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  • View 2020 playoff odds for all 30 teams in Major League Baseball
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  • Track how each team’s playoffs odds change from the moment the 2020 season gets underway 

The 2020 Major League Baseball season has yet to begin, but oddsmakers have already made it abundantly clear which teams have little to no chance of achieving postseason glory. We’ve included the odds for all available teams, below, and will include data from additional sportsbooks as soon as they’re released.

2020 National League Playoff Odds

  • July 15: The Braves (+103) have joined the Dodgers (+688) as the only NL teams that are plus money to miss the playoffs.
  • Mar. 5: The Cubs have dropped from +140 to +152, while NL Central rival Cincinnati has improved from +170 to +155.
  • Feb. 25: The early money (which tends to be from sharps) is fading two teams in the NL: the Padres fell from +210 to +245, while the Cardinals dropped from -110 to +110.
  • Feb 18: The opening NL playoff odds favor the Dodgers, Nationals, Cardinals, and Braves returning to the postseason, with the Mets ever-so-slightly favored to claim the final spot.

NL Playoff Odds

Team Odds to Make Playoffs Odds to Miss Playoffs
Arizona Diamondbacks +207 -268
Atlanta Braves -129 +103
Chicago Cubs +110 -136
Cincinnati Reds +114 -140
Colorado Rockies +737 -1435
Los Angeles Dodgers -1200 +688
Miami Marlins +1700 -5667
Milwaukee Brewers +180 -230
New York Mets +128 -160
Philadelphia Phillies +208 -272
Pittsburgh Pirates +1092 -3450
San Diego Padres +262 -353
San Francisco Giants +1100 -3200
St. Louis Cardinals +127 -159
Washington Nationals -109 -115

Odds as of July 15, 2020.

2020 American League Playoff Odds

  • July 15: The shorter season has narrowed the gap between the favorites and the second-tier contenders. NYY dropped from -3267 to -577.
  • Mar. 5: Bettors are buying into the Twins repeating their 2019 performance; Minnesota’s odds improved from -210 to -237.
  • Feb. 25: Not a single AL team has moved as far as the make/miss odds in the first week of betting action.
  • Feb. 18: If the early chalk holds, the 2020 American League playoffs will feature the Yankees, Twins, Astros, Rays, and Athletics … the exact same field as last year.

AL Playoff Odds

Team Odds to Make Playoffs Odds to Miss Playoffs
Baltimore Orioles +2533 -10000
Boston Red Sox +217 -283
Chicago White Sox +170 -217
Cleveland Indians -121 -104
Detroit Tigers +2233 -7633
Houston Astros –343 +257
Kansas City Royals +1513 -5250
Los Angeles Angels +205 -268
Minnesota Twins -197 +155
New York Yankees -577 +390
Oakland A’s -119 -105
Seattle Mariners +1300 -5000
Tampa Bay Rays -133 +114
Texas Rangers +567 -963
Toronto Blue Jays +585 -1005

Odds as of July 15, 2020.

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Sascha has been the Lead Oddsmaker for SBD for over four years, specializing in football, baseball, hockey, and basketball. He has been featured on USA Today's Draft Wire, Fansided, Chicago Tribune, Newsweek, and numerous additional local and national publications.