Those of you looking to bet on the outcomes of high quality soccer matches need look no further than betting on the Western Conference of the MLS. Major League Soccer is consistently growing in popularity, thanks in large part to the influx of some of world soccer’s most popular stars. The increase in talent showcases an open, entertaining league replete with an abundance of goals and scoring chances. The Western Conference is made more exciting by the amount of traveling each team has to do on a weekly basis.
Best MLS Western Conference Betting Lines
Regardless of your preferred betting market, you’ll want to dig into the analytics behind individual matchups, making sure to thoroughly do your homework before investing.
What Are The MLS Western Conference standings
Each team plays 34 games during the regular season with the top six teams earning a berth into the playoffs. Check frequently the standings to stay apprised of all ongoings.
MLS Western Conference Betting Tips
The Western Conference is chockfull of title contenders. In fact, the Western Conference has dominated MLS proceedings in recent years. In total, the Western Conference teams have won 17 MLS Cups and 17 Supporters' Shields in the 27 seasons of MLS.
It truly is the dominant conference. Last year, Los Angeles FC last year scored 66 goals, the most in the Western Conference in 2022, followed by Austin FC which scored 65.
The Western Conference, as you’d expect, is still lower scoring than their eastern counterparts, but the discrepancy isn’t nearly as large. And although a cliche, championship teams are based on a solid defense. The Eastern Conference should take note.
Los Angeles FC, Los Angeles Galaxy, and Seattle Sounders are all favorites to challenge for the MLS Cup in 2023.
As a general rule of thumb, look to bet on the under market when Western Conference teams face each other. Just make sure to dig into the deeper analytics to reinforce your decision.