MLB Division Odds: Yankees are Massive Underdogs Behind Red Sox, Rays & Blue Jays in AL East Odds on FanDuel
The second half of the 2021 MLB regular season is officially underway following a thrilling All-Star Break. With the Trade Deadline looming, teams must decide if they are contenders or pretenders. Some MLB division races are shaping up to be a battle based on the standings and the betting odds.
In the AL East, four teams have their eyes set on October as this proves to be one of the most exciting pennant races in all of baseball. Let's check out how the MLB East division odds are shaping up on FanDuel Sportsbook.
MLB East Division Odds
According to the latest MLB East Division odds on FanDuel Sportsbook, the Boston Red Sox remain the favorites to take home the divisional crown with their -115 odds. The Tampa Bay Rays, who sit just 0.5 games back of the Red Sox in the standings, own the second-best odds at +155.
Shocking to many, the New York Yankees sit in fourth place in both the standings and the odds. This team entered the 2021 MLB season with World Series expectations but now own just +1000 odds to win the division with their 48-44 overall record. The Toronto Blue Jays have leapfrogged New York in the divisional race at +800 odds.
1. Boston Red Sox (-115)
2. Tampa Bay Rays (+155)
3. Toronto Blue Jays (+800)
4. New York Yankees (+1000)
5. Baltimore Orioles (+50000)
MLB East Standings
1. Boston Red Sox: 56-38
2. Tampa Bay Rays: 55-38, 0.5 GB
3. Toronto Blue Jays: 48-42, 6.0 GB
4. New York Yankees: 48-44, 7.0 GB
5. Baltimore Orioles: 30-62, 25.0 GB
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