Playoff Forecast: If the Season Ended Today

It’s Decision Day on Sunday as all eyes from around MLS will be fixated on their screens with all matches kicking off at 2 p.m. MT.  So while RSL is squaring off with Sporting Kansas City at Rio Tinto Stadium, there will also be some attention paid to matchups in San Jose and Dallas as RSL’s playoff hopes ride not only on Salt Lake getting a result, but also the Earthquakes and Dallas losing or drawing.

Here is a look at how Decision Day stacks up for the rest of the Western Conference playoff contenders.

Vancouver Whitecaps FC (15-11-7, 52 points)
10/22 @ Portland Timbers
Home record of road opponent: 10-2-4, 2.13 PPM

Portland Timbers (14-11-8, 50 points)
10/22 vs. Vancouver Whitecaps FC
Road record of home opponent: 6-8-2, 1.43 PPM

Seattle Sounders FC (13-9-11, 50 points)
10/22 vs. Colorado Rapids
Road record of home opponent: 1-13-2, 0.31 PPM

Sporting Kansas City (12-8-13, 49 points)
10/22 @ Real Salt Lake
Home record of road opponent: 8-4-4, 1.75 PPM

Houston Dynamo (12-10-11, 47 points)
10/22 vs. Chicago Fire
Road record of home opponents: 4-8-4, 1.00 PPM

San Jose Earthquakes (12-14-7, 43 points)
10/22 vs. Minnesota United FC
Road record of home opponent: 3-11-2, 0.69 PPM

FC Dallas (10-10-13, 43 points)
10/22 vs. LA Galaxy
Road record of home opponent: 5-8-3, 1.13 PPM

Real Salt Lake (12-14-6, 42 points)
10/22 vs. Sporting Kansas City
Road record of home opponent: 2-7-7, 0.81 PPM

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