NL MVP Expert Predictions for Shortened 2020 MLB Season

Max Staley
Christian Yelich looks like a top-tier contender for the NL MVP.
Christian Yelich looks like a top-tier contender for the NL MVP. / Stacy Revere/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 NL MVP.

Bleacher Report
Blake Schuster, of Bleacher Report, is picking Christian Yelich to win the 2020 NL MVP.

USA Today
The staff at USA Today sourced predictions from six of their writers. Interestingly, four of the six experts are picking a member of the Atlanta Braves, with Ronald Acuna Jr. getting three votes and Freddie Freeman getting one. The remaining two votes were split between Christian Yelich and Juan Soto.

FanDuel Sportsbook
The odds, provided by FanDuel Sportsbook, favor Mookie Betts (+600), as he narrowly beats out Yelich (+650) and Acuna (+700).

The experts seem to be favoring Ronald Acuna, though all of his picks come from the USA Today experts.
- Ronald Acuna Jr. (3)
- Christian Yelich (2)
- Mookie Betts (1)
- Freddie Freeman (1)
- Juan Soto (1)

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