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Major League Soccer
May 26, 2024 at 3.30am UK
Providence Park
Sporting Kansas

Portland
2 - 1
Kansas

Mora (53'), Evander (83')
FT(HT: 0-0)
Rodriguez (64')
Rodriguez (41')

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: Minnesota Utd 2-1 Portland
Sunday, May 19 at 1.30am in Major League Soccer
Last Game: Austin 3-2 Kansas
Sunday, May 19 at 1.30am in Major League Soccer

We said: Portland Timbers 2-2 Sporting Kansas City

Neither side have been particularly strong defensively this season, with Portland averaging over two goals conceded per game, while Kansas average just under two goals. On the other hand, both teams rank among the highest scorers of the Western Conference, so fans could be in for an entertaining matchup. 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 43.9%. A win for Sporting Kansas City had a probability of 32.61% and a draw had a probability of 23.5%.

The most likely scoreline for a Portland Timbers win was 2-1 with a probability of 9.01%. The next most likely scorelines for that outcome were 1-0 (7.38%) and 2-0 (6.27%). The likeliest Sporting Kansas City win was 1-2 (7.62%), while for a drawn scoreline it was 1-1 (10.6%). The actual scoreline of 2-1 was predicted with a 9% likelihood. Our data analysis correctly predicted a 2-1 win for Portland Timbers in this match.

Result
Portland TimbersDrawSporting Kansas City
43.9% (-0.0080000000000027 -0.01) 23.48%32.61% (0.0030000000000001 0)
Both teams to score 62.3% (-0.0039999999999978 -0)
Goals
Over 2.5Under 2.5
60.66% (-0.0079999999999956 -0.01)39.33% (0.0039999999999978 0)
Over 3.5Under 3.5
38.32% (-0.0080000000000027 -0.01)61.67% (0.0040000000000049 0)
Portland Timbers Goals
Over 0.5Under 0.5
81.72% (-0.007000000000005 -0.01)18.28% (0.004999999999999 0)
Over 1.5Under 1.5
50.66% (-0.009999999999998 -0.01)49.34% (0.0069999999999979 0.01)
Sporting Kansas City Goals
Over 0.5Under 0.5
76.23% (-0.0010000000000048 -0)23.76% (-0.0019999999999989 -0)
Over 1.5Under 1.5
42.08%57.91% (-0.0040000000000049 -0)
Score Analysis
    Portland Timbers 43.9%
    Sporting Kansas City 32.61%
    Draw 23.47%
Portland TimbersDrawSporting Kansas City
2-1 @ 9.01% (-0.0010000000000012 -0)
1-0 @ 7.38% (0.00099999999999945 0)
2-0 @ 6.27% (-0.0010000000000003 -0)
3-1 @ 5.11% (-0.00099999999999945 -0)
3-2 @ 3.67% (-0.00099999999999989 -0)
3-0 @ 3.55% (-0.0010000000000003 -0)
4-1 @ 2.17% (-0.00099999999999989 -0)
4-2 @ 1.56%
4-0 @ 1.51% (-0.00099999999999989 -0)
Other @ 3.67%
Total : 43.9%
1-1 @ 10.6%
2-2 @ 6.48% (-0.0010000000000003 -0)
0-0 @ 4.34% (0.0010000000000003 0)
3-3 @ 1.76% (-0.0010000000000001 -0)
Other @ 0.3%
Total : 23.47%
1-2 @ 7.62% (0.0010000000000003 0)
0-1 @ 6.24% (0.00099999999999945 0)
0-2 @ 4.48% (0.0010000000000003 0)
1-3 @ 3.65%
2-3 @ 3.1%
0-3 @ 2.15% (0.0010000000000003 0)
1-4 @ 1.31%
2-4 @ 1.11%
Other @ 2.94%
Total : 32.61%

How you voted: Portland vs Kansas

Portland Timbers
66.7%
Draw
20.0%
Sporting Kansas City
13.3%
15
Head to Head
Apr 7, 2024 6.45pm
Kansas
3-3
Portland
Agade (13', 45+3'), Rosero (38')
Rosero (25'), Rodriguez (48'), Davis (90+8')
Evander (64' pen.), Mora (66'), Miller (81')
Miller (34'), Miller (82')
May 28, 2023 8pm
Kansas
4-1
Portland
Thommy (33'), Salloi (66'), Mabiala (68' og.), Hernandez (90+3')
Fontas (47'), Radoja (72'), Shelton (85')
Boli (8')
Loria (89')
Aug 22, 2022 12.55am
Kansas
4-1
Portland
Agade (31', 75'), Fontas (40'), Thommy (42')
Sweat (78')
Blanco (90+1')
McGraw (57'), Chara (86')
May 15, 2022 3am
rhs 2.0
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Eastern Conference

TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Inter MiamiInter Miami18105342271535
2FC CincinnatiCincinnati1610332316733
3New York City FCNY City169252417729
4New York Red BullsNY Red Bulls178542923629
5Charlotte FCCharlotte FC177461818025
6Columbus Crew146622113824
7Toronto177372626024
8Philadelphia UnionPhiladelphia164842723420
9Nashville SCNashville164752022-219
10DC United174762531-619
11Orlando City164571624-817
12CF MontrealMontreal164572335-1217
13Atlanta UnitedAtlanta164482221116
14Chicago Fire173681729-1215
15New England RevolutionNew England1541101227-1513

Western Conference

TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Real Salt LakeSalt Lake1796236191733
2Los Angeles FCLos Angeles169342819930
3Minnesota UnitedMinnesota Utd168532821729
4Los Angeles GalaxyLA Galaxy177733125628
5Vancouver WhitecapsVancouver167452419525
6Austin FCAustin176562125-423
7Houston DynamoHouston166461818022
8Colorado RapidsColorado176472931-222
9Portland TimbersPortland185673232021
10Seattle SoundersSeattle174672021-118
11St Louis City163942325-218
12Sporting Kansas CityKansas173592632-614
13Dallas163581825-714
14San Jose EarthquakesEarthquakes1632112439-1511


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