MLS schedule 2021, odds

Big league Soccer’s 26th season is set to start this weekend, as safeguarding MLS champs Columbus Team start their title defense with an usually deep chasing pack hot on their heels.

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The 2021 routine season formally starts this Friday, April 16, and is set to conclude with Choice Day on Nov. 7. MLS Cup 2021 is presently arranged for Saturday, Dec. 11.

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Dates & times: Complete schedule listed below
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MLS Cup 2021 chances

Los Angeles FC +450
Columbus Team +600
Seattle Sounders +600
Toronto FC +700
New York City City FC +700
Philadelphia Union +1000
Portland Timbers +1200
FC Dallas +1200
Orlando City +1500
Sporting Kansas City +1500
Atlanta United +1500
New England Transformation +2000
New York City Red Bulls +2000
LA Galaxy +2000
Inter Miami +2500
Minnesota United +2500
Nashville SC +3000
Colorado Rapids +3000
Chicago Fire +5000
Montreal Effect +5000
Vancouver Whitecaps +5000
Austin FC +6000
FC Cincinnati +6000
San Jose Earthquakes +6000
Genuine Salt Lake +8000
D.C. United +10000
Houston Eager Beaver +10000

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MLS schedule, Week 1

Friday, April 16

Houston Eager beaver v San Jose Earthquakes — 8 pm ET
Seattle Sounders v Minnesota United — 9:30 pm ET

Saturday, April 17

Montreal Effect v Toronto FC — 2 pm ET
Orlando City v Atlanta United — 3 pm ET
Los Angeles FC v Austin FC — 6 pm ET
D.C. United v New york city City FC — 8 pm ET
FC Dallas v Colorado Rapids — 8 pm ET
New York City Red Bulls v Sporting Kansas City — 8 pm ET
Chicago Fire v New England Transformation — 8:30 pm ET
Nashville SC v FC Cincinnati — 8:30 pm ET

Sunday, April 18

Inter Miami v LA Galaxy — 3 pm ET
Columbus Team v Philadelphia Union — 5:30 pm ET
Vancouver Whitecaps v Portland Timbers — 10 pm ET

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MLS schedule 2021, chances initially appeared on NBCSports.com

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