Royals, Orioles Have Best Value For MLB Divisional Futures

  • The Kansas City Royals have +500 odds to win the AL Central despite leading the division in run differential and expected win/loss.
  • AL East odds offer +110 odds for both the Baltimore Orioles and New York Yankees to win the division, but the Orioles are the better choice.
  • Baltimore went 3-1 against the Yankees in their first series this season and has a 14-6 record against teams with a win percentage of .500 or greater.

KANSAS CITY – We’re over a month into the MLB season and there are plenty of divisions up for grabs. Teams like the Kansas City Royals have incredible online gambling value to win their division at +500 odds.

American League Central Odds

  • Cleveland Guardians +150
  • Minnesota Twins +160
  • Detroit Tigers +500
  • Kansas City Royals +500
  • Chicago White Sox +30000

Divisional odds make the AL Central seem like a two-team race between the Cleveland Guardians (+150) and the Minnesota Twins (+160), but that’s simply not the case. Kansas City is only 2.5 games back from first place, the same as the Twins, yet Missouri gambling sites give the Royals +500 odds to win the division.

Kansas City has the best run differential in the division at +44 runs this season. This positive run differential led them to a 23-14 expected win/loss, which would put them in sole position of first place in the division.

Bet The Orioles To Beat Out Yankees In AL East Race

The Baltimore Orioles and New York Yankees are tied for the division lead and both have +110 odds to claim the AL East crown. However, there are a few reasons why betting on the Orioles at MLB gambling is the better choice to win the division.

American League East Odds

  • Baltimore Orioles +110
  • New York Yankees +110
  • Tampa Bay Rays +1400
  • Toronto Blue Jays +1400
  • Boston Red Sox +2000

Baltimore is 14-6 against teams with a record greater or equal to .500 this season, the best in the MLB. Plus, they beat the Yankees in three of four games in their first series against each other.