NL MVP Odds: Paul Goldschmidt Pulling Away for Surging Cardinals on FanDuel Sportsbook
The St. Louis Cardinals are 13-3 in August, and the Red Birds have won 14 of their last 15 home games. The Cardinals star slugger Paul Goldschmidt is one of the best first basemen of his generation, and he's in line to win his first MVP award.
Goldschmidt is currently -270 to win the National League MVP award, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. He surged from greater than +2200 in early June and hasn't looked back while being challenged by Mookie Betts, Manny Machado, Bryce Harper, and now Austin Riley in a National League loaded with strong offensive production.
Goldschmidt leads the National League in batting (.339) while being third in HRs (30), fourth in RBIs (96) and second in runs (84) His .635 slugging and 1.056 OPS are also tops in the NL.
Goldschmidt has finished third in MVP voting before, and he's been runner-up twice. The seven-time All-Star has four Gold Gloves and four Silver Sluggers and is having another sensational season.
Here are the current leaders in National League MVP odds on FanDuel Sportsbook as the pennant chase continues into late August.