World Series MVP Odds: Yordan Alvarez Leads Quartet Of Astros Hitters At Top Of Board

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Carmen Mandato/Getty Images. Pictured: Yordan Alvarez hoists the ALCS MVP trophy.

World Series MVP Odds

Jose Altuve+1000
Michael Brantley+1000
Alex Bregman+1000
Yordan Alvarez+1000
Freddie Freeman+1100
Carlos Correa+1200
Max Fried+1400
Kyle Tucker+1400
Austin Riley+1600
Eddie Rosario+1800
Framber Valdez+1900
Charlie Morton+2000
Tyler Matzek+2500
Ozzie Albies+2500
Yuli Gurriel+2700
Luis Garcia+2700
Adam Duvall+2900
Joc Pederson+2900
Lance McCullers Jr.+3200
Jorge Soler+3300
Dansby Swanson+4100
Travis d'Arnaud+5000
Martin Maldonado+6000
Jake Meyers+6000
Ian Anderson+7500
Ryan Pressly+11000
Will Smith+12000
Zack Greinke+19000
Chas McCormick+19000

Odds via FanDuel

A quartet of Astros hitters lead the way in the opening odds for World Series MVP, released by FanDuel shortly after Game 6 of the NLCS late Saturday night.

Jose Altuve, Michael Brantley, Alex Bregman and Yordan Alvarez all checked in at +1000 to win World Series MVP honors.

Alvarez won ALCS MVP honors thanks to the tear he went on to help Houston clinch the series against the Boston Red Sox. He finished the series 12-for-23 with a home run and six RBI. Altuve, a former league MVP, struggled mightily in that series but will presumably hit leadoff for Houston throughout the World Series.

Atlanta's top number comes from reigning National League MVP Freddie Freeman, who checks in right before that quartet at +1100. Behind him is another Astros star, Carlos Correa.

The first starting pitcher on the list is Atlanta's Max Fried at +1400. The star lefty, who pitched like a Cy Young candidate in the second half of the season, will likely start either Game 1 or 2 for the Braves.

NLCS MVP Eddie Rosario checks in at +1800, right behind his Braves teammate Austin Riley and young Astros star Kyle Tucker.

The top Houston starting pitcher is presumptive Game 1 starter Framber Valdez at +1900. The left-hander mowed down Boston in a critical Game 5 win, striking out five and allowing just one earned run in eight innings.

Lance McCullers Jr., who missed the ALCS with an injury and whose status for the World Series is unknown, is listed at +3200. Jorge Soler, who returned to the Braves late in the NLCS after a stint on the COVID-IL, is right behind him at +3300.

The plethora of Astros at the top of the list reflects similarly to the series odds. As of this writing, Houston is -150 favorites to claim the World Series title at FanDuel, while the Braves check in at +125 underdogs.

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