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  •  See the odds for all 30 MLB teams to make the 2021 playoffs, which will revert back to a ten-team format (three division winners plus two Wild Card teams in each league) 
  • The biggest playoff favorites heading into the year were the Dodgers (-1400) and Yankees (-950)
  • Track how each team’s playoffs odds change from the moment the 2021 season gets underway 

The 2021 Major League Baseball season  begins April 1st, 2021. Below, find the average odds for all 30 teams to reach the postseason.

2021 National League Playoff Odds

Team Odds to Make Playoffs Odds to Miss at FanDuel
Arizona Diamondbacks OFF OFF
Atlanta Braves +205 -260
Chicago Cubs +205 -260
Cincinnati Reds +730 -1300
Colorado Rockies OFF OFF
Los Angeles Dodgers OFF OFF
Miami Marlins OFF OFF
Milwaukee Brewers +100 -122
New York Mets -235 +186
Philadelphia Phillies +320 -430
Pittsburgh Pirates OFF OFF
San Diego Padres OFF OFF
San Francisco Giants +184 -230
St. Louis Cardinals -118 -104
Washington Nationals +540 -850

Odds as of May 25, 2021.

  • May 25: The Giants were -2000 to miss at the start of the season but are now just -230 thanks to a 28-19 start.
  • Feb. 22: No huge surprises in the opening odds. LAD is a -1400 favorite, followed by division-rival SD (-595) and three-time defending NL East champion ATL (-268).

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2021 American League Playoff Odds

Team Odds to Make Playoffs Odds to Miss at FanDuel
Baltimore Orioles OFF OFF
Boston Red Sox -115 -105
Chicago White Sox -340 +260
Cleveland +225 -290
Detroit Tigers OFF OFF
Houston Astros -280 +220
Kansas City Royals +980 -2200
Los Angeles Angels +820 -1600
Minnesota Twins +980 -2200
New York Yankees -1050 +630
Oakland A’s -142 +116
Seattle Mariners OFF OFF
Tampa Bay Rays -140 +114
Texas Rangers OFF OFF
Toronto Blue Jays OFF OFF

Odds as of May 25, 2021.

  • May 25: The Twins’ odds to make the postseason have faded from -157 to +980 due to a horrid 18-29 record at roughly the quarter-mark of the season.
  • Feb. 22: NYY (-950) is the runaway favorite in the opening AL playoff odds. CHW is a distant second at -288.

Archived MLB playoff odds: 2020

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