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  • See each contender’s odds of winning the 2022 AL and NL MVP awards
  • Shohei Ohtani (AL) and Juan Soto (NL) have opened as favorites in their respective leagues
  • The graphs below track the changes in the odds over the course of the season

This page tracks the odds to win AL and NL MVP awards, averaging the odds from legal online sportsbooks. Use the anchors below to jump to the American League MVP odds or National League MVP odds.

2022 American League MVP Odds

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  • May 17: Ohtani’s odds to repeat improved significantly (from +375 to +235) over the past ten days. Trout remains second at +450. Judge is now third at +650 with Guerrero dropping to fourth at +775.
  • May 8: Perennial favorite Trout has moved to second at +450, ahead of Guerrero, who faded to +475. Judge (+925) and Buxton (+950) round out the top five.
  • Apr. 25: Though he hasn’t been great on the mound or at the plate so far, Ohtani improved to +315. Jose Ramirez moved to fourth, improving from +2000 to +1050.
  • Apr. 17: Guerrero improved from +575 to +350 and is only a hair behind Ohtani (+335).
  • Apr. 10: With three homers and four RBI in his first three games, Twins OF Byron Buxton has improved from +3250 to +1200.
  • Apr. 3: Shohei Ohtani is a +370 favorite over Angles teammate Mike Trout (+500) and the Blue Jays’ Vlad Guerrero Jr (+500).

AL MVP Favorites

Player (Team) Odds
Shohei Ohtani (LAA) +250
Mike Trout (LAA) +400
Aaron Judge (NYY) +700
Vladimir Guerrero Jr (TOR) +750
Byron Buxton (MIN) +1000
Jose Ramirez (CLE) +1500
Yordan Alvarez (HOU) +3000
Luis Robert (CHW) +3000
Wander Franco (TB) +3000
Rafael Devers (BOS) +5000
Giancarlo Stanton (NYY) +5000
Ty France (SEA) +6000
George Springer (TOR) +6000
Alex Bregman (HOU) +7500
Anthony Rizzo (NYY) +7500
Taylor Ward (LAA) +7500
Salvador Perez (KC) +10000
Bo Bichette (TOR) +10000
Corey Seager (TEX) +10000
Kyle Tucker (HOU) +10000
Carlos Correa (MIN) +12500
JP Crawford (SEA) +12500
Jose Abreu (CHW) +12500
Anthony Rendon (LAA) +12500
Xander Bogaerts (BOS) +12500
Jose Altuve (HOU) +12500
Mitch Haniger (SEA) +12500

Odds as of May 17, 2022, at Caesars Sportsbook.

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2022 National League MVP Odds

  • May 17: Machado continues to ascend. He improved from +600 to +363 and now holds a sizable lead on Arenado (+600), Soto (+850) and Harper (+900). No one else is shorter than +1300.
  • May 8: Machado (+600) and Arenado (+625) have both moved ahead of Soto (+725) while Acuna Jr faded to fourth (+1000).
  • Apr. 25: No one is grabbing the reins on the NL MVP race yet. Soto faded from +300 to +400. Second-favorite Acuna went from +750 to +800. The only top-five favorite to improve was Lindor (+1550 to +1000).
  • Apr. 17: Cubs rookie Seiya Suzuki has improved from +6500 to +3500 and is now a top-15 favorite.
  • Apr. 10: Slashing just .241/.313/.429 through four games, favorite Juan Soto has slipped from +320 to +353.
  • Apr. 3: Juan Soto (+320) is miles ahead of second-favorite Ronald Acuna (+800) in the opening NL MVP odds.

NL MVP Favorites

Player (Team) Odds
Manny Machado (SD) +375
Nolan Arenado (STL) +650
Juan Soto (WAS) +850
Bryce Harper (PHI) +900
Ronald Acuna Jr (ATL) +1300
Freddie Freeman (LAD) +1400
Francisco Lindor (NYM) +2000
Mookie Betts (LAD) +2500
Pete Alonso (NYM) +3000
Christian Yelich (MIL) +3000
Trea Turner (LAD) +3000
Austin Riley (ATL) +4000
Matt Olson (ATL) +4000
Jazz Chisholm (MIA) +5000
CJ Cron (COL) +6000
Ozzie Albies (ATL) +6000
Nick Castellanos (PHI) +6000
Seiya Suzuki (CHC) +6000
Paul Goldschmidt (STL) +7500
Max Muncy (LAD) +7500
Fernando Tatis Jr (SD) +7500
Marcell Ozuna (ATL) +7500
Starling Marte (NYM) +7500
Willy Adames (MIL) +7500
Jorge Soler (ATL) +7500
Cody Bellinger (LAD) +8000

Odds as of May 17, 2022, at Caesars Sportsbook.

MLB MVP Winners by Position

AL MVP Winners by Position

Position Number of MVP Winners
Outfield 33
First Base 15
Pitcher 13
Shortstop 9
Catcher 8
Third Base 8
Second Base 5
Designated Hitter 1

NL MVP Winners by Position

Position Number of MVP Winners
Outfield 34
First Base 16
Pitcher 10
Third Base 10
Catcher 8
Shortstop 7
Second Base 6

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 5
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
Philadelphia Phillies 8
Atlanta Braves 7
Pittsburgh Pirates 7
Colorado Rockies 1
San Diego Padres 1
Houston Astros 1
Miami Marlins 1
Milwaukee Brewers 2
Washington Nationals 1

Archived MLB MVP Odds: 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018

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