MLS Cup Predictions

The 2022 MLS season was thrilling from start to finish. It had it all. Major upsets, several games with huge scorelines and a new champion. Los Angeles FC triumphed in the MLS Cup for the first time in their history after beating Philadelphia Union 3-0 on penalties. This season should be the biggest and best MLS yet with St. Louis City SC, joining the league, and several teams capable of winning MLS’ most coveted prize.

MLS Betting Lines

Finding the best MLS futures betting lines is simple. All you have to do is pick one of the most reputable sportsbooks around, all of which are featured below. Futures lines will most definitely move during the season, so make sure you have a look every so often to make sure you’re not missing the best value.

MLS Betting Tips


Los Angeles FC: +450 to win the 2023 MLS Cup


Los Angeles FC reached the final of the 2022 MLS Cup and beat Philadelphia Union after penalties. They will do everything in their power to defend their championship title in the 2023 competition.

The Black and Gold had a sensational season last year, clinching both the Supporters' Shield and MLS Cup titles and blazing their way into the history books as the first team to pull off the double since Toronto FC in 2017. In 2023, they will have to prove they got the necessary depth and proven MLS quality to pull off another Shield run or go all the way in the playoffs. Only time will tell if they're ready to defend their titles and secure another unforgettable season.

Prediction: Los Angeles FC to win the 2023 MLS Cup

Philadelphia Union: +550 to win the 2023 MLS Cup


After finishing the 2022 campaign with 67 points and qualifying for the 2023 CONCACAF Champions League, Philadelphia Union is the second favorite to triumph in 2023. Philadelphia has never won the MLS Cup but they came extremely close last year, as well as in 2010 when they finished as runners-up to Colorado Rapids.

Philadelphia was outstanding in 2022, losing only five times throughout the season. If head coach Jim Curtin can address his team’s form on the road, the long wait for an MLS Cup trophy could be over.

Prediction: Possible finalists, should be guaranteed a playoff berth

MLS Odds


LA Galaxy: +1600 to win the 2023 MLS Cup


LA Galaxy are always among the favorites when MLS Cup betting lines are being finalized thanks to having won the trophy five times in their history. 2023 saw Galaxy finish fourth in the Western Conference and eighth overall, but were ousted after a disappointing showing in the conference semi-final against LAFC.

Galaxy lost the services of Julian Araujo, Kevin Cabral, and Samuel Grandsir last season so how the California-based franchise deals without these three excellent players will shape their season. Galaxy will miss Araujo, Cabral and Grandsir badly, but it takes a brave bettor to write off the chances of a team as successful as LA Galaxy.

FC Dallas: +1800 to win the 2023 MLS Cup

Red Bulls

Last year, Dallas FC delivered yet another outstanding regular season performance that saw them progress to the Conference semifinals. Though they ultimately fell short against Austin FC in the playoffs, there's no denying that their expansive style of play has been instrumental in their remarkable success during the regular season.

With their sights set on the elusive MLS Cup, which they have yet to claim in their history, the team and their fans are eagerly awaiting the day they can hoist the coveted trophy.

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