2021 MLB MVP Odds Tracker

  • See each contender’s odds of winning the 2021 AL and NL MVP awards
  • Mookie Betts and Juan Soto are favored in the NL; Mike Trout is once again the preseason chalk in the AL
  • The graphs below track the changes in the odds

The graphs below have been generated by averaging the odds from a number of top online sportsbooks to give you a better sense of each player’s chances of winning the 2021 AL and NL Most Valuable Player Awards.

2021 American League MVP Odds

Top Contenders

  • Apr. 6: Shohei Ohtani has started hot on the mound and at the plate, in turn becoming a top-five AL MVP favorite at  +1450. He was +2350 on Opening Day.
  • Mar. 25: Mike Trout’s odds faded from +200 to +223 a week from opening day. But none of this main competitors improved significantly.
  • Feb. 12: Just as he has for each of the last six seasons, Mike Trout (LAA) is the chalk in the AL, and it’s not close. At +200, Trout has a 33.33% implied probability. Next on the list is Alex Bregman at +1000 (9.1%).


Player (Team)  Odds at FanDuel
Mike Trout (LAA) +220
Alex Bregman (HOU) +1200
Aaron Judge (NYY) +1200
Shohei Ohtani (LAA) +1400
Jose Ramirez (CLE) +1500
Anthony Rendon (LAA) +1800
DJ LeMahieu (NYY) +2200
Matt Chapman (OAK) +2200
Jose Abreu (CHW) +2500
Vladimir Guerrero Jr (TOR) +2500
Gleyber Torres (NYY) +2900
George Springer (TOR) +3000
Luis Robert (CHW) +3500
Tim Anderson (CHW) +3500
Yoan Moncada (CHW) +3500
Bo Bichette (TOR) +4000
Yordan Alvarez (HOU) +4000
Austin Meadows (TB) +5000
Carlos Correa (HOU) +5000
Giancarlo Stanton (NYY) +5000
Jose Altuve (HOU) +5000

Odds as of Apr. 7, 2021.

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2021 National League MVP Odds

Top Contenders

  • Apr. 6:  None of the NL favorites are off to terribly hot starts. Bellinger (+967) is the only member of the top five who saw his odds get shorter since Opening Day.
  • Mar. 25:  Soto (+725) is now alone at the top, but Betts (+750), Tatis Jr (+775), and Acuna (+775) are all hot on his tail.
  • Feb. 12: Mookie Betts (LAD) and Juan Soto (WAS) have opened as NL MVP co-favorites at +750.

2021 NL MVP Odds

Player (Team) Odds at FanDuel
Juan Soto (WAS) +600
Ronald Acuna Jr (ATL) +650
 Mookie Betts (LAD) +700
Cody Bellinger (LAD) +1200
Francisco Lindor (NYM) +1200
Corey Seager (LAD) +1300
Bryce Harper (PHI) +1500
Christian Yelich (MIL) +1500
 Freddie Freeman (ATL) +1500
Nolan Arenado (STL) +1500
Manny Machado (SD) +2600
Pete Alonso (NYM) +3500
 Trevor Story (COL) +3500
  Javier Baez (CHC) +4000
Michael Conforto (NYM) +4000
Jacob deGrom (NYM) +4500
 Nick Castellanos (CIN) +4500
 Trea Turner (WAS) +4500
Anthony Rizzo (CHC) +5000
  Ian Happ (CHC) +5000
Jeff McNeil (NYM) +5000
 Ketel Marte (ARI) +5000

Odds as of April 7, 2021.

MLB MVP Winners by Position

AL MVP Winners by Position

Position Number of MVP Winners
Outfield 32
First Base 15
Pitcher 12
Shortstop 9
Catcher 8
Third Base 8
Second Base 5
Designated Hitter 1

NL MVP Winners by Position

Position Number of MVP Winners
Outfield 33
First Base 16
Pitcher 10
Third Base 10
Catcher 8
Shortstop 7
Second Base 6

2021 Cy Young Odds Tracker

MLB MVP Winners by Team

AL MVP Winners by Team

Team Number of MVP Winners
New York Yankees 20
Detroit Tigers 11
Oakland A’s 11
Boston Red Sox 11
Texas Rangers 6
Baltimore Orioles 5
Chicago White Sox 5
Minnesota Twins 5
Los Angeles Angels 4
Milwaukee Brewers 3
Cleveland Indians 2
Seattle Mariners 2
Toronto Blue Jays 2
Kansas City Royals 1
Houston Astros 1

NL MVP Winners by Team

Team Number of MVP Winners
St. Louis Cardinals 17
San Francisco Giants 13
Cincinnati Reds 12
Los Angeles Dodgers 11
Chicago Cubs 9
Atlanta Braves 7
Philadelphia Phillies 7
Pittsburgh Pirates 7
Colorado Rockies 1
San Diego Padres 1
Houston Astros 1
Miami Marlins 1
Milwaukee Brewers 2
Washington Nationals 1

Archived Cy Young Odds: 2020, 2019, 2018