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  • See each contender’s odds of winning the 2021 AL and NL MVP awards
  • Mookie Betts and Juan Soto are favored in the NL; Mike Trout is once again the preseason chalk in the AL
  • The graphs below track the changes in the odds

The graphs below have been generated by averaging the odds from a number of top online sportsbooks to give you a better sense of each player’s chances of winning the 2021 AL and NL Most Valuable Player Awards.

2021 American League MVP Odds

Top Contenders

  • Feb. 12: Just as he has for each of the last six seasons, Mike Trout (LAA) is the chalk in the AL, and it’s not close. At +200, Trout has a 33.33% implied probability. Next on the list is Alex Bregman at +1000 (9.1%).

AL MVP Odds

Player (Team)  Odds
Mike Trout (LAA) +200
Alex Bregman (HOU) +1000
Aaron Judge (NYY) +1200
Jose Ramirez (CLE) +1200
Anthony Rendon (LAA) +1500
Matt Chapman (OAK) +1500
Gleyber Torres (NYY) +2500
Jose Abreu (CHW) +2500
Luis Robert (CHW) +2500
Vladimir Guerrero Jr (TOR) +2500
Yoan Moncada (CHW) +2500
George Springer (TOR) +3000
Rafael Devers (BOS) +3000
Yasmani Grandal (CHW) +3000
Bo Bichette (TOR) +3300
DJ LeMahieu (NYY) +3300
Eloy Jimenez (CHW) +3300
Shohei Ohtani (LAA) +3300
Tim Anderson (CHW) +3300
Xander Bogaerts (BOS) +3300
Yordan Alvarez (HOU) +3300

Odds as of Feb. 12, 2021.

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2021 National League MVP Odds

Top Contenders

  • Feb. 12: Mookie Betts (LAD) and Juan Soto (WAS) have opened as NL MVP co-favorites at +750.

2021 NL MVP Odds

Player (Team) Odds
Mookie Betts (LAD) +750
Juan Soto (WAS) +750
 Cody Bellinger (LAD) +800
Fernando Tatis Jr (SD) +850
Ronald Acuna Jr (ATL) +1000
Christian Yelich (MIL) +1200
Francisco Lindor (NYM) +1200
Freddie Freeman (ATL) +1200
 Nolan Arenado (STL) +1200
Bryce Harper (PHI) +1500
 Corey Seager (LAD) +1500
 Manny Machado (SD) +2200
 Trevor Story (COL) +2500
 Anthony Rizzo (CHC) +3000
 JT Realmuto (PHI) +3000
 Ketel Marte (ARI) +3000
 Kris Bryant (CHC) +3000
 Ozzie Albies (ATL) +3000
 Javier Baez (CHC) +3300
 Paul Goldschmidt (STL) +3300
Pete Alonso (NYM) +3300
 Ian Happ (CHC) +4000

Odds as of Feb. 12, 2021.

MLB MVP Winners by Position

AL MVP Winners by Position

Position Number of MVP Winners
Outfield 32
First Base 15
Pitcher 12
Shortstop 9
Catcher 8
Third Base 8
Second Base 5
Designated Hitter 1

NL MVP Winners by Position

Position Number of MVP Winners
Outfield 33
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 4
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
Atlanta Braves 7
Philadelphia Phillies 7
Pittsburgh Pirates 7
Colorado Rockies 1
San Diego Padres 1
Houston Astros 1
Miami Marlins 1
Milwaukee Brewers 2
Washington Nationals 1

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Sascha was a hockey player in his youth, a lawyer in his capricious mid-20s, and has now been an assigning editor, writer, and lead oddsmaker for SBD for over five years. He covers everything you can possibly put odds on, but specializes in football, baseball, hockey, and basketball.