West Playoff Chances

Portland +6.6, Vancouver -2.7
Points  (Full Screen)
Chance Will Make Playoffs  (Full Screen)

Explain

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Chance will make playoffsWin CupSupporters ShieldChance will finish regular season at seedWooden Spoon
WednesdayPGW-D-LGD%Change%Change%Change123456789101112Avg.Change%ChangeRPIStrengthSaturday
Sporting KC51115-6-720100.0%-0.012.3%+0.01.9%-1.5612310410001.6+0.08No6.623Sporting Kansas City
FC Dallas50114-8-61099.9-0.011.5+0.10.3-0.42536211151002.4+0.08No4.562FC Dallas
LAFC47113-8-71299.2-0.110.3+0.20.0-0.11024302012410003.1+0.12No3.564San JoseLos Angeles FC
SeattleLPhiladelphia 0-144113-5-10896.6-2.37.2-2.40.0-0.1291826281330004.2-0.81No7.564Seattle Sounders
PortlandWColumbus 3-24713-8-8394.7+6.65.9+2.00.0171525262050004.5+0.59No9.515at MinnesotaPortland Timbers
RSL4513-6-10284.8-0.82.5+0.10.0015122245142005.5-0.01No10.506at AtlantaReal Salt Lake
Vancouver40111-7-10-818.7-2.70.3+0.0No-0.0000141346314007.1-0.04No13.447Vancouver Whitecaps
LA Galaxy3810-8-11-55.9-0.60.0+0.0No000015295012307.8No12.468Los Angeles Galaxy
Houston3118-7-1340.1+0.00.0No00002104443109.3+0.010.0%-0.017.519at OrlandoHouston Dynamo
Minnesota3019-3-16-150.0-0.00.0No000174050209.5-0.010.0-0.018.403PortlandMinnesota United FC
Colorado2416-6-16-22OutNoNo0003821511.1+0.0813.1-6.122.345at ColumbusColorado Rapids
San JoseLAtlanta 3-4204-8-17-16OutNoNo00158511.8-0.0880.2+10.623.406at LAFCSan Jose Earthquakes

Monte Carlo simulation: Does not prove mathematical Clinching or Elimination
Tie Breakers:
1. Wins
2. Goal Differential
3. Goals Scored.
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Big Games

