Portland Timbers set to face Real Salt Lake, Western Conference action for the 2021 MLS. This matchweek 17 game will take place at Providence Park today on August 7, 2021 at 10:30 PM (ET). The home team want to defend the positive record at home, but the visitors are desperate for a victory on the road. Here is all the related information about this Major League Soccer game including the preview, storylines, predictions, odds and how to watch in the US.

A defining phrase for the Portland Timbers this season: "solid playing at home!".  They havefive wins, two draws and only one loss at home. The record is phenomenal for the Portland team knowing that winning at home helps them climb the 2021 MLS table.

On the other hand, the Real Salt Lake playing on the road are a disaster. Only 2 wins for them in seven games on the road. The last game they won on the road was against Vancouver 4-0. But a couple of days ago the team lost to the LA Galaxy 1-0.

Portland Timbers vs Real Salt Lake: Match Information

Date: Saturday, August 07, 2021.
Time: 10:30 PM (ET)
Location: Providence Park, Portland, Oregon.

Portland Timbers vs Real Salt Lake: Times by State in the US

ET: 10:30 PM
CT: 9:30 PM
MT: 8:30 PM
PT: 7:30 PM

Portland Timbers vs Real Salt Lake: Storylines

Portland Timbers are good at home but it hasn't been enough. They have a negative record in the 2021 MLS with 6-2-8 overall with 20 points in eighth place in the table. At least the most points were earned at home (16 points).

The Real Salt Lake opened the 2021 MLS season with two wins, one loss and three draws. Everything seemed like they were on the right track. But it has not been like that until now. After this game, they return home to play two games against Austin FC and Houston Dynamo.

Winning this game would be perfect for any of them. Three points at this stage of the season are very valuable. But the last time the Portland Timbers played against the Real Salt Lake at home the game ended in a tight 4-4 draw.

How To Watch Or Stream Live Free Portland Timbers vs Real Salt Lake in the U.S.

This 2021 MLS game in the Western Conference will be available for TV and smartphones and will be broadcast in the United States by: ESPN+, KMYU Utah, Root Sports Northwest, SiriusXM FC. Don't forget to download the app to watch the game on your smartphone.

Portland Timbers vs Real Salt Lake: Predictions And Odds

The Portland Timbers could be considered favorites for playing at home and having a positive record in the current season, they are offered at +100 odds. But the Real Salt Lake despite having a negative record on the road in the 2021 MLS, they have an 11-9 overall record against the Portland team. The draw is offered at +240 odds.

Portland Timbers +100
Draw +240
Real Salt Lake +230

* Odds via FanDuel