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Group B is one of the more fascinating groups in the MLS is Back Tournament, with the defending MLS Cup champion Seattle Sounders, a Cascadia rival in the Vancouver Whitecaps, a 2019 playoff opponent with a point to prove in FC Dallas, and a San Jose Earthquakes side that plays one of the most unique styles in MLS.


Think you know who will prevail in Group B and the rest of the tournament? Then make sure you submit your picks for the MLS is Back Bracket Challenge presented by Audi for a chance to win $10,000 or some MLS swag from the MLS store. The deadline to register is 8 pm ET on Wednesday, July 8.


Here's who our experts think will advance from Group B:


Susannah Collins


  1. Seattle
  2. San Jose


Charlie Davies


  1. Seattle
  2. FC Dallas
  3. San Jose (wild card)


Matthew Doyle


  1. Vancouver
  2. FC Dallas


Andrew Wiebe


  1. Seattle
  2. Vancouver


Be sure to check out our expert picks for the remaining groups — you can find Group A here, while Groups C through F will roll out in the coming days.