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American League MVP Odds: Mike Trout Leads the Field as Clear Favorite in AL

American League MVP odds have Mike Trout as the clear favorite heading into the 2021 MLB season.
American League MVP odds have Mike Trout as the clear favorite heading into the 2021 MLB season. | Stephen Dunn/Getty Images

With the 2021 MLB season quickly approaching, projecting the MLB award winners is a top offseason activity and that includes the American League MVP award.

Just as we saw when last year's opening AL MVP odds were released, Mike Trout (+220) is a clear favorite to win the award in 2021 according to the player futures bets on FanDuel Sportsbook.

Trout finished an uncharacteristically low fifth in AL MVP voting in 2020, but he won the award in 2019, finished fourth in 2018, second in 2017 and won in 2016. Nobody else has been nearly as consistent in being in contention for the honor.

Nobody else comes close to Trout's odds this year, either. The rest of the top five are all bigger than +1000 underdogs, with Alex Bregman (+1100), Aaron Judge (+1200), Jose Ramirez (+1300) and Anthony Rendon (+1700) making up the group.

AL MVP Odds 2021

1. Mike Trout (+220)

2. Alex Bregman (+1100)

3. Aaron Judge (+1200)

4. Jose Ramirez (+1300)

5. Anthony Rendon (+1700)

6. Matt Chapman (+1800)

7. DJ LeMahieu (+2500)

8. Gleyber Torres (+2500)

9. Luis Robert (+3000)

10. Eloy Jimenez (+3000)

11. George Springer (+3000)

12. Jose Abreu (+3000)

13. Rafael Devers (+3000)

14. Tim Anderson (+3500)

15. Xander Bogaerts (+3500)

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Jason Schandl is not a FanDuel employee. In addition to providing DFS gameplay advice, Jason Schandl also participates in DFS contests on FanDuel using his personal account, username Jaymun. 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 his articles are the author's alone and do not necessarily reflect the views of FanDuel.

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