This page tracks the odds to win all six MLB divisional races. The graphs are generated by averaging the latest odds from reputable online sportsbooks.
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AL East Divisional Odds
|Tampa Bay Rays
|New York Yankees
|Boston Red Sox
|Toronto Blue Jays
All odds on this page were updated Sep. 6, 2021.
- Sep. 6: Tampa now has a 7.5-game lead with fewer than 30 games remaining, leading to their odds reaching a season-best -1250.
- Aug. 31: Despite the Yankees going on a tear in late August, Tampa has kept New York at bay and shortened to -650. The lead by seven games with 31 to play.
- Aug. 22: Tampa shortened to -225 as Boston implodes. New York is now the +250 second-favorite.
- Aug. 16: Boston has righted the ship to an extent, winning three in a row and improving from +400 to +330. But the Rays (-185) have a 3.5-game lead with 43 games to play.
- Aug. 11: Boston’s freefall continues. Their odds faded from +225 to +400 over the last three days.
- Aug. 8: Tampa is an odds-on favorite (-115) for the first time this season and it’s somewhat surprising they aren’t shorter, holding a three-game lead on Boston and 5.5 on New York.
- Aug. 2: The Rays have taken over the division lead by the slimmest of margins; same goes for the odds with TB at +105 and BOS at +135.
- July 19: Boston is now a slight -117 favorite over Tampa (+137), clinging to a half-game lead.
- July 5: By going 9-1 in their past ten, Boston has opened up a 4.5-game lead in the NL East and is now a -150 favorite.
- June 27: The Rays (+149) and Red Sox (+195) are within half a game at the top of the division, but oddsmakers like the Rays a lot more, likely because their run differential is nearly twice as good (+85 vs +42).
- May 25: The Yankees (-113 on average) still lead in the odds, but the Rays and Red Sox are ever-so-slightly ahead in the standings.
- Apr. 7: All five teams are within a game of each other after a week, but NYY continues to be a heavy favorite at -198, on average.
- Feb. 10: TOR (+368) is second-favorite to NYY (-190) after acquiring George Springer.
- Jan. 25: The Yankees have opened as heavy -200 favorites to take back the AL crown from the Rays in 2021.
AL Central Divisional Odds
||AL Central Odds
|Chicago White Sox
|Kansas City Royals
- Sep. 6: The White Sox haven’t officially clinched, but the AL Central odds are off the board. Chicago’s lead is at 9.5 games with just 25 games left.
- Aug. 31: Cleveland (+15000) has climbed back to .500 but still trails Chicago (-50000) by ten games.
- Aug. 16: The AL Central odds are off the board. Chicago has an 11-game lead with just over 40 games to play. No other team in the division is over .500.
- Aug. 8: Same same but different in the AL Central. Chicago is 10.5 games up and these odds will be off the board soon enough.
- Aug. 2: Chicago is still 8.5 games up and as short as -10000 at some sportsbooks.
- July 19: Eight games up on Cleveland, the White Sox’ odds are now an un-bettably short -1312 (on average). Many books have Chicago in the -2000 to -2500 range.
- July 5: Chicago (-820) is now six games up in a division where no other team has a positive run differential.
- June 27: With a 2.5-game lead over Cleveland (and double-digit lead over the rest of the division), Chicago is a massive -561 favorite (shortest divisional odds of any team in baseball at the moment).
- May 25: The White Sox are only 1.5 games ahead of Cleveland, but are now prohibitively short -352 favorites.
- Apr. 7: CHW has been hit by some significant injuries and started just 3-3, leading to their odds fading from -146 to -116.
- Feb. 10: CHW has shortened to -146 while second-favorite MIN faded to +177.
- Jan. 25: The White Sox are -128 favorites to win their first division title since 2008.
AL West Divisional Odds
||AL West Odds
|Los Angeles Angels
- Sep. 6: No one saw this coming. The Mariners have overtake the Athletics for second in the division, but they remain third in the odds at +3000. Houston is 4.5 games ahead of the field and a massive -1900 favorite to hold on.
- Aug. 30: The A’s (+1400) have stumbled and now trail the Astros (-2000) by six games.
- Aug. 22: Houston improved from -650 to -750, leading Oakland by 3.5 games with 39 to play.
- Aug. 16: Houston is just 5-5 in its last ten, but is still 2.5 games up on Oakland and is a -650 favorite at this point.
- Aug. 11: The A’s are making a push and improved from +500 to +380. Houston went from -900 to -600 as its lead dwindled to just two games.
- Aug. 8: The A’s aren’t going away, trimming Houston’s lead to 3.0 games. But the Astros remain heavy -900 favorites.
- Aug. 2: Houston’s lead has grown to 4.5 games and their odds have shortened to the -1200 range.
- July 19: Houston remains 3.5 games up, but with less season to play, their odds improved to -522.
- July 5: The A’s struggles have put them 3.5 games behind the Astros. They are now at +263 and -235, respectively.
- June 27: A recent 11-game win streak put the Astros two games up on Oakland and sent their odds to -216 on average. The A’s are at +170.
- May 25: Yet again, this is shaping up as a two-team race between the Astros (-113) and Athletics (+101). The third-place Mariners are already 5.5 games off the pace.
- Apr. 7: The still-undefeated Astros (+157 to -125) and still-winless Athletics (+123 to +218) have seen some of the biggest early divisional-odds movement.
- Feb. 10: Not much change here. OAK continues to hold a slight edge on HOU.
- Jan. 25: Oakland (+120) is slightly favored over Houston (+153) to defend its AL West title.
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NL East Divisional Odds
||NL East Odds
|New York Mets
- Sep. 6: The Phillies (+220) have trimmed Atlanta’s lead to two games. The Braves faded from -360 to +220.
- Aug. 31: The Braves are -360 favorites, holding a 3.5-game lead on the Phillies (+370) with fewer than 40 games remaining.
- Aug. 16: Atlanta’s torrid play continues and the Braves, who now lead the division by 1.5 games, are odds-on favorites to win their fourth straight NL East title.
- Aug. 11: Atlanta is now tied with New York as +205 second-favorites.
- Aug. 8: Oh my. The Mets’ lost all of their lead (and more) over the past week thanks to losing six of seven including three straight to the now-division-leading Phillies. But they are still considered +145 co-favorites by oddsmakers.
- Aug. 2: NY’s lead is back to 3.5 games and their odds are approaching -300 again.
- July 19: The Phillies have emerged as the Mets’ biggest challenger- sitting two games back of the NL East lead – but New York remains a -242 favorite.
- July 5: The Mets (-281) have seen their odds fade a little as the Braves (+538) and Nationals (+675) refuse to let New York pull away. NYM’s lead is 3.5 games.
- June 27: The Mets (-417) now hold a four-game lead on Washington and five-game lead on Atlanta and Philadelphia.
- May 25: All five teams are separated by two games, yet the oddsmakers have the Marlins at +2375. Miami has the best run differential in the division.
- Apr. 7: The Mets (+138) have taken over as division favorites from the Braves (+153), who have started the year 0-4.
- Feb. 10: NYM (+145) has moved even closer to ATL (+128) at the top of the odds.
- Jan. 25: Defending-champion Atlanta is favored at +125 but the NY Mets are not far behind at +190.
NL Central Divisional Odds
||NL Central Odds
|St. Louis Cardinals
- Aug. 31: Milwaukee’s lead is up to 9.5 games and its odds have shortened to a season-best -10000.
- Aug. 22: The Reds (+1400) are 7-3 in their past ten and moved into a tie for the second NL Wild Card, but can’t make up ground on the equally hot Brewers (-2500).
- Aug. 16: Now 7.5 games up on the Reds, Milwaukee’s odds improved from -1200 to -2200.
- Aug. 11: Milwaukee’s lead is back to seven games. The updated odds have the Brewers at -1200 and the Reds at +800.
- Aug. 8: The Reds (+700) are cutting into the lead of the Brewers (-1100) ever so slightly, sitting six games back now.
- Aug. 2: The Brewers’ have improved to -1610 on average. Their lead remains at seven games, but now the Reds have fewer than 60 games to make up the ground.
- July 19: Milwaukee remains 7.0 games ahead of the NL Central field and they are -759 chalk to hold onto that lead.
- July 5: The Brewers pulled off a stunning ten game win-streak and are now -669 favorites. Second-favorite Cincinnati is back at +775, sitting seven games in arrears.
- June 27: Milwaukee has built a three-game lead while the rest of the division falters. The Brewers are now odds-on chalk at -124.
- May 25: The Cubs sit 1.5 games behind the division-leading Cardinals, but are a +613 afterthought in the odds.
- Apr. 7: The odds movement in the NL Central doesn’t make much sense. The 4-1 Reds faded from .+322 to +355. The 2-3 Brewers have improved from +378 to +268.
- Feb. 10: STL’s acquisition of Nolan Arenado led to a big improvement in their odds to win a wide-open NL Central, going from +240 to +113.
- Jan. 25: The reigning-champion Cubs (+300) find themselves behind both the Reds (+230) and Cardinals (+240) in the opening NL Central odds.
NL West Divisional Odds
||NL West Odds
|Los Angeles Dodgers
|San Francisco Giants
|San Diego Padres
- Sep. 6: The Giants are clinging to a one-game lead after taking two of three from the Dodgers in San Francisco this weekend. But oddsmakers are heavily favoring LA to take the division in the final 25 games of the season.
- Aug. 31: The Dodgers remain a slim 1.5 games behind the Giants with 38 games to go. The odds still heavily favor LAD (-195) bridging the gap to SF (+155).
- Aug. 22: The Dodgers (-200) are making their move, winning nine straight. Even though the Giants (+140) are 7-3 in their past ten, their division lead is down to just one 1.5 games with 39 games remaining.
- Aug. 16: For the first time this season, the Giants (-125) are favored to win the division. The Dodgers, still four games back, are somehow still at -105 odds to make up the gap in the final 43 games.
- Aug. 11: The season is running out and the Dodgers (-145) keep getting longer as the Giants (+145) maintain their four-game lead.
- Aug. 8: The Dodgers are still four games back of the Giants. Their odds to win the NL West are a season-worst -165, but that still makes them big favorites over the Giants (+150).
- Aug. 2: Someone forgot to tell the Giants to fade. They are once again three games up on the Dodgers and their division odds are a season-best +225. LAD remains the -225 favorite.
- July 19: The Dodgers, still a game behind the Giants, saw their odds shorten to -284, largely because the Padres have fallen five games back of the NL West lead. For the first time this season, the Giants (+356) are the second-favorite to win the division, a division they have lead all year.
- July 5: LA has trimmed San Francisco’s lead to half a game. LA’s odds shorted to -233 as a result. The Giants are third at +431, behind the Padres (+294), whom they still lead by 4.5 games.
- June 27: The Giants are 3.5 games up on the Dodgers and 4.5 on the Padres, but they remain +438 longshots. LAD is a -209 favorite with the Friars at +263.
- May 25: The Padres hold a half-game lead on the Dodgers, but oddsmakers still have LAD at -274 on average.
- Apr. 7: It was a fun race while it lasted. The Dodgers are 5-1 and already -420 favorites after starting the year at -260.
- Feb. 10: LAD is fighting fire with fire. After the Padres acquired Blake Snell and Yu Darvish, the Dodgers picked up reigning NL Cy Young-winner Trevor Bauer. Their division odds improved from -181 to -260.
- Jan. 25: The Dodgers are -181 favorites to win their eighth straight division title.
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