MLB Odds Betting Guide: 2022 World Series Odds, Live Game Lines, & MLB Props

While baseball is still considered America’s pastime, betting on baseball is as old as the game itself. But, legal sports betting has changed in the last few years with many states allowing for wagering. With baseball being the lone major sport that lasts for the better part of the calendar year that gets played each day, the number of available betting markets is staggering. This makes it a popular sport for bettors.

Betting on baseball is as much a tradition as the sport, and there are various ways to wager. From betting on who will win the World Series to wagering on individual player props, betting on baseball is here to stay. You will find the best sportsbooks to wager on baseball, which popular markets are available to choose from, a look at World Series odds and more. Let’s take a look.

Best MLB Odds, Lines, and Spreads

Looking to wager on baseball? Live MLB odds are available for all games today below. You can also keep an on the 2022 World Series odds and futures market here.

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How can I bet on baseball?

While wagering on baseball is something that has been done for over a century, it has not always been legal in the US, until now (in many states). There are a large number of different types of betting markets as far as MLB wagering is concerned, and it can vary from sportsbook to sportsbook. There are many ways to wager on baseball, so let’s take a look at the various types of betting markets on America’s pastime.

MLB Betting Guide

Most legal online sportsbooks offer the following types of MLB betting:

  • Run Lines
  • Totals (Over/Unders)
  • Moneylines
  • Futures
  • Player Props
  • Game Props
  • In-Game Live Betting
  • Parlays
  • Teasers and more!

MLB Futures Betting

Betting on MLB futures involves quite the large number of betting markets, with players, teams, and even stat leaders to choose from. Here are just some of the vast number of betting markets for MLB futures betting:

Where Can I Bet on the MLB?

Bettors can legally wager on baseball in quite a few states in the United States. With more and more states being added as time goes on, it is just a matter of time before the majority of the states allow legal online sports betting. Here are some of the top sportsbooks for MLB betting. You can also wager on the NFL and NBA at these sportsbooks, along with plenty of other sports betting markets.

Sports bettors can wager on the MLB in the following states, using either online sportsbooks or at brick-and-mortar casinos that offer legal sportsbooks. More states will become available, so this list will certainly grow.

Top Sportsbooks for MLB Betting

A more detailed look at the top sportsbooks to wager on Major League Baseball. These sportsbooks offer the best welcome bonuses along with the most variation of MLB betting markets.

DraftKings Sportsbook MLB

DraftKings Sportsbook is universally known as the leader in legal sports betting and daily fantasy sports in America, and has one of the best welcome packages in the space for new users. First-time MLB bettors will get a risk-free bet and a large deposit bonus match worth up to $1,000.

BetMGM Sportsbook MLB

BetMGM is one of the top brands in online gaming in the world, and the brand has legal online sportsbooks in a number of states that offer a significant welcome bonus along with a vast selection of MLB betting markets. Try the BetMGM Sportsbook here for a risk-free bet worth up to $500.

FanDuel Sportsbook MLB

One of the most popular sportsbooks in every state it is offered in, is FanDuel Sportsbook. Given that it was the first to enter many states, FanDuel holds the majority of the market share for MLB betting. FanDuel offers a risk-free bet, deposit bonuses, and frequent promotions for bettors that use the platform.

Latest World Series Odds

Here is a look at the full futures odds table for the 2022 World Series odds.

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AL and NL Pennant Opening Odds 2022

At DraftKings Sportsbook, there are odds posted for the winners of the AL and NL pennants. Here is a look at the opening odds.

AL Pennant Odds

  • Astros +425
  • Yankees +500
  • White Sox +500
  • Blue Jays +500
  • Rays +700

NL Pennant Odds

  • Dodgers +320
  • Mets +500
  • Braves +600
  • Padres +600
  • Brewers +600

2022 MLB Win Totals

With the MLB possibly having a short season due to the lockout, win totals are not posted at legal sportsbooks yet. When posted, we will update below.

2022 MLB MVP Opening Odds

Here is a look at the NL MVP odds and AL MVP odds for the 2022 season.


Here’s a look at the opening odds to win the 2022 NL MVP:

  • Juan Soto +350
  • Fernando Tatis Jr. +360
  • Ronald Acuna +900
  • Bryce Harper +1000
  • Mookie Betts +1000


For the American League MVP market, here’s a look at the opening odds to win:

  • Shohei Ohtani +300
  • Mike Trout +350
  • Vladimir Guerrero Jr. +400
  • Aaron Judge +1500
  • Rafael Devers +200-

Odds from DraftKings Sportsbook.

2022 MLB Cy Young Opening Odds

One of the more popular player future betting markets is on the Cy Young winner in each league. Let’s take a look at the opening odds for each Cy Young award.

NL Cy Young Odds

PlayerOpening Odds to Win Cy Young
Jacob deGrom+450
Walker Buehler+800
Max Scherzer+800
Corbin Burnes+800
Zack Wheeler+900

AL Cy Young Odds

PlayerOdds to Win Cy Young
Gerrit Cole+450
Shane Bieber+700
Robbie Ray+900
Lucas Giolito+1100
Sean Manaea+1200

MLB Odds Frequently Asked Questions

When will the MLB start in 2022?

The 2022 MLB season will start after the lockout ends, likely in summer 2022.

Where can I bet on the MLB legally?

You can bet on the MLB legally in the United States in states with legal sports betting. Pennsylvania, New Jersey, West Virginia, Indiana, New Hampshire, Iowa, Michigan, Colorado, Illinois, Virginia and other states.

Who won the 2021 World Series?

The Atlanta Braves won the 2021 World Series.

Can I bet on the World Series?

Yes. In states with legal online sportsbooks, you can bet on the World Series.

Who is the favorite to win the World Series?

The betting favorite to win the 2022 World Series is the Los Angeles Dodgers.

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