Houston Dynamo FC vs Portland Timbers 4/16/2022 Prediction and Match Preview

Houston will be defending their home field against the visiting Portland Timbers on Saturday after the Dynamo defeated San Jose in their recent face off by a score of 4-3 on April 9.

Houston FC is in 6th place at 3-2-1 (W-D-L) in the Western Conference with 6 games played while gaining 10 goals but allowing 7 for a +3 goal difference on the season.

Houston FC recorded 77.9% passing received rate after completing 225 of the 289 pass targets and posted 70% pass accuracy in their recent win. The Dynamo attempted to dribble the ball 11 times and successfully made the ball touch the net 4 times at a rate of 36.4%.

Houston had 12 total shots and made 7 on target with a shooting accuracy at 58.3%. The Dynamo committed 15 fouls with 6 yellow cards but no red cards issued in the winning effort.

Houston Dynamo FC vs Portland Timbers 4/16/2022 Prediction and Match Preview

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Houston Dynamo FC vs Portland Timbers Predictions 4/16/2022

The Portland Timbers come into this match-up against the Houston Dynamo FC after the team shut down Vancouver at 3-2 last game. Portland took 8th place at 2-3-2 in the Western Conference with 7 games played while scoring 10 goals but gave up 13 for a goal difference of -3 this season.

Forwards Dairon Asprilla, Jaroslaw Niezgoda, and Yimmi Chará managed to score one goal each for the Timbers in the win. Slovenian goalkeeper Aljaz Ivacic protected the net for Portland with only 2 goals allowed in triumph.

The Timbers connected 460 of their 537 pass attempts at a rate of 85.7% and successfully made the ball touch the net three times out of four attempted shots that earned the team a 75.0% clip in the winning effort.

With 10 goals scored and 4 assists in 7 games played, Portland averages 1.43 goals and 0.57 assists per 90 minutes of open field action.

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