Houston Dynamo come against Portland Timbers at the BBVA Compass Stadium in Houston, in the 23rd week of the 2021 MLS season today, September 3, 2021, at 8:00 PM (ET). Here, you will find everything there is to know about this thrilling Major League Soccer match, such as the preview, information, storylines, predictions, odds, and how to watch or live stream the game in the US.
This will be their 22nd MLS meeting. The head-to-head clash is quite tight as Portland Timbers are the slight favorites, having emerged triumphant eight times to this day; Houston Dynamo have celebrated a win on six occasions so far, and the remaining seven matches have ended in a draw.
Their most recent game was played on June 24, 2021, when the Timbers managed to salvage a late 2-2 draw away at the BBVA Compass Stadium in Houston. It promises to be an even more exciting clash as they meet for the third time in the 2021 MLS season.
Houston Dynamo vs Portland Timbers: Match Information
Date: Friday, September 3, 2021
Time: 8:00 PM (ET)
Location: BBVA Compass Stadium, Houston
Houston Dynamo vs Portland Timbers: Times by State in the US
ET: 8:00 PM
CT: 7:00 PM
MT: 6:00 PM
PT: 5:00 PM
Houston Dynamo vs Portland Timbers: Storylines
Houston Dynamo have been on a terrible run in the MLS recently. In their last five fixtures, they have lost four times and drawn once (LDLLL). Meanwhile, Portland Timbers are in slightly better form, as they have lost just twice in their last five matches. In addition to that, they have two triumphs, and two of their last five matches ended in a tie (WLDLW).
The Galaxy currently sit in third place on the Western Conference table with 32 points in 18 regular-season matches so far. On the other hand, the Minneapolis side are placed two positions below them, in fifth place of the Western Conference table with 26 points won in 17 games in the regular MLS season.
These opponents have a 10-year-long history of clashes as their first one dates back to August 15, 2011, and it ended in a 2-1 Houston win on their own turf. Thanks to this exciting clash, we will see if either one of the clubs will grab the three points in Week 23.
How To Watch Or Stream Live Free Houston Dynamo vs Portland Timbers in the U.S.
The 2021 MLS Week 23 game between Houston Dynamo and Portland Timbers, to be played on Friday, at the BBVA Compass Stadium, will be broadcasted on ESPN+ in the United States.
Houston Dynamo vs Portland Timbers: Predictions And Odds
The odds are slightly in favor of Houston Dynamo. FanDuel see them as the lone favorites to win this weekend and they have given them -110 odds. The away side Portland Timbers, meanwhile, have +250 odds to cause an upset in Week 23, while a tie would result in a +260 payout.
* Odds via FanDuel