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AL Cy Young Expert Predictions for Shortened 2020 MLB Season

Max Staley
Gerrit Cole has a real chance to win the AL Cy Young award.
Gerrit Cole has a real chance to win the AL Cy Young award. / Mark Brown/Getty Images

After a long, bizarre offseason, the MLB is finally set to return to action next week. Of course, the return of sports also means the return of sports betting, and FanDuel Sportsbook has you covered with all your MLB betting needs.

If you're looking ahead to award season already, let's take a look at some expert predictions for who will win the 2020 AL Cy Young.

Bleacher Report
Blake Schuster, of Bleacher Report, thinks Gerrit Cole will come away with his first career AL Cy Young award.

USA Today
USA Today had six experts make their predictions on the 2020 AL Cy Young award.
Bob Nightengale: Gerrit Cole, Yankees
Gabe Lacques: Shane Beiber, Indians
Steve Gardner: Charlie Morton, Rays
Scott Boeck: Tyler Glasnow, Rays 
Jesse Yomtov: Gerrit Cole, Yankees
Stephen Borelli: Gerrit Cole, Yankees

FanDuel Sportsbook
Looking at the odds, provided by FanDuel Sportsbook, Cole is once again the runaway favorite, with +280 odds. Justin Verlander, last year's winner, has the second-best odds at +650.

Of the eight experts highlighted above, five are picking Cole to win the award, while the other three are picking Beiber, Morton and Glasnow.
- Gerrit Cole (5)
- Shane Beiber (1)
- Charlie Morton (1)
- Tyler Glasnow (1)

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Max Staley is not a FanDuel employee. In addition to providing DFS gameplay advice, Max Staley also participates in DFS contests on FanDuel using his personal account, username mstaley1212. While the strategies and player selections recommended in his articles are his personal views, he may deploy different strategies and player selections when entering contests with his personal account. The views expressed in their articles are the author's alone and do not necessarily reflect the views of FanDuel.