2020 MLB AL & NL Pennant Odds Tracker
- View updated American League and National League Pennant odds for all 30 Major League Baseball teams
- The graphs below show the highs and lows of the 162-game season for each team
- Use the tabs within the graphs to pare down or expand the number of teams displayed
We’ve been tracking each team’s odds of winning the American League and National League Pennants and have included the data below. The graphs have been generated by averaging the odds from multiple online sportsbooks to give you a better sense of each team’s probability of coming out on top.
Bookmark this page and visit it often to see how the odds ebb and flow during the 2020 MLB season.
June 25: With a 60-game regular season and standard 10-team playoff set, the pennant odds have been updated accordingly. The Yankees (+160 to +168) and Astros (+386 to +425) both saw their odds get longer.
May 4: The prospect of a significantly shortened season has led to the odds for the favored Yankees getting longer (+153 to +160) while the second-tier contenders mostly got shorter.
Mar. 18: The Rays have improved from +1134 to +875 over the last month, representing the biggest gainers in the AL.
Feb. 18: The Astros’ odds have dipped a bit from +335 to +385 as oddsmakers and bettors alike believe that off-field distractions will lead to a decline in play.
Jan 31: The Yankees’ +150 odds are nearly twice as short as their preseason odds from last season, which opened at roughly +275.
AL Pennant Odds
|Team||2020 AL Pennant Odds|
|New York Yankees||+168|
|Tampa Bay Rays||+933|
|Chicago White Sox||+1200|
|Boston Red Sox||+2067|
Odds as of June 25.
Past 10 American League Pennant Winners
|Year||Team||Reg. Season Record|
|2018||Boston Red Sox||108-54|
|2015||Kansas City Royals||95-67|
|2014||Kansas City Royals||89-73|
|2013||Boston Red Sox||97-65|
No team has achieved more postseason success than the Yankees, who have won 40 American League pennants since 1921. New York captured its most recent pennant in 2009 when it defeated the LA Angeles in six games in the American League Championship Series.
June 25: The NL favorites also fell with the regular season set at 60 games: Dodgers went from +150 to +150, Braves went from +650 to +725, Nationals went from +838 to +900.
May 4: Like in the AL, the favored Dodgers faded (+128 to +140) while the many of the other contenders (Braves, Cubs, Reds) got shorter.
Mar. 18: The Cardinals were the big losers over the last month, falling from +879 to +1021.
Feb. 18: The Phillies (+1240) have fallen out of the top five, replaced by the Mets (+913).
Jan. 31:. The Dodgers are once again preseason favorites to win the NL Pennant, but the Braves and Nationals are considered extremely credible threats.
NL Pennant Odds
|Team||2020 NL Pennant Odds|
|Los Angeles Dodgers||+150|
|St. Louis Cardinals||+1100|
|San Diego Padres||+2300|
Odds last collected June 25.
Past 10 National League Pennant Winners
|Year||Team||Reg. Season Record|
|2018||Los Angeles Dodgers||92-71|
|2017||Los Angeles Dodgers||104-58|
|2015||New York Mets||90-72|
|2014||San Francisco Giants||88-74|
|2013||St. Louis Cardinals||97-65|
|2012||San Francisco Giants||94-68|
|2011||St. Louis Cardinals||90-72|
|2010||San Francisco Giants||92-70|
The Dodgers and Giants have combined to win 31% of all the National League pennants awarded, with each club claiming 23 apiece. Although both clubs have had their fair share of success, LA has had more luck recently, winning back-to-back pennants in 2017 and 2018.
Archived AL & NL Pennant Odds: 2019