MLS 2023 Soccer Schedule, Tickets, Betting Odds, Prediction & Live Stream
The 2023 season marks the 26th edition of Major League Soccer. The MLS is the top tier of football in the USA and Canada. This season will see 27 teams take part in the league. MLS 2023 features 34 matches and 27 soccer clubs, here’s everything you need to know about the MLS 2023 schedule that includes tickets, betting odds, and how to watch MLS soccer live stream.
The MLS sees a different structure to most footballing leagues, with teams divided into 2 groups, the Eastern and Western Conference. The Western Conference sees newcomers Austin F.C bringing the total to 13 teams in the western table.
The defending champions are Columbus Crew, who lifted their second title in 2023. The 2023 season sees Seattle Sounders and New England Revolution top their respective groups. Seattle faces stiff competition from Sporting KC, who are 2 points behind with a game in hand.
MLS 2023 Soccer Schedule
- Regular Season Dates: April 16 – November 7
- Playoffs sDates: November 19 – December 11
The regular season of MLS 2023 begins on April 16 and will run until November 7. On the final day of the MLS season, Decision Day will see the batter between the teams in the playoff. The top seven teams from each conference will take on each other in the MLS Cup Playoffs to play the MLS Cup final on December 11, 2023.
MLS 2023 Betting Odds, Tips and Predictions
The betting odds place Seattle as favorites to win the league, with the team living up to the billing with the top spot in their conference. The odds see LA FC be second favorites, but the club is languishing down in 5th in their group after a poor start to the season. The third favorite teams are Sporting KC and Orlando City FC.
Here are the odds for all the teams in the MLS Cup in 2023.
- Seattle Sounders: +400
- Los Angeles FC: +700
- Orlando City: +800
- Sporting Kansas City: +800
- New England Revolution: +1100
- Philadelphia Union: +1400
- Columbus Crew: +1600
- LA Galaxy: +1600
- New York City FC: +2000
- Colorado Rapids: +2000
- New York Red Bulls; +2500
- Nashville SC: +3300
- D.C. United: +3300
- Portland Timbers; +4000
- Atlanta United: +4000
- Minnesota United: +4000
- Montreal Impact: +4000
- Real Salt Lake: +6600
- FC Dallas: +8000
- FC Cincinnati: +8000
- Austin FC: +9000
- Toronto FC: +10000
- Inter Miami: +10000
- San Jose Earthquakes: +10000
- Chicago Fire: +15000
- Vancouver Whitecaps: +20000
MLS Teams, Stadiums And Venues
Each team has its own stadium. The teams play each other in 2 fixtures, one home and one away. Atlanta United boasts the largest stadium in the league with a capacity of 71,000, with Nashville SC coming in second at 60,000. Let us take a look at each team and their stadium with capacities.
- Atlanta United FC, Mercedes-Benz Stadium: 71,000
- Austin FC, Q2 Stadium: 20,500
- Chicago Fire FC, Soldier Field: 24,955
- FC Cincinnati, TQL Stadium: 26,000
- Colorado Rapids, Dick’s Sporting Goods Park: 18,061
- Columbus Crew, Lower.com Field: 20,011
- FC Dallas, Toyota Stadium: 20,500
- D.C. United, Audi Field: 20,000
- Houston Dynamo FC, BBVA Stadium: 22,039
- LA Galaxy, Dignity Health Sports Park: 27,000
- Los Angeles FC, Banc of California Stadium: 22,000
- Minnesota United FC, Allianz Field:19,400
- Inter Miami CF, DRV PNK Stadium: 18,000
- CF Montréal, Saputo Stadium: 19,619
- Nashville SC, Nissan Stadium: 60,000
- New England Revolution, Gillette Stadium: 20,000
- New York City FC, Yankee Stadium: 30,321
- New York Red Bulls, Red Bull Arena: 25,000
- Orlando City SC, Exploria Stadium: 25,500
- Philadelphia Union, Subaru Park: 18,500
- Portland Timbers, Providence Park: 25,218
- Real Salt Lake, Rio Tinto Stadium: 20,213
- San Jose Earthquakes, PayPal Park: 18,000
- Seattle Sounders FC, Lumen Field: 37,722
- Sporting Kansas City, Children’s Mercy Park: 18,467
- Toronto FC, BMO Field 28,351
- Vancouver Whitecaps FC, BC Place: 22,120
Where To Buy The Tickets From?
Fans can book tickets from the official MLS website. They get to choose from buying individual match tickets or a season ticket. The season ticket gives them access to all of the club’s home fixtures. Follow the following link to book MLS tickets.
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Live Stream MLS 2023 Soccer in USA, Canada and India
All the MLS games are broadcast in the USA by ESPN and in Canada by the TSN. One can also use their streaming services to catch all the action.
Indian fans can watch the MLS live stream soccer on Eurosport. MLS has recently partnered up with DSport to broadcast five regular-season matches per week, select MLS Cup Playoffs games, and MLS Cup. Discovery Communications, which also owns MLS’ pan-European broadcast partner Eurosport, owns DSport, a premier sports channel in India.