5 Bold MLS Predictions - Pro Sports Fandom
After an offseason that seemed to fly by, the MLS regular season kicks off this weekend. Last year was fantastic: you had Toronto setting the MLS points record, Atlanta having an incredible year in their 1st season, finishing 3rd in the Supporters’ Shield standings, and Seattle made it to a 2nd consecutive MLS Cup final, only to lose to a nearly unstoppable Toronto team. But what does 2018 have in store for us? Real Salt Lake wins the West Last season RSL missed the playoffs by 1 point, and to make it even worse, it came on the last day of the season as the Quakes pulled off a 3-2 win against Minnesota United, it was only the 2nd time they missed the playoffs in club history. This team may have some questions at striker, but they have a ton of wing talent and a good defense. The West this year looks like it may be a bit of a crap shoot, so my pick is for RSL to be consistent all season and take the top spot heading into the playoffs. Atlanta United wins the Supporters’ Shield Atlanta finished 3rd in the race for the Supports’ Shield in 2017, [...]