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We’ve been tracking the 2021 championship odds for all 27 Major League Soccer teams since they became available and have included the info below. The graphs on this page are generated by calculating the average from many of our most trusted sportsbooks.

MLS Cup Top Contenders

  • [9/14/21] With still just two losses on the year, Nashville’s MLS Cup odds have shortened to +900. They were +3300 to start the year and +5800 in May. Over in the West, Colorado has impressed, sitting third in the conference. Their odds are now +950, whereas they were +4700 to start 2021 and +4950 in May
  • [8/9/21] Leading the West, SKC’s MLS Cup odds have shortened from +1800 in June to +950 today on average
  • [6/28/21] Still undefeated this season, Seattle’s odds have shortened to +450. While Toronto, with just a single win, have seen their odds tumble from +950 in May to +3300 now
  • [5/3/21] After three straight losses to open the season Minnesota’s odds haver plummetted from +2750 to +10000. Meanwhile, Atlanta (+2400 to +1600) and Miami (+2500 to +1700) have both seen their odds shorten considerably
  • [4/12/21] Odds have drifted on contenders TFC leading up to the season, from +550 to +900
  • [Opening Odds 3/15/21] MLS Cup champs Columbus, as well as finalists Seattle, are second-favorites in the early odds at +500, behind LAFC at +400

Odds to Win MLS Cup 2021

Team Odds
New England Revolution +450
Seattle Sounders +550
Sporting KC +850
Colorado Rapids +900
LAFC +1000
Nashville SC +1000
NYCFC +1100
Orlando City SC +1400
Philadelphia Union +2000
Minnesota United +2800
Portland Timbers +3000
LA Galaxy +3000
DC United +4000
CF Montreal +5000
Atlanta United +5000
Real Salt Lake +5000
Columbus Crew +6500
Inter Miami +8000
Vancouver Whitecaps +10000
FC Dallas +10000
New York Red Bulls +10000
San Jose Earthquakes +13000
Chicago Fire +20000
FC Cincinnati +20000
Toronto FC +30000
Houston Dynamo +40000
Austin FC +50000

Odds as of Sept 14

In a wild 2020 COVID-affected season, it was the Columbus Crew that emerged as MLS Cup champs, defeating the Seattle Sounders at home at MAPFRE Stadium, 3-0.

MLS Eastern Conference Team Odds

Playoff Contenders

  • [9/14/21] Inter Miami are heating up, with four wins in five and just one loss in ten. They’re two points out of the playoffs and have MLS Cup odds of +8000, shortened from +12500 last month
  • [8/9/21] Current champs Columbus have struggled thus far and now sitting in just 7th, have seen their odds plummet from +900 in June to +1750 now
  • [6/28/21] With six draws and just a single defeat, Nashville are currently sixth, and their odds have shortened from +5800 to +3300
  • [3/15/21] In the East, it’s Columbus (+500), Toronto (+5500 and NYCFC (+900) as the early favorites to win MLS Cup

MLS Western Conference Team Odds

Playoff Contenders

  • [9/14/21] RSL are locked in a dogfight with LAFC for the last playoff spot in the West. Their title odds are now +5000, compared to +6000 last month.
  • [8/9/21] Once a title favorite, LAFC are now just 7th in the West and have seen their odds worsen from +800 to +925
  • [6/28/21] LAFC currently find themselves outside of the playoff picture and have seen their odds dip to +800
  • [3/15/21] LAFC (+400), Seattle (+500) and Portland (+1200) lead the way as early top Western contenders

Past MLS Cup Winners

Year Team
2020 Columbus Crew
2019 Seattle Sounders
2018 Atlanta United FC
2017 Toronto FC
2016 Seattle Sounders FC
2015 Portland Timbers
2014 Los Angeles Galaxy
2013 Sporting Kansas City
2012 Los Angeles Galaxy
2011 Los Angeles Galaxy
2010 Colorado Rapids
2009 Real Salt Lake
2008 Columbus Crew

The 2021 season will welcome the league’s 27th franchise in Austin FC. Austin will kick off their inaugural campaign on April 17 against early MLS Cup favorites LAFC.

Teams with the Most MLS Cup Victories

The Galaxy have won five MLS Cup Finals and have been runners-up on four more occasions. Their last title came in 2014 against the New England Revolution. With their win last year, the Crew are now one of five teams with two titles to their name. Seattle, another team with two titles, have reached the MLS Cup Final in four of the past five years.


Archived MLS Cup Odds: 20202019, 2018


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