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The fact that Mike Trout was also a preseason favourite in 2020 to be selected his league’s most valuable player might be a sign that the best betting value is farther down the board.
Trout, the three-time MVP from the Los Angeles Angels, is a huge +250 favourite (wager $100 to win $250) on the 2021 AL MVP odds at sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark.com. The top of the board also includes the Houston Astros’ Alex Bregman (+1000), the New York Yankees’ Aaron Judge (+1200), Cleveland’s Jose Ramírez (+1200), the Chicago White Sox’s Luis Robert (+1500), the Oakland Athletics’ Matt Chapman (+1500), Trout’s Angels teammate Anthony Rendon (+1500) and the Toronto Blue Jays’ George Springer (+1500).
The Cy Young Award odds for the American League are a three-workhorse race between the Yankees’ Gerrit Cole (+400), reigning winner Shane Bieber from Cleveland (+425), and the White Sox’s Lucas Giolito (+550).
Narratives count for a lot when AL MVP voting is conducted in September. Only three of the last 10 MVPs also led the league in Wins Above Replacement (WAR), compared to five from 2001 to 2010. That suggests Trout could be overlooked if he has another monster season but his Angels fail to become a playoff team.
The second …
Author: Nation World HQ / Blue Jays Nation