MLS Power Rankings: Matchday 16

We’ve got an abbreviated Memorial Day edition of the power rankings for you today. No #analysis, just the numbers.

For a detailed breakdown of how our OPI model works, check out this explainer from 2022. Here’s the shortened version:

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  • Points per game – 30%
  • Goal difference – 15%
  • Form in last five games – 15%
  • Expected goal difference – 12.5%
  • Strength of schedule – 12.5%
  • Home and away form – 12.5%
  • Goals added – 2.5%

Matchday 16 Power Rankings

RANKTEAMSCORERANK ∆SCORE ∆
1Inter Miami CF27.59+0.83
2FC Cincinnati27.35+1.23
3Real Salt Lake24.67+0.75
4LAFC22.46+1+0.88
5Minnesota United21.95-1-1.22
6New York City FC19.72+1+0.65
7New York Red Bulls19.35-1
8Columbus Crew18.97+1+1.99
9LA Galaxy18.61-1+0.33
10Colorado Rapids17.24+3+1.12
11Philadelphia Union16.87-1-0.02
12Charlotte FC16.55+0.26
13DC United16.12-2-0.61
14Vancouver Whitecaps16.02+0.83
15Toronto FC14.35-0.79
16Seattle Sounders12.94+2+1.67
17Atlanta United12.34-1-0.52
18Austin FC10.69-1-1.54
19ST. Louis CITY SC10.47-0.70
20Houston Dynamo9.83-0.29
21Nashville SC8.77-0.56
22Portland Timbers8.00+1+1.61
23Orlando City SC7.84-1-1.15
24FC Dallas5.72-0.41
25Sporting KC3.70-2.04
26San Jose Earthquakes2.38+1.67
27CF Montréal0.55+1+0.39
28Chicago Fire0.36-1+0.15
29New England Revolution-6.97-0.67
Author: Ben Wrightis the Director of Soccer Content and a Senior MLS Contributor for Broadway Sports covering Nashville SC and the US National Team. Previously Ben was the editor and a founder of Speedway Soccer, where he has covered Nashville SC and their time in USL before journeying to Major League Soccer since 2018. Raised in Louisville, KY Ben grew up playing before a knee injury ended his competitive career. When he is not talking soccer he is probably producing music, drinking coffee or hanging out with his wife and kids. Mastodon

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