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Portland Timbers vs. Colorado Rapids 11/25/2021 Major League Soccer Soccer Picks, Prediction, and Preview

Portland Timbers challenges Colorado Rapids on 11/25/2021 at 04:30 PM.

Portland Timbers visits Colorado Rapids in a Major League Soccer match. Portland Timbers with a record of 17-4-13 this season comes into this game with a 6-2-9 record on the road. Colorado Rapids is 17-10-7 this season and is 9-7-1 at home.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five matches for Portland Timbers and it is an opportunity to get rolling. An opportunity presents itself in this road match. In their last match, Colorado Rapids won and now turns their attention to Portland Timbers at home in friendly territory.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five games for Colorado Rapids and it is an opportunity to get rolling. Colorado Rapids came away with a well-earned victory in their previous match and now set their sights on Portland Timbers at their home pitch.

The Portland Timbers Roster

The Players to Watch for the Portland Timbers

Dario Župarić DF



As a scorer, Dario Župarić had 30 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Dario Župarić has 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Dario Župarić has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Dario Župarić has 0 Red Cards this season.

Yimmi Chará FW,MF



As a scorer, Yimmi Chará had 25 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Portland Timbers teammates, Yimmi Chará had 6 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Yimmi Chará has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Yimmi Chará has 0 Red Cards this season.

Diego Chará MF



Diego Chará has 27 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Diego Chará has 2 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Diego Chará has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Diego Chará has 0 Red Cards this season.

José Van Rankin DF



José Van Rankin has 27 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Portland Timbers teammates, José Van Rankin had 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

José Van Rankin has 0 Yellow Cards this season. José Van Rankin has 0 Red Cards this season.

Dairon Asprilla FW,MF



As a scorer, Dairon Asprilla had 23 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Dairon Asprilla has 10 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Dairon Asprilla has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Dairon Asprilla has 1 Red Cards this season.

The Colorado Rapids Roster

The Players to Watch for the Colorado Rapids

Auston Trusty DF



As a scorer, Auston Trusty had 33 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Auston Trusty has 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Auston Trusty has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Auston Trusty has 0 Red Cards this season.

Jack Price MF



Jack Price has 28 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Colorado Rapids teammates, Jack Price had 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Jack Price has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Jack Price has 0 Red Cards this season.

Keegan Rosenberry DF



Keegan Rosenberry has 29 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Keegan Rosenberry has 2 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Keegan Rosenberry has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Keegan Rosenberry has 0 Red Cards this season.

Danny Wilson DF



As a scorer, Danny Wilson had 27 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Colorado Rapids teammates, Danny Wilson had 2 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Danny Wilson has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Danny Wilson has 0 Red Cards this season.

Michael Barrios FW,MF



As a scorer, Michael Barrios had 23 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Michael Barrios has 8 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Michael Barrios has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Michael Barrios has 0 Red Cards this season.

Portland Timbers Team Stats

The Portland Timbers Offensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Portland Timbers was able to score 1.50 goals. This is an extremely potent offense that is tough to shut down. Portland Timbers scored those goals off assists 75.0% of the time, which in per 90 minutes terms came out to 1.12 assists. This offense finds ways to score by sharing the ball and that is quite nice to watch.

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Portland Timbers was able to score on 0.36 of their shots on target. This offense creates high quality shots.

Since we are discussing shots on goal, Portland Timbers attempts 4.21 shots on target per 90 minutes of regulation. This offense falls in the middle when it comes to the number of shots on goal they take per game. Continuing on the subject of shots on target, Portland Timbers is able to get 32.5% of their shots to be on goal(target). Inconsistency in ensuring that their shot attempts become a true scoring threat has creeped in this season.







Portland Timbers Defensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Portland Timbers was able to hold opponents to 1.32 goals. Portland Timbers plays below-average defense and puts a lot of pressure on their offense to score to make up for it. Portland Timbers goalkeepers fended off 4.85 shots per 90 minutes. This defense plays with fire far too often due to their inability to prevent shots on goal.

When it comes to the saves percentage, 72.7% of shots on target were saved by Portland Timbers goalkeepers. This defense and goalkeeper effort can be better when it comes to their ability to prevent shots on target from becoming goals. Portland Timbers goalkeepers were able to get a clean sheet 26.5% of the time. This defense and goalkeeping crew is capable of having a clean sheet, the consistency is just not there.







Portland Timbers Utility Stats

Per 90 minutes of action, Portland Timbers had 11.0 crosses of the ball on the pitch. This puts Portland Timbers in the top 89 percentile in the league in crosses per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Portland Timbers had 17.56 interceptions. This puts Portland Timbers in the top 6 percentile in the league in interceptions per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Portland Timbers commits 12.18 fouls. Portland Timbers is in the top 28 percentile in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Portland Timbers drew 11.24 fouls per 90 minutes of action. Portland Timbers is in the top 77 percentile in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Portland Timbers committed an offside 1.15 times. This puts Portland Timbers in the top 17 percentile in the league in offside turnovers.







Colorado Rapids Team Stats

The Colorado Rapids Offensive Stats and Metrics

Colorado Rapids scored 1.41 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. This is an extremely potent offense that is tough to shut down. Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Colorado Rapids was able to score 1.12 goals off assists. This offense finds ways to score by sharing the ball and that is quite nice to watch.

Colorado Rapids converted on 0.33 of attempted shots on goal. This offense creates high quality shots.

Colorado Rapids attempted 4.32 shots on goal (penalty kicks excluded) per 90 minutes of regulation and stoppage action. This offense is a persistent threat to score with shots on goal. If you think we have not discussed their ability to get shots on goal enough, you are wrong. Colorado Rapids attempts more shots than their shots on target, often they are altered by defenders and from all their shots 32.0% of their shots ended up requiring a goalkeeper challenge. Inconsistency in ensuring that their shot attempts become a true scoring threat has creeped in this season.

Colorado Rapids Defensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Colorado Rapids was able to hold opponents to 1.0 goals. There is nothing remarkable about their defensive effort. This is a generally average defense. Colorado Rapids goalkeepers fended off 4.24 shots per 90 minutes. Fans are holding their breath when the ball crosses over into their defensive territory.

When it comes to the saves percentage, 76.4% of shots on target were saved by Colorado Rapids goalkeepers. The defense and goalkeeper effort as a collective does an excellent job together forcing weaker shots on target and preventing shots from becoming goals. Colorado Rapids goalkeepers were able to get a clean sheet 38.2% of the time. Their ability to shut opponents out is extremely strong.

Colorado Rapids Utility Stats

Colorado Rapids tried 12.41 crosses per 90 minutes of action. Colorado Rapids is in the top 78 percentile in crosses per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Colorado Rapids had 14.15 interceptions. This puts Colorado Rapids in the top 27 percentile in the league in interceptions per 90 minutes. Colorado Rapids has committed 11.82 fouls per 90 minutes of action. This puts Colorado Rapids in the top 24 percentile in the league in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Colorado Rapids drew 9.12 fouls. This puts Colorado Rapids in the top 96 percentile in the league in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Colorado Rapids committed an offside 1.76 times. This puts Colorado Rapids in the top 62 percentile in the league in offside turnovers.

Portland Timbers vs. Colorado Rapids Prediction, Picks, and Odds


Prediction: Portland Timbers 3 Colorado Rapids 4

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