.66% (0.301 0.3)
3-3 @ 1.1% (-0.112 -0.11)
Other @ 0.15%
Total : 20.27%
1-2 @ 4.65% (-0.146 -0.15)
0-1 @ 4.55% (0.106 0.11)
0-2 @ 2.22% (-0.045 -0.04)
2-3 @ 1.58% (-0.142 -0.14)
1-3 @ 1.51% (-0.117 -0.12)
Other @ 2.24%
Total : 16.75%

How you voted: Columbus Crew vs Portland

Columbus Crew
71.4%
Draw
14.3%
Portland Timbers
14.3%
7
Head to Head
Jul 16, 2023 3.30am
Portland
3-2
Columbus Crew
Asprilla (28', 30'), Blanco (80')
Loria (48'), Chara (54'), Blanco (81')
Zelarayan (45+3', 65')
Russell-Rowe (72')
Sep 18, 2022 6pm
Jul 2, 2020 3.30am
Apr 21, 2019 12.30am
Gameweek 9
Columbus Crew
1-3
Portland
Santos (69')
Mabiala (31'), Ebobisse (35'), Moreira (91')
Valentin (25'), Conechny (78'), Blanco (89')
Sep 20, 2018 3.30am
Gameweek 34
Portland
3-2
Columbus Crew
Guzman (18'), Polo (37'), Abubakar (48' og.)
Polo (10'), Guzman (34')
Hansen (7', 93')
Sauro (45'), Trapp (49'), Maloney (85')
rhs 2.0
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Eastern Conference

TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Inter MiamiInter Miami1594236201631
2FC CincinnatiCincinnati149321911830
3New York Red BullsNY Red Bulls146532521423
4New York City FCNY City147251816223
5Toronto147162120122
6Columbus Crew135621913621
7Charlotte FCCharlotte FC146351413121
8Philadelphia UnionPhiladelphia134542521417
9DC United144552024-417
10Orlando City134451520-516
11Nashville SCNashville133641720-315
12Atlanta UnitedAtlanta133461716113
13CF MontrealMontreal133371731-1412
14Chicago Fire142481326-1310
15New England RevolutionNew England12219925-167

Western Conference

TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Real Salt LakeSalt Lake1484227141328
2Minnesota UnitedMinnesota Utd127322114724
3Los Angeles GalaxyLA Galaxy145722521422
4Austin FCAustin146441917222
5Los Angeles FCLos Angeles136342419521
6Colorado RapidsColorado146352423121
7Vancouver WhitecapsVancouver135441915419
8Houston DynamoHouston135351213-118
9St Louis City133731920-116
10Seattle SoundersSeattle143561617-114
11Portland TimbersPortland143472629-313
12Dallas123361317-412
13Sporting Kansas CityKansas132562124-311
14San Jose EarthquakesEarthquakes1431102233-1110


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