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  •  See the odds for all 30 MLB teams to make the 2022 playoffs, which will take on a new 12-team format (six from each league) 
  • The biggest playoff favorites heading into the year were the Dodgers (-1100) and Blue Jays (-450)
  • Track how each team’s playoffs odds change from the moment the 2022 season gets underway 

The 2022 Major League Baseball season  begins April 7, 2022. Below, find the average odds for all 30 teams to reach the postseason, which will feature six teams from the American League and six teams from the National League this year (increased from five last season).

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2022 National League Playoff Favorites

NL Playoff Odds

Team Odds to Make Playoffs Odds to Miss
Arizona Diamondbacks OFF OFF
Atlanta Braves OFF OFF
Chicago Cubs OFF OFF
Cincinnati Reds OFF OFF
Colorado Rockies OFF OFF
Los Angeles Dodgers OFF OFF
Miami Marlins OFF OFF
Milwaukee Brewers +155 -190
New York Mets OFF OFF
Philadelphia Phillies -900 +600
Pittsburgh Pirates OFF OFF
San Diego Padres -360 +275
San Francisco Giants +140 -170
St. Louis Cardinals -10000 +2500
Washington Nationals OFF OFF

Odds as of September 12, 2022, at DraftKings Sportsbook

  • Sep. 12: The only real question in the NL is whether the Brewers (+170) can catch either the Phillies (-1200) or Padres (-390). MIL currently trails SD by two games and PHI by 3.5.
  • July 20: At the All-Star break, the Giants have faded from -135 to +131, while the Cardinals have improved from -110 to -158.
  • April 7: The Dodgers are massive -1100 favorites to make the NL playoff field. Seven other teams are odds-on favorites: the Braves (-370), Brewers (-285), Mets (-245), Padres (-245), Phillies (-140), Giants (-135), and Cardinals (-110).

Looking for the latest MLB odds? – Get current moneyline odds, run lines, and totals for all upcoming games today here.

2022 American League Playoff Favorites

AL Playoff Odds

Team Odds to Make Playoffs Odds to Miss
Baltimore Orioles +1200 -2500
Boston Red Sox OFF OFF
Chicago White Sox +260 -330
Cleveland Guardians -295 +235
Detroit Tigers OFF OFF
Houston Astros OFF OFF
Kansas City Royals OFF OFF
Los Angeles Angels OFF OFF
Minnesota Twins +900 -1400
New York Yankees OFF OFF
Oakland A’s OFF OFF
Seattle Mariners OFF OFF
Tampa Bay Rays -2500 +1400
Texas Rangers OFF OFF
Toronto Blue Jays -5000 +1800

Odds as of September 12, 2022, at DraftKings Sportsbook

  • Sep. 12: The Orioles (+1230) have slipped 5.5 games back of the final Wild Card, but the White Sox (+260) are just 2.5 games behind the Guardians (-295) for the AL Central lead. That’s the only real playoff question mark in the AL.
  • July 20: The Twins have mad the biggest improvement at the All-Star break, going from +188 at the start of the season to -120.
  • April 7: The Blue Jays open as the biggest playoff favorites in the AL at -425, followed by the Astros (-400). The Orioles, as usual, are the longest shot (+1800).

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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 seven years. He covers everything you can possibly put odds on, but specializes in football, baseball, hockey, and basketball.