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MLS Is Back Tournament Pickem Pools


MLS Is Back Pool


Pick winners for each game as tournament progresses

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Group stage starts: Wednesday, July 8, 2020

The group stage matches are in the system!

Due to the unprecedented COVID-19 spread, MLS has constructed an in-season tournament. The tournament style is similar to the World Cup or Euro Cup format: Group Stage matches, followed by a 16 team Knockout Stage (aka. Stage 2).

Choose which style of pool, you'd like (Bracket or Pickem) and which stages you'd like:

 MLS Is Back - Pick Winner for each game as tournament progresses

 MLS Is Back - Stage 2 Bracket before Stage 2 begins

 MLS Is Back - Pick Group Stage Games before they start and Stage 2 Bracket before Stage 2 begins

 MLS Is Back - Stage 2 Pickem

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We've been hosting the best pick em pools on the net since 1998!
Office pickem pools are a fun way for friends and co-workers to compete against each other by seeing who can pick the most winners for this unique MLS tournament. You and your friends make your picks for each game and we do all of the difficult calculations. We keep track of individual and pool-wide standings.


Exciting Features:


-Check out the list of features we provide in our MLS pick em pools.

The list includes:

  • 4 pool formats to choose from
  • Commissioners can change players' picks at any time
  • Players can view each others picks, via our optional Picks Matrix
  • Add alias accounts for players who can't get to the internet
  • Reminder Emails (so, you don't forget to make your picks)
  • Smack Talk area..
  • many more..
 

Tournament Format

MLS is Back Starting July 8, 2020, the tournament starts with all 26 teams, in the group stage. The 26 MLS teams have been put in 6 groups and play 3 group stage matches. The group stage teams are vying for a spot in the 16 team knockout stage, which is single elimination. The best 2 teams, from each group and the best 4 remaining teams move on to stage 2, the knockout stage. So, only the "worst" 10 teams will not make the knockout stage. Losing teams, in the knockout stage, are eliminated from the tournament. The winner of the knockout stage earns a birth into the Concacaf Champions League.
 

What It Is

what it is

We host 4 formats of the best predictor pools, including combinations of the most popular football pick em pools: Ranked Confidence pick em and straight pick em. more...
 

Object of the Game

Object of the Game: is to get the most points in your pool, to beat everyone else.
The object of the game is to get the most points.
Each game can count a different amount depending on which pool format you choose. A win could count as 1 point (if you choose "Straight Pick'em") or as many as 16 points (if you choose a "Ranking/Confidence" or "Weighted" pool format). Each incorrect pick will earn you 0 (zero) points.
Once all the games are completed, a winner is determined, by counting how many points they earned from the number of winners they picked.
 

How It Works

How It Works: 1. Create a pool; 2. Invite friends to join; 3. Make picks
Check out our screenshot demo..
  1. Select which pool style you'd like, from the list of pools above. Please be sure to select if you want both stages or just stage 2. ..also, for stage 2, whether you want pickem style or bracket style.
     
  2. Create a predictor pool (screen shot..)and Invite Your Friends (screen shot..)
     
  3. Each week they make their picks online (screen shot..)
     
  4. After each day's matches, we calculate standings for your pool

 

Scoring Methods

Scoring Methods for pickem style pools
MLS Is Back Tournament - Pickem style pool scoring methods
We have 4 different scoring options to choose from.
Straight Pick em
» 1 point for each correct pick
 
Ranked Pick em
» For each correct pick, users will receive the number of points equal to the confidence rank that they entered for that game.
» The goal is to score the most points, which may not equate to the most wins
» The "catch" is that ranking numbers can only be used once
  • Put high points on your most confident pick
  • Put low points on your least confident pick

 
Straight Pick 'em - Losses count negative
» 1 point for each correct pick
» -1 point for each incorrect pick
 
Ranked Pick 'em - Losses count negative
» For each incorrect pick, users will have the number of points equal to their confidence rank for that game subtracted from their total.
» The goal is to score the most points, which may not equate to the most wins
» The "catch" is that ranking numbers can only be used once
  • Put high points on your most confident pick
  • Put low points on your least confident pick

 

Bracket style pool scoring methods
We have 4 different scoring options to choose from.
Straight Pick 'Em
» 1 point for each correct pick
 
Progressive Pick 'Em
» 1 point for each correct pick in Round of 16
» 2 points for each correct pick in Round of 8
» 3 points for each correct pick in Semi-Finals
» 4 points for each correct pick in Finals
 
Extreme Progressive Pick 'Em
» 1 point for each correct pick in Round of 16
» 2 points for each correct pick in Round of 8
» 4 points for each correct pick in Semi-Finals
» 8 points for each correct pick in Finals
 
Futbol Progressive Pick 'Em
» 1 point for each correct pick in the Group Stage
» 2 points for each correct pick in Round of 16
» 3 points for each correct pick in Round of 8
» 4 points for each correct pick in Semi-Finals
» 5 points for the correct Champion
 

 

When Does It Start?

When Does It Start? 7/8/2020 12:00 pm
The MLS Is Back Tournament championship tournament starts Wednesday, July 8, 2020 (Eastern).
7/8/2020 12:00 pm
 

Pool Options

Pool Options: pickem style, bracket style and hybrids of both styles. Pickem style for the group stage and knockout stage, or bracket style for the knockout stage.

 

Qualifying Teams for MLS Is Back Tournament

All 26 teams in tournament
26 teams in MLS Is Back Tournament group stage
Atlanta United FC
Chicago Fire
Chivas USA
Colorado Rapids
Columbus Crew SC
DC United
FC Cincinnati
FC Dallas
Houston Dynamo
Inter Miami CF
LAFC
Los Angeles Galaxy
Minnesota United FC
Montreal Impact
Nashville SC
New England Revolution
New York City FC
New York Red Bulls
Orlando City SC
Philadelphia Union
Portland Timbers
Real Salt Lake
San Jose Earthquakes
Seattle Sounders FC
Sporting KC
Toronto FC
Vancouver Whitecaps

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