LAFC, Columbus Crew, Toronto FC among favorites to lift MLS Cup

LAFC is opening the 2021 season favored to win the club's first MLS Cup title.

LAFC has been installed as the 5-1 favorite by, slightly ahead of the defending champion Columbus Crew SC. LAFC is entering their fourth MLS season, winning the Supporters' Shield in 2019 only to lose in the semifinals. They finished 9-8-5 in the shortened 2020 season.

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The Crew are coming off their first MLS Cup title after defeating the Seattle Sounders in last year's final. The Sounders, who lost Jordan Morris to a torn ACL while the forward was on loan to Swansea City, are 10-1 behind Toronto FC at 9-1.

Orlando City is also being offered at 10-1 by the sportsbook, while the Houston Dynamo and San Jose Earthquakes are tied for the longest odds at 100-1.

2021 MLS Cup Odds (

Los Angeles FC 5/1

Columbus Crew 6/1

Toronto FC 9/1

Seattle Sounders FC 10/1

Orlando City SC 10/1

New York City FC 12/1

Philadelphia Union 12/1

Portland Timbers 16/1

Atlanta United FC 20/1

Inter Miami CF 20/1

New England Revolution 25/1

Minnesota United FC 25/1

New York Red Bulls 25/1

FC Dallas 25/1

LA Galaxy 25/1

Sporting Kansas City 33/1

Chicago Fire 33/1

Nashville SC 50/1

Colorado Rapids 50/1

FC Cincinnati 50/1

CF Montreal 66/1

Real Salt Lake 66/1

Vancouver Whitecaps 66/1

Austin FC 66/1

DC United 66/1

Houston Dynamo 100/1

San Jose Earthquakes 100/1