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  • See each contender’s odds of winning the 2023 AL and NL MVP awards
  • Shohei Ohtani (AL) and Ronald Acuna (NL) are both massive betting favorites in the 2023 MLB MVP odds as of late September
  • The graphs below track the changes in the NL MVP odds & AL MVP odds over the course of the season

This page tracks the odds to win the 2023 AL and NL MVP awards, averaging the odds from online sportsbooks in the United States and Canada. The opening odds favor 2021 American League MVP Shohei Ohtani and 2021 NL-runner up Juan Soto.

Use the anchors below to jump to the American League MVP odds or National League MVP odds.

2023 AL MVP Odds

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American League MVP Favorites

Player
Best Odds
DraftKings
BetMGM
FanDuel
Bet365
Judge, Aaron
Soto, Juan
Seager, Corey
DraftKings
+1000
+1000
+1000
Alvarez, Yordan
FanDuel
+1100
+1100
Rodriguez, Julio
BetMGM
+1200
+1000
+1200
+1100
Tucker, Kyle
BetMGM
+1800
+1700
+1800
+1500
Henderson, Gunnar
FanDuel
+2000
+1500
+1800
+2000
Witt Jr, Bobby
DraftKings
+2000
+2000
+2000
+2000
Trout, Mike
BetMGM
+2200
+2000
+2200
+2000
Guerrero Jr, Vladimir
DraftKings
+2200
+2200
+2200
+2200
Rutschman, Adley
FanDuel
+2500
+1300
+1600
+2500
Ramirez, Jose
DraftKings
+2500
+2500
+2500
+2200
Devers, Rafael
DraftKings
+2800
+2800
+2500
+2200
Bichette, BO
DraftKings
+3000
+3000
+3000
+2500
Semien, Marcus
DraftKings
+4000
+4000
+3000
+2200
Diaz, Yandy
DraftKings
+4000
+4000
+4000
+4000
Lewis, Royce
DraftKings
+4000
+4000
+4000
+4000
Altuve, Jose
BetMGM
+5000
+4000
+5000
+3500
Robert, Luis
DraftKings
+6000
+6000
+5000
+5000
Correa, Carlos
FanDuel
+8000
+3000
+6600
+8000
Garcia, Adolis
FanDuel
+8000
+5000
+6600
+8000
Bregman, Alex
FanDuel
+8000
+5000
+6600
+8000
Buxton, Byron
DraftKings
+8000
+8000
+8000
+6500
Jimenez, Eloy
BetMGM
+8000
+7000
+8000
Yoshida, Masataka
DraftKings
+8000
+8000
+8000

AL MVP odds are updated every 15-60 minutes from DraftKings & FanDuel Sportsbook among others.

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AL MVP Race Timeline

  • Aug. 28: Despite Ohtani’s elbow injury – which has ended his season as a pitcher – the Angels’ two-way superstar remains an insurmountable favorite.
  • June 14: Ohtani has shortened to -239 while Judge has faded to +970. Third-favorite Alvarez is now way back at +240 in the AL MVP odds.
  • Apr. 17: Ohtani’s AL MVP odds have improved in the first six weeks of the season. The 2021 MVP is as short as +120 at DraftKings, with reigning-winner Aaron Judge still second but at a distant +700.
  • Feb. 23: Shohei Ohtani is a short +200 favorite in the opening AL MVP odds, with 2022-winner Aaron Judge second at +450. 

2023 NL MVP Odds

National League MVP Favorites

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National League MVP Favorites

Player
Best Odds
DraftKings
BetMGM
FanDuel
Bet365
Acuna Jr, Ronald
Betts, Mookie
Ohtani, Shohei
Tatis Jr, Fernando
DraftKings
+1000
+1000
+1000
+1000
Freeman, Freddie
DraftKings
+1200
+1200
+1100
Harper, Bryce
BetMGM
+1200
+1000
+1200
+1200
Olson, Matt
DraftKings
+1400
+1400
+1400
+1200
Turner, Trea
DraftKings
+2200
+2200
+2200
+2200
Carroll, Corbin
FanDuel
+2200
+1800
+2000
+2200
Riley, Austin
DraftKings
+2500
+2500
+2500
+2500
Machado, Manny
BetMGM
+2500
+2200
+2500
+2500
Alonso, Pete
DraftKings
+3000
+3000
+3000
+2500
Lindor, Francisco
FanDuel
+3000
+2800
+2500
+3000
Goldschmidt, Paul
DraftKings
+4000
+4000
+4000
+3000
Arenado, Nolan
DraftKings
+4000
+4000
+4000
+4000
Bogaerts, Xander
FanDuel
+6000
+5000
+5000
+6000
Arraez, Luis
FanDuel
+7000
+6000
+6600
+7000
Yelich, Christian
DraftKings
+8000
+8000
+6600
+8000
Marte, Ketel
FanDuel
+8000
+5000
+6600
+8000
Smith, Will
BetMGM
+8000
+6000
+8000
+8000
de la Cruz, Elly
FanDuel
+10000
+4000
+8000
+10000
Bellinger, Cody
BetMGM
+10000
+10000
+10000
Albies, Ozzie
FanDuel
+10000
+5000
+6600
+10000
Murphy, Sean
BetMGM
+10000
+8000
+10000
Contreras, Willson
BetMGM
+10000
+8000
+10000

NL MVP odds above are updated every 15-60 minutes from FanDuel, BetMGM, and DraftKings Sportsbook among others. 

NL MVP Race Timeline

  • Sep. 5: It only took a week for Acuna (-205) to take back the top spot in the NL MVP odds from Betts (+139).
  • Aug. 28: Betts (-124) has taken over as the slight NL MVP favorite, narrowly ahead of Acuna (+112) who had been the favorite in the NL MVP odds for the past several months.
  • June 14: Acuna has become the odds-on favorite at -108 on average with Freeman (+462) entrenched as second-favorite and Betts (+1060) rounding out the top-three in the NL MVP odds as of mid-June.
  • Apr. 17: Braves star Ronald Acuna has started fast and sits atop the 2023 NL MVP odds across sportsbooks, with Pete Alonso, Mookie Betts, or Trea Turner listed as second favorites depending on the site.
  • Feb. 23: Juan Soto (+540) has opened as the 2023 NL MVP favorite, followed by Mookie Betts (+810) and reigning-winner Paul Goldschmidt (+960).

 

MLB MVP Winners by Position

Here’s a breakdown of which positions both of baseball’s MVP awards have gone to in the past:

AL MVP Winners by Position

Position Number of MVP Winners
Outfield 33
First Base 16
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 35
First Base 16
Pitcher 10
Third Base 10
Catcher 8
Shortstop 7
Second Base 6

MLB MVP Winners by Team

And here is a breakdown of which teams have produced the most MVPs:

AL MVP Winners by Team

Team Number of MVP Winners
New York Yankees 21
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 18
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: 2022, 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018

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