Odds placed for Miami's MLS team name

Website makes 'Miami United' early 8-1 favorite


MIAMI – If David Beckham's dream of an MLS team in Miami ever comes true, you can make some money by predicting the team's name.

OddsChecker.com betting website has laid odds on the most popular name choices.

Miami United leads all names at 8-1 with Miami Fusion, Miami Kings and Miami Tropics all following at 10-1.

Fusion was the name of South Florida's original MLS team which dissolved in 2001 after just four seasons.

If the team owner wanted to put his name on the marquee, the website lays 12-1 odds on the team being named Miami Beckham United.

While you can place some cash on names such as the Fire, Alligators, Red Devils or even Goldenballs, the longest shot of the bunch is Miami Top Guns at 66-1 odds.