Vancouver Whitecaps host Portland Timbers after shutout victory

Portland Timbers (1-2-3, 11th in the Western Conference) vs. Vancouver Whitecaps FC (1-3-1, 13th in the Western Conference)

Vancouver, British Columbia; Saturday, 10 p.m. EDT

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Vancouver +146, Portland +180, Draw +244; over/under is 2.5 goals

BOTTOM LINE: One game after shutting out Sporting Kansas City 1-0, the Vancouver Whitecaps take on the Portland Timbers.

The Whitecaps went 12-9-13 overall in the 2021 season while maintaining a 10-4-3 record at home. The Whitecaps scored 45 goals a season ago while allowing their opponents to score 45.

The Timbers went 17-13-4 overall a season ago while posting a 7-9-2 record on the road. The Timbers scored 56 goals a season ago, averaging 1.6 per game.

The teams meet on Saturday for the first time this season.

TOP PERFORMERS: Ryan Raposo has a goal for the Whitecaps. Lucas Cavallini has a goal.

Yimmi Chara has two goals and an assist for the Timbers. Bill Tuiloma has two goals.

SEASON SO FAR: Whitecaps: Averaged 0.6 goals, 1.4 shots on goal and 4.8 corner kicks in five games while allowing 1.8 goals per game.

Timbers: Averaging 1.2 goals, 3.3 shots on goal and 4.0 corner kicks in six games while allowing 1.8 goals per game.

NOT SUPPOSED TO PLAY: Whitecaps: Caio Alexandre (injured), Leonard Owusu (injured), Brian White (injured), Erik Godoy (injured), Ryan Gauld (injured).

Timbers: Diego Gutierrez (injured), Tega Ikoba (injured), Zac Mcgraw (injured), Felipe Mora (injured), Jose Van Rankin (injured).

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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