2014 MLS Cup Odds: Bovada Expecting A Colorado Collapse

Pictured: Colorado losing in Vegas - USA TODAY Sports

There's no love coming from Bovada ahead of the 2014 season; Colorado has been given the fourth lowest odds in MLS to win the Cup next year.

Oscar Pareja leaving the team for FC Dallas didn't seem to faze the front office all that much. They're sticking with their new club-wide philosophy and seem ready to head into 2014 with a very talented, young team regardless of who is wearing the managerial pin. Oddsmakers aren't quite as impressed. Bovada's odds for MLS Cup 2014 came out today, with a bit of analysis from Steve Davis at NBC's ProSoccerTalk.

The odds aren't in our favor. After a somewhat turbulent off-season that saw Pareja head south, Colorado's expectations apparently took a mighty tumble. They're listed at 50/1 for the Cup, the fourth lowest odds in the entire league.

I find it somewhat ridiculous that someone could look at a playoff team from last year that lost few parts in the off-season (this is even including Hendry Thomas and Martin Rivero in the loss category) and throw them so far down because of a coaching change. They're behind teams like Vancouver, who lost both their coach and their best player from last season, and Chicago, who were carried single-handedly by one player having a 2012 Quakes-like season.

I suppose if Colorado's going to make a run, they're going to have to do it as a dark horse once again. All I'm saying is that I'm thinking of chucking $50 at those odds.

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