Major League Soccer (MLS) Eastern Conference is fiercely contested and hugely entertaining. It also offers many opportunities for savvy sports bettors. Thanks to the way the MLS is structured, you can place wagers on individual matches during the regular season and the playoffs beyond that. D.C United have won six regular season titles, the last in 2014, and five MLS Cups. Sporting Kansas City and Columbus Crew SC have been regular season champions twice each over the past eight years, with the big spending New York Red Bulls winning three, including in 2015.
What Are The MLS Eastern Conference standings
Be sure to check where the team you are betting on ranks in the MLS Eastern Conference standings, and find out which teams pose the biggest threat to their potential success.
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|2||New York City FC||57||34||16||9||9||56||43||13|
|5||New York Red Bulls||50||34||14||8||12||53||47||6|
|7||Real Salt Lake||45||34||13||6||15||49||55||-6|
Beasts of the East
Toronto FC will be hoping to make amends for losing the MLS Cup Final to Seattle Sounders at home in 2016, and if Sebastian Giovinco can improve on his 22-goal haul there is no reason why his team cannot go one step further in 2017.
Watch the progress of Toronto FC carefully because they have the firepower to shock plenty of teams this year. One major factor in Toronto’s success could be the fact they are used to playing on a different playing surface, one they brought in to accommodate the Toronto Argonauts.
The 2016 Eastern Conference final was one of the best, if not the best in recent history. Toronto and Montreal Impact squared off knowing that the winner would be representing Canada in the MLS Cup final. In the end, a superb turnaround victory from Toronto in second-leg extra time provided their fans with the most memorable of victories, while Montreal were forced to lick their wounds and prepare for revenge in 2017: