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We’ve been keeping a close eye on all six American League and National League divisional races and have included each team’s odds below. The graphs have been generated by averaging the latest odds from our most trusted sportsbooks to help you better determine each team’s probability of coming out on top. Bookmark this page and visit it often to see how the odds for your favorite clubs fluctuate during the 2019 MLB season.

AL East

July 18: Maintaining a six-game lead, the Yankees’ odds keep getting shorter, moving from -2000 to -2500 as of July 18.

July 8: Heading into the All-Star break, oddsmakers believe the Yankees effectively have the East sewn up, now sitting at -2000 (compared to -510 two weeks ago).

June 26: The Red Sox have fallen to a distant third in the latest AL East odds.

June 14: The Yankees are just 3-7 in their last 10 and only have a half-game lead over the Rays, but they remain heavy chalk to win the division.

June 3: After losing two of three in the Bronx, the Red Sox’ odds to win the East took a hit, and the Yankees are now the shortest they have been all year.

May 22: The Yankees are now odds-on favorites to win the AL East despite losing Miguel Andujar for the remainder of the season.

May 6: The Yankees are still atop the divisional odds despite dealing with injuries to 12 rotational players.

March 13: The Yankees have achieved some separation from the Red Sox after opening with nearly identical odds. Bookmakers appear to have concerns over the state of Boston’s bullpen after the team lost Joe Kelly and Craig Kimbrel to free agency, and Steven Wright to suspension.

AL East Divisional Odds at Bovada

Team 2019 AL East Odds at Bovada
New York Yankees -2500
Tampa Bay Rays +1000
Boston Red Sox +1400
Toronto Blue Jays +350000
Baltimore Orioles +350000

*All odds taken 07/19/19

AL East Trends

Team AL East Titles Last AL East Title
Baltimore Orioles 9 2014
Boston Red Sox 10 2018
New York Yankees 18 2012
Tampa Bay Rays 2 2010
Toronto Blue Jays 6 2015

The Red Sox won the World Series in 2018, but the AL East still belongs to the Yankees. New York has won 18 divisional titles since 1969.

AL Central

July 18: The race is back on! Cleveland is just four back with plenty of time left. The Tribe’s shiny new +400 odds illustrate just how well they’ve been playing.

July 8: Cleveland has stayed hot and continue to close the gap on a somewhat slumping Twins team. They are now +700 and -2800, respectively. That doesn’t sound too close, but just look at graph to see how much tighter it is than a month ago.

June 26: The Indians have seen their odds improve from +1000 to +900 after winning seven of their last 10 games.

June 14: While the Indians and White Sox have played better of late, the Twins refuse to slow down, maintaining an 11-game lead and now boasting the best run differential in all of baseball at +115.

June 3: The biggest division lead in all of baseball belongs to the Twins, who are 11.5 games up on  both the Indians and White Sox. This race is over, barring a monumental collapse by Minnesota, which has the best run differential in all of baseball.

May 22: The Twins have leapfrogged the Indians after winning seven of their last 10.

May 6: Here come the Twins! Minnesota has the best record in the AL Central after winning seven of its last 10 games.

March 13: Cleveland’s short odds have gotten even shorter, going from -190 to -420. It’s a surprising development after the Indians depleted their roster in the offseason to trim their payroll.

AL Central Divisional Odds at Bovada

Team 2019 AL Central Odds at Bovada
Minnesota Twins -900
Cleveland Indians +300
Chicago White Sox +25000
Detroit Tigers +500000
Kansas City Royals +500000

AL Central Trends

Team AL Central Titles Last AL Central Title
Cleveland Indians 10 2018
Minnesota Twins 6 2010
Detroit Tigers 4 2014
Chicago White Sox 3 2008
Kansas City Royals 1 2015

The Indians wasted little time in claiming the AL Central as their own when the division was formed in 1994. Cleveland won six of the first seven AL Central crowns, including five straight from 1995-to-1999.

AL West

July 18: A little mid-season swoon precipitated by starting pitcher injuries has brought the Astros’ odds back to earth. That said, they’re still -4200.

July 8: The A’s have re-established themselves as the biggest threat to the Astros in the West, surpassing the Rangers as the second-favorite in the division, though there’s a huge chasm between them and Houston.

June 26: So much for the Mariners’ red hot start. Seattle is now 15.5 games behind the division-leading Astros and has dropped to a +50000 longshot.

June 14: Houston is still without Jose Altuve, George Spring, and Carlos Correa, yet has extended its lead to 9.5 games in the West. Their divisional odds are now shorter than ever, despite the Rangers maintaining their surprisingly strong play and sitting four games over .500.

June 3: The injured Astros just won’t slow down. Despite Oakland’s recent 10-game win streak and Texas’ surprising first half, Houston still holds an 8.5-game lead over the field in the West.

May 22: It’s only May, but the AL West is officially the Astros’ to lose. Houston’s odds have improved from to -1100 to -5500 since May 6th.

May 6: The shine is officially off the Mariners as Seattle has dropped seven of its last 10 games.

March 13: Bookmakers are bullish about the Astros, adjusting the team’s odds to -670. Houston now has the shortest odds of any Major League team to win its respective division.

AL West Divisional Odds at Bovada

Team 2019 AL West Odds at Bovada
Houston Astros -5000
Oakland A’s +850
Texas Rangers +2500
Los Angeles Angels +2800
Seattle Mariners +350000

AL West Trends

Team AL West Titles Last AL West Title
Houston Astros 2 2018
Los Angeles Angels 9 2014
Oakland Athletics 16 2013
Seattle Mariners 3 2001
Texas Rangers 7 2016

The Astros became the first team in AL West history to record back-to-back 100-win seasons in 2017 and 2018. Can they accomplish the feat again this year?

NL East

July 18: Just like the Indians in the AL Central, the Nats are playing closer to preseason expectations and continuing to surge up the odds, currently at +630. They were +1100 six weeks ago. But it’s still going to be hard to catch Atlanta (-850).

July 8: Don’t look now, but here come the Nats! Left for dead when they were ten games under .500 back in late May, Washington is just six games back of the division-leading Braves after going 8-2 in the last ten.

June 26: Injuries are killing the Phillies, whose NL East odds have lengthened considerably from +140 on June 10th to +610 on June 26th.

June 14: The Braves have surged past Philadelphia in the odds, now better-than-even-money to win the NL East at -110, thanks to a seven-game win streak and the addition of Dallas Keuchel.

June 3: The East remains a two-horse race between Philadelphia and Atlanta. They are separated by one game in the standings, with the third-place Mets a full four games back of second.

May 22: The Braves (+210) continue to push the Phillies (-150) after winning seven of their last 10 games.

May 6: The Phillies now have a narrow 1.5 game cushion over the surging Braves after winning seven of their last 10.

March 13: Philadelphia’s odds have shortened significantly after a busy – and expensive – offseason in which they added former MVPs Bryce Harper and Andrew McCutchen, and proven All-Stars Jean Segura and JT Realmuto.

NL East Divisional Odds at Bovada

Team 2019 NL East Odds at Bovada
Atlanta Braves -850
Washington Nationals +550
Philadelphia Phillies +1100
New York Mets +10000
Miami Marlins +300000

NL East Trends

Team NL East Titles Last NL East Title
Atlanta Braves 13 2018
Miami Marlins 0 N/A
New York Mets 6 2015
Philadelphia Phillies 11 2011
Washington Nationals 5 2017

The Braves had a stranglehold on the NL East from 1995 to 2005, winning 11 consecutive divisional crowns. Atlanta never won fewer than 88 games during that remarkable span.

NL Central

July 18: A modicum of separation has come to the NL Central, where the Cubs now have a 2.5-game lead and their shortest odds of the year.

July 8: The current odds reflect just how tight this division still is. The five teams are separated by only 4.5 games.

June 26: The Cubs still have the division’s best odds, but for how long? Chicago has just a one game lead over Milwaukee and has lost five of its last 10 games.

June 14: The Cubs and Brewers are gaining separation. Milwaukee holds a one-game lead over Chicago, and a five-game lead over third-place St. Louis. The updated odds reflect the Cardinals’ deficit.

June 3: The Central is the tightest division in all of baseball. The Brewers have surged, and they now hold a 1.5-game lead  in the standings while pulling even with the Cubs at the top of the odds.

May 22: The Cardinals are fading fast. Their divisional odds have lengthened from +140 on May 6th to +380 on May 22nd.

May 6: The Cubs are back atop the AL Central thanks to an impressive seven-game winning streak  against the Cardinals, Mariners and Diamondbacks.

March 13: The Cubs have pulled ahead of the Cardinals and Brewers by the narrowest of margins. Oddsmakers are counting on bounceback seasons from All-Stars Kris Bryant and Yu Darvish, both of whom struggled with injuries in 2018.

NL Central Divisional Odds at Bovada

Team 2019 NL Central Odds at Bovada
Chicago Cubs +110
Milwaukee Brewers +225
St. Louis Cardinals +260
Cincinnati Reds +1800
Pittsburgh Pirates +2200

NL Central Trends

Team NL Central Titles Since 1994 Last NL Central Title
Chicago Cubs 5 2017
Cincinnati Reds 2 2012
Milwaukee Brewers 2 2018
Pittsburgh Pirates 0 N/A
St. Louis Cardinals 10 2015

The Cubs have won two of the last three NL Central crowns, finishing first in 2016 and 2017. Can they return to the mountaintop again this year?

NL West

July 18: The one-horse race goes on in the NL West. But the Giants are fun story all of a sudden, moving into 3rd in the division ahead of San Diego and Colorado.

July 8: Not much to see here. LAD continues to lead the division by 13.5 games. Arizona, San Diego, and Colorado will be in the Wild Card hunt, but the division title is already out of reach.

June 26: No team has shorter divisional odds than the Dodgers, who also have Major League Baseball’s best record (55-26) and largest run differential (+131).

June 14: The Rockies and Diamondbacks are firmly in the hunt for a Wild Card berth in the NL, but have a 9.5-game hole to the Dodgers in the division, hence their long odds.

June 3: The  Dodgers keep rolling, so despite a hot streak from the Rockies, Los Angeles has become a prohibitive -10000 favorite, thanks to a nine-game lead in the West.

May 22: Can anyone catch the Dodgers? LA’s NL West odds have improved from -680 to -2300 over the past three weeks.

May 6: So much for 2019 being a rebuilding year for the Diamondbacks. Arizona sits just one game behind LA in the tightly-packed AL West.

March 13: The Dodgers retooled on the fly this winter by acquiring All-Stars AJ Pollock and Russell Martin and hard-throwing World Series champ Joe Kelly. The NL West is theirs to lose.

NL West Divisional Odds at Bovada

Team 2019 NL West Odds at Bovada
Los Angeles Dodgers -100000
Arizona Diamondbacks +4000
Colorado Rockies +5000
San Diego Padres +5000
San Francisco Giants +9000

NL West Trends

Team NL West Titles Since 1994 Last NL West Title
Los Angeles Dodgers 10 2018
Arizona Diamondbacks 5 2011
San Francisco Giants 5 2012
San Diego Padres 4 2006
Colorado Rockies 0 N/A

The Dodgers continued their reign in 2018 by winning their sixth straight NL West title. It’s an impressive streak, but it has yet to lead to a World Series championship, as Los Angeles has repeatedly come up short in the postseason.

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