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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

  • 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).

NL Playoff Odds

Team Odds to Make Playoffs Odds to Miss Playoffs
Arizona Diamondbacks +980 -2200
Atlanta Braves -280 +220
Chicago Cubs +340 -470
Cincinnati Reds +205 -260
Colorado Rockies +2200 -10000
Los Angeles Dodgers -5000 +1500
Miami Marlins +1120 -3000
Milwaukee Brewers +140 -171
New York Mets -320 +245
Philadelphia Phillies +300 -400
Pittsburgh Pirates +2200 -10000
San Diego Padres -850 +540
San Francisco Giants +920 -2000
St. Louis Cardinals -152 +124
Washington Nationals +160 -200

Odds as of March 25 2021, at FanDuel.

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2021 American League Playoff Odds

  • Feb. 22: NYY (-950) is the runaway favorite in the opening AL playoff odds. CHW is a distant second at -288.

AL Playoff Odds

Team Odds to Make Playoffs Odds to Miss Playoffs
Baltimore Orioles +1200 -2500
Boston Red Sox +275 -375
Chicago White Sox -275 +270
Cleveland +230 -305
Detroit Tigers +5000 OFF
Houston Astros -124 +100
Kansas City Royals +900 -3335
Los Angeles Angels +160 -200
Minnesota Twins -157 +125
New York Yankees -1000 +600
Oakland A’s -130 +105
Seattle Mariners +1000 -5000
Tampa Bay Rays +110 -137
Texas Rangers +900 -1600
Toronto Blue Jays -112 -112

Odds as of March 25, 2021 at DraftKings.


Archived MLB playoff odds: 2020

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