MLS Finals Betting: New York City FC Vs. Portland Timbers

  • New York City FC has +160 odds to beat the Portland Timbers in the MLS Cup.
  • The total goals in the game is set at 2.5 goals while there are +235 odds for a draw.

PORTLAND, Ore. – The MLS Cup Finals are set for Saturday and the New York City FC will be going up against the Portland Timbers.

NYC FC finished fourth in the Eastern Conference with a 14-9-11 record while Portland also finished fourth but with a 17-4-13 record.

Looking at where online sports betting sites are leaning, New York City FC is going into the match as a slight favorite to walk away as the champions.

New York City FC Vs. Portland Timbers

  • Moneyline: NYC FC (+160) vs. Portland Timbers (+170), Draw (+235)
  • Spread: NYC FC 0.0 (-115), Portland Timbers 0.0 (-105)
  • Total: 2.5 Goals

MLS Finals Moneyline

Even though NYC FC’s MLS Cup odds are favored, Portland has taken down some impressive teams in their last six games. They defeated Real Salt Lake two times, Colorado, and Minnesota, all of which were playoff teams.

Colorado was the top-seeded team in the Western Conference.

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Looking at New York City FC, they are 6-0-1 in their last seven games with wins against impressive teams, however, they did have some close encounters. They won in the 88th minute against Philadelphia their last time out and again in penalty kicks against New England.

With that, if Portland does keep things close, they might not get as lucky against a powerhouse team in NYC FC.

MLS Finals Total Points

Looking at the total points, 2.5 points could be seen as generous being that both teams have hit the Over more often than not in their last five games.

Portland has hit the Over in three of their last five games and has hit the Over on their own in those three games having scored three goals.

New York City FC has also hit the Over three times in their last five games and has scored two or more goals in each of those games.