Who should we root for?   Explain

Week of 9/15
Vancouver 1 Seattle 2
Sat100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Win MLS Cup100.0*Supporters Shield100.0*Wooden Spoon
Sporting KC-0.2
FC Dallas-0.2
LAFC+0.3
-0.3
Seattle+7.3
+2.0
Portland+2.3
-0.5
RSL+3.8
-0.4
Vancouver-13.7
-0.5
LA Galaxy-0.1
RSL 1 Minnesota 1
Sat100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Win MLS Cup100.0*Supporters Shield100.0*Wooden Spoon
LAFC+0.2
+0.2
Seattle+1.0
+0.3
Portland+0.7
+0.3
RSL-6.8
-1.0
Vancouver+3.2
LA Galaxy+1.7
Portland 3 Columbus 2
Wed100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Win MLS Cup100.0*Supporters Shield100.0*Wooden Spoon
FC Dallas-0.2
LAFC-0.3
Seattle-0.2
-0.3
Portland+6.1
+1.1
RSL-1.1
-0.3
Vancouver-3.4
LA Galaxy-1.3
Toronto FC 5 LA Galaxy 3
Sat100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Win MLS Cup100.0*Supporters Shield100.0*Wooden Spoon
Seattle+0.9
Portland+1.0
RSL+1.7
Vancouver+1.0
LA Galaxy-4.8
Houston 4 Portland 1
Sat100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Win MLS Cup100.0*Supporters Shield100.0*Wooden Spoon
LAFC+0.2
Seattle+0.5
+0.3
Portland-4.1
-1.1
RSL+0.7
+0.3
Vancouver+1.8
LA Galaxy+0.8
Houston-0.2
Seattle 0 Philadelphia 1
Wed100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Win MLS Cup100.0*Supporters Shield100.0*Wooden Spoon
FC Dallas+0.2
LAFC+0.4
Seattle-1.9
-1.8
Portland+0.3
+0.5
RSL+0.4
+0.4
Vancouver+0.7
LA Galaxy+0.4
LAFC 1 New England 1
Sat100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Win MLS Cup100.0*Supporters Shield100.0*Wooden Spoon
LAFC-0.5
-0.7
-0.2
Seattle+0.2
Portland+0.2
Vancouver+0.2
San Jose 1 Sporting KC 5
Sat100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Win MLS Cup100.0*Supporters Shield100.0*Wooden Spoon
Sporting KC+0.4
+0.6
+1.2
Portland-0.2
Colorado-7.1
San Jose+13.4
FC Dallas 0 Columbus 0
Sat100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Win MLS Cup100.0*Supporters Shield100.0*Wooden Spoon
FC Dallas-0.3
-0.9
Colorado 0 Atlanta 3
Sat100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Win MLS Cup100.0*Supporters Shield100.0*Wooden Spoon
Sporting KC-0.7
FC Dallas-0.8
LAFC-0.2
ColoradoOut
+6.8
San Jose-3.6
San Jose 3 Atlanta 4
Wed100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Win MLS Cup100.0*Supporters Shield100.0*Wooden Spoon
Sporting KC-1.6
FC Dallas-0.3
Colorado-6.1
San Jose+10.6
DC United 3 NY Red Bulls 3
Sun100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Win MLS Cup100.0*Supporters Shield100.0*Wooden Spoon
Sporting KC+0.4
Chicago 4 Orlando 0
Sun100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Win MLS Cup100.0*Supporters Shield100.0*Wooden Spoon
Colorado+0.3
San Jose+0.6
Week of 9/22
Vancouver vs FC DallasIf winner is:HomeDrawAway
Sun100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Win MLS Cup100.0*Supporters Shield100.0*Wooden Spoon
FC Dallas10.911.512.2
0.00.10.7
LAFC98.899.499.6
10.310.310.1
Seattle95.297.297.7
7.37.37.1
Portland92.195.997.0
6.06.05.7
RSL78.387.890.1
Vancouver30.613.38.9
0.60.10.1
LA Galaxy5.26.36.6
Atlanta vs RSLHomeDrawAway
Sat100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Win MLS Cup100.0*Supporters Shield100.0*Wooden Spoon
Sporting KC12.3*12.312.2
1.02.74.0
LAFC99.399.298.9
10.410.39.8
0.00.10.1
Seattle96.996.495.7
7.57.26.4
No0.00.0
Portland95.094.693.9
6.15.95.2
No0.00.0
RSL81.086.796.3
1.92.54.9
NoNo0.0
Vancouver20.917.412.3
0.30.30.2
LA Galaxy6.85.63.2
LA Galaxy vs SeattleHomeDrawAway
Sun100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Win MLS Cup100.0*Supporters Shield100.0*Wooden Spoon
LAFC10.610.39.8
Seattle93.997.499.5
5.87.09.3
No0.00.0
Portland94.295.195.1
6.46.05.2
RSL82.586.586.6
2.82.52.0
Vancouver18.819.118.3
0.30.30.2
LA Galaxy11.42.51.3
Minnesota vs PortlandHomeDrawAway
Sat100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Win MLS Cup100.0*Supporters Shield100.0*Wooden Spoon
LAFC10.610.49.8
Seattle96.996.696.3
7.87.46.5
Portland91.394.698.8
4.45.58.0
NoNo0.0
RSL85.384.984.1
2.82.62.0
Vancouver20.618.816.5
0.30.30.2
LA Galaxy6.65.85.3
LAFC vs San JoseHomeDrawAway
Sat100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Win MLS Cup100.0*Supporters Shield100.0*Wooden Spoon
LAFC99.898.797.5
11.19.38.4
Seattle7.07.57.8
Portland94.694.895.0
5.66.26.5
RSL84.684.985.2
2.32.72.9
Vancouver18.518.919.4
0.30.30.4
Colorado9.712.927.4
San Jose85.980.156.8
Orlando vs HoustonHomeDrawAway
Sat100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Win MLS Cup100.0*Supporters Shield100.0*Wooden Spoon
Colorado14.413.111.9
San Jose83.780.376.8
Philadelphia vs Sporting KCHomeDrawAway
Sun100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Win MLS Cup100.0*Supporters Shield100.0*Wooden Spoon
Sporting KC12.112.312.4
0.40.94.0
NY Red Bulls vs Toronto FCHomeDrawAway
Sat100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Win MLS Cup100.0*Supporters Shield100.0*Wooden Spoon
Sporting KC1.52.42.7
RSLNo*0.00.0
Columbus vs ColoradoHomeDrawAway
Sat100.0*Chance in playoffs100.0*Win MLS Cup100.0*Supporters Shield100.0*Wooden Spoon
Colorado16.212.02.7
San Jose77.980.988.4

* A starred outcome could have no effect or just a really small effect. The simulation did not run long enough to know.

First Round Opponents

Who is going to play who in the first round of the playoffs.   Explain

ByeSporting KCFC DallasLAFCSeattlePortlandRSLVancouverLA GalaxyHoustonMinnesota
Sporting KC94.80.20.41.51.51.20.20.00.00.0
FC Dallas81.90.22.25.84.93.20.60.10.00.0
LAFC63.50.42.210.510.47.01.10.20.00.0
Seattle29.11.55.810.523.312.21.30.20.00.0
Portland23.81.54.910.423.39.51.30.30.00.0
RSL6.21.23.27.012.29.50.80.10.00.0
Vancouver0.60.20.61.11.31.30.80.00.00.0
LA Galaxy0.00.00.10.20.20.30.10.00.00.0
Houston0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
MinnesotaNo0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0