May 5: Odds-on Cy Young favorite Jacob deGrom is now tied for second in the NL MVP odds, as well, at +800. Apr. 27: Tatis Jr is putting up decent numbers since his return from injury and moved back among the top-three favorites at +800. Acuna remains well ahead of the pack at +300. Apr. 20: Acuna (+317) shows no signs of slowing down. Slashing .419/.486/.887 with a 1.373 OPS, he leads the NL in average, slugging percentage, and RBI (16).
2021 American League MVP Favorites: Odds: Mike Trout +250: Luis Robert +1000: Aaron Judge +1200: Alex Bregman +1200: Jose Ramirez +1200: Matt Chapman +1400: Anthony Rendon +1600: DJ LeMahieu +2000: George Springer +2200: Torres/Abreu/Cruz/Guerrero Jr./Bogaerts +2500
He leads MLB with a 253 OPS+ —meaning he’s about 150% better than the average MLB hitter. That’s why his current MVP odds mirror his preseason line at +200, the smallest number on the board. Despite Trout’s April, Minnesota Twins OF Byron Buxton earned AL Player of the Month honors as he hit .426 with eight homers in 18 games. That complements his always-sterling outfield defense.
Today? You’d have to lay $4,000 to win $100, as Ohtani’s odds have dropped all the way to -4000. Korn said Ohtani’s preseason AL MVP odds at PointsBet were his longest of the season, and following five-plus months of Ohtanimania, his current odds are the shortest. And despite some juicy prices on guys like Guerrero, bettors aren’t biting.
Bryce Harper is the preseason favorite to win MVP in the NL, and Mike Trout in the preseason favorite in the AL. This story previews the 25 players in the American league and the 25 players in the National League, in ascending order, who have the best odds of winning the 2019 Major League Baseball MVP award, according to Bovada.
Collin Whitchurch. Sep 14, 2021, 03:58 PM EDT. Shohei Ohtani has completely locked up the AL MVP odds. His line is at -5000 to win the award. Fernando Tatis Jr. has seen his odds lengthen from -275 to -205 since the beginning of the month, but he is still the firm favorite. Bryce Harper is hot on Tatis Jr.'s heels.
Speaking of the Bucs, their quarterback Tom Brady is among the preseason favorites to win the league MVP award. Brady is tied for the third-highest odds at +1200.
In the preseason odds for the award: Cole was was the favorite at (+350) while Cleveland’s Shane Bieber was a close (+400). Interestingly, it was Lucas Giolito (+450) of the White Sox, not Lynn or Rodon, who was considered in the mix.