Portland Timbers vs. Orlando City Match PreviewPortland Timbers faces Orlando City in the MLS is Back Tournament Final on Tuesday. The game will be played behind closed doors at the ESPN Wide World of Sports complex near Orlando, Florida because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Portland Timbers advanced to the Final after beating the Philadelphia Union 2-1 on Wednesday with goals from Jeremy Ebobisse (13') and Sebastián Blanco (70'). Orlando City, on the other hand, beat Minnesota United 3-1 on Thursday to reach the last game of this tournament.
Nani scored two of the goals and he now has three goals and three assists in six MLS is Back Tournament games. Let's take a closer look at where the value is in this matchup.
Betting Odds By Payperhead247.com
Team to Win (Regular Time)
Portland Timbers: +160
Orlando City: +152
Portland Timbers: PK (-116)
Orlando City: PK (-109)
Over 3 (-104)
Under 3 (-122)
Key Points to Consider
Portland Timbers, coming off a 2-1 victory against Philadelphia Union, have four wins, two draws and zero losses in six games in the MLS is Back Tournament.
Orlando City, coming off a 3-1 win against Minnesota United, have four wins, two draws and zero losses in six games in the MLS is Back Tournament.
Momentum: Orlando City has been on an upward trend -- with four wins in their last six games overall.
Head-to-Head: These two teams last met in MLS action on July 18, 2019 and the game ended on a 1-1 draw.
Nani can be a difference-maker. I haven't seen him play so well in a while, I will take a shot on Orlando City, Nani can inspire them and no one expected them to go this far in this tournament, they have nothing to lose and it shows.
Pick: Orlando City: +152
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