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We’ve been tracking the 2022 championship odds for all 28 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

  • [Sep 21] Six teams have now been eliminated from MLS Cup contention: Chicago, DC United, Houston, Sporting Kansas City, San Jose, and Toronto,
  • [Sep 7] With just over a month left in the regular season, only LAFC (+190) and Philadelphia Union (+370) are getting average MLS Cup odds better than +1000.
  • [Aug 9] Averaging at -1600, CF Montreal are getting their lowest MLS Cup odds of the season, after going as high as +8300 in late March.
  • [Jul 26] The biggest odds movement over the past two weeks for major contenders belongs to the LA Galaxy, whose average MLS Cup odds have dropped from +1500 to +2500.
  • [Jul 12] With the season now half complete, the biggest mover to the good thus far is Austin FC, whose average MLS Cup odds have gone from +8300 in February to the current +1075. Going in the opposite direction is Sporting Kansas City, who opened at +1100, but have since plummeted to +15900.
  • [Jun 29] LAFC’s MLS Cup odds have shortened to +300 following the announced transfer of Welsh international Gareth Bale, not to mention the 7 out of 9 points earned from their last three matches.
  • [Jun 14] The MLS Cup odds continue to grow longer for last year’s Western Conference champions, as the Colorado Rapids are now averaging at +2050 to win their second title.
  • [May 30] Heading into the international break after Week 14, NYCFC’s odds have shortened significantly since earlier this month from +950 to +450. New England’s odds are falling from +1500 to +2500.
  • [May 11] Over the last month LAFC have clearly risen to the top of the pack and their odds have shortened from +600 to +350.
  • [Mar 30] A strong start for Columbus has seen their average odds shorten from +3100 to +2100.
  • [Feb 1] The 2021 Supporters’ Shield winning New England Revolution have opened as co-favorites with the Seattle Sounders at +600 odds, closely followed by LAFC at +900.

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Odds to Win MLS Cup 2022

Team Odds
Philadelphia Union +200
Los Angeles FC +225
CF Montreal +800
Austin FC +1400
FC Dallas +1600
NYCFC +1600
New York Red Bulls +1800
Nashville SC +1800
FC Cincinnati +2500
LA Galaxy +2800
Inter Miami CF +3500
Orlando City SC +3500
Minnesota United +3500
Portland Timbers +3500
Columbus Crew +4000
Seattle Sounders +10000
Real Salt Lake +12500
Atlanta United +15000
Vancouver Whitecaps +20000
Charlotte FC +25000
New England Revolution +25000
Colorado Rapids +50000

Odds as of Sept 21 at Caesars Sportsbook

LAFC and Philadelphia are leading the way in the MLS Cup odds as the regular season plays out its’ final month.

MLS Eastern Conference Champion Odds

  • [May 11] New England finds themselves currently out of the playoff picture in the East and their odds to win the conference have dropped to +800 from +400
  • [Mar 30] Inter Miami, in rebuild mode, have gotten off to an awful start and their odds have plummeted from +2300 to +15000. Meanwhile, Philly is now favored to win the Conference, shortening from +650 to +300

MLS Western Conference Champion Odds

  • [May 11] Odds are plummeting on the likes of SKC, Seattle and Colorado to win the West, while Austin’s strong start has seen their odds shorten to +600 from +2000
  • [Mar 30] The LA Galaxy have had a mediocre start to their campaign, yet still their West odds have shortened from +1800 to +750

Past MLS Cup Winners

Year Team
2021 New York City FC
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

New York City FC defeated the Portland Timbers in penalties in MLS Cup 2021 to win their club’s first title.

The 2022 season welcomes the league’s 28th team, Charlotte FC who will play in the Eastern Conference. To balance out the conferences, Nashville SC will now move to the West.

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: 2021, 20202019, 2018


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