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  • See each contender’s odds of winning the 2024 AL and NL MVP awards
  • Mookie Betts (NL) and Juan Soto (AL) are the favorites in the MLB MVP odds as of late April
  • 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 2024 AL and NL MVP awards, averaging the odds from online sportsbooks in the United States. You can track how the odds have changed with the graphs below and shop for the best current lines in the tables.

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

2024 AL MVP Odds

Juan Soto has surpassed Aaron Judge as the favorite to win the AL MVP.

American League MVP Favorites

Player
Best Odds
DraftKings
FanDuel
BetMGM
Bet365
Soto, Juan
Witt Jr, Bobby
Judge, Aaron
Henderson, Gunnar
Tucker, Kyle
Seager, Corey
FanDuel
+4000
+3500
+4000
+4000
Rutschman, Adley
FanDuel
+5000
+3000
+5000
+4000
Altuve, Jose
DraftKings
+5000
+5000
+4000
+4000
Ramirez, Jose
FanDuel
+5500
+4000
+5500
+5000
Perez, Salvador
FanDuel
+6500
+6000
+6500
+5000
Devers, Rafael
BetMGM
+6600
+5000
+6500
+6600
Semien, Marcus
FanDuel
+8000
+5000
+8000
+6600
Greene, Riley
FanDuel
+8000
+6000
+8000
+6600
Rodriguez, Julio
FanDuel
+9000
+5000
+9000
+6600
Alvarez, Yordan
FanDuel
+10000
+5000
+10000
+6600
Garcia, Adolis
FanDuel
+10000
+6000
+10000
+8000
Naylor, Josh
FanDuel
+10000
+9000
+10000
+10000
Jeffers, Ryan
FanDuel
+10000
+9000
+10000
+10000
Pena, Jeremy
DraftKings
+10000
+10000
Torres, Gleyber
DraftKings
+10000
+10000
Casas, Triston
DraftKings
+10000
+10000
Yoshida, Masataka
DraftKings
+10000
+10000
O Neill, Tyler
FanDuel
+11000
+9000
+11000
+10000
Correa, Carlos
BetMGM
+15000
+10000
+15000
Diaz, Yandy
BetMGM
+15000
+10000
+15000

New Yankee Juan Soto is the favorite to win the AL MVP. Soto is given +600 odds, which comes out to a 14.3% chance to win the award in his first season in the American League. If you bet $20 on Soto to win, your potential winnings would be $120 and return $140.

Rounding out the top five AL MVP contenders are Aaron Judge (+750), Julio Rodriguez (+1000), Corey Seager (+1200), and Yordan Alvarez (+1200).

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

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AL MVP Race Timeline

  • April 25: Soto (+265) continues to improve but so do his main competitors; Witt has shortened to +458 while Gunnar Henderson is now the +808 fourth-favorite.
  • April 10: Soto has shortened to +356 as he powers the Yankees to a 10-2 start. KC’s Bobby Witt Jr has moved into the top five at +1000.
  • March 27: Ahead of Opening Day some sportsbooks have moved Juan Soto ahead of teammate Aaron Judge in the AL MVP odds. Soto’s average odds are better than Judge’s as we enter the season.
  • March 14: The New York Yankees’ Aaron Judge (+550) is a slight favorite over new teammate Juan Soto (+590) and the Houston Astros’ Yordan Alvarez (+890).

2024 NL MVP Odds

Ronald Acuna is the clear favorite to win the NL MVP early in the season.

National League MVP Favorites

Player
Best Odds
DraftKings
FanDuel
BetMGM
Bet365
Betts, Mookie
Ohtani, Shohei
Contreras, William
Harper, Bryce
DraftKings
+1000
+1000
+1000
+1000
Bohm, Alec
FanDuel
+2000
+1500
+2000
+1800
Tatis Jr, Fernando
DraftKings
+2000
+2000
+2000
+2000
Ozuna, Marcell
DraftKings
+2500
+2500
+2000
+2000
Freeman, Freddie
DraftKings
+4000
+4000
+4000
+4000
de la Cruz, Elly
FanDuel
+5000
+2000
+5000
+2200
Olson, Matt
DraftKings
+5000
+5000
+4000
+4000
Marte, Ketel
FanDuel
+6500
+4500
+6500
+5000
Smith, Will
BetMGM
+6600
+6000
+6500
+6600
Contreras, Willson
DraftKings
+8000
+8000
Pederson, Joc
DraftKings
+9000
+9000
Yelich, Christian
FanDuel
+10000
+5000
+10000
+8000
Machado, Manny
BetMGM
+10000
+7000
+10000
Abrams, Cj
FanDuel
+10000
+8000
+10000
+10000
Harris II, Michael
DraftKings
+10000
+10000
+10000
+10000
Alonso, Pete
FanDuel
+10000
+8000
+10000
+10000
Winker, Jesse
DraftKings
+10000
+10000
Jung Hoo, Lee
DraftKings
+10000
+10000
Riley, Austin
FanDuel
+11000
+6000
+11000
+10000
Profar, Jurickson
FanDuel
+11000
+11000
Muncy, Max
FanDuel
+15000
+8000
+15000
+15000
Arraez, Luis
FanDuel
+15000
+8000
+15000
+15000

Ronald Acuna Jr’s +525 odds to win the NL MVP make him the favorite. Based on those odds, Acuna has a 16% chance to win the award. If you wagered $20 on the reigning MVP to repeat, you would stand to win $105 and return $125.

After Acuna in the odds, we have Mookie Betts (+750), Shohei Ohtani (+950), Fernando Tatis Jr (+1000), and Freddie Freeman (+1200) to round out the top five contenders.

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

NL MVP Race Timeline

  • April 25: Betts improved to +252, well ahead of second-favorite and reigning NL MVP Acuna (+725) and two-time AL MVP Ohtani (+858).
  • April 10: Betts (+386) has surpassed Acuna (+560) for top spot in the NL MVP odds with Tatis (+960) sitting third.
  • March 14: Reigning NL MVP Ronald Acuna (+495) is the early favorite over Mookie Betts (+660) and newest LA Dodgers Shohei Ohtani (+840), who captured the AL MVP in 2020 and 2023.

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
Two-Way Player 2

NL MVP Winners by Position

Position Number of MVP Winners
Outfield 36
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
Los Angeles Angels 6
Texas Rangers 6
Baltimore Orioles 5
Chicago White Sox 5
Minnesota Twins 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
Atlanta Braves 8
Philadelphia Phillies 8
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: 2023, 2022, 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018

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