Pick 'Em: MLSsoccer.com editors predict United States vs. Honduras | 9 pm ET on ESPN, UniMas

Each week during the MLS season, the MLSsoccer.com editors share their picks ahead of league matches. This time, they take a crack at Tuesday's World Cup qualifier between the United States and Honduras at Rio Tinto Stadium (9 pm ET, ESPN, UniMas, Live chat on MLSsoccer.com).

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Editor Score Comments

Greg Lalas


At this point, this US team is feeling not only confident, but arrogant. As they should. They are a better side. If they play like they expect to win from the opening whistle, they will do exactly that.

Jonah Freedman
Managing Editor


I keep picking against the US, and they keep grabbing results. So I'm wary of breaking type here. But the head of steam is real, folks. And so is the power of overwhelming home support. You're up, RioT.

Simon Borg
Senior Editor


A third consecutive CONCACAF Hex opponent missing key players means a third consecutive Hex win for the USA in June. At 13 points with four matches remaining, Klinsmann can breathe easy for an entire year until Brazil 2014.

Kristel Valencia
Editor FutbolMLS.com


Effectiveness! That’s what this USMNT is all about, and I’m sure they’ll get the three-points needed to continue the road to Brazil. Honduras will be missing key players like Boniek, Bernardez and Bengtson, who led the 2-1 win in San Pedro Sula, plus this group hasn't done well on the road. With Graham Zusi back on track, the US will have plenty of elements in place to take down Los Catrachos.

Matt Doyle
Armchair Analyst


The Hondurans, short-handed as they are, really have no choice but to bunker, and they have the personnel to do it well. But it won't be enough. Say it with me, everyone: "Zusi to Altidore, goal!"

Andrew Wiebe


Honduras on the road is a losing proposition so far in the Hex, and that won't change at Rio Tinto. The US boss the game through 75 minutes, but eventually the visitors throw caution to the wind. They have to, right? A late tally aside, it's not nearly enough as Jurgen Klinsmann's side stays atop the six-team CONCACAF battle royal.

Nick Rosano


Honduras may offer a slightly stronger caliber of opposition than the US' previous two opponents in this stretch of the Hex, but the Yanks are on a roll and will have a raucous Rio Tinto Stadium behind them. They'll reverse the scoreline from the February loss in San Pedro Sula.

Jason Saghini
Director of Video


The US is riding a wave of confidence and Honduras has struggled in road qualifiers. Add in a great home-field advantage for the US at the RioT and several key players missing for Honduras and this game could be a big statement win for the Americans.

Diego Pinzon


The US have the momentum to begin their scurry to remain atop the Hexagonal standings. Meanwhile, Honduras can't afford to lose this game, which may force them to open up and leave a few spaces open. Space the Yanks will take advantage of.



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