2017 MLB Home Run Leader Odds

Last season Baltimore Orioles right fielder Mark Trumbo slugged a career-high 47 home runs to the league. This was the second straight season in which a member of the Orioles took down the home run crown, following Chris Davis’ 47 home run performance during the 2015 campaign. Prior to the start of the season, Trumbo was listed at 40/1 to lead the league in home runs.

Although the upcoming MLB season won’t start until the beginning of April, the Westgate Las Vegas Superbook posted odds on the 2017 MLB home run leader over the weekend. Despite significant injury concerns, Marlins outfielder Giancarlo Stanton (+800) is listed as the pre-season favorite for his third consecutive season.

The table below displays the most recent odds from the Westgate Superbook and will continue to be updated throughout the season.

Player BetOnline (7/17) BetOnline (6/26) Westgate (5/8) Westgate (2/21) Westgate (1/9)
Aaron JUDGE +140 +130 5/1 100/1 80/1
Giancarlo STANTON +350 +800 7/1 8/1 8/1
Cody BELLINGER +700 +300 N/A N/A N/A
George SPRINGER +700 +1000 100/1 80/1 40/1
Khris DAVIS +800 +1800 8/1 60/1 80/1
Joey VOTTO +1100 +2000 60/1 200/1 100/1
Bryce HARPER +1600 +1800 12/1 20/1 20/1
Logan Morrison +1800 +1000 N/A N/A N/A
Eric THAMES +2000 +1800 7/1 200/1 100/1
Mike MOUSTAKAS +2000 +3300 N/A N/A N/A
Anthony RIZZO +2500 +3300 80/1 60/1 40/1
Marcell OZUNA +2500 +3300 100/1 200/1 100/1
Miguel SANO +3300 +2500 20/1 25/1 20/1
Justin SMOAK +3300 +2500 N/A N/A N/A
Jay BRUCE +3300 +3300 60/1 200/1 100/1
Kris BRYANT +4000 +3300 18/1 8/1 20/1
Scott SCHEBLER +4000 +3300 N/A N/A N/A
Edwin ENCARNACION +5000 +2000 60/1 8/1 40/1
Adam DUVALL +5000 +4000 40/1 100/1 60/1
Paul GOLDSCHMIDT +5000 +4000 100/1 80/1 40/1
Nolan ARENADO +6600 +2500 12/1 10/1 15/1
Joey GALLO +6600 +3300 40/1 100/1 80/1
Nelson CRUZ +6600 +5000 20/1 20/1 30/1
Manny MACHADO +6600 +5000 25/1 20/1 15/1
Corey DICKERSON +6600 +6600 500/1 200/1 100/1
Mike TROUT +8000 +2500 30/1 20/1 20/1
Ryan Zimmerman +10000 +2500 N/A N/A N/A
Mark REYNOLDS +10000 +2500 N/A N/A N/A
Jake LAMB +10000 +4000 N/A N/A N/A
Justin BOUR +10000 +4000 1000/1 200/1 100/1
Yonder ALONSO +10000 +6600 N/A N/A N/A
Charlie BLACKMON +10000 +10000 300/1 100/1 100/1
Michael CONFORTO +20000 +8000 N/A N/A N/A
Jose BAUTISTA N/A +10000 300/1 60/1 60/1
Chris DAVIS N/A +3300 60/1 8/1 15/1
Mark TRUMBO N/A N/A 80/1 8/1 30/1
Josh DONALDSON N/A N/A 100/1 25/1 20/1
Miguel CABRERA N/A N/A 100/1 50/1 40/1
Todd FRAZIER N/A N/A 100/1 60/1 40/1
Ryan BRAUN N/A N/A 100/1 100/1 100/1
Freddie FREEMAN N/A N/A 5/1 100/1 80/1
FIELD N/A N/A 7/1 60/1 30/1
Kyle SCHWARBER N/A N/A 80/1 25/1 20/1
Matt KEMP N/A N/A 100/1 200/1 100/1
Trevor STORY N/A N/A 200/1 60/1 40/1
Will MYERS N/A N/A 200/1 100/1 100/1
Kendrys MORALES N/A N/A 200/1 200/1 100/1
Carlos GONZALEZ N/A N/A 300/1 80/1 60/1
Mookie BETTS N/A N/A 300/1 80/1 60/1
Brian DOZIER N/A N/A 300/1 80/1 80/1
Yoenis CESPEDES N/A N/A 300/1 100/1 60/1
Justin UPTON N/A N/A 300/1 100/1 60/1
Chris CARTER N/A N/A 300/1 100/1 80/1
Evan LONGORIA N/A N/A 300/1 100/1 80/1
Carlos CORREA N/A N/A 300/1 100/1 80/1
Corey SEAGER N/A N/A 300/1 100/1 80/1
Albert PUJOLS N/A N/A 300/1 100/1 100/1
Adam JONES N/A N/A 300/1 100/1 100/1
Carlos SANTANA N/A N/A 300/1 100/1 100/1
Robinson CANO N/A N/A 300/1 100/1 100/1
Maikel FRANCO N/A N/A 300/1 200/1 100/1
Matt HOLLIDAY N/A N/A 300/1 200/1 100/1
Eugenio SUAREZ N/A N/A 300/1 200/1 100/1
Yasmany TOMAS N/A N/A 300/1 200/1 100/1
J.D. MARTINEZ N/A N/A 500/1 80/1 60/1
Jose ABREU N/A N/A 500/1 80/1 60/1
Rougned ODOR N/A N/A 500/1 100/1 50/1
Hanley RAMIREZ N/A N/A 500/1 100/1 100/1
Gary SANCHEZ N/A N/A 500/1 100/1 100/1
Addison RUSSELL N/A N/A 500/1 100/1 100/1
Mike NAPOLI N/A N/A 500/1 100/1 100/1
Tommy JOSEPH N/A N/A 500/1 200/1 100/1
Joc PEDERSON N/A N/A 500/1 200/1 100/1
Andrew McCUTCHEN N/A N/A 500/1 200/1 100/1
Kyle SEAGER N/A N/A 500/1 200/1 100/1
Yasiel PUIG N/A N/A 500/1 200/1 100/1
Justin TURNER N/A N/A 500/1 200/1 100/1
Nomar MAZARA N/A N/A 500/1 200/1 100/1
Stephen PISCOTTY N/A N/A 500/1 200/1 100/1
Xander BOGAERTS N/A N/A 500/1 200/1 100/1
Mitch MORELAND N/A N/A 500/1 200/1 100/1
Evan GATTIS N/A N/A 500/1 200/1 200/1
Nick CASTELLANOS N/A N/A 500/1 200/1 200/1
Ian KINSLER N/A N/A 500/1 200/1 200/1
Troy TULOWITZKI N/A N/A 1000/1 100/1 100/1
Lucas DUDA N/A N/A 1000/1 200/1 100/1
Ian DESMOND N/A N/A 1000/1 200/1 80/1
Eric HOSMER N/A N/A 1000/1 200/1 100/1
Adrian GONZALEZ N/A N/A 1000/1 200/1 100/1
Jorge SOLER N/A N/A 1000/1 200/1 100/1
David DAHL N/A N/A 1000/1 200/1 100/1
Buster POSEY N/A N/A 1000/1 200/1 100/1
Brad MILLER N/A N/A 1000/1 200/1 100/1
Adrian BELTRE N/A N/A 2000/1 100/1 80/1

June 26th Update

Aaron Judge. Cody Bellinger. Logan Morrison. Justin Smoak. Eric Thames. Scott Schebler. All of the big names that are in the home run race year in and year out are at it again. Wait…who?

2017 has been the year of the home run, with the 2.54 home runs per game even topping the 2000 season’s 2.34 HR/game. These former no-names have probably ruined a lot of preseason bets placed on some of the favorites. Giancarlo Stanton remains in the running, but most of the other names towards the top of the preseason list have seen their odds drop substantially.

At the moment, Cody Bellinger is all the rage. Despite not being called up for almost a month, Bellinger’s 24 bombs are second best to Judge’s 26. If all goes according to plan, we could see a few names top 50 home runs this season and hopefully, see somebody push for 60. Ahh, how I miss the steroid era.

(The following was written on January 9th)

There’s no questioning Stanton’s raw power, but the 27-year old slugger has been plagued by injuries. Stanton missed 88 games due to a wrist injury in 2015 and 43 games due to a groin injury in 2016. Stanton signed a 13-year, $325 million contract back in 2014, so it wouldn’t be surprised to see the Marlins give their slugger frequent rest to ensure he’s healthy for the duration of the deal. For that reason, it would be wise to focus on a few players with longer odds.

Nelson Cruz has slugged at least 40 home runs in each of the past three seasons, which makes him an intriguing option at 30/1. Khris Davis, who smashed 42 home runs for the Oakland Athletics last season, seems mispriced at 80/1. Heck, Mark Trumbo seems like a solid bet to repeat as the home run champ considering his 30/1 odds.

The 2017 MLB season begins on April 2, but Spring Training will be starting up in late February. Make sure to bookmark our free MLB odds for the latest odds, betting trends, injuries, futures and more.

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David Solar

David Solar is the Content Manager at Sports Insights. He specializes in sports betting analytics and creating data-driven betting systems. He can be reached directly at david@sportsinsights.com or on twitter at @TheDavidSolar.

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