2020 MLS Cup Preview & Prediction: Portland Timbers Pose Playoff Value Behind Obvious Favorites

It took the long way around, but the 2020 Major League Soccer season is approaching its end date, with the bracket decided for this year’s playoffs, which get underway on Friday, November 20. MLS Cup titleholders the Seattle Sounders (+450) are well fancied to retain their crown after finishing second in the Western Conference, hoping to become the first back-to-back winners since the LA Galaxy in 2011-12: The 2020 @MLS Cup playoffs are set 🎉 RT if your team made the cut!

Portland vs. Orlando City Prediction: Orlando City Edge Portland Timbers as Favorites to Win ‘MLS Is Back’ Final 

Home comforts have helped make Orlando City slim favorites to win the ‘MLS Is Back’ tournament when they face the Portland Timbers in Tuesday’s final. Two shock contenders have made their way all the way to the decider at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex near Orlando, Florida, less than 30 minutes from City’s usual home at Exploria Stadium.

Los Angeles FC Predicted to Win ‘MLS Is Back’ Tournament as U.S. Soccer Season Begins

North America will reintroduce another sport back into its regular programming when the Major League Soccer season resumes with its ‘MLS Is Back’ tournament beginning July 8. A total of 26 teams will head to Orlando, Florida, for the restart of the 2020 MLS campaign, with last season’s Western Conference finalists, Los Angeles FC, tipped to take an early victory upon returning.