As the dog days of August come to a close, the American League MVP race comes down to Yankees superstar Aaron Judge and Angels two-way phenom Shohei Ohtani. It's really not much of a race anymore though, as Judge's odds to win AL MVP have increased as the heavy favorite at -900 on FanDuel Sportsbook.
Judge has held court and maintained the favorite role for a vast majority of days since early June, and has steadily increased his lead.
Judge is dominating the offensive stats, and he's hitting .307 over his last 50 games. The Yankees have slumped in August, but Judge continues to shine with 8 homers and 19 RBI in August, which brings his season totals to .294 batting average with an MLB-best 50 home runs, 110 RBI and 102 runs scored through 125 games. Judge has a career-high 14 stolen bases, and he's slugging .661 to also lead the Majors with an OPS of 1.057.
Here's the short list of players and American League MVP odds on FanDuel Sportsbook as the field chases the runaway favorite Aaron Judge